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Jacksonville, FL. (January 18, 2017) – The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that attorneys J. Brent Allen and Dana A. Jacobs have become partners with the firm.

“Both Brent and Dana are very deserving of their new status as partners with the firm,” said managing partner, Richard Stoudemire. “They have demonstrated their commitment to the firm and to our clients.  We look forward to their continued contributions and success with the firm.”

Allen, a Jacksonville native, is a litigator and a member of the firm’s healthcare and litigation departments. His practice includes representation of healthcare institutions and corporations in various civil matters. Allen is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available from the foremost lawyer peer review service.

Jacobs, a Florida native, is a litigator and member of the firm’s litigation department. She focuses her civil litigation practice on insurance defense claims including personal injury and wrongful death cases, trucking cases, automobile accidents, premises liability, toxic torts and products liability. Jacobs is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.


Founded in 1989 in Jacksonville, Florida, Saalfield Shad, P.A. has grown into one of North Florida’s preeminent insurance defense and civil litigation law firms with offices in Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida.  The firm represents individual and corporate clients including hospitals, medical professionals, national retail, grocery, franchised businesses, amusement parks and professional sports franchises in all areas of insurance defense including medical negligence, premises liability, products liability, workers compensation, appellate practice, wrongful death, personal injury, contract, and general civil claims. For more information go to


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