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Second Vice-President- Fentrice D. Driskell, Esq.

Fentrice D. Driskell is an AV Preeminent-rated attorney who currently serves as Second Vice President (immediate past President) of the George Edgecomb Bar Association.  She is a shareholder with Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, P.A., where she has practiced business litigation, consumer finance defense, and bankruptcy since 2006. 


A native of Lakeland, Florida, Fentrice attended Harvard University, where she graduated in 2001 with an honors degree in Government and became the first African-American woman to be elected President of Harvard’s student government. 


After graduating from Georgetown University Law Center in 2004, Fentrice clerked for Hon. Anne C. Conway in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.  Fentrice has been a proud member of GEBA since 2006 and in 2014 received GEBA’s President’s Award for her outstanding service and dedication to the organization.  During her presidency, Fentrice established GEBA’s Past Presidents Council and GEBA’s Historical Society.  Fentrice serves on The Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee.  She is a member of the Athena Society, the alumni chapter of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, and the boards of the Hillsborough Education Foundation and Tampa Crossroads, Inc.

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