Embarking on a Journey of Law, Governance, and Justice: The Mission of The Law Firm of Douglas G. Jackson

At The Law Firm of Douglas G. Jackson, our mission statement is not just a collection of words; it is a guiding principle that shapes our actions and our commitment to the community. We strive “to embody the spirit of law, governance, and justice by advocating for good, building relationships, and developing community.” This mission reflects our core values and the way we approach our legal practice, our community involvement, and our vision for a better future.

Advocating for Good

At the heart of our mission is the commitment to “advocating for good.” This means that we approach every case, every client, and every situation with the intention of making a positive impact. Whether we are representing an individual in a personal legal matter, advising a business on compliance issues, or engaging in pro bono work, our goal is to use the law as a tool for justice and positive change.

Our team is dedicated to providing high-quality legal services that not only resolve our clients’ immediate issues but also contribute to a broader sense of fairness and equity. By advocating for good, we ensure that our efforts are aligned with ethical standards and the greater good of the community.

Building Relationships

Building strong, lasting relationships is a cornerstone of our practice. We understand that effective legal advocacy is not just about knowing the law but also about understanding people and their unique circumstances. Our clients are more than just cases to us; they are individuals and businesses with specific needs, goals, and aspirations.

Our involvement in various community organizations reflects our commitment to building these relationships. We hold or have held leadership positions in the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, the EDGE District Business Association, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the Sunken Gardens Forever Foundation, the PARC NextGen Board, the SunLeaders Board, the Grand Central District Business Association, and other groups. Through these roles, we not only provide legal expertise but also collaborate with other leaders to address the challenges and opportunities facing our community.

Developing Community

Our mission to “develop community” goes beyond providing legal services; it is about actively participating in and contributing to the growth and well-being of St. Petersburg and the broader Tampa Bay Area. We believe that a strong community is built on the foundation of mutual support, engagement, and the shared goal of creating a better future for all its members.  This is exactly why we both collaborate with other groups and hold our own events.

Our involvement in local organizations allows us to contribute to various initiatives that enhance the quality of life in our community. For example, through our work with the Sunken Gardens Forever Foundation, we help preserve and promote one of St. Petersburg’s historic landmarks. Our participation in the PARC NextGen Board supports programs for individuals with disabilities, ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Commitment to Leadership and Service

Leadership and service are integral to our approach at The Law Firm of Douglas G. Jackson. By taking on leadership roles in various organizations, we set an example of how professionals can give back to their community. We believe that leadership is not just about holding titles but about taking initiative, driving positive change, and inspiring others to do the same.

Our service to the community is evident in our pro bono work and our support for local initiatives. We recognize that access to justice is a fundamental right, and we are committed to helping those who may not have the resources to afford legal representation. Through our pro bono efforts, we provide crucial legal assistance to individuals and organizations in need, reinforcing our mission to advocate for good and develop our community.

Building a Legacy

The legacy we aim to build at The Law Firm of Douglas G. Jackson is one of lasting impact. We envision a community where individuals and businesses are empowered by access to justice, where relationships are nurtured through mutual respect and collaboration, and where the spirit of law and governance guides our collective actions towards a more just and equitable society.

By embodying the spirit of law, governance, and justice, we strive to leave a positive mark on St. Petersburg and beyond. Our mission statement is a reflection of our commitment to these ideals and a promise to our clients and community that we will continue to work tirelessly for the greater good.


At The Law Firm of Douglas G. Jackson, our mission is more than a statement; it is a call to action. We are dedicated to advocating for good, building relationships, and developing our community. Through our legal practice and our active involvement in various community organizations, we strive to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve. Our commitment to leadership, service, and justice guides us as we work to build a legacy of positive impact and lasting change.


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