JoLinda L. Herring

Attorney

Office phone: 305-374-7349

jherring@bmolaw.com

Office Location: Miami

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

JoLinda Herring joined Bryant Miller Olive as a law clerk in 1994. Upon admission to The Florida Bar in 1996, she began as a practicing attorney with the firm and today she is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Public Finance Group. Ms. Herring’s practice is dedicated to municipal law, governmental tax-exempt financings and blue sky securities law. Ms. Herring has a specialty in representing pooled programs. She currently serves as Bond Counsel to the Sunshine State Governmental Financing Commission and was also instrumental in creating the Florida Municipal Loan Council and the Florida Rural Utility Financing Commission and currently serves as bond counsel to both entities. She has served as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter’s counsel to various governmental entities including Palm Beach County, Broward County, Miami-Dade County, Leon County, Jackson County, Brevard County, the City of Tallahassee, the City of Miami, the City of Ocala, the City of Panama City Beach, and numerous other governmental entities across the State of Florida, State of Connecticut and State of Louisiana. She is a member of NABL and serves on the NABL Bond Attorney’s Workshop Steering Committee. She is listed in the Municipal Bond Attorneys’ section of The Bond Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace. She graduated from Florida State University College of Law in 1996. Ms. Herring also received an M.B.A. in Finance with honors from Vanderbilt University in 1987.

EDUCATION

College: Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee- B.S. in Chemistry, May 1985, Honors

Law School: Florida State University College of Law – J.D., May 1996

Other school or degree: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee- MBA in Finance, May 1987 Owen Merit Scholar

BAR ADMISSIONS

The Florida Bar (1996)

COURT ADMISSIONS

All Florida Courts

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Florida Bar Association, Member

National Association of Bond Lawyers, Member

Gwen Cherry Black Women’s Lawyers Association, Member

Leadership Tallahassee, Class XVIII, Graduate

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Florida Memorial University, Trustee

Fisk University Alumni Association, Member

Vanderbilt University Alumni Association, Member

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Member

HONORS & AWARDS

South Florida’s 25 Most Influential & Prominent Black Women in Business and Leadership (2013)

ICABA 100 Most Accomplished Blacks in Healthcare & Law (2009)

PRESENTATIONS

Speaker, NABL Fundamentals Workshop (2010-2012)

Speaker, Marcum Governmental Symposium (2012)