Ms. Cox’s practice is concentrated in the area of complex commercial, bankruptcy and estate litigation.  These areas include representing financial institutions in enforcing commercial and real estate loans and leases, foreclosing on collateral, defending lender liability claims and structuring workouts.  Additionally, she handles all phases of bankruptcy litigation, including representation of secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 11, 13 and 7 cases, creditors’ committees in Chapter 11 cases, adversary proceedings and appeals, and cases which involve sophisticated contract and property disputes and business torts.  Ms. Cox’s practice also focuses on all phases of probate, trust and guardianship litigation.

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Presenter: Seminars and lectures on bankruptcy and banking litigation topics

Representative Matters

Education

  • The University of the South, B.A. summa cum laude, 1977
  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 1980

Bar Association Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association

Awards and Distinctions

  • AV Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law), 2019-2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (Elder Law, with an emphasis in Trusts, Estates and Guardianship Litigation), 2018-2020
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Past President, Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Business Law Section, The Florida Bar, Past member of Executive Council
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Local Rules Lawyers’ Advisory Committee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, 2000 – 2003; 2011 – 2016
  • Fourth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee, 2000 – 2003
  • Past Board Member of Florida Chapter, Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Estate Planning Council of Northeast Florida
  • Trustee, University of Georgia Foundation
  • Vice chair, Board of Directors, Daniel Foundation, Inc., Chair of Trusteeship Committee
  • Former member, Board of Directors, University of North Florida Foundation
  • Board of Directors, University of North Florida Financing Corporation
  • Jacksonville Women’s Network
  • President, Sewanee Club of Jacksonville