Jessica Butler, a native of Fort Myers, Florida, earned her Bachelor of Science in Political Science and English Literature, cum laude, from the Florida State University in 2012. Afterward, Ms. Butler graduated cum laude from the Florida State University College of Law in 2015. While in law school, Ms. Butler was a member of the Journal of Transnational Law and Policy as well as an Article and Notes Editor for the Business Law Review. Upon graduation, she received the distinguished pro bono service award for her work as a Guardian Ad Litem volunteer and as a certified legal intern with The State Attorney’s Office in the Second Judicial Circuit.
After law school, Ms. Butler worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit in Broward County, Florida. Ms. Butler was the lead attorney on numerous jury trials. In addition, she routinely handled misdemeanor and nonjury trials as well as a variety of pre-trial and post-conviction motions. In 2017, Ms. Butler moved to Juno Beach and joined WLC’s Governmental Liability and Bodily Injury teams.