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Robert James Kennedy

Jacksonville, florida

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Biography Overview

Robert Kennedy was born in Fort Myers, Florida and attended Fort Myers High School where he went on to win four state titles in swimming. Mr. Kennedy went to the University of Florida where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. He also swam for the University of Florida and was a finalist at the Southeastern Conference (“SEC”) Swimming and Diving Championships in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Mr. Kennedy was a part of the 2009 All-SEC Freshman Team and 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

After completing his undergraduate degree at the University of Florida, Mr. Kennedy came to Jacksonville where he obtained his J.D. from Florida Coastal School of Law, graduating in the top 12 percent of his class. He was a Dean’s Scholar and on the Dean’s List multiple times throughout his years at Florida Coastal. During his time at Florida Coastal, Mr. Kennedy was the Senior Articles Editor for Florida Coastal Law Review, President of the Moot Court Honor Board, and he was also a member of the Florida Bar YLD Law Student Division from 2015-2017. Mr. Kennedy participated in seven moot court competitions throughout the nation during his time on the Honor Board, winning his last competition as a brief writer at the Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition. He was also a part of the Robert Foster Inn of Court in 2015-2016 and the First District Appellate Inn of Court in 2016-2017.

Mr. Kennedy now uses his writing and advocating skills to help his clients obtain the benefits they deserve from the Social Security Administration.

Practice Areas

  • Social Security Disability


  • Florida Bar


  • University of Florida, Criminology, 2012
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., 2017