Saxon, Gilmore, Carraway & Gibbons, P.A. is pleased to announce that Suzanne J. DeCopain has joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Tampa office.

SJD-Cropped2-s-bMs. DeCopain concentrates her practice in the areas of affordable and public housing.  Formerly, Ms. DeCopain worked as an assistant state attorney with the Office of the State Attorney for the Twentieth Judicial Circuit of Florida, for over three years where she gained significant jury and bench trial experience.  She received her B.A. degree from Florida Gulf Coast University and her J.D. degree from Florida Coastal School of Law, where she won best brief in moot court and held many officer positions, including Co-Director of the Pro Bono Society, Chaplain of the Black Law Student Association, and founding President of the Caribbean Law Student Association.  While at Florida Coastal, she helped her clients in the Immigration Clinic gain permanent residency.  Ms. DeCopain can be reached at 813.314.4528 or via email at sdecopain@saxongilmore.com.