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Law Student of the Year – Pierre Gerard Craig, III

We are proud to announce that Pierre Gerard Craig, III is the Health Law Section of the Florida Bar's Law Student of the Year for 2022! Mr. Craig joined the Health Law Section's mentorship program a year ago and has established a relationship with his mentor, Jamaal R. Jones, Esq. They continue to meet and speak regularly. We want to congratulate Mr. Craig on his wonderful achievement and wish him continued success....

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Jamaal Jones Guest Speaks at Florida A&M University College of Law

On October 5th from 5-6p.m. Jamaal will be speaking with Florida A&M University College of Law students and others about the various job prospects available to aspiring health law attorneys. In addition to working in private practice, students will find that they can work for health insurance companies, Federal and State Government Agencies, hospitals, as well as privately held and publicly traded companies. Mr. Jones will be joined by other panelists during this webinar.  ...

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Jamaal Jones is one of Legacy Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow

Jamaal Jones has been selected as one of  Legacy Magazine's 40 Under 40 Black Leaders of Today and Tomorrow for 2021. Mr. Jones is extremely honored to have been included in this list alongside other talented and accomplished professionals. He is the only Health Law attorney selected for inclusion in this year's 40 under 40 list. Mr. Jones' image is in the first column of the second row. Here is a direct link to the Digital Copy of the Legacy Miami insert, which was included in August 22, 2021 edition of the Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel. ...

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Arlette Rodriguez is our 2021 Summer Intern

Arlette Rodriguez is a rising 2L at Barry University's Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. Arlette is Cuban-American and is fluent in Spanish. She will be joining Jones Health Law as our 2021 Summer Intern. Internships at Jones Health Law are designed to give our interns the tools that they will need to successfully practice law once he or she graduates from law school. Here are a few things that you should know about Arlette: Where Are you from? Arlette was born in Cuba and moved to Miami, Florida where she has lives since she was about one year old. Why did you decide that...

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Jamaal Jones is voted the “Most Valuable Member” by the Health Law Section of the Florida Bar

Jamaal R. Jones, Esq. received the inaugural "Most Valuable Member" award by the Health Law Section of the Florida Bar for 2020-21. Mr. Jones also received recognition for serving as the Health Law Section's Editor-in-Chief for 2020-21. It's a huge honor to be recognized by one's peers and Mr. Jones thanks all of those who voted to bestow him with this award.  ...

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Registration form for Autonomous Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is Now Available

Great news for Florida licensed Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners. The registration application for Autonomous practice is now available. There is no fee associated with submitting the registration application. Eligibility for registration as an autonomous APRN includes the following: 1. At least 3,000 clinical practice hours under the supervision of an allopathic or osteopathic physician within the past 5 year. These hours may include clinical instructional hours. [See Section 464.0123(1)(c) F.S. for complete requirements]; 2. Three graduate-level semester hours, or the equivalent, in differential diagnosis and 3 graduate-level semester hours, or the equivalent, in pharmacology completed within the past 5 years (documentation required); and  3....

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Appointments Made to Autonomous APRN Council

The Boards of Medicine, Nursing, and Osteopathic Medicine have made appointments to the Council on Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Autonomous Practice. Legislation creating the Council went into effect on July 1, 2020. The Council will recommend standards of practice for APRNs who register with the Board of Nursing for autonomous practice. Appointees Board of Medicine Shailesh Gupta, MD (3 year term) Hector Vila, MD (4 year term)   Board of Nursing Charrita Ernewein, DNP, APRN, FNP (2 year term) Vicky Stone-Gale, DNP, APRN, FNP (4 year term) Sandra Williamson, APRN, CNM (3 year term) Kathleen Wilson, PhD, APRN, FNP (2 year term)   Board of Osteopathic Medicine Michelle Mendez, DO (4 year...

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