Deborah Potter
Deborah Potter

Deborah Potter

Senior Attorney

Attorney Deborah Potter, of Jacksonville, Florida, is a trusted Senior Attorney at our firm, Owenby Law, P.A. She is experienced in representing the State of Florida in litigation for the protection of children against abuse, abandonment, and neglect. She has successfully litigated at least 10 trials per year in front of various Fourth Judicial Circuit Judges in Duval County and Clay County. Attorney Potter maintains a caseload of 60 to 80 cases with varying degrees of complexity, and has experience with mediations and depositions.

Over the course of the last 10 years, she has supervised and served as the liaison for our firm’s in-house internship program. Attorney Potter also excellently provides legal advice and statutory interpretation to state investigators and agents of the Department of Children and Families. In addition to her expansive workload with our team, Attorney Potter teaches Legal Writing and Research and Legal Methods and Public Speaking as an adjunct professor at the Florida Coastal School of Law.

Prior to earning her JD from St. Thomas University School of Law, Attorney Potter obtained her BA in Political Science at Rutgers University. She is presently a member of the Florida Bar, in good standing. She is also a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, and serves as the subcommittee chair for the Dependency and Delinquency division.


  • St Thomas University School of Law, J.D.
  • Rutgers University-Newark, BA in Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Jacksonville Bar Association