TAMPA, FL – Tampa-based labor and employment law firm Johnson Jackson PLLC announced the appointments of three of its attorneys to leadership positions within Tampa Bay area bar organizations.
Founding shareholder Erin Jackson has been named President of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, slated to serve in the role through the end of 2021. Associate attorney with the firm Ashley Gallagher has also been tapped to serve as the Chapter’s Secretary during that same timeframe, and has been named to the National Federal Bar Association’s Younger Lawyers’ Division Board of Directors and Co-Chair of their publications committee.
“As we begin the 2021 TBCFBA year, I am grateful to be able to serve our approximately 400 members and am honored to follow the line-up of attorneys who have led the Tampa Bay Chapter,” says Jackson. “We endeavor to be one of the most active and supportive Chapters in the country. The pandemic has challenged us to be creative in our programming and interaction, but we are committed to effective communication and engagement with our membership.”
In addition, associate attorney Beatriz Miranda has been appointed to serve as Co-Chair of the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers’ Mentoring Program in 2021. The program provides participants with an opportunity to form a mutually beneficial relationship that fosters professional growth and personal fulfillment. Beatriz will also serve as Co-Chair of the TBCFBA’s Staying in the Game program, which focuses on supporting women and diverse lawyers along the path to leadership within the profession.
“The work that the bar organizations perform is important – offering opportunities for pro bono work, community outreach, education, and supporting the judiciary,” Jackson says. “Having a diverse group leading these organizations is critical to a more effective and successful organization because we bring unique perspectives. The composition of the bar and of society is changing, and we are very pleased to have female leaders from our firm, like Ashley, Beatriz, and myself, as a part of that transition.”