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ABOUT ATTORNEY RITA M. JACKMAN

FLORIDA NATIVE WITH DIVERSE CASE EXPERIENCE

Rita Jackman

Attorney Rita M. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, FL and is proud to be leading fellow Floridians to justice. She has been licensed in the State of Florida since September of 2013 and has hit the ground running since being sworn into the Florida Bar.

Attorney Jackman is driven by an extremely ambitious and dynamic personality, which makes her an ideal natural leader for this firm and its clients. Her unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. She is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought.

Cases Handled

Attorney Jackman has worked on a wide variety of cases, including:

She has also represented clients in more advanced legal matters including:

  • 14th Amendment issues
  • CERCLA violations
  • Uniform Commercial Code issues
  • Secured transactions
  • and partnership disputes

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Florida International University (2008)
    • Major – Psychology
    • Minor – Political Science
  • Juris Doctor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School (2012)
    • Cum Laude
    • 2009 Student Bar Association President

Bar Admission

  • Admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Accomplishments

  • Leadership Achievement Award
  • Robert E. Krinock Memorial Award
  • Cooley Distinguished Member Award

Meet Our Attorneys

  • William M. Powell, Esq.
    William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
  • Rita M. Jackman
    Rita M. Jackman Partner
  • Adam J. Stevens
    Adam J. Stevens Partner
  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
  • Jorge Santana
    Jorge Santana Partner
  • William M. Powell, Esq. Partner
    William M. Powell, Esq.

    Although William M. Powell, Esq. is well-versed in a variety of legal matters and case types, he has built a strong reputation through his focus on personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Your Advocates are proud to have him as a member of our law firm. He shares our passion for helping people in need and prioritizes our clients’ needs. Read More

  • Rita M. Jackman Partner
    Rita M. Jackman

    Ms. Jackman’s unwavering ambition and leadership has provided clients and will provide her future clients a star in this profession. Ms. Jackman is a relentless researcher and preparer who handles her client tasks with a tremendous amount of preparation and thought. Ms. Jackman was born and raised in Cape Coral, Florida which has worked to benefits her practice and the clients that she serves. Read More

  • Adam J. Stevens Partner
    Adam J. Stevens

    Mr. Stevens has found his niche by becoming a litigation attorney and understands that communication between an attorney and client are paramount to obtaining favorable results. Mr. Stevens is known for taking on any and all types of cases no matter how difficult or routine they may be. Mr. Stevens is known as an aggressive attorney, though at the same time understands that some cases require a more patience to ensure a favorable result. Mr. Stevens does not shy away from challenging legal issues and has litigated complex matters against municipalities, international unions, large banking institutions, and several insurance companies. Read More

  • Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr. Partner
    Richard M. Ricciardi, Jr.

    His experience in litigation provides him the ability to identify and isolate potential areas of conflict and effectively counsel clients around potential pitfalls. Mr. Ricciardi believes that proper estate planning, real estate counsel, and business planning are areas of importance to everyone. Protecting and dispensing clients' various interests, assets, and lifetime earnings can make the difference between a comfortable retirement and wasting thousands of dollars in assets and earnings. Specialized knowledge, experience and attention to detail in these areas is therefore critically important. Read More

  • Jorge Santana Partner
    Jorge Santana

    Attorney Jorge J. Santana, Jr. is an American born Cuban-American, fluent in both English and Spanish. Jorge left Miami to join us here in beautiful and peaceful Fort Myers, Florida in March 2015. He has an extreme love for the law, which is only overshadowed by his desire to help all those in need. His reputation for fairness, hard work and honesty is respected by all his clients and attorneys. Read More

How We're Different:

  • Dedicated & caring service
  • 65 years' combined experience
  • One-on-one attention
  • Customized strategies
  • Accessible - 24 hour response time
  • El abogado habla español