also known as Regina Balkom
AGGRESSIVE, EXPERIENCED FAMILY LAW AND CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY--FORMER PROSECUTOR
Regina Fillingim, Esq. is the sole shareholder of Fillingim Law Firm, P.A., a firm that deals exclusively in Criminal Defense and Family Law issues. Although a native to the Pensacola area, she has also lived in other parts of the country to include Georgia, Texas, Pennsylvania and Oklahoma.
Regina holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice, so it is only natural that her legal career has been focused in the same area. During law school she participated in an externship as a law clerk for the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals. Her first job as an attorney was working as an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orlando, Florida prosecuting misdemeanor cases. In 2009, she moved back to her hometown of Pensacola, and worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit in Pensacola, Florida, prosecuting felony cases.
In the years she was not prosecuting cases, she was defending clients charged with an array of crimes to include: simple battery, domestic violence, DUI, theft, burglary, drug possession, trafficking, sex crimes, DUI manslaughter and murder. During the course of her career, Regina has had the privilege of working alongside two of the most skilled and aggressive criminal defense attorneys in the Central and Panhandle areas of Florida, who taught her not only how to practice law, but how to win cases.
As to Family Law matters, her primary, most honored objective is to provide exceptional, affordable legal counsel and representation needed to protect your rights, finances, and future. Regina N. Fillingim, Esq. has years of experience with a comprehensive range of family law matters, including divorce, paternity, time sharing, child support, spousal support, property distribution, domestic violence, post-divorce modification, and more. All family law cases are handled with integrity, professionalism, and assertiveness, protecting the rights of clients and their families. Her goal is to defend the best interest of the family, safeguard the well-being of the children, and ensure fair and just results.
Along with her managing a law firm, Regina is actively involved with her three children and the newest addition to the family, a granddaughter named Ireland. She is a member of the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
The office of Fillingim Law Firm, P.A. is located at 209 N. Barcelona St., Pensacola, Florida, directly behind the downtown branch of the Pensacola Library. Call 850-543-8324 for a free consultation. Weekend and evening appointments are available.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2005||01/29/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Attorney||Fillingim Law Firm, P.A.||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Michael J. Griffith, PA||2012 - 2014|
|Attorney||McConnaughhay Duffy Coonrod Pope & Weaver, Pa||2011 - 2012|
|Assistant State Attorney||Office of State Attorney 1st Circuit||2009 - 2011|
|Attorney||Ernest J. Mullins, P.A.||2006 - 2009|
|Assistant State Attorney||Office of State Attorney 9th Circuit||2005 - 2006|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Sons of Italy||Member||2014 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||2005 - Present|
|Osceola County Bar Association||Member||2006 - 2009|
|Orange County Bar Association||Member||2005 - 2009|
|Turner Inn of Court||Member||2003 - 2004|
|Phi Alpha Delta||Member||2001 - 2004|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|State of Florida v. K.L.W.||Not Guilty|
|State of Florida v. K.L.W.||Not Guilty|
|State of Florida v. D.R.G.||Both cases resulted in a Nolle Pros (dismissal)|
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|Oklahoma City University School of Law||Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||2004|
|Cameron University||Criminal Justice||BS - Bachelor of Science||2001|