June 5, 2023

Meet Law Clerk Alyssa Hawthorne


Name: Alyssa Hawthorne

Where are you from? Cleveland, Tennessee

Undergraduate education: B.S. in Criminology with a minor in Political Philosophy

Law School: Florida State University College of Law

Year in Law School: Rising 2L

What led you to study law? I decided to study law because it has always been something that I am really passionate about. It also allows me to continue learning and developing my skills every single day, which I believe is really valuable.

Focus Area? Business Law

Why did you decide to pursue clerkship with Clark Partington? I was drawn to Clark Partington because of its esteemed reputation, and I really resonated with the values of the firm.

What do you enjoy doing in your free time? Going on walks, reading, or spending time with my husband and two cats.

Any notable awards/accomplishments achieved during your emerging legal career so far?

  • Executive Editor Elect for Florida State University Business Review
  • Teaching Assistant, Juris Master program at FSU
  • Law student mentor for undergraduate first-generation students
  • FSU Trial Team

About Clark Partington:

Clark Partington is a preeminent Gulf Coast regional law firm, serving the comprehensive legal needs of individuals and businesses as trusted advisors and counsel, with offices in Pensacola, Destin, Santa Rosa Beach & Tallahassee.

We stand on the shoulders of the founders who forged the success of our Firm, we are shaped by our respect for their legacy, and propelled forward by a quiet confidence born of 47 years of excellence.