Wm. J. Sheppard has been practicing law in Jacksonville for 46 years. Born in Oregon, he received a B.S. from Florida State University and a J.D. from the University of Florida. He is a Florida Bar Board Certified criminal trial lawyer.
Elizabeth L. White has been practicing law in Jacksonville for 33 years. She received a B.A., cum laude, from Jacksonville University and a J.D. from the University of Oregon.
Mathew R. Kachergus has been practicing law for 13 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 6 years. He received a B.A. from Florida State University, summa cum laude, and a J.D. from University of Florida.
Sheppard, White, Kachergus and DeMaggio, P.A., is a preeminent law firm in Jacksonville. It has garnered recognition for its expertise in criminal defense litigation, appellate practice and civil rights in both state and federal courts. Although known for its trial practice, the firm has successfully argued in appellate courts throughout the nation, including the United States Supreme Court. Individuals of the firm have been recognized in five separate areas: criminal defense (white collar), criminal defense (non-white collar), appellate practice, employment law –individuals and first amendment law. The firm has likewise been recognized as a Best Law Firm by Best Lawyers in America. Individually, Mr. Sheppard has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in 2010 (white collar), 2012 (non-white collar) and 2014 (employment law–individuals).
pictured: Matthew R. Kachergus, Elizabeth L. White, William J. Sheppard & Bryan DeMaggio
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