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Awards & Recognitions

  • The Florida Bar - Board Certified
    The Florida Bar - Board Certified
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
    Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
    2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
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Christopher Janes

Managing Partner- Fort Walton Beach & Crestview, Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist
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Christopher Janes attended on scholarship and obtained his law degree from Emory University, where he was co-captain of the Moot Court Team.

Chris graduated with honors from Birmingham-Southern College. After receiving his undergraduate degree, Chris served two years in the United States Peace Corps in Lesotho, Southern Africa, where he was a high school English teacher and primary deaf education researcher. While at Birmingham-Southern College, Chris was one of the founding members of the Southern-Volunteer Services and was a Big Brother with United Way.

His 19-year litigation experience includes medical malpractice, personal injury and workers’ compensation. He is currently the managing attorney of Michles & Booth’s Fort Walton Beach office.

Certifications/ Specialties

  • Okaloosa County Bar President 2017-2018
  • American Inns of Court
Employment
  • Michles & Booth 2006 - Present
  • Christopher P. Janes, P.A. 2003 - 2006
  • Smith & Janes, P.A. 1997 - 2003
  • Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond & Stackhouse, 1996 - 1997
  • Taylor & Taylor 1995 - 1996
Education
  • B.A. in English Birmingham-Southern College - College Birmingham, AL 1985
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence Emory University School of Law - University Atlanta, GA 1996
Memberships
  • Florida Bar Association Dec 3, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida Oct 30, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida Oct 30, 1997
  • Alabama Bar Association Oct 30, 1995
  • Georgia Bar Association Jun 5, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama Oct 30, 1995
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist, Florida Bar May 1, 2020
Awards
  • The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
    2020 Top 10 Plaintiff's - Personal Injury
  • Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum Jan 1, 2021
    Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum Jan 1, 2021
    Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The Florida Bar - Board Certified Jan 1, 2021
    The Florida Bar - Board Certified

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    - Richetta Brown
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    - Kristal Adames
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    - Donna Graeff

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