Careers at Quarles & Brady

The Q&B Experience: Lawyer Spotlight

Lawyer Spotlight: Jacqueline Johnson

How many states or countries have you lived in?

4 states and the District of Columbia

What is your favorite drink?

Spindrift grapefruit sparkling water.

What is your favorite month?

December (love the holidays and cooler weather).

What inspires you?

My oldest daughter has the most positive attitude about everything she does and she inspires me to try and approach life a little more like her every day.

If you chose a quote to live by, what would it be?

"I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don't intend to waste any of mine." - Neil Armstrong

What is your greatest accomplishment?

My two little girls.

What has been your most embarrassing experience at Q&B?

Luckily, I haven't had any embarrassing moments…yet.

What experience at Q&B has been the most fun?

Volunteering with Quarles Cares.

What advice would you give to a law student? 

Take practical skills classes.

What is your greatest professional success?

One particular moment does not come to mind, but earning clients' trust and being the person they rely on is what I'm most proud of in my career.

What class should you have taken in law school?

Anything that developed practical skills.

Who has given you the best advice about practicing law and what was that advice?

A prior boss and I can't publish it on this website, even a cleaned up version.

What makes you laugh?

My 2 1/2 year old daughter with her silly stories and my baby girl with her big belly laughs.

What is the best thing about Q&B?

The people.

What do you do for fun?

Yoga and hiking.

What is great about working in (your city)?

Naples has the nicest people, best weather and beautiful beaches.

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