Hayley L. Folmar

Associate

Hayley practices a broad spectrum of employer-centered litigation.  Specifically, she handles defense work in the areas of workers' compensation defense, insurance defense, and civil liability defense.  Hayley handles trial practice, appellate practice, and administrative hearings before the Florida First DCA, County and Circuit Courts, the Judge of Compensation Claims and the Florida Department of Administrative Hearings. She has represented state agencies, national insurance companies, PEOs, TPAs and self-insureds.  Hayley handles matters in the areas of premises liability, auto liability, sovereign immunity, medical-malpractice, professional-malpractice and wrongful death.

Hayley assists employers and financial institutions alike in the processing and handling of Writs of Garnishment, protecting the rights of the Garnishee.

Hayley enjoys presenting educational lectures throughout the southeast about a variety of specialized defense topics.  She is licensed by the Florida Division of Financial Services to provide continuing education instruction.

Recently licensed in Georgia, Hayley has expanded across the State line.  She now appears before the Georgia State Board of Worker's Compensation and the Superior Court of Georgia for civil matters.

Professional Activities

  • Workers’ Compensation Rules Advisory Committee: 2016 – 2019 Term
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Claims Association
  • Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Clerkships

  • Circuit Court Judges (7th Circuit), St. John's County, Florida

Admissions

  • The Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • The Georgia Bar, 2018

Education

  • Florida State University, B.A., English Creative Writing, 2008
  • Florida State University, B.A., Philosophy, 2008
  • Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D., 2011