by Gabrielle Davis
ORLANDO — As immediate past president of The Florida Bar, Mayanne Downs will serve as a designated director on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization that works on behalf of Florida’s legal profession to expand access to justice.
A shareholder with King, Blackwell, Downs & Zehnder, P.A. in Orlando, Downs practices civil, trial, appellate and domestic relations law. She is also the attorney for the City of Orlando.
She earned her bachelor’s degree and juris doctor from the University of Florida.
As past president of the Orange County Bar Association and The Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Downs is committed to law-related community service in Orlando.
Downs, whose term on the board began July 1, is a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow.