Phone: (904) 632-4836

Email: IBoykin@ImaniBoykinPA.com

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Ms. Boykin practices exclusively in the area of Elder Law including Medicare and Medicaid planning, estate planning, probate, guardianship, family law, and probate litigation.  Ms. Boykin is a VA Accredited Attorney.

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND​

Ms. Boykin earned a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the top-ranked elder law program in the nation, at Stetson University College of Law, making her a specialist in Elder Law.  She was awarded the Matthew Bender Elder Law Book Award for her distinguished performance while in the program.  She earned her Juris Doctorate degree from Florida Coastal School of Law where she graduated in the top 20% of her class. At Coastal, she was an editor of the Florida Coastal Law Review, elected as a Justice on the Honor Court by her peers, and accepted membership in Phi Delta Phi, an international legal honors fraternity. 

Ms. Boykin also graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration in Finance and Management Information Systems, as well as a Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Human Resources Management.  Ms. Boykin authored Eleventh Commandment for the Eleventh Circuit: Thou Shalt Not Violate the Establishment Clause, 5 Fla. Coastal L.J. 1 (2004).  While in law school, Ms. Boykin also clerked for the Honorable Thomas E. Morris and the Honorable Monte C. Richardson, Federal Magistrates in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

In 2016, Ms. Boykin was honored by the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association as the Woman Lawyer of the Year.  She was also recognized by Jacksonville Area Legal Aid as Pro Bono Attorney of the Year.  The following year, she was designated a Leader in the Law by the Florida Association of Women Lawyers.  Ms. Boykin was the President of the D.W. Perkins Bar Association for 2010-2011 and was inducted into the Florida Family Law Inns of Courts in 2009.  She currently serves as a Barrister of the Chester Bedell Inns of Courts.  She was an adjunct professor at Florida Coastal School of Law and currently teaches Disability Law in Stetson's Elder Law Program.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Boykin held executive positions in finance, strategic planning, manufacturing, business development, human resources and operations.  Ms. Boykin is a veteran of the United States Army and the remaining team members are veterans of the United States Navy.

BAR ADMISSIONS
  • Florida, 2005

  • New Jersey, 2006

  • United States District Court of New Jersey, 2006

  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2007

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • The Florida Bar

  • American Bar Association

  • Jacksonville Bar Association

  • Chester Bedell Inns of Courts

  • Florida Family Law American Inns of Courts

  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association

  • D.W. Perkins Bar Association, Inc.

  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce

  • The New Jersey Bar

  • Jacksonville Lawyers Roundtable

  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, Inc.

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc.

  • Estate Planning Council of Northeast Florida

 
BAR SERVICE
  • Probate Rules Committee, 2013 - 2019

  • Fourth Circuit Grievance Committee "D", 2010 - 2013 (Chair 2013)

  • Member of the Elder Law Section and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section

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