Jana McConnaughhay

Elder Law Attorney

Jana McConnaughhay is Board Certified in Elder Law by the Florida Bar. She is a Tallahassee native, who received a B.A. in Accounting, with honors, from Furman University and her J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she won the K. Harlan Dodson Moot Court Award for outstanding service to the Moot Court program. Ms. McConnaughhay is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and continues to serve on its Joint Public Policy Task Force for the Elderly and Disabled.  She is on the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of North Florida, the Leon High School Foundation, the Capital City Bank Community Board, and the Florida Bar’s Grievance Committee for the Second Judicial Circuit.

In 2018 Ms. McConnaughhay was again designated as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend, a designation achieved by fewer than 2% of Florida’s attorneys overall. Ms. McConnaughhay was also named a Florida Super Lawyer again in 2018, a designation achieved by fewer than 5% of Florida’s attorneys.  She is “AV” rated by Martindale Hubbell. Ms. McConnaughhay has been selected as Member of the Year by the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and a Guardian Angel by the Office of the Public Guardian, having previously served as long-time chair of its Board. In 2017 she was named one of Tallahassee’s 25 Women You Need to Know by the Tallahassee Democrat.

She and her husband, Chad, have two children, seventeen and fifteen. They are active volunteers in their children’s school and at their church, where Ms. McConnaughhay co-chairs the Sweet Dreams ministry, providing beds and bedding to children in the foster care system. She also acts as a Reading Pal at a local elementary school through United Way of the Big Bend.

Lauchlin T. Waldoch

Jana McConnaughhay

(850) 385-1246
Lauchlin T. Waldoch
(850) 385-1246
Jana McConnaughhay is Board Certified in Elder Law by the Florida Bar. She is a Tallahassee native, who received a B.A. in Accounting, with honors, from Furman University and her J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she won the K. Harlan Dodson Moot Court Award for outstanding service to the Moot Court program. Currently Ms. McConnaughhay is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and continues to serve on its Joint Public Policy Task Force for the Elderly and Disabled.  She is on the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of North Florida, the Leon High School Foundation, the Florida State University Planned Giving Council and the Capital City Bank Community Board.

In 2018 Ms. McConnaughhay was again designated as one of Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend, a designation achieved by fewer than 2% of Florida’s attorneys overall. Ms. McConnaughhay was also named a Florida Super Lawyer again in 2018, a designation achieved by fewer than 5% of Florida’s attorneys.  She is “AV” rated by Martindale Hubbell. Ms. McConnaughhay has been selected as Member of the Year by the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and a Guardian Angel by the Office of the Public Guardian, having previously served as long-time chair of its Board. In 2017 she was named one of Tallahassee’s 25 Women You Need to Know by the Tallahassee Democrat.

She and her husband, Chad, have two children, seventeen and fifteen, and are active volunteers in their children’s school and at their church, where Ms. McConnaughhay co-chairs the Sweet Dreams ministry, which provides bedding to children in the foster care system. She also acts as a Reading Pal at a local elementary school through United Way of the Big Bend.