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JACKSONVILLE, FL, July 1, 2021 - Rogers Towers law firm announced that Fred D. Franklin, Jr. has made the decision to transition from his Managing Director position back to the full-time practice of law within the firm’s Litigation Department. Having served as Chairman of the Board and Managing Director for 11 years, Mr. Franklin will now hold the position of Chairman Emeritus of the firm’s Board of Directors.  

The firm also announced that Joseph Clay Meux, Jr. has been elected the firm’s Chairman of the Board, Managing Director and President. Clay Meux has served on the firm’s Board of Directors since 2017 and is a Shareholder in the Estates and Trusts Department. Mr. Meux has an active role in serving the community with Board positions on Columbia Theological Seminary and the Downtown Ecumenical Services Council (DESC), is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is also a Leadership Jacksonville alumnus. 

“I look forward to building on Fred’s legacy as Managing Director. Fred is a consummate leader, fiercely loyal to the Rogers Towers reputation for excellence, serving clients and our community with passion and pride,” remarked Clay Meux.

Mr. Franklin stated, “Clay cares deeply about his clients, and the people he works with. He inspires trust and confidence by demonstrating this earnest sincerity with others. With heartfelt dedication, and tenacity for achieving excellence, he is committed to bringing the best possible results to the firm and its clients.”

Rogers Towers, P.A., founded in 1905, is a Florida law firm with offices in Jacksonville, Ponte Vedra Beach, St. Augustine, Amelia Island, and Fort Lauderdale. The firm provides legal services in the areas of: Banking and Financial; Litigation; Construction; Corporate; Labor and Employment; Education; Environmental; Eminent Domain; Elder Law; Family Law; Health Law; Immigration; Intellectual Property; Land Use; Public Finance; Real Estate; Taxation; Transportation and Logistics; Trusts and Estates; and Wills.

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