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Caron Byrd
Law Clerk
PROFILE
AFFILIATIONS

Caron's Profile

Caron is a Law Clerk in the Firm’s Public Finance practice. She works with members of the team to assist clients nationwide with a wide range of tax-advantaged finance transactions. She serves as bond counsel, disclosure counsel, issuer’s counsel, and underwriter’s counsel on bond financings. She also works with clients to manage post-issuance issues, including determinations regarding permitted used of bond proceeds, rebate compliance, and ongoing disclosures.

In addition to her work in the area of bonds, Caron advises clients involved in public-private partnerships (P3s) and development incentives. She helps clients take advantage of other available finance options on deals, including ones eligible for New Markets Tax Credits, Historic Tax Credits, and the federal Opportunity Zone program.

Caron received her J.D. cum laude from Florida State University College of Law. Among her many accomplishments in law school, she was as a recipient of the Preeminent Scholar Award, an editor on the Florida State University Law Review & Florida State Business Review, served as Vice President of the Black Law Student Association, and earned a Business Law Certificate. She earned her B.A. cum laude from Birmingham-Southern College where she was a member of the National College Senior Honor Society, the Omicron Kappa Delta National Leadership Honor Society, and the Varsity Track & Field team.

*Caron is not yet licensed in State of Florida.

Caron's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • United Way of Big Bend VITA Volunteer, Tallahassee, Florida (2019)
  • Second Judicial Circuit Guardian Ad Litem Program, Tallahassee, Florida (2018-2019)
  • Impact Alabama, AmeriCorps Volunteer (2016-2017)
CONTACT
T 205.254.1234
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EDUCATION

Florida State University College of Law (2020, J.D., cum laude; Business Law Certificate; Preeminent Scholar Award; 2019 ACS Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition, finalist; Staff Editor, Florida State University Law Review & Florida State Business Review; Innovative Community Engagement Fellow (ICE); Vice President of Black Law Student Association)

Birmingham-Southern College (2016, B.A., cum laude; Donald C. Harrison Honors Program Senior Scholar; Chapter President of Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity; Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science) Honor Society; Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society; Omicron Kappa Delta National Leadership Honor Society; Varsity Track & Field)