1501 San Marco Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32207
Assistant: Jennifer Bunnell
Areas of Practice
CHRISTEN E. LUIKART
Christen E. Luikart is an experienced litigation attorney and has handled over 60 jury trials. Prior to joining attorneys in Jacksonville, FL, Murphy & Anderson, Mrs. Luikart served as a prosecutor at the State Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville, where she was the lead attorney on a variety of cases. She is admitted to practice before all Courts in the State of Florida and the United States District Court, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Mrs. Luikart is a litigation partner handling complex product liability, personal injury and commercial litigation disputes.
Mrs. Luikart attended law school at the University of Florida where her strong advocacy and writing skills earned her honors and a position as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing and for Appellate Advocacy. Additionally, Mrs. Luikart served as a member of the Attorney General Staff for the University of Florida Student Honor Court and as an Ambassador to Law School and the Legal Profession. While in law school, Mrs. Luikart volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House as well as Habitat for Humanity. Her performance in law school along with her dedication and community involvement earned her the Presidential Award for Outstanding Contributions to the University of Florida. Mrs. Luikart was selected by her peers as a Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up and Comer from 2013 to present. Mrs. Luikart was also selected by her peers as a Super Lawyer (2017) and Super Lawyer Rising Star (2016).
Mrs. Luikart is from New Port Richey, Florida. She moved to Gainesville and obtained her Bachelor of Science (magna cum laude) and Bachelor of Arts (magna cum laude) degrees at the University of Florida on a full academic scholarship. While at the University of Florida Mrs. Luikart studied Psychology and Philosophy and authored a double thesis and earned a high pass on each publication.
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
Florida Bar Association, Member
---Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, 2012 – 2015
Jacksonville Bar Association, Member
Jacksonville Women's Lawyers Association, Member
United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2012 – 2015
CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS AND VOLUNTEER WORK:
Family Foundations, Board of Directors
Ronald McDonald House Charity, Red Shoe Crew Member
PAST EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:
Assistant State Attorney, Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida
Coker Myers Schickel Sorenson & Green PA, civil litigation firm (Law Clerk)
Teaching Assistant, Legal Research and Writing, University of Florida
Teaching Assistant, Appellate Advocacy, University of Florida
Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL at Murphy & Anderson provide large firm experience and expertise with small firm service.