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Helen Peacock Roberson

Helen is a skilled litigator with trial practice experience in both federal and state courts throughout Florida. She has experience in all stages of litigation, including trial and appellate counsel. Helen has a diverse legal practice representing corporate and individual clients. She handles a broad array of business and commercial litigation matters, including complex contract disputes, real property litigation, business torts, banking related litigation, shareholder derivative actions, and other corporate governance disputes, trust, and probate litigation and creditors' rights. Prior to joining Tanner Bishop, Helen worked at a national law firm where her practice was concentrated in complex commercial and business litigation.

Helen is a member of the Florida Bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the Jacksonville Bar Association, the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, the First District Appellate American Inn of Court, and The Federalist Society.  Helen has been recognized in Super Lawyers magazine as a “Super Lawyer” for 2015-2018 and as a “Rising Star” for 2014 and 2013.  Helen earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2005.  While a student, Helen was a member of Florida Law Review and worked as a teaching assistant for the law school class on research, writing and appellate advocacy.

Throughout her career, Helen has been actively involved with organizations that serve the legal profession and the community. Helen currently serves as the President-Elect for the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, is a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, and is also the Board of Directors Chair Emeritus for a local non-profit organization, Girls Incorporated of Jacksonville. Helen previously served as a member of the Florida Bar Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for the Fourth Judicial Circuit and as the Vice-Chair of the Mentoring Committee for the Jacksonville Bar Association.

Helen Peacock Roberson
  • Areas of Practice

    General Civil Litigation
    Shareholder Disputes
    Appellate (State & Federal)
    Creditors' Rights/Lender Liability Defense
    Construction Disputes
    Trusts, Estates, Guardianship, Fiduciary Litigation

  • Education

    University of Florida, magna cum laude, J.D., 2005
    Member, Florida Law Review
    University of Florida, B.S. Business Administration, 2002

  • Admissions

    The Florida Bar
    U.S. District Court for the Middle, Southern, and Northern Districts of Florida
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Helen Peacock Roberson
  • Areas of Practice

    General Civil Litigation
    Shareholder Disputes
    Appellate (State & Federal)
    Creditors' Rights/Lender Liability Defense
    Construction Disputes
    Trusts, Estates, Guardianship, Fiduciary Litigation

  • Education

    University of Florida, magna cum laude, J.D., 2005
    Member, Florida Law Review
    University of Florida, B.S. Business Administration, 2002

  • Admissions

    The Florida Bar
    U.S. District Court for the Middle, Southern, and Northern Districts of Florida
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit