Attorney Jackson M. Doggette Jr.’s estate planning practice focuses on helping families enhance their lives today and secure their futures tomorrow. He excels in guiding his clients through the often confusing maze of financial and legal decisions to create plans that ensure the well-being of their families and the accomplishment of cherished family goals. His considerable legal expertise includes family protection, wealth preservation and values-based planning, as well as planning strategies for unmarried couples and divorced individuals. Whether you are married or single, with a traditional family or blended one, just starting out or looking back on a life well-lived, Jackson will help you to craft a plan that achieves your goals for your loved ones today and for years to come.
Before attending law school, Jackson began his service to the community in 1979 as a church consultant and pastor of churches and continues today as an ordained minister. Jackson graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, now Western Michigan University Cooley Law School™ in 1990. While at Cooley Law School, Jackson was nominated for the Distinguished Student Award, won the book award as the best advocate in his class and served senior citizens in the Sixty Plus Clinic. After graduation, Jackson joined the Florida Hospital as Chief Legal Officer and built an in-house legal team to serve the needs of the hospital. In 1993, Jackson founded his private practice where he represented the criminally accused, professional entertainers, corporations, nonprofit organizations, families and children in crises and served as a court appointed guardian ad litem and attorney for juvenile and dependency clients. He become a certified family mediator and county mediator. He also became a founding board member of the African-American Chamber of Commerce in Orlando, Florida, a member of Leadership Orlando in the Orlando Chamber of Commerce, a member of The First Central Florida American Inn of Court #123 and a Teen Court Judge in the Juvenile Diversion Program.
Jackson holds an active license to practice law in the District of Columbia, Florida, Pennsylvania, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of WealthCounsel and is a contributing author to the book, Estate Planning Strategies, and the author of other books, blogs and articles. He is also a popular keynote speaker.
Jackson’s certifications include being a Certified Nonprofit Executive, Certified Development Executive, Certified Nonprofit Consultant, Certified Specialist in Planned Giving and certified in Value-based Time Management. He is a board member of the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives, a private pilot, an avid bicyclist and Harley-Davidson rider and a professional musician focused on the tenor and soprano saxophones.
Jackson has chosen to concentrate his practice on the Trusts and Estates area because he is passionate about helping families create happy and secure futures.
Most importantly, Jackson is very happily married to Celia and the proud father of David, Jacquelyn and Jackson III.