Kelly Jackson Attorney At Law
Kelly is an associate in GrayRobinson’s Tampa office and a member of the firm’s nationwide alcohol beverage practice. Prior to joining GrayRobinson she began her career as an intern for The Public Defender’s Office 10th Judicial Circuit before attending law school. While in law school, she expanded her legal experience by serving as an intern for the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, the St. Petersburg City Attorney’s Office, and the Veteran’s Law Institute. Subsequently, she became a summer associate at Gray Robinson, and gained experience by assisting with legal research and drafting memorandums in various legal fields.
Kelly was born and raised in Lakeland, Florida, and later attended Florida State University, where she studied international affairs and graduated summa cum laude. While at FSU, she volunteered with the non-profit, Camp Kesem, which assisted families impacted by cancer, and she volunteered as a Guardian ad Litem. She also took part in a variety of student mentor-mentee roles, where she served as an Honors Colloquium Leader and a Freshman Interest Group (FIG) Leader.
She later graduated summa cum laude from Stetson University College of Law. She is now a third-generation attorney, and has followed in the footsteps of her grandmother and parents. During law school, she joined the Stetson Law Review and earned the Outstanding Editor Award, Law Review Editor Award, and Darby Award. During her third year of law school, she served as the Editor in Chief. She also joined the Journal of International Aging Law & Policy, where she served as a Senior Associate. Additionally, she participated in the Honors Program and served as a Teaching Assistant for Research and Writing I, Civil Procedure, and Professional Responsibility. During her free time, Kelly enjoys running, reading, and thrift shopping.