Valarie Linnen, Esq.


Bar Admissions:
  • The Florida Bar
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • US Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • US Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • US Court for the Southern District of Florida 
  • Florida Coastal School of Law Juris Doctorate 
  • Ferris State University, Bachelor of Arts, History
  • American Bar Association
  • Appellate Practice Section, The Florida Bar
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
Originally from Georgia, Valarie Linnen graduated summa cum laude from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Arts in History. She graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law, where she was President of the Moot Court Honor Board.

Valarie received the 2010 Pro Bono Award from Jacksonville Area Legal Aid for her "dedication and commitment to improving the lives of te poor and creating access to justice." She was also the Pro Bono Attorney of the Month in April 2010 for the Jacksonville Bar Association.

While in law school, Valarie won the 2006 Florida Coastal Moot Court Internal Competition as judged by the Honorable Gerald Bard Tjoflat and the Honorable Timothy Corrigan. She later won the 2007 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition after arguing in front of the Florida Supreme Court, which also voted Valarie as Best Advocate. Additionally, she won the 2008 Philip S. Jessup Southeast Super-Regional where she was again voted Best Advocate.

Currently, Mrs. Linnen practices in the areas criminal, civil, and administrative appeals.