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Watson Named Among Top 100 Influential People in Pensacola

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In 2018, two years into his own legal practice, Attorney Aaron Watson debuted at #51 of Pensacola's most influential people. InWeekly Magazine honors the Top 100 “Most Influential People” throughout Escambia County through its Power Rankings. InWeekly seeks to identify outstanding community leaders; leaders that dedicate their time building a thriving community through leadership and service.

Attorney Watson is known to have a mind for the law and a heart for the community. Many have become impressed with his legal knowledge and skill, but also are encouraged by his compassion. Attorney Aaron Watson “walks the walk and talks the talk’ in his personal and professional life. He is a visionary and is someone who understands the justice system and his client’s legal needs.

Attorney Watson had a unique career path before becoming an attorney. He was raised by his father, a Baptist Minister, in Florida and Alabama with an understanding of the responsibility of leadership and oral advocacy. Mr. Watson credits his award-winning style of advocacy to his church background and his experience listening to his father's impassioned sermons. He graduated from Florida State University before beginning law school at Stetson University College of Law. During this time, Mr. Watson was named Who's Who Among American Universities & Colleges. Attorney Watson was a shareholder at The Levin Papantonio law firm where he practiced alongside his mentor, attorney Fred Levin. Additionally, Mr. Watson has interned alongside his mentor, famed attorney Wilie Gary.

Attorney Watson is particularly active in serving the community and is often involved in outreach to underrepresented communities in the legal field. Mr. Watson has served on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and the Florida Justice Association and has recently been named one of the National Black Lawyers Top Under 40. He is a member of The Englewood Missionary Baptist Church in Pensacola. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and enjoys mentoring and public speaking at local colleges, high schools, and churches.

“I am humbled that my hometown newspaper, InWeekly, has ranked me among the most influential people in Pensacola,” states Attorney Watson.

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