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Caroline Giannone

Firm Administrator

Caroline is the Immediate Past President of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators as well as being on the board. A Jacksonville native, she also earned her undergraduate degree in Communications at Jacksonville University. Caroline brings close to 15 years of legal industry experience to the firm. Outside of work, Caroline enjoys spending time with her family.


Amanda Johnson

Media Director

Amanda grew up in New Mexico and spent a few years in Augusta before finding her way to Jacksonville, where she has been executing brand strategies for 8 years. She completed her undergraduate studies in Communications & Journalism in 2008 and earned her MBA in 2013. Amanda worked as an outside consultant for Attorney Jason Porter for two years before joining his team full time as the Media Director. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and son.


Darlene Castillo

Legal Assistant

As the firm’s Legal Assistant, Darlene has held numerous responsibilities and has helped run the firm since 2002. Before joining The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., Darlene worked as a Hearing Officer at the Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Administrative Reviews. Having worked with Attorney Jason Porter for over 17 years, Darlene enjoys helping clients who have put their cases, trust, and lives in the firm’s hands. Darlene is the Secretary of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators as well as being on the board.


Dani Morrell, CP, FRP

Paralegal

After earning her B.A. in political science with a criminal justice minor and taking time off to focus on her family, Dani decided to return to school and completed the paralegal program at FSCJ. She began working at The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A, in 2015, received her national paralegal certification in July of 2016, and became a Florida Registered Paralegal in August of 2018. Dani is currently the personal injury paralegal but has assisted with family law and criminal defense within the office.


Nicole "Nicki" Adams

Paralegal

With nearly 10 years of paralegal and legal assistant experience, Nicki is an instrumental part of our legal team at The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. She contributes to our mission by enthusiastically applying her well-rounded skillset and passion for helping others to provide valuable support for our attorneys, including case management, legal research, information management, and document drafting. Nicki was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida and is the happily married mother of three wonderful daughters.


Emily Durant

Paralegal

Born in Ormond Beach, Florida, Emily currently lives in Jacksonville Beach, where she works with our team at the The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. A graduate of the University of North Florida, Emily has worked in the legal field since 2017, helping family law clients find the best path forward in complex cases.

A driven professional, Emily always goes above and beyond to ensure our clients understand the status of their cases and feel confident in their case strategy. At the The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A., Emily helps take care of legal research, drafting, auditing, discoveries, and more.

When she’s not helping our team at the office, you may be able to find Emily spending time with her adopted pup, Rocko.


Ari Rivera

Paralegal

Born in Puerto Rico, paralegal Ari Rivera currently lives in Jacksonville, Florida, where she works with our team here at the Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. A professional with a history in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) law, Ari currently acts as the pre-lit Personal Injury Paralegal for Mr. Watson at our firm.

Ari has years of experience in customer service and management positions, enabling her to provide all our clients with a high degree of services. Fluent in Spanish, Ari also helps many of our Spanish-speaking clients feel confident as we pursue their cases.

When Ari's not working, you can find her playing with their two children, who they spend "every other minute of the day with."


    Jackie Parks

    Administrative Assistant

    After serving in the Navy for 20 years, Jackie retired in 2006. She worked in retail for nine years before joining The Law Offices of Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. Jackie is an incredibly hard worker with a passion for helping others.


    Crystal Bui

    Receptionist

    Crystal brings over 10 years of customer service, and is dedicated to bringing both efficiency and excellency to her role. In her spare time, Crystal enjoys art and instant film photography. She is also an avid skateboarder and a collector of plants.

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