Leah C. Garrett

wps_new_1Associate Attorney
14 North Palafox Street
Pensacola, Florida 32502
850.429.0755
lgarrett@wpslawyers.com

Ms. Leah Garrett, a graduate from the University of Alabama's School of Law, joins Wade, Palmer & Shoemaker and will concentrate her practice in general defense litigation. Prior to joining our team, she was an Assistant State Attorney at the Office of the State Attorney, 1st Judicial Circuit Florida which comprises Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton County.

During her time as an Assistant State Attorney, Leah was responsible for prosecuting criminal law violations and has been the lead prosecutor on several felony and misdemeanor trials. She consistently managed a caseload of approximately 150 cases. Leah is an Oakland, California native and moved to Pensacola, Florida following her graduation from law school in 2012.

DISTINCTIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND BAR ACTIVITIES
Florida Bar Association

EDUCATION
University of Alabama, School of Law

J.D. (2012)
•  Dean's Community Service Award
•  Order of the Samaritan (40 hours community service and 50 hours law related service)

San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California

Bachelor of Arts, History (2008)
•  Magna Cum Laude
•  Undergraduate Distinguished Scholar [Top 5% of graduating class]
•  Dean's list, all semesters

ADMISSIONS
Florida 2013
Alabama 2012