Family Law Attorney & Owner

Autumn Beck Blackledge has been practicing law for over 16 years and started her own firm in 2014 practicing exclusively in Marital and Family law. She is a Pensacola native and graduate of Tate High School and Florida State University and FSU College of Law. Autumn is admitted to practice in Florida (since 2001), and is admitted to practice in all Florida Courts the Northern District Federal Court and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. Most recently, she was admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. She is also Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator and Certified Collaborative Divorce Attorney. She is routinely selected for the prestigious SuperLawyers Rising Stars (3 years running), Top 40 Under 40, Legal Elite by Florida Trend and other nationally recognized designations for her commitment to clients and legal skills as well as local awards for her leadership and community service to the Pensacola Area such as Pensacola 100 PowerList, Rising Stars, and Best Attorney on the Coast. Autumn has worked in private practice on both as both plaintiff and defense counsel in the areas of insurance defense, plaintiff’s personal injury, contract disputes, sexual harassment, and other workplace issues and was a lobbyist in Tallahassee and political blogger prior to her current focus area of Family Law. Her professional background is diverse, providing an extensive variety of skills and experiences from which to draw on while representing clients in the emotionally devastating and complex issues surrounding divorce and custody. Autumn's memory and ability to synthesize information to tell the story of her client's family and case is perhaps her greatest strength. Autumn is in her element when navigating high conflict and complex family law cases becuase of her diverse background and legal ability. Autumn's practice is focused on a concierge level of client care which will help guide her clients in all aspects. Autumn is a published author of a humorous cookbook, Skinny Ninnie’s Kitchen, which retells the stories of 4 generations of Southern living and comfort food as well as the author of a variety of published articles on various family law topics. Autumn is active in the community and has a gift for networking and community fundraising and serves on various community boards including Sacred Heart Hospital Foundation and Pensacola Little Theater. She is most proud of her own family, her husband Peyton and their 5 children, Ashton, Irelyn, Ella, Bryre and Cov.

Bar Admissions

  • 2001 State Bar of Florida

Education

Florida State University, 600 W College Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32306
BS - Bachelor of Science - 1998
Florida State University College of Law, 425 W Jefferson St, Tallahassee, FL 32301
JD - Juris Doctor - 2001

Career Highlights

  • Florida Super Lawyer - SuperLawyers - 2017
  • 2016 Rising Star Family Law - SuperLawyers - 2016
  • Nation's Top Attorneys - National Association of Distinguished Counsel - 2015
  • Top 10 Attorneys Under 40 - National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys - 2014
  • Top Up and Coming Attorney - Florida Trend Magazine - 2014
  • 2014 Rising Stars Family Law - Super Lawyers - 2014
  • 2013 Florida Rising Star in Family Law - Super Lawyers - 2013
  • Best Rising Leader - Independent News - 2012
  • 2011 Rising Star - Independent News - 2011
  • Order of the Barristers - Florida State University College of Law - 2001
  • Robert D. Orsek Memorial Moot Court Comptition- First Place Team - The Florida Bar - 2000
  • Robert Orsek Memorial Moot Court Competition- Best Oral Advocate - The Florida Bar - 2000
  • Best Oral Advocate - BMI Entertainment and Benjamain Cardozo College of Law - 2000
  • Ausey and McMullin Moot Court Final Four - Florida State University - 1999

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