Boeckman, Fackler appointed to The Florida Bar Foundation board

The nonprofit fosters law-related public interest programs on behalf of the legal profession.

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Laura Boeckman and Katie Fackler
Laura Boeckman and Katie Fackler
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Jacksonville attorneys Laura Boeckman and Katie Fackler are new appointees to The Florida Bar Foundation board of directors, The Florida Bar announced May 31.

Boeckman is an assistant general counsel for the city of Jacksonville and was appointed by the state Supreme Court.

Fackler is associate general counsel with Baptist Health System. She was appointed by The Florida Bar board of governors.

Boeckman will serve the remainder of a three-year term ending in 2024 that was vacated by another board member. She graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 2001 and began her career as a judicial clerk and a staff attorney with Jacksonville Area Legal Aid. 

She has since been a clinical professor at Florida Coastal School of Law and North Florida bureau chief of the Consumer Protection Division of the Florida Office of the Attorney General.

Boeckman previously chaired the Bar’s Public Interest Law Section and its Consumer Protection Law Committee. She is a member of the Chester Bedell Inn of Court and the First District Appellate Inn of Court.

Fackler also will serve the remainder of an unfilled term until 2025. She earned her law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2009.

Before joining Baptist Health System in 2022, Fackler spent 13 years at the Akerman law firm, where she was a partner in the Bankruptcy and Reorganization department.

Fackler is the former chair of the Jacksonville Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Bankruptcy Law Educational Series Foundation.

The Florida Bar Board of Governors established The Florida Bar Foundation in 1956 as a nonprofit corporation chartered to foster law-related public interest programs on behalf of Florida’s legal profession.

The foundation’s mission is to provide greater access to justice. Through strategic grantmaking, the foundation funds local and statewide civil legal aid organizations and projects to improve the administration of justice and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the legal aid delivery system.



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