J. Riley Williams, PLC

 

Our Firm’s practice covers many aspects of real estate law, including, residential and commercial real estate transactions, and much more.

 

 

At J. Riley Williams, PLC, we are a new kind of firm for a changing world. We are consistent, patient and professional, giving each new closing the attention it deserves. An integral part of our service is to work closely with our clients so that they leave the closing table feeling informed and secure. We are one of the most consistently well reviewed title agencies in Jacksonville, FL because of this reason.

More than just a title company.

 

Our highly skilled team ensures each transaction is tailored to each individual’s need, we work with efficiency and personalized care. With three offices in Jacksonville, we are always the convenient choice for your real estate closings.

 
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Riverside

2141 Park Street

 

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Southside

5200 Belfort Road, Suite 110

 

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Mandarin

12443 San Jose Boulevard Suite 303

 

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Riley Williams

Riley is an attorney that handles real estate transactions. He helps people transition from one home to another, and makes every effort to see that this process is as smooth and efficient as possible. Riley graduated from the Florida State University College of Law in 1997. Right out of law school Riley worked in a large law firm environment. Ultimately, however, he elected to start his own firm in 2004 (the same year his twins were born).

Outside of work Riley is active raising three boys with his great wife. In addition he enjoys tennis, yoga, running, Amelia Island, teaching marathoners how to do a pull-up, and a cold beer.

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Leah Miller

Leah graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelors in Journalism. She has been with the firm for over 14 years, joining the team shortly after the practice opened in 2004. Leah has worked in every aspect of the company, from processing files to handling closings to her current roles as Marketing Director.

Leah and her Husband Matt have lived in Jacksonville since their marriage in 2007 and have two young sons. Between coaching their soccer teams and volunteering at Little League she finds time to bake and cheer on her Alma Mater (Go Dawgs!). Leah is also a certified CrossFit instructor; she's coached weekly classes at First Coast CrossFit since its inception in 2014.

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Rachel Howell

Rachel studied at Florida State University and received her B.S. in Political Science before going on to obtain her Juris Doctor at Florida Coastal School of Law. She is a member of the Florida Bar and has worked with the firm for over five years.

In her free time she enjoys watching Florida State football and spending time with her son, husband, and French Bulldog, Riggins.

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Allison Deppe

Allison is a closer at J. Riley, and has earned her B.S. in Psychology at the University of North Florida (swoop!). She has worked with our firm for over six years.

Recently married, she lives with her husband, chihuahua, and tabby cat in their Murray Hill bungalow. On week days Allison can be spotted riding around on her scooter to and from work at our Riverside location, and on weekends enjoying live music with a craft beer in hand.

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Sarah Puente

Sarah studied at the University of North Florida and received her B.A. in Criminal Justice before going on to obtain her Juris Doctor at Florida Coastal School of Law. She is a member of the Florida Bar.

In her free time she enjoys offshore fishing, traveling, and spending time with her husband and family.

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Jessica Skidmore

Jessica obtained her Bachelors Degree at The Ohio State University (go Buckeyes!), and her Juris Doctor Degree at Florida Coastal School of Law. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association as well as the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

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Lauren Hunt 

Lauren studied at the University of Florida and received her B.A. in Sociology before going on to obtain her Juris Doctor at Florida Coastal School of Law. She is a member of the Florida Bar and has worked for the firm since 2016.

In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her husband, daughter, and English Bulldog, Finley.

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Michelle Baktys

Michelle has extensive experience in all areas of real estate closings and has handled all aspects of processing and post closing residential and commercial loans for the past 32 years. 

In her free time she enjoys working out, kayaking, the great outdoors, and spending time with family- especially her grandkids.

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Molly Corley

Molly attended Tallahassee Community College and received her Associates in Arts. She has worked for the firm for almost 3 years.

Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family at the beach.

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Bonnie Kelley

Bonnie attended Brevard Junior College and has been working with the firm for over 8 years. 

Bonnie's favorite thing to do is spend time with her family and spending as much time as possible with her grand kids. 

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Jessica Hedden

Jessica studied Business at the Florida State College of Jacksonville and has been gainfully employed with our company for over a year. 

In her free time she enjoys attending local music festivals, along with spending time with friends, and being a devoted cat mom.

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Ashley Watson

Ashley is the “resident IT girl” and a Processor here at the firm. She has held a previous job in the Hazard Insurance field which has helped her transition into working with us.

In her free time she enjoys reading, drawing, and participating in local gaming charity events like GAAM.

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Kallie Jarriel

Kallie graduated from Trinity Christian Academy in 2016. In 2017 she obtained a license in cosmetology, but has decided to change career paths and behin working towards a nursing degree starting Spring 2019. She has worked for the firm for two years.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats, Cookie and Autumn.

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Taylor Cusack

Taylor is currently a student at FSCJ while also working towards her Real Estate license. She started working with the firm in August of 2018 and looks forward to growing with it. 

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, boyfriend, and dog. She loves to hunt, fish, and work out.

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Nicki Wolfe

Nicki graduated from the University of North Florida with  B.A. in Philosophy. She has nearly 20 years of experience in customer service.

She is a contributing writer for several local publications, including Jacksonville Magazine and Void, and enjoys traveling whevener possible.

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 Rose Shabo Alberre

 Rose is our managing attorney. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida. She later obtained her Juris Doctor degree (Cum Laude) and M.B.A. degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Stetson University College of Law. She began her legal career as a federal judicial law clerk in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. Rose later joined several other law firms prior to moving to Jacksonville, FL. She practiced in a variety of areas, including complex business and real estate litigation, family law, estate planning, and general civil practice.

Rose is an active member of the Jacksonville community. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, boating and camping.

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Ashley Taylor

Ashley is our most recent hire as our park office receptionist. She is currently in school obtaining her Bachelors in Business.

In her free time she focuses on photography, creative writing, her family and pitbull.

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Sammye Hostetler

Sammye earned her Fine Arts Degree in Photography from the Delaware College of Art and Design in 2013. She is currently working on her Front End Web Design certification. She has worked for the firm since March 2018 where she began as a processor for Jessica and now works under Leah as the Marketing Coordinator.

In her free time she enjoys going to art shows, shopping for new books, going to farmers markets with a cold brew, and learning about the history of pathology.