Ms. Watson attended Oxford College of Emory University and Emory University on full scholarship, graduating in 1991(A.A.) and in 1993 (B.A. Political Science), respectively. She received her Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University in 1996 and was admitted to the Bar in October 1996.
While attending law school, Ms. Watson was a law clerk for a prominent Tallahassee personal injury firm, assisting in the representation of clients injured in automobile, tractor-trailer, medical malpractice and premises liability cases.
Ms. Watson is a native of Jacksonville and has strong ties to the local community. Upon returning home to Jacksonville, Ms. Watson began her legal practice in the maritime field with Mr. Clark.
In the last seven years she has primarily devoted her practice to maritime legal matters, with particular emphasis on serious personal injury cases. She has become a specialist in the maritime and admiralty law field.
Ms. Watson is admitted to practice in all of the Florida State Courts and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Ms. Watson is a member of The Jacksonville Bar Association, The Jacksonville Women Lawyers, The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, The Florida Bar, The Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Ms Watson is an avid gardener and dog enthusiast. She enjoys spending time at the beach, boating, fishing, the arts, and antiques.