Clayton T. Osteen joined Jimerson & Cobb in 2017 and represents clients in all of the firm’s practice areas, with a focus on construction and business litigation. In 2017, Mr. Osteen was recognized by Florida Trend magazine’s 2017 Florida Legal Elite.
Prior to joining Jimerson & Cobb, Mr. Osteen served as the Deputy Chief Attorney for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and presented cases in front of the Construction Industry Licensing Board, as well as the Electrical Contractors’ Licensing Board. Mr. Osteen has extensive experience prosecuting licensing discipline cases and has tried multiple cases at the Division of Administrative Hearings, including a case that resulted in changing regulations to the pool industry.
Mr. Osteen’s family has worked in the construction industry for over thirty years. Prior to law school, Mr. Osteen labored as an underground technician and supervisor for roughly ten years installing underground utilities. Mr. Osteen employs this background in the practice of law and his experience and knowledge of the construction industry, and business in general, only strengthen his legal focus areas.
Mr. Osteen was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2014 after earning his Juris Doctorate degree from the Florida State University College of Law. He also obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Florida State. During his undergraduate career, Mr. Osteen played defensive end for the Florida State University football team.
Mr. Osteen grew up in Oxford, Florida. He resides in the Southside area with his dog, Rambo. In his downtime, he likes to hunt, fish, travel, golf, and workout.
Bar and Court Admissions
- The Florida Bar
Honors and Recognition
- Florida Trend Magazine “Legal Elite,” 2017
- Florida State University, J.D.
- Florida State University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management
- Jacksonville Bar Association
- Northeast Florida Builders Association
- Ducks Unlimited (Jacksonville Chapter)