Jahaida Pichardo (J.P.) Numa

JAHAIDA PICHARDO (J.P.) NUMA, ASSOCIATE

Jahaida Pichardo (J.P.) Numa is an Associate Attorney at the Orlando Office of Landau & Associates, P.A. Prior to completing her undergraduate studies, Ms. Numa was a trained medical insurance biller for seven years. She handled complex appeals by obtaining payments for a medical provider that had over thirty urgent care centers on the east coast of the U.S. against healthcare insurance companies such as Blue Cross & Blue Shield, United Healthcare and other commercial insurance companies including Workers Compensation claims.

She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida, graduating with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Political Science and Pre-Law. Prior to entering law school, Ms. Numa was a Congressional Intern for the U.S. House of Representatives (Florida-09) and worked as a legal intern for a personal injury firm handling suits in litigation.

Ms. Numa received her Juris Doctor Degree from Florida A&M University College of Law. While in law school, Ms. Numa was an editor of the Florida A&M Law Review, LexisNexis representative and held offices in multiple organizations. She was a recipient of the Book Award for Federal Civil Procedure, Dean’s List Award, and was a legal intern in the Homelessness Advocacy Legal Clinic handling cases in family law and guardian ad litem issues. Prior to taking the Florida Bar exam, Ms. Numa was a legal clerk for an in-house counsel insurance defense firm in Orlando.

Upon becoming a member of the Florida Bar, Ms. Numa was an Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange and Osceola Counties in Florida. In her role as an Assistant State Attorney she litigated criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to lower level felonies. Ms. Numa is an active member of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) and the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers (CFAWL). Ms. Numa currently focuses her practice at Landau & Associates in Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Litigation.

J.P. lives with her husband, son and daughter in Clermont, Florida. They are huge fans of NBA basketball!

Bar Admissions:
State of Florida
Education:
Florida A&M University College of Law (J.D. 2016)
University of Central Florida (B.A. 2014)