The Management Labor & Employment Firm

Our Offices

Miami 305.445.7801
Orlando 407.571.2152
Tallahassee 850.561.3503
Tampa 813.251.1210

Avery McKnight

Shareholder

Tallahassee Office
906 N. Monroe Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Phone: 850.561.3503
Fax: 850.561.0332
amcknight@anblaw.com

Profession Recognition and Associations

  • Leadership Florida Class XXXI
  • Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class 28
  • National Association of College and University Attorneys
  • NCAA Member and Delegate, 2004, 2010 and 2011
  • Tallahassee Barristers Association
  • Florida A&M University National Alumni Association – Former General Counsel and Chaplain
  • Florida State University Alumni Association
  • Church of God By Faith, Inc. – Ordained Elder
  • Florida Bar, April 1993

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court, January 2003
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, April 1997
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, July 1995

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, (J.D. 1992)
  • Florida A&M University, magna cum laude (B.S., Data Processing 1987)

Honors and Awards

  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, 2008 – 2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated Attorney
  • FBI Citizens Academy Program, 2013
  • LIVE Communications, Inc., African-American Honoree, 2011
  • NAACP Achiever, 2002
  • Virgil Hawkins Fellowship, Florida State University, 1989 – 1992
  • E.I. Dupont Scholarship, Florida A&M University, 1987
  • Honor Roll, Florida A&M University, 1987
  • Dean’s List, Florida A&M University, 1986, 1987
  • Presidential Recognition Award, University of Florida, 1985

Community Involvement

  • PowerHouse Church of God By Faith, Pastor and Founder, 1997 – Present
  • Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, Inc., Board of Directors, 2011 – Present
  • The Character Center Board of Directors, 2007 – Present
  • The University Center Club Board of Directors, 2006 – Present
  • The University Center Club Nominating Committee, 2014
  • FSU College of Law Class Agent for Fundraising, 2013 – 2014
  • Big Bend Hospice Community Outreach Council, 2001 – 2011
  • CD Album entitled “Awakening”, 2008
  • Freewill Tour – Big Bend Hospice, Habitat for Humanity, 2001
  • CD Album entitled “Caught in the Middle”, 2001

 

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