Ms. Najah N. Adams lives a purpose driven life. She brings over a decade of legal experience as a litigator, personally handling hundreds of family law cases, many of which involved domestic, sexual, repeat, dating, or stalking violence. In addition to family law, Ms. Adams is experienced in personal injury, consumer, dependency, probate, social security and business matters. Her dedication to her clients earned her the “2012 Advocate of the Year” from the Suwannee Valley Victim Assistance Coalition.
On a personal level, Ms. Adams knows the pain of going through a divorce and the importance that compassion plays in walking a family through this process. A divorce rocks the very core of an individual and has the potential to shatter even the strongest family unit. However, with proper legal guidance, strategy and insight, Ms. Adams is able to personally assist you and align you with the resources necessary to holistically get through this time.
As an entrepreneur, Ms. Adams assist entrepreneurs with their business needs, from conception, formation, sustainability, risk management, and if necessary, litigation. Her capabilities range in assisting small and large corporation, whether non-profit or for-profit. A substantial portion of the practice is dedicated to assisting religious organizations with their administrative and business / corporate needs. Ms. Adams is an evangelist missionary and has intimate knowledge of the specific ministry needs associated with Kindgom-minded clientele.
As a triple-Gator, Ms. Adams earned her Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications with a minor in French (2001); Masters of Family, Youth and Community Science (2005) and Juris Doctor (2005).
Ms. Adams’ commitment to excellence is seen by her leadership roles within the profession and community. In 2012, Ms. Adams was appointed by former Florida Bar President Gwen Young to the Committee For Diversity And Inclusion, and reappointed by each successor Florida Bar president to date. In 2014, Ms. Adams became the first African-American female president of the Third Judicial Circuit Bar Association. She is the former Treasurer of the Josiah T. Walls Bar Association; current Member of the James C. Adkins, Jr. American Inn of Court; former Chair of the Suwannee Valley Victim Assistance Coalition; former Board Member for Gainesville Home Instruction For Parents Of Preschool Youngsters; and charter member of the Greater North Central Florida Chapter of Jack and Jill, Incorporated.
Born in Flushing, New York, Ms. Adams is a first-generation American. Her Caribbean roots and upbringing are central to her hard work ethic, morals, and values. Ms. Adams is the mother of two beautiful young children and dedicated to raising them to walk in their Kingdom assignment. She is a licensed evangelist missionary in the Church of God in Christ and active in her local, district, and jurisdictional church. In her spare time, Ms. Adams enjoys writing, traveling, playing basketball, and just enjoying life!