Joanne M. Fakhre is a practicing attorney in her own firm, Joanne M. Fakhre, P.A., where she specializes in Immigration and Nationality Law. She completed her higher education at the University of North Florida, earning a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She also earned a Juris Doctor through Florida Coastal School of Law.
She is the President of Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association and was the President of World Lebanese Cultural Union from May 2005 – May 2007. She is also a member of Florida Association for Women Lawyers, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Florida Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association, and The Navy League of the United States.