Jana McConnaughhay is Board Certified in Elder Law by the Florida Bar. She is a Tallahassee native, who received a B.A. in Accounting, with honors, from Furman University and her J.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Law, where she won the K. Harlan Dodson Moot Court Award for outstanding service to the Moot Court program. Currently Ms. McConnaughhay is a past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and continues to serve on its Joint Public Policy Task Force for the Elderly and Disabled. She is on the Board of Directors for the Community Foundation of North Florida, the Leon High School Foundation, the Florida State University Planned Giving Council and the Stacey Webb Arts Foundation.
In 2017 Ms. McConnaughhay was again designated as one of Florida's Legal Elite by Florida Trend, a designation achieved by fewer than 2% of Florida's attorneys overall. Ms. McConnaughhay was also named a Florida Super Lawyer again in 2017, a designation achieved by fewer than 5% of Florida's attorneys. She is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell. Ms. McConnaughhay has been selected as Member of the Year by the Elder Law Section of the Florida Bar, and a Guardian Angel by the Office of the Public Guardian, having previously served as long-time chair of its Board. In 2017 she was named one of Tallahassee's 25 Women You Need to Know by the Tallahassee Democrat.
She and her husband, Chad, have two children, sixteen and fourteen, and are active volunteers in their children's schools and at their church, where Ms. McConnaughhay co-chairs the Sweet Dreams ministry, which provides bedding to children in the foster care system and serves on the church's Staff Parish Committee.