LINJÊ RIVERS

CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER – SOUTHEAST
 

LINJÊ RIVERS

Linjé Rivers is the Chief Legal Officer of the Southeast region, where he focuses on wrongful death and serious injury cases.

Linjé obtained a record setting jury verdict for $37,951,887.00 Million. Linjé handles a wide variety of the firm’s cases involving wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury, representing clients who were injured through the negligence of others. Linjé routinely presents cases in state and federal courts.

Prior to joining the firm, Linjé spent years as a trial attorney with a boutique law firm specializing in the areas of personal injury and general civil litigation matters. Linjé also worked as an Assistant General Counsel with the Florida Department of Financial Services and the Florida Office of Financial Regulation, practicing before Florida State Trial Courts and Appellate Courts.

Linjé earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in both Accounting and Economics from Morehouse College in 2006. Thereafter, Linjé earned his Juris  Doctor from the University of Florida – Levin College of Law in 2009.

Linjé is a member of the Florida and Georgia bars, and is admitted to practice in all Florida State courts, Georgia State courts, the United States District Court of the Northern District of Georgia, and the United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida.

EDUCATION
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
University of Florida – Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Tallahassee Legal Aid Foundation, President-Elect (2017), Member 2013 – Present
Leadership Tallahassee – Class 36
William Reece Leadership Academy – Florida Bar, Class III
Florida Association of Justice – Member
Capital City Justice Association – Member
Government Lawyer Section – Florida Bar, Secretary – 2016-2017
Unlicensed Practice of Law, Standing Committee, member – Florida Bar, 2016-2019
Diversity and Inclusion, Standing Committee, member – Florida Bar, 2014-2016
Administrative Law Section, member – Florida Bar
Tallahassee Bar Association, member
Tallahassee Barristers Association, member
Community Human Services Program, Volunteer (2013- present)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program