Jeff Cox is a progressive Florida attorney, and the Director of Content & Data Acquisition for UniCourt Inc., a legal technology company using machine learning to disrupt the way court records are organized, accessed, and used. Since moving to Tampa Bay in 2015, Jeff has been actively involved in a number of organizations geared toward community development and improving access to justice. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Bay Area Legal Services, on the Great Futures Breakfast Committee for Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay, as a Trustee for Allendale United Methodist Church, on the Board of Directors for the Democratic Club of St. Petersburg, as the Deputy Treasurer of Get Out the Vote Pinellas, as the Assistant Treasurer of GOTV Pinellas, as the Finance Co-Chair of New Leaders Council Tampa Bay, and as a Democratic Committeeman for Precinct 123 in Downtown St. Pete.
Jeff is also a supporting member of The Collective, which was started by Bay Area to increase awareness of pro bono opportunities in the Tampa Bay community, and has volunteered with Wills for Heroes, the Family Forms Clinic at the George E. Edgecomb Courthouse, the Veterans Pro Bono Clinic at the James. A Haley Veterans' Hospital, and previously served as the Co-Chair of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Committee and as the HCBA Intellectual Property Section's Representative for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee. In addition to giving back through pro bono, Jeff regularly writes on how legal technology and machine learning are changing the legal profession. He has appeared in publications such as Yahoo Finance, Above the Law, the American Bar Association's Legal Technology Today, the Association of Corporate Counsel's ACC Docket and ACC Legal Ops Observer, and the HCBA Lawyer. He also assisted in drafting an amicus brief that was filed with the Supreme Court of the United States in Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org in support of improving public access to the law.
As a young progressive attorney who has come to call St. Pete his home, Jeff is committed to improving the lives and livelihoods of those in his community, the Sunshine State, and the United States more broadly. Jeff firmly believes in the importance of altruism, the necessity of finding and celebrating shared values, that "the reward for good work is more work," and is happy to serve as the Finance Co-Chair of NLC Tampa Bay.