About Our Firm
Making the law work for you
Since 2003, the Law Office of Jody A. Greene has provided legal services in Fernandina Beach, FL and surrounding communities. Our attorneys practice in all areas of family law, as well as personal injury law, and criminal defense. We represent clients in a variety of matters including divorce, spousal and child support, custody, DUIs, domestic battery misdemeanors, injunctions and more.
Our team of attorneys has over 3 decades of combined legal experience and are licensed in 3 states. They are dedicated to treating every client with respect and personal attention. Your case is not just a number to us. We recognize each client has specific needs and goals with their case, so we work to address every situation with compassion, discretion, and integrity. The personal experience of our attorneys gives them firsthand insight into the difficulties each of our clients may face.
Meet Our Team
Jody A. Greene
From the earliest age competition and the desire to succeed has motivated me. A three time Georgia State BMX Champion, a Southeastern National Champion, being Nationally and Worldly ranked, taught me how to be successful at the highest level. As a Little League All -Star Quarterback, I began developing leadership skills that would assist me later in life. Nevertheless, even at the young age of thirteen, I knew I wanted to be an attorney when I grew up.
Having graduated high school with honors, I continued my studies at Valdosta State University. One of my most memorable endeavors was participating in the Model United Nations program as a delegate, and taking home individual honors. Additionally, I was part of a team to win the highest nominated award at the Atlanta Conventions, while competing against thirty-two other universities. It was the first in the history of Valdosta State University that this award was obtained.
Graduating from college Cum Laude, I attended law school at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville Florida. There I began to hone my skills as a practitioner. I participated in an internship with the Nassau County Public Defender’s Office, and worked as an intern in a Fernandina Beach based law firm.
Having owned my own practice since 2003, I continue to evolve and mature as an attorney, an entrepreneur, a father, and as husband. The struggles in my life help to mold the attorney I have become today. From life threatening medical mishaps to seeing the birth of my children, I have experienced quite a lot.
I understand the difficulties that a legal case can bring. I too have been divorced. I too have been a single parent trying to work and parent a child simultaneously. However, the strength and knowledge gained from those most trying times have helped me when advising and counseling clients. Clients often feel alone when going through a legal proceeding, especially a divorce. Having experienced those same emotions that my clients have faced has helped in guiding them through the process both legally and emotionally.
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Being licensed to practice law for over 22 years, Rebecca has vast and varied experience trying both Civil and Criminal Matters in State and Federal Courts. She has an extensive practice area focusing on Family Law, Personal Injury and Criminal matters. She believes that every case is extremely important and deserves the utmost attention. Rebecca firmly believes that representing a client isn’t about earning a paycheck. It is about thorough representation to ensure that her clients receive everything they are entitled to receive. Rebecca strives to leave no stone unturned and no question unanswered.
Rebecca embarked on her legal career in Memphis, Tennessee. After practicing there for a few years, she relocated to the Huntsville/Decatur, Alabama area where she worked in private practice and with a firm for many years. She re-located to Florida when she married her high school sweetheart, Scott Colson. Together they are raising their two teenage daughters. In her spare time, Rebecca likes to spend quality family time with her husband and daughters. They can usually be found doing some type of recreation on the many bodies of water in the area, whether it be boating, fishing or swimming.
Rebecca is very involved in the local community and volunteers with several community organizations in Nassau County. She has been an active member of the Woman’s Club of Fernandina for several years where she serves on the Scholarship Committee. In addition, she is currently the Chair Advisor for Little Women of Fernandina Beach and enjoys working with the group of High School aged girls from the Fernandina Beach and Yulee areas and promoting leadership among these young ladies. She has logged countless volunteer hours at the Fernandina Beach Middle School, where she served as PTO President from August 2013 through June 2016. She also enjoys performing in community theater productions with the Nassau Community Players.
Rebecca earned her J.D. in 1994 from The University of Memphis, and her B.B.A., cum laude, in 1991 from Memphis State University (now known as The University of Memphis). In addition to the Florida Bar, she is admitted to practice in the States of Alabama and Tennessee.
Cindy has over thirty (30) years of experience in the legal field and has fulfilled the requirements set forth by the Supreme Court of Florida to be recognized by the Florida Bar as a Florida Registered Paralegal. To maintain certification, Cindy must complete continuing education, including classes related to legal ethics and professionalism. Cindy’s legal experience includes family law, civil law, corporate law, personal injury, probate and criminal law. Cindy assists the attorneys with administrative tasks, client relations, information gathering, drafting pleadings, scheduling depositions and hearings, as well as trial preparation. Having moved to Nassau County as a young child, Cindy has spent the majority of her life in this area.
Cindy has been studying for her Bachelors degree in Criminal Justice and has the distinction of being on the Deans List for four (4) years. Cindy is a single mother who has raised three (3) sons and understands the many difficulties that parents face in family law matters. In her spare time, Cindy enjoys photography, kayaking, beach walking and spending time with her grandchildren.
*Paralegal ‑ Not a member of the Florida Bar