Juana Watkins, AHWD, RCE

Vice President of Law and Policy & General Counsel Florida REALTORS® Orlando, FL


A native of Pensacola, Florida, Juana Watkins is a graduate of FloridaA&M University and Florida State University College of Law. 

Juana began her career in law as a criminal defense attorney, but discovered a love for the real estate industry. This led to a 16-year career at the Florida Division of Real Estate, the final 7 years was in an appointment by Florida Governor Rick Scott as Director for the agency.

Since 2019 Juana has served as Vice President of Law & Policy and General Counsel for Florida Realtors; with more than 225,000 members, the nation’s largest statewide Realtor® trade association, and Florida’s largest trade association. In this role Juana ensures that the operations, products, and services of the association are in compliance with the law.


2022 NAR NXT,
The REALTOR® Experience

November 11-13 Orlando, Florida

See you next year in Anaheim, CA!

November 14-16, 2023