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Candidate For Circuit Court Judge

Jenn Dubbeld has served as Assistant Public Defender in Pinellas and Pasco Counties for seventeen years. During that time, she has amassed extensive litigation experience with a focus on individual and Constitutional rights. Jenn firmly believes in maintaining the integrity of the judicial system and making sure justice is administered accurately and efficiently.

Jenn has always believed that public service is paramount. In addition to her service in the courtroom, Jenn volunteers at Lawyers for Literacy, the Madeira Beach Fundamental Intervention and Appeals Committee, Fluff Animal Rescue, and mentors at Osceola Fundamental High School. She is an active member of the Indian Rocks Beach Rotary Club and the Bar Associations of Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and East and West Pasco. She is also active in the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and the Federalist Society.

Jenn first moved to the Tampa Bay area 30 years ago with her family. She graduated from Seminole High School and attended the University of South Florida and received her J.D. from Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School. She has two children and enjoys scuba diving, running, boating, and target shooting. Jenn has always loved where she lives and maintains strong ties in the community.

Jenn's Commitment To Justice


Open Communication

Uphold The Constitution


Richard Cariello

Redington Beach Commissioner

MaryEllen Crowder

East Lake Tarpon Fire Commissioner

Frank Hibbard

Former Clearwater Mayor

Gregory Holder

Retired Circuit Court Judge

Stephanie Meyer

Pinellas County School Board Member

Mark Ober

Former Hillsborough State Attorney

Paula O'Neil

Former Pasco Clerk of Court

Adrien Petrila

St. Pete Beach Mayor

James Rostek

Former Madeira Beach Mayor

Kelli Snow

Palm Harbor Fire Commissioner

Charles Thomas

Pinellas Tax Collector

William Queen

North Redington Beach Mayor

Leslie Waters

Seminole Mayor

Jenn's Experience


Nov. 2006-Current: Public Defender’s Office – Clearwater, FL

  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Litigation/ Trial Attorney
  • Appear in court daily for pre-trial hearings or to argue various motions on behalf of clients (ranging from 1-27 clients on a calendar)
  • Performs research and analysis of case law in preparation for trial or motions
  • Review discovery, evidence, expert witness reports and material
  • Take depositions of expert witnesses such as accident reconstructionist and medical doctors involved in accident cases.
  • Conduct depositions of witnesses and use testimony to negotiate a favorable resolution for my clients
  • Very successful in obtaining departures, reductions, and case dismissals for my clients
  • Drafted, filed and argued various complex motions
  • Conduct restitution hearings, and negotiate favorable restitution outcomes for my clients
  • Efficiently manage a high caseload at all times
  • Trial litigation experience in front of many judges
  • Appear before various judges
  • Research legal issues
  • Civil Law – Prepared and argued Baker Act hearings and Risk Protection Order hearings

Feb. 2006-June 2006: Angel Title/ Carl Roberts, P.A. – St. Petersburg, FL

  • Mortgage Closer
  • Notary Public
  • Review mortgage documents and contracts with clients and conduct mortgage closings
  • Drafted divorce settlements
  • Put together sale and re-finance packages
  • Pulled title work on properties
  • Legal Assistant
  • Drafted divorce settlement agreements
  • Prepared contracts

Jan. 2005- Aug. 2005: Innocence Project

  • Internship
  • Reviewed and analyzed evidence used to obtain a conviction and compared to DNA evidence that would lead to exoneration of wrongfully convicted defendants
  • Review trial transcripts, police reports, lab reports, and bench notes


Current: Volunteer Mediator and Arbitrator with the Florida Bar Grievance Mediation & Fee Arbitration Program

Current: Habitat For Humanity Volunteer

Aug. 2022-Current: Mentor at Osceola Fundamental High School

Aug. 2021-Current: Mentor at Madeira Beach Fundamental School

Aug. 2021- Current: Volunteer at Fluff Animal Rescue

Dec. 2021-Current: Volunteer on the Intervention and Appeals Committee at Madeira Beach Fundamental School

Dec. 2019- Current: Mentor for Lawyers For Literacy

Sept. 2015- Current: Level 2 Volunteer at Madeira Beach Fundamental School


Sept. 2006-Current: Florida Bar member

Sept. 2020-Current: The Federalist Society

Mar. 2021-Current: National Rifle Association

July 2021- Current: Florida Association for Women Lawyers

Aug. 2021-Current: Clearwater Bar Association

July 2022- Current: St. Pete Bar Association

Feb 2023- Current: Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association

Feb 2023- Current: Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

May 2023-Current: Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach

July 2023- Current: West Pasco Bar Association

July 2023- Current: East Pasco Bar Association

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