Joryn Jenkins

Joryn Jenkins is a trial attorney with 36 years of courtroom experience, now in private practice at Open Palm Law,, in Tampa, Florida. She received her bachelor’s from Yale University when she was nineteen years old and her J.D. from Georgetown in Washington, D.C. She is the former editor-in-chief of both The Federal Lawyer and The Bencher magazines and the author of six books, including War or Peace (Avoid the Destruction of Divorce Court ), available on She has received an award granted only to one person each year in the United States Supreme Court. While her focus during most of her 36 years in practice has centered on legal ethics and professionalism, her mission recently has morphed, to “change the way the world gets divorced,” to enlighten folks as to which choices will fit their families best when it comes to the process of divorce.