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Christen E. Luikart

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Christen E. LuikartChristen E. Luikart is an experienced litigation attorney and has handled over 60 jury trials. Prior to joining attorneys in Jacksonville, FL, at Murphy & Anderson, Mrs. Luikart served as a prosecutor at the State Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville, where she was the lead attorney on a variety of cases. She is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of Florida and the United States District Court, Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida. Mrs. Luikart is a litigation partner handling complex product liability, personal injury, and commercial litigation disputes.

Mrs. Luikart attended law school at the University of Florida, where her strong advocacy and writing skills earned her honors and a position as a teaching assistant for legal research and writing and for appellate advocacy. Additionally, Mrs. Luikart served as a member of the Attorney General Staff for the University of Florida Student Honor Court and as an Ambassador to Law School and the Legal Profession. While in law school, Mrs. Luikart volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House as well as Habitat for Humanity. Her performance in law school, along with her dedication and community involvement, earned her the Presidential Award for Outstanding Contributions to the University of Florida. Mrs. Luikart was selected by her peers as a “Florida Trend’s Legal Elite” Up and Comer from 2013 to present. Mrs. Luikart was also selected by her peers as a Super Lawyer (2017-2018) and Super Lawyer Rising Star (2016).

Mrs. Luikart is from New Port Richey, Florida. She moved to Gainesville and obtained her Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) and Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) degrees at the University of Florida on a full academic scholarship. While at the University of Florida, Mrs. Luikart studied Psychology and Philosophy, authored a double thesis, and earned a high pass on each publication.

Professional Associations & Memberships:

  • Florida Bar Association, Member – Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 2012-2015
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Member – Vice Chair of the Diversity Committee
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Jacksonville Women's Lawyers Association, Member
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2012-2015

Civic Organizations & Volunteer Work:

  • Jewish Family & Community Services, Board of Directors
  • Family Foundations, Board of Directors
  • Women’s Giving Alliance, Member
  • Ronald McDonald House Charity, Red Shoe Crew Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • Assistant State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • Coker Myers Schickel Sorenson & Green PA, Civil Litigation Firm (Law Clerk)

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research & Writing, University of Florida
  • Teaching Assistant, Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida

Direct Line: (904) 380-8089
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Assistant: Jennifer Bunnell
Phone: (833) 510-2464
jbunnell@murphyandersonlaw.com

Areas of Practice:

  • Product Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Securities & Banking
  • FINRA/SEC/State Regulatory
  • Professional Liability
  • Contracts/Commercial
  • White Collar Criminal
  • Fiduciary & Trust
  • Insurance & Bad Faith
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Intellectual Property
  • Employment
  • Real Estate & Developer

Education:

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D.
    • Phi Delta Phi, Honors Fraternity
    • Presidential Award for Outstanding Contributions to the University of Florida
  • University of Florida, B.A. & B.S. (magna cum laude)

Admissions:

  • The Florida Bar
  • US District Court Northern District of Florida
  • US District Court Middle District of Florida
  • US District Court Southern District of Florida

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