Celeste Thacker — Resource Development Chair

Shutts & Bowen LLP

Celeste Thacker is a proud seventh generation central Floridian from Kissimmee and is passionate about serving the community.
Celeste is an Associate at Shutts & Bowen LLP. She practices land use and commercial real estate and has the pleasure of representing developers with all matters from rezoning to acquisition and leasing.

She received Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt University in 2011 and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida. While at UF, Celeste was honored to serve as the President of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Law Student Division, Commencement Speaker, and the Student Representative for the Dean Search Committee. Celeste was inducted into the Hall of Fame for the University and Florida Blue Key.

In addition to serving the Foundation for Foster Children, Celeste is an active member of the community, participating as a Board Member for the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Mentor for Support Our Scholars, Member of the Silver Spurs, graduate of the Mayor’s City Academy, member of the Osceola and Orange County Bar Associations, member of First United Methodist Church, and member of the UF Law Alumni Council.