About Damon:

Damon was born and raised in Louisiana. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Louisiana in Monroe. He was awarded a graduate assistantship at Florida State University and earned his Master's Degree in History. Damon attended Florida State University College of Law and graduated magna cum laude. He was a member of Business Review and earned Book Awards in "Agency & Partnership" and "Florida Dissolution of Marriage".

Damon began his legal career in family law, but soon started working as an insurance defense attorney. He previously represented employers, carriers,  and other businesses in Workers' Compensation claims, employment discrimination & retaliation, and general liability. Having gained this valuable experience, Damon now devotes his time and energy to helping injured workers and individuals throughout Northeast Florida. 

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​​About Mike:

Mike has practiced law for almost 30 years. He began as a lawyer in the US Navy JAG Corps. He was stationed at Mayport, FL and King's Bay Naval Submarine base and rose to the rank of an Lieutenant Commander before leaving the Navy in 1992 for private practice.  Since 1992 Mike has represented thousands of North Florida workers  who have been injured in the workplace. He has tried a number of cases in the Jacksonville courts, as well as those in St. Augustine, Daytona, Ocala, Lake City and Tallahassee.

 Mike was licensed to practice in the state of Ohio in 1986 and became licensed in the state of Florida in 1991. He is a member of the Florida Bar, The Jacksonville Bar Association, and is active in the Jacksonville Workers' Compensation Advocates, a group that promotes the interests of injured workers. He is a member of the Jacksonville chapter of the Friends of 440, a charitable group that raises money for families that are injured in the workplace. Mike O'Rourke's knowledge and humor make him a desired lecturer at seminars and host at fund raisers.

Michael O'Rourke

Our attorneys are committed to helping you in difficult times. If you have lost wages, been forced to retire, been terminated or have been denied benefits due to an accident at work - We need to talk!

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Email:      holley@jaxcomplaw.com 

4940 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Telephone: (904) 398-0811
Email: holley@jaxcomplaw.com

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​​About Holley:

Holley Akers grew up in Atlantic Beach, Florida and graduated from the University of North Florida in 2005, with honors.  She later attended Florida Coastal School of Law, graduating in May, 2010, magna cum laude.

Holley was on the Jessup Moot Court trial team, serving as both an oralist and a writer.  She has been practicing in the fields of workers’ compensation and personal injury since graduating in 2010.    She is a member of the Florida Workers’ Advocates, Jacksonville Bar, Jacksonville Young Lawyers Division, Jacksonville Women’s Lawyer Association, E. Robert Williams Inns of Court, and a past chairperson for the Friends of 440, Northeast Division, which raises scholarship money for children of injured workers.  She is authorized to practice in all state courts of Florida.