Jill M. Dutmers is a Senior Associate in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group.

Jill focuses her practice on complex commercial and construction litigation matters in both state and federal courts, as well as in alternative dispute resolution settings. She represents general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, suppliers and other parties in matters involving construction and design defects, contract disputes, liens, delays and unforeseen conditions on public and private projects.

During law school, Jill interned for The Honorable L. Scott Coogler for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. She also served as the Managing Editor for the 42nd Volume of the Law & Psychology Review.



  • The University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 2018
    • LAW & PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW, Volume 42, Managing Editor
    • Raise the Bar, President
    • University of Alabama Civil Law Clinic, Law Student Intern
    • Campbell Moot Court Competition
    • Bench and Bar Honor Society
  • University of Central Florida, B.A., English Literature, summa cum laude, 2015
    • Order of Pegasus Class of 2015
    • UCF English Department Outstanding Literary Scholar 2015

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Professional and Civic

  • Florida Bar
    • Real Property, Probate & Trust Section
    • Young Lawyers Section 
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association

Practice Areas

Industry Focus


  • UCF 30 Under 30 Alumni Award Recipient 2021

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