About the Firm

Founded in 2016, Pollan Legal has been providing the Jacksonville area with unparalleled legal services. Whether

you need legal consultation or help handling a court case,

we will walk you through every step, taking care of any

issues you may have along the way.


With Pollan Legal, rest assured you can feel comfortable, safe, and confident knowing that your case is in the best hands. Get in touch with us today — we look forward to hearing from you.

 

Adina Pollan

Experienced and Strategic

Adina Pollan is a Jacksonville native who graduated from The Bolles School. She then graduated from

Emory University, Goizueta Business School, with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After college,

she graduated from the University of Florida College of Law, cum laude.

After law school, Adina had the honor of clerking for The Honorable Jerry A. Funk, United States

Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division. She then worked for several large

national law firms before becoming of counsel at a regional law firm, and then partner at a local

boutique firm. Adina then founded Pollan Legal in 2016.

 
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Professional Organizations

  • Leadership Jacksonville, Class of 2021

  • Fourth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "B", 2020-present

  • The Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions—Contract and Business Cases, Appointed Member, 2016-present

  • The Florida Bar, Small Claims Rules Committee, Appointed Member, 2021-present

  • The Florida Bar, Professional Ethics Committee, Appointed Member, 2016-2019

  • The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Executive Council, 2016-present; Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Committee Task Force, Vice Chair, 2021-present; Member 2016-2020 (passed into law in 2020 - presented to the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee); Member 2009-present; Communications, Chair, 2020-2021, Vice-Chair, 2018-2020; Chapter 48 Task Force Member, 2018-present; Retreat and Sponsorship Committee, Chair, 2017-2018, Vice-Chair, 2016-2017; Member, 2009-present

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida, Student Loan Portal Committee, Appointed Member, 2018-present

  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2019-present; Judicial Relations Committee, Chair, 2018-2019, Vice-Chair, 2017-2018; Solo and Small Firm Committee, 2018-present; Commercial Litigation Committee, Vice-Chair, 2015-2016; Bar Bulletin Committee, 2015-2019;Member, 2010-present

  • American Inns of Court, Chester Bedell Chapter, Executive Council Committee Member, 2016-2019; Barrister, 2015-2019; Associate, 2008-2009

  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Member, 2015-present

  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association, Member, 2015-present

  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation, Member, 2015-2019

Community Involvement

 

  • Rethreaded's Circle of Sisters, Vice President,      2021-present; Secretary, 2019-2021

  • Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens, Board          of Directors, 2020-present

  • Girls Inc.'s Rising Leader Society, President,        2014-2015; President-Elect, 2013-2014

  • University of Florida Law Alumni Council,            Member, 2012-present 

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating

  • Florida Super Lawyers: Bankruptcy, 2021; Rising Star, 2012-2018

  • Florida Trend: Bankruptcy, Legal Elite, 2020-2021; Up and Comer, Bankruptcy, 2016-2017

  • Outstanding Member of the Year Award, Business Law Section of The Florida Bar, June 2021

  • Member Recognition Award, Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, April 2019

  • American Law Society, Member with Honors, 2016

  • American Society of Legal Advocates, "Top 40 Under 40" Bankruptcy Lawyers in Florida, 2013-2015

 

Articles, Publications &

Speaking Engagements

  • "Remote Virtual Jury Trial." Moderator, with panelists The Hon. Lisa Munyon, The Hon. Don Lester, The Hon. Bruce R. Anderson Jr., and Corrine Hodak, Lunch & Learn, presented by the Judicial Relations Committee of the Jacksonville Bar Association, November 10, 2020.

  • "Bankruptcy bubble: Will it soon burst?," Jacksonville Daily Record, Bar Bulletin, September 3, 2020.

  • Criminal Traps in Civil Litigation, Panelist with The Honorable Virginia Norton, Reese Henderson, Esq., Cassandra Smith, Esq., and Moderator Philip Vineyard, Esq., 2020 Bench & Bar Conference, Presented by the Judicial Relations Committee of the Jacksonville Bar Association, February 26, 2020

  • Bankruptcy Law for State Litigators,” Moderator, with Panelists The Honorable Jerry A. Funk and The Honorable Karen Jennemann, 2019 Bench & Bar Conference, Presented by the Judicial Relations Committee of the Jacksonville Bar Association, May 17, 2019

  • “Crawford v. LVNV Funding, LLC: The Interplay Between the Bankruptcy Code and the FDCPA,” The Florida Bar Journal, Volume 89, No. 8 (September/October 2015)

  • Co-Author with Alexandria V. Hill, “Data Privacy: Safeguarding Information in an Interconnected Marketplace,” Association of Corporate Counsel North Florida Chapter Newsletter, First Quarter 2014

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Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Florida

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida

Education

University of Florida College of Law, 

cum laude, May 2005

  • Journal of Law and Public Policy, Student Works Editor

  • Research Assistant for Professor/Director of Intellectual Property

  • Research Assistant for Legal Skills Professor

  • Teaching Assistant, Legal Research & Writing, Appellate Advocacy

  • Treasurer, Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Society

  • Student Ambassador

 

Emory University, Goizueta Business School,

Bachelor of Business Administration, May 2001

  • Dean’s List

  • Research Assistant for Associate Professor of Marketing Research

  • French Exchange student

  • Assistant Treasurer, Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority

 
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