Ayanna Hypolite


Ayanna Hypolite

Ayanna Hypolite

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law

Blog Posts

How do you Guide School Districts in Florida?

I think it helps having somebody whose been in this community. I grew up in North Central Florida, I've been in front of juries here. I'm a product of the public education system, University of Florida graduate. Public school, k-12 graduate and I think I speak the...

What are the Concerns About Testing in Florida?

There's a lot of distrust about Common Core, and that's a huge hot topic. If you speak to a lot of people in education the idea behind Common Core of let's have some agreed upon standards of subject areas that we want to make sure is a baseline students understand...

Are There any Education Law Hot Topics in Florida?

The local school district don't have a lot of autonomy or ability to opt out of state testing. These mandates come from the federal government and the state government that's why I talk about education law being ... Or school district being so highly regulated, and...

Originally from Chicago, Ayanna completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business before moving to Orlando in 2006. Ayanna is an educator at heart. She worked in higher education while attending Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. In total, she spent ten years in higher education. However, her love of the law compelled her to switch to the legal profession.

Upon graduating from law school, Ayanna practiced family law, estate planning, and probate law. She also represented the State of Florida’s Department of Revenue in child support enforcement cases.

In addition to civil litigation, Ayanna is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Court Mediator, available to assist with alternative dispute resolution throughout North Central Florida.

Ayanna has lived in Florida since 2006. She moved to Gainesville in 2017 and enjoys living locally with her husband and two sons. Ayanna is committed to serving the North Central Florida community. She led the Josiah T. Walls Bar Association as a 2018-2019 Executive Board Member and the 2019-2020 President. She often engages the community at large through volunteer events such as Strike Out Hunger and the Law & Justice Conference. In her spare time, Ayanna enjoys visiting Florida’s beaches and outdoor festivals.