Sheppard, White, Kachergus & DeMaggio is rated as a Top Tier law firm by Best Lawyers in America in the following areas: Appellate Practice, Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Employment Law: Individuals, and First Amendment Law. Members of the firm have also been recognized individually in these areas.
Wm. J. Sheppard has been practicing law in Jacksonville for 49 years. Born in Oregon, he graduated from Florida State University and received his J.D. from University of Florida. He is a Florida Bar Board Certified criminal trial lawyer.
Elizabeth L. White has been practicing law in Jacksonville for 36 years. She received a B.A., cum laude, from Jacksonville University and a J.D. from University of Oregon.
Matthew R. Kachergus has been practicing law for 16 years, all with the firm. He received a B.A. from Emory University and a J.D. from University of Florida.
Bryan E. DeMaggio has been practicing with the firm for 9 years. He received a B.A. from Florida State University, summa cum laude, and a J.D. from University of Florida.
Jesse Wilkison received his J.D. from the University of Florida, magna cum laude, in May 2015, where he was also a managing editor for the Florida Law Review. He also obtained membership into the Order of the Coif, and earned book awards in Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Copyright Law, Trial Practice, and Federal Jurisdiction.
Camille E. Sheppard received a B.A. from Emory University and a J.D., cum laude, from University of Florida, where she received book awards Adversary Systems and Florida Criminal Procedure.
Pictured Front Row: Elizabeth L. White, William J. Sheppard & Camille E. Sheppard
Back Row: Jesse Wilkison, Bryan E. DeMaggio & Matthew R. Kachergus
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