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Practice Areas:

  • Marital and Family Law - Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist

  • Florida Supreme Court certified family law mediator

  • Appellate Law

Bar and Court Admissions:

  • Florida

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida


  • Juris Doctor – Florida State University, 2009

  • Master of Business Administration – Florida State University, 2009

  • Bachelor of Arts – University of South Florida, 2006

Publications and Presentations:

  • Jerry L. Rumph, Jr., All Procedure and No Substance: The Conflict between section 61.30(14), Florida Statutes, and rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, XXXII, No. 1, Commentator, 14-15 (2018).

  • Jerry L. Rumph, Jr., E-Mail Correspondence With Clients: Better Practices By Avoiding Traps and Pitfalls, XXVIII, No. 4, Commentator, 7-8 (2015).

  • Jerry L. Rumph, Jr., The Complexities of Time-Sharing and Relocation and Considerations for Litigating Relocation Cases in Florida. Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Florida (2015).

  • Jerry L. Rumph, Jr., Beyond Thunderdome, XXVIII, No. 1, Commentator, 19 & 22 (2014).

  • Moving into 2014 under the Affordable Care Act, PIPSO Accounting/Information Technology/Human Resources Conference, October 2013

  • Real Estate Finance – State of Florida Employee Enrichment, August 2013

  • Wills and Estate Planning – State of Florida Employee Enrichment, May 2012

  • Rumph, J.L., Jr., and Spellman, M.P. (2011) – The Offer of Judgment’s Inequitable Nature. Trial Advocate Quarterly, Vol. 30 No. 2, 15-17

  • Employment Discrimination and Retaliation: Prevention through Understanding, FSU College of Business, Trends in Business Management, September 2010.


Service, Honors, and Awards:

  • Family Law Section Certification Review Steering Committee Member 2020-present

  • First District Appellate American Inns of Court - 2019 - present

  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2021

  • Florida Super Lawyers 2016-2020, Rising Stars

  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

  • Thunderdome Tallahassee Mentor, 2014-2015, 2018

  • Elizabeth ‘Bib’ Willis Outstanding Thunderdome Mentor Award, 2015

  • Guest Editor, Commentator, Summer 2015

  • Florida Trend Legal Elite 2014

  • Tallahassee Bar Association

  • Tallahassee Writers Association

  • Capital Collaborative Group


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