Richard Junnier, Esq.Richard Junnier, Esq. earned an LL.M. in Global Economy with a concentration in human rights from New York University, and an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from the National University of Singapore, a J.D. from Florida State University, a certificate in Transnational Organized Crime Studies from the Erasmus College of Law in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and a B.A. in Psychology from Florida State University. He has served on the Editorial Board of the Florida Bar Journal and has served as article selection editor and associate editor of The Florida State University Law Review. He has published and presented in the areas of privacy rights, property taxation, and behavioral law and economics.

Between 2006 and 2008 he was an attorney for the Innocence Project of Florida, where he assisted with the DNA exoneration of William Michael Dillon after 28 years of wrongful incarceration. He also gave solicited testimony before the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee on the successful passage of the Victims of Wrongful Incarceration Act. Mr. Junnier has served as Chair, Vice Chair, and Commissioner on multiple municipal and regional boards including the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency's Citizens' Advisory Committee and the Tallahassee Transit Advisory Board. Mr. Junnier chartered Junnier Law P.A. upon the conclusion of his service as Chair of the Leon County Democratic Executive Committee.

From November 2012 through January 2013, Mr. Junnier had the honor of serving as a member of a White House working group assembled to successfully discuss and organize grassroots opposition relating to the Sequester, the Fiscal Cliff, and federal debt default.

Mr. Junnier's pro-bono advocacy includes work on behalf of the Big Bend Mental Health Coalition and as the 2013 Civil Law Advocacy Coordinator for the North Florida Homeless Veterans' Stand Down. He has also performed pro-bono appellate and mental health work for the Public Defender of the Second Judicial Circuit. Mr. Junnier has lived and conducted legal research in North America, Europe, and Asia and has benefited from visiting and experiencing the cultures of thirty-five countries on five continents, including multiple conflict zones and emerging economies.

In 2011, Mr. Junnier won the Joseph S. Ellin Memorial Essay Prize (best paper) for "Leibniz and the Behavioral Economic Approach to Confusing a Law Review Editor" at the Lighthearted Philosophers' Society's 5th Annual Conference.