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Amelia N. Jadoo is Of Counsel in the firm’s Government Division and has more than 15 years of experience in business and government practice. She advises and counsels government entities and organizations on a variety of issues relating to Sunshine laws, Public Records Act, ethics, code enforcement, contracts, land use, zoning, landlord/tenant, among others. She is an effective problem-solver with a passion for working collaboratively with clients and business partners to meet business needs and legal requirements successfully.

Prior to joining the firm, Amelia was Assistant County Attorney for Dakota County in Minnesota, where she advised the County and its various departments and employees on a wide variety of legal issues related to data privacy, cybersecurity, corrections, employment, eminent domain/condemnation, collections, contracts, risk management, law enforcement, jails, firearms, juveniles, among others. Amelia served as Chair of the County Attorney’s Office’s diversity, inclusion, and equity committee, and served as a member of the Dakota County’s Diversity Leadership Team.

Prior to her work for Dakota County, Amelia was an associate in the business litigation division of a large Minnesota law firm. Amelia also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Justice Sam Hanson on the Minnesota Supreme Court.

Active in the Palm Beach County community also, Amelia is Co-Chair of Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Committee for Diversity & Inclusion’s Diversity Internship Program Subcommittee. She is a high school mentor for the Palm Beach County Path to College, a nonprofit program that mentors low-income, high-achieving students to help them be more competitive, get better scholarships, and incur less debt when applying to college. Amelia is an adjunct professor at the Mitchell Hamline School of Law and teaches a variety of classes, including Contracts, Civil Dispute Resolution, and Foundations of Practice.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Palm Beach County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section (YLS), 2022
  • Florida Association For Women Lawyers (FAWL), Palm Beach Chapter, 2022
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida (APABA), Member, 2022
  • Caribbean Bar Association (CBA), Member, 2022
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Committee for Diversity & Inclusion’s Diversity Internship Program Subcommittee, Co-Chair, 2021-present
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association Committee for Diversity & Inclusion, Committee Member, 2021-present
  • Palm Beach County Path to College, Mentor, 2021-present
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council, Former Board Member
  • Minnesota State Bar Association Public Law Section, Former Co-Chair, and Former Executive Council Member
  • Minnesota Women Lawyers Affinity – Women of Color in the Law, Former Member
  • Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association Affinity, Former Member
  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Former Mentor

Clerkships

  • Judicial law clerk, Honorable Justice Sam Hanson, Minnesota Supreme Court, August 2006 – July 2007

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Practice Areas

Admissions

Florida, 2022


Minnesota, 2006


U.S. District Court of Minnesota, 2007


Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2014


United States Supreme Court, 2016

Education

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, 2020

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Certificate

William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., 2006


Hamline University, B.A., Legal Studies, and Criminal Justice/Minor – Spanish and Sociology, 2002

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