J.P. Numa began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange and Osceola Counties. In her role as a prosecutor, she gained trial and litigation experience. Prior to joining Freeman, Goldis and Cash P.A., Ms. Numa was an in-house trial counsel with a global insurance company defending bodily injury, UM/UIM and premise liability claims. Ms. Numa also previously practiced at a national insurance defense firm handling trucking and auto negligence, construction and premise liability for insurance companies, commercial and retail clients. She also specializes in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) litigation.
Ms. Numa received her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida A&M University College of Law in 2016. While in law school, Ms. Numa was an editor of the Florida A&M Law Review, LexisNexis representative, held offices in multiple organizations and clerked for a major insurance company. She was a recipient of the Book Award for Federal Civil Procedure, Dean’s List Award, and worked with the Homelessness Advocacy Legal Clinic handling cases in family law and guardian ad litem.
Prior to completing her undergraduate studies, Ms. Numa was a trained medical insurance biller for seven years. She handled complex appeals against healthcare insurance companies such as Blue Cross & Blue Shield, United Healthcare and other commercial insurance companies including Workers Compensation. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida, graduating with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Political Science. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Numa was a Congressional Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives (Florida-09). She also worked as a legal intern for a personal injury litigation firm.
Ms. Numa is a member of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) and the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers (CFAWL). She is admitted to practice in Florida and in Federal Court for the Middle District of FL.
J.P. lives in Minneola, FL located in Lake County with her husband and daughter. Their adult son is a musician living in Atlanta, GA. She enjoys spending time with her extended families that also reside in Minneola.
Areas of Practice:
Florida A&M College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2016
University of Central Florida
Bachelor of Arts, 2014
2553 First Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, Florida
U.S. Middle District Court for Florida
Territory of Practice:
State of Florida