Percy A. King, Esq., MBA grew up in Gary, Indiana. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Florida A&M College of Law in December of 2011. During law school, Percy was a member of law review, two moot court teams, vice-chair and subsequently chair of the practice skills teams and placed third nationally, receiving a scholarship in the National Black Law Student Association’s most outstanding law student competition. Additionally, Percy was the 2011 Florida National Employment Law (NELA) summer fellow at large. As such, Percy completed a summer fellowship with a firm in Clearwater, Florida that specializes in Employment Law. Percy graduated a semester early in December of 2011, magna cum laude and with a final ranking of #2.
While awaiting the start of his federal clerkship, Percy worked for a small firm in Orlando from March until August of 2012. During this time, Percy worked on cases in the areas of:
Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, HOA law, Contract law and Criminal Defense. On September 5, 2012, Percy began work as a term federal judicial law clerk for a Senior United States District Court Judge in Jacksonville, Florida. Percy was responsible for managing, researching and writing proposed orders for one-half of the caseload assigned to his judge. In addition to working full time for the federal judiciary, Percy began FAMU’s five semester on-line MBA program in August of 2012, just 10 days prior to beginning his federal clerkship. Percy graduated with a 4.0 grade point average on May 3, 2014. Percy completed his four years with the federal court on September 2, 2016.
Percy is licensed to practice law in the States of Florida and North Dakota, and is a member of the Federal Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel in the Middle District of Florida (Jacksonville Division) and for the District of North Dakota. Percy has been a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. since 1989.