Elmer C. Ignacio
Elmer Ignacio practices in the areas of Labor and Employment, State and Local Government, and Civil Rights Litigation. Mr. Ignacio is an experienced litigator, having handled various employment law matters. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an Assistant Attorney General with the State of Florida Office of the Attorney General, Employment Litigation Bureau. As an Assistant Attorney General for more than five years, Mr. Ignacio successfully defended state agencies in state and federal courts, as well as numerous formal hearings before the Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH). In addition to his trial and hearing experience, Mr. Ignacio has experience handling appeals in state and federal courts.
Prior to working as an Assistant Attorney General, Mr. Ignacio had the opportunity to work for the Florida State University College of Law as the Director of the Placement Office. As Director, he assisted both law students and alumni in all aspects of professional development and job placement. He also represented the law school as a speaker at an annual conference of the National Association of Law Placement Professionals (NALP).
Originally from the Philippines, Mr. Ignacio is a long-time Tallahassee resident, and his hobbies include tennis and fishing.
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
• The William H. Stafford American Inn of Court
• All Florida State Courts (2001)
• United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida
- Florida State University, College of Law (J.D. 2001)
- University of Florida (B.S. 1998)