Kayla A. Haines joined Jimerson & Cobb in September 2016 and assists the firm in all practice areas, including commercial and business litigation, and construction litigation.
Ms. Haines graduated with her Juris Doctor in May of 2016 from Florida Coastal School of Law. She graduated second in her class, summa cum laude, received 11 book awards, served on Florida Coastal’s Law Review as a Staff Editor, served as Treasurer of the Harding Inn of Phi Delta Phi, and participated in Florida Coastal’s Public Interest Research Bureau as a Research Assistant. Ms. Haines also served many different professors as a teaching assistant in classes including Torts, Contracts, and Constitutional Law. She received her Certification in Business Law and was given the Pro Bono Honors Award, having logged more than 200 pro bono hours during her tenure. Ms. Haines also served as a judicial extern, assisting Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida Judge Harvey E. Schlesinger.
While in law school, Ms. Haines simultaneously received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Jacksonville University, where she was inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, a national academic achievement society known as the “Best in Business.” Ms. Haines attended the University of North Texas and received her undergraduate degree in Television Broadcast Media.
Ms. Haines has recently joined the Jacksonville Women Lawyer’s Association as Committee Chair of the Public Relations Committee.
Originally born in Tampa, Ms. Haines grew up in Oviedo, Florida. She is an avid fan of all teams Tampa, including the Buccaneers, Rays, and Lightning. Ms. Haines resides in Jacksonville Beach with her rescue dog, Palmer. In her downtime, she likes taking Palmer to the beach, reading, and taking her beach cruiser out for sunset rides.
Bar and Court Admissions
- The Florida Bar
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Honors and Recognition
- Pro Bono Honors Award
- 11 Book Awards recognizing her accomplishment of receiving the highest grade in each of the 11 classes
- Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D.
Summa cum laude
Staff Editor of the Florida Coastal Law Review
Treasurer of Harding Inn of Phi Delta Phi
- Jacksonville University
Davis College of Business, M.B.A.
- University of North Texas
College of Arts and Sciences, B.A. – Television Broadcast Media
- Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association – Public Relations Committee Chair