Chelsey R. Pankratz is an associate attorney at Heekin Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on commercial dispute resolution, including but not limited to, homeowners association disputes, construction disputes, real and personal property disputes, and contractual disputes. Prior to joining Heekin Litigation Group, Chelsey practiced at a small civil litigation firm specializing in consumer law defense, and at another small firm focusing on insurance coverage and business litigation, both here in Jacksonville, Florida.
Chelsey graduated from the University of Florida Levin College Law School in December of 2014. While in law school, Chelsey was a competition team member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, and a teaching assistant for Trial Practice class. Chelsey also served as a general board member of the John Marshall Bar Association, worked as a Student Recruitment team member in the Office of Admissions, and was an Ambassador for the Introduction to Law School and the Profession program.
Chelsey is admitted to practice in the State of Florida as well as the United States District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. She currently serves as a Public Relations Chair for the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association, and is a member of the Junior League of Jacksonville.
Outside of work, Chelsey enjoys reading, exercising, spending time with her dog Huck and Alabama football.
General Commercial Litigation
Real and Personal Property
Drafting General Agreements
University of Florida Levin College Law School, Gainesville, Florida
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2014
Alternative Dispute Resolution Team Member
Trial Practice, Teaching Assistant
John Marshall Bar Association, General Board Member
Introduction to Law School Ambassador
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, May 2011
University Honors Program and International Honors Program
The Florida Bar, 2016
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2016
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, 2016
Public Relations Chair for the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
Junior League of Jacksonville, Member