Charles B. Jimerson founded Jimerson & Cobb and continues to lead its preeminent business litigation practice. Born in Sarasota, FL, Charles B. Jimerson, Esq. is a 7th generation Floridian. Mr. Jimerson represents various corporations, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, and small and mid-size businesses in business litigation matters ranging from commercial collections, contract disputes and business torts to real estate, construction, bankruptcy and foreclosure proceedings.
After leaving home at the age of 15, Mr. Jimerson supported himself with odd jobs to put himself through high school. Upon graduation, Mr. Jimerson enlisted in the U.S. military to serve his country and earn money for college. His tireless work ethic and ability to adapt and overcome challenging situations enabled him to graduate with highest honors and in the top two percent in every academic class he had in his secondary education prior to law school (undergraduate, professional certifications, and technical schools), and in the top one-third of his law school class. A graduate of the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business at Campbell University in Buies Creek, North Carolina, Mr. Jimerson earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree Summa Cum Laude with highest honors. While attending Campbell University, Mr. Jimerson contemporaneously served as an active duty Combat Meteorologist in the United States Air Force, participating in various worldwide operational missions and earning Airman of the Year honors. During his tenure, Mr. Jimerson was the youngest operationally certified meteorological forecaster in U.S. Air Force history.
Mr. Jimerson has also received a Professional Certification in Marketing with an emphasis in Sports Marketing from the University of Kentucky. He obtained his Juris Doctorate at the University of Florida, serving as the President, Officer and Executive Director to several student run organizations. Mr. Jimerson also participated in the London Legal Consortium in London, England, where he met his wife Ashley. Mr. Jimerson was a Harry T. Goodmark scholar, and was named Whoâs Who in American Colleges and Universities during his matriculation at the University of Florida.
Focusing his practice on commercial litigation, bankruptcy law, creditorâs rights and collections and construction law, Mr. Jimerson has experience in all stages of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution, negotiation of settlement and litigation of multifaceted commercial matters up through and including trial. Prior to founding the firm, Mr. Jimerson practiced at prominent Jacksonville based commercial litigation and construction litigation boutiques.
Mr. Jimerson resides in Avondale with his wife Ashley, their daughter Lila, their son Ford, and their two dogs, Hank (Bassett Hound) and Audrey (Weimaranar). Though his free time is very limited, his non-professional interests are sports, traveling, The Office on NBC, obscure oyster bars, The Dave Matthews Band, home improvements and Red Box DVD rentals.