Chemere Ellis focuses her practice on a wide range of commercial litigation, criminal defense, receivership, and securities litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Chemere obtained a very diverse set of experiences as she has practiced criminal law, personal injury law, and has represented clients in the financial services sector. Most recently, Chemere served as a prosecutor for Florida’s Sixth Judicial Circuit (Pinellas County), where she prosecuted all manner of cases, including first degree life felonies. Chemere has first-chaired dozens of jury trials and has served in the supervisory role of Lead Trial Attorney in the county courts of Pinellas County.
Chemere earned her law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she competed in the university’s oral advocacy competition and earned the Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence. Prior to attending law school, Chemere completed her undergraduate studies at Seton Hall University, where she earned the magna cum laude designation in obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree with double majors in Business Finance and English Literature. Chemere is licensed to practice law in Florida and in the District Courts for the Middle, Southern, and Northern Districts of Florida. The Business Law Section of the Florida Bar also selected Chemere as a Business Law Fellow for the class of 2021-2023, which is a prestigious title bestowed upon an elite group of young attorneys who exhibit the potential for leadership within the business law community. Chemere is also a member of the Federal Bar Association, the George Edgecomb Bar Association, and the Hillsborough County Bar Association.