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Specializing in insolvency and complex commercial matters since 1974

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Position
Associate
Education
  • University of West Florida, Bachelor of Arts, Communication, magna cum laude
  • University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor
Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar (all state courts)
  • The Alabama Bar (all state courts)
  • The Texas Bar (all state courts)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Photo
Position
Associate
Education
  • University of West Florida, Bachelor of Arts, Communication, magna cum laude
  • University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor
Bar Admissions
  • The Florida Bar (all state courts)
  • The Alabama Bar (all state courts)
  • The Texas Bar (all state courts)
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Attorney Name
Jodi Daniel Cooke
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Biography

Jodi Daniel Cooke joined Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler P.A. on September 1, 2015, in the firm's newly-opened Pensacola office. Ms. Cooke received her J.D. in 2007 from the University of Florida. While in law school, she interned for The Honorable Lewis M. Killian, Jr., Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Florida. Ms. Cooke is a past president of the Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Young Lawyers' Division of the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (ESRBA). She currently serves as Secretary of the ESRBA, Vice Chair of the Bankruptcy/UCC Committee of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar, and Co-chair of the Florida Network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation. Ms. Cooke regularly represents debtors, committees, creditors, trustees, purchasers, fiduciaries, and other parties in bankruptcy cases, assignments for the benefit of creditors, receiverships, and out-of-court workouts. She has been particularly active in fiduciary representation in state and federal courts, and also handles civil litigation matters, principally in connection with debtor-creditor disputes. She is certified by the Florida Supreme Court to mediate circuit civil cases in Florida state courts and is approved by the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida to mediate mortgage modification disputes. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, Alabama, and Texas.

 
Honors and Distinctions
  • Rated "AV" Preeminent Lawyer (highest rating) by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Designated as Florida "Super Lawyer" in the area of bankruptcy law in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
  • Designated as Florida's Legal Elite “Up & Comers” by Florida Trend Magazine 2014
  • Designated as Florida "Rising Star" in the area of bankruptcy law in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine 2012
  • Finalist, International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation's Rising Star Award 2013 and 2015
  • Fellow, Inaugural Class of the William Reece Smith Leadership Academy of the Florida Bar
  • Recipient, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division Bill Meador Award 2012 and 2014
Memberships and Community Involvement
  • Vice President, Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association
  • Chair, Bankruptcy/UCC Committee, Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Member, Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison Committee, Business Law Section of the Florida Bar
  • Chair, Gulf Coast Network, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • Member, Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association (Past President)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member, Board of Directors, YMCA of Northwest Florida
  • Member, Board of Directors, Keeping Abreast Foundation
  • Former Member, Pensacola Chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Former Local Coordinator (Pensacola Area), C.A.R.E. Program
  • Guest Lecturer, Advanced Topics in Bankruptcy, University of Florida College of Law 2014 & 2015
Government Service
 
Speaking Engagements
  • Guest lecturer, Topics in Advanced Bankruptcy, University of Florida Levin College of Law (2014, 2015 & 2016)
  • Seminar Speaker, Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors: Florida v. Alabama, Florida Network of the International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (May 2013)
  • Seminar Speaker, Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association Annual Seminar (May 2013)
  • Conference Speaker, Preferences & Fraudulent Transfers, Utility Bankruptcy Law Conference (2011, 2012 & 2013)
Publications
  • No Such Thing As A Sure Route: The Metroplex Tackle They Never Saw Coming, ABI Real Estate Committee Newsletter, Vol. 13, Num. 3 (September 2016).
  • A Twist on Three Stooges Routine: Debtor, Creditor Duck So Someone Else Gets Creamed, “Problems in the Code,” ABI Journal, Vol. XXXII (Oct. 2013).
  • Recent Amendments to Ch. 727 Will Streamline Various Aspects of Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors, The Florida Bar Journal, Vol. 87, No. 7 (July/August 2013).
Publications and Speaking Engagements
 
Representation
 
Mediation
 
Reported Decisions