Giselle joined Shullman Fugate in August of 2017, after practicing in the areas of workers’ compensation defense, commercial litigation, and insurance coverage at a respected Jacksonville, Florida law firm. Giselle will be working from Shullman Fugate’s Jacksonville office.
Prior to attending law school, Giselle graduated from Florida State University with a degree in communication and sports management. While there, she had the opportunity to work for Universal Music Group as a marketing representative for various music labels. She also worked with the Sports Information Office at a large NCAA Division I university, where she drafted press releases and assisted with other media and press-related tasks.
While in law school, Giselle stayed busy as an editor of the Stetson Journal for Advocacy and the Law as well as with the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) at Stetson. Deeply involved in the Florida legal community, she currently serves as the FAWL North Regional PR Captain.
Giselle’s media background makes her a valuable asset to Shullman Fugate, as does her experience in a boutique intellectual property law firm, where she researched copyright and trademark issues and assisted with copyright and trademark prosecution and litigation.
Giselle was recently named as a Fellow for The Florida Bar’s Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. 2017-2018 Leadership Academy. Only 31 attorneys were selected to participate in this prestigious program. She also serves as a committee member for the Florida Bar Journal/News Editorial Board. She is active with the Young Lawyers Section of the Jacksonville Bar Association, as well as the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association.
Giselle is fluent in Spanish and speaks conversational Italian.