Family Law Attorney
Autumn Beck Blackledge

A Pensacola native admitted to practice law throughout the state of Florida, Autumn Beck Blackledge is a reputable family law attorney serving individuals in Escambia and Santa Rosa County. She founded a firm specializing in marital and family law so she could apply her expertise to helping people achieve optimal resolutions to challenging legal matters. Autumn Beck Blackledge is committed to excellence in every aspect of her practice, from client care and counsel to mediation, negotiation, and courtroom representation.

Mrs. Blackledge was first selected as a Pensacola Rising Star in 2011 and has been named as a Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star in Family Law from 2013 to 2016. She is also a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator and a Certified Collaborative Divorce Attorney. Her high level of integrity, personable nature, and extensive experience have earned her the highest AVVO rating possible as well as a 5-star AVVO client rating.

Education

  • Florida State University, B.S., Political Science and Religion, 1994 – 1998
    Activities and Societies: President, Alpha Chi Omega, FSU Panhellenic President of the Year, Omricon Delta Kappa, Order of Omega, Student Senate, Gold Key, FSU Hall of Fame
  • Florida State College of Law, J.D., Law, 1998 – 2001
    Activities and Societies: College of Law Moot Court, 1999 Final Four, Order of the Barristers, Best Oral Advocate; Benjamin Cardozo College of Law & BMI Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition Best Oral Advocate and First Place Team, Robert Orsek Memorial Moot Court Competition
 

Awards & Associations

  • Nation’s Top Attorneys by National Association of Distinguished Counsel; 2015, 2016
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 by National Academy of Family Law Attorneys; 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Super Lawyers Florida Rising Star in Family Law; 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Top Up and Coming Florida Attorney by Florida Trend Magazine; 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Favor House, Board of Directors; 2014, 2015, 2016
  • McGuire’s Irish Politician’s Club, Charter Master; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Pensacola Little Theater, Board of Trustees; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • McGuire’s Irish Politician’s Club, Charter Master; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Leadership Pensacola; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Gulf Coast, Diplomacy Council;2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Northwest Florida chapter), President; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, Family Law Committee; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Northwest Florida chapter), Vice President; 2011 – 2012
  • Florida Bar; 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Pensacola “Power List” Top 100 Most Powerful People in Pensacola
  • Pensacola “Power List” Top 100 Most Powerful Families in Pensacola

Conferences & Lectures

Autumn Beck Blackledge has presented at a number of legal conferences on lecture topics regarding collaborative law as well as the impact of social media on the practice of law.

  • Pensacola Legal Support Specialists Association – “Collaborative Divorce 101 for Support Staff”
  • NW FLA Paralegal Association CLE – “Collaborative Law 101 for Paralegals”
  • Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association – “Collaborative Divorce 101 for Lawyers and Mediators”
  • Student Leader Training – “Poking, Tweeting, Linking and Squaring up with Social Media: What every Student Leader must know about Social Networking and the Law”
  • Senior Lunch and Learns – “Social Media, Young People and the Law: What you need to know before you post”