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  1. Employment: 90%
    35 years, 2.5 thousand cases
  2. Mediation: 10%

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  • Richard Errol Johnson

    Jill is a seasoned veteran in labor and employment law. Her peers look to her for guidance and support. She is a lawyer's lawyer. Clients fortunate enough to be represented by Jill can count on skillful, ethical, and practical advocacy and counseling.


    Richard Johnson Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Todd Miner

    Very knowledgeable and skilled.


    Todd Miner Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Jill S. Schwartz & Associates, P.A.

655 W Morse Blvd Ste 212
Winter Park, FL, 32789-3745


FLMember in Good Standing198506/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Bar Register of Preeminent Woman LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Lawyer - Employment Law OrlandoBest Lawyers in America2013
Legal EliteFlorida Trend2013
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2012
Orlando Top LawyerOrlando Magazine2012
Summit AwardCentral Florida Women's Resource Center2012
Top 50 Women LawyersFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2010
Volunteer Fundraiser of the YearAssociation of Fundraising Professionals2010
Business Woman of the YearOrlando Business Journal2009
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2009
Small Business Person of the YearSeminole County Lake Mary Regional Chamber of Commerce2002
Best of the BarOrlando Business JournalN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding and Managing PartnerJill S. Schwartz & Associates, P.A.1992 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida Harbor HouseBoard of Directors2010 - Present
College of Labor and Employment LawyersFellow2005 - Present
Seminole County Inn of CourtMember2004 - Present
Orange County Inn of CourtMember2004 - Present
Ocala United States Magistrate Selection PanelChair2011 - 2011
Orlando BalletBoard of Directors2010 - 2012
Commission to Improve the Civil Justice SystemN/A2010 - 2010
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionChair, Chair Elect, Past Chair, Secretary2008 - 2012
Florida Bar, Labor and Employment Law SectionContinuing Education Chair2007 - 2008
Federal Bar Association Orlando ChapterPresident, Treasurer2005 - 2007
Fifth District Court of AppealsJudicial Nominating Commission2004 - 2008
Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment CommitteeChair CLE2004 - 2005
American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionLocal Chair, Mentoring Committee2004 - 2007
Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment CommitteeChair, Vice Chair1999 - 2001
National Employment Lawyers Associaiton, Florida ChapterPresident, Vice President, Board of Directors1997 - 2001
Publication nameTitleDate
The Checkoff, Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law SectionEleventh Circuit Revisits "Severe or Pervasive" Standard2010
The Checkoff, Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law SectionYou Must Remeber This, a Kiss is (Not) Just a Kiss, Sexual Harrassment Revisited2009
Maryland Law Forum JournalMy Client is a Murderer: Exploring the Role of a Defense Attorney inN/A
Rutgers University LibraryA Plea for Juveniles: An Observational Study of Plea Bargaining on the Juvenile Court LevelN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Rutgers UniversityPhi Beta KappaBA - Bachelor of Arts with Honors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
12th Annual Labor and Employment Law Certification ReviewCommon Law Employment Claims2012
2011 Employment Law Overview for Law Firms and PracticesNot Just Alphabet Soup: Overview of Florida Workplace Law2011
11th Annual Labor and Employment Law Certification ReviewCommon Law Employment Claims2011
Litigation PerspectivesSettling Your Case: Best Strategies, Practices and Tips for Resolving Employment Law Disputes2010
10th Annual Labor and Employment Law Certification ReviewCommon Law Employment Claims2010
35th Annual Public Employment Labor RelationsForumEthics in Public Sector Mediation2009
FLSA, Federal and State Employment Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Laws SeminarWhat Every Law Firm and Law Practice Need to Know2008
34th Annual Public Employment Labor Relations ForumEthics in Public Sector Mediation2008
33rd Annual Public Employment Labor Relations ForumEthics in Public Sector Mediation2007
Employment Arbitration SeminarPost Award Actions2006
Personnel Law UpdateAnatomy of a Discrimination Lawsuit from Both Sides: Discover How to Protect2004
National Employment Lawyers AssociationTo Arbitrate Or Not To Arbitrate2004