Jillene A. Doolkadir, Esq. is the founder and President of Doolkadir Law, P.A. She is a Florida licensed attorney.
Licenses, Certificates & Studies
She received her Juris Doctorate and Certificate in International Legal Practice Concentration from Nova Southeastern University in 2011 and has not looked back since. Prior to starting her practice Jillene secured and completed a highly coveted mini pupillage at the prestigious Barristers’ Chambers, QEB Hollis Whiteman in London, United Kingdom. She assisted in the defense of attempted murder and rape cases and practiced in the Old Bailey under the supervision of her pupil master, Barrister Edward Henry. She also assisted in conducting multi-jurisdictional research of white collar crime matters and has written two scholarly papers on white collar crime and comparative law topics. Jillene then went on to complete her legal studies and clerkship at the firm of Marriot Harrison, one of London’s premiere Media, Technology and Intellectual Property firms. She completed her clerkship under the supervision of Partner Duncan Innes and assisted in a variety of transactional media and entertainment matters. Jillene has argued motions and litigated cases before the courts of several jurisdictions during her studies and as a first chair attorney.
Jillene is a Member in Good Standing of the Florida Bar and United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. She is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries and of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section of the Florida Bar. Her license to practice law as a Solicitor in the United Kingdom is currently pending.
Jillene then turned her focus on corporate in-house matters and became the General Counsel of a multi-million dollar Florida pharmaceutical consulting company where she handled mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, drafted and negotiated various agreements and oversaw the everyday legal matters of the company and its 13 affiliated companies. She currently represents several small and mid-sized businesses both in and out of the entertainment industry. Her experience as corporate in-house counsel helps her appreciate the legal risks associated with running a business while juggling interests in growth and profit.
Jillene began her romance with the Entertainment Industry in 2001. She has worked for companies such as Clear Channel Radio, Cox Media and VP Records. She also completed a highly coveted clerkship at one of London’s top Media, Technology and Intellectual Property firms, Marriot Harrison. In her current practice, Jillene combines her knowledge of the music industry and legal training to deliver insightful representation to her clients in the entertainment industry. Some of her clients have signed major label recording and publishing deals and many more have signed with great independent record labels.
Jillene has also teamed up with Warriors Boxing and Promotions, one of Florida’s most popular boxing promotional companies. She represents fighters, promoters, managers and advisers. She has assisted in title defense administrative hearings before the WBF; litigated cases under the Mohamed Ali Act; and has handled contract matters such as releases, negotiations and assignments.
Jillene is a native of Eccles, Guyana and migrated to America in the 1980’s. She and her loving husband are parents to a son and two adorable dogs. During her free time, Jillene loves to exercise, cook, and spend time with her family.