Our Associates are highly skilled professionals and practioners who collaboratively dedicate time, energy, and expertise to the CCR’s mission.

Garry Bevel, Esq. – Ombudsperson, Offfice of the Children’s Ombudsperson with Partnership for Child Health and Jacksonville Children’s System of Care Initiative

Bev Brown, Esq., PhD – Educational Attorney, Three Rivers Legal Services

Betsy Dobbins, Esq., MSW – Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender

Michelle Hawthorne, Esq. – Adjunct Professor, Florida Coastal School of Law

Rob Mason, Esq. – Juvenile Division Director, Office of the Public Defender

Dr. Mikah Owen, MD, MPH – Assistant Professor, Community and Society Pediatrics with the University of Florida School of Medicine – Jacksonville