Datz & Datz, P.A.


Family Law, Divorce Law, Business Litigation, Personal Injury & Criminal Defense

Datz & Datz is a highly experienced Jacksonville law firm concentrating on family law, with a special focus on complex and high-asset divorce cases. This team of exceptional attorneys handles a wide range of family law cases as well as business law, criminal defense and select personal injury cases. The members of the firm are rated  AV Preeminent® 5 of 5 by their peers in Martingale-Hubbell®.

The firm’s partners Lawrence C. Datz and Albert J. Datz form the core of Datz & Datz with more than 80 years of family law and other legal expertise. They are two of only four Jacksonville area Fellows of the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and are listed among The Best Lawyers in America as well as among Florida’s Super Lawyers in the family law category.

Lawrence Datz is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as a Master in the Florida Family Law Inn of Court. He received his B.S. in Economics from Vanderbilt University (1980) and Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law (1983). Lawrence has been a long-standing leader among Florida family law attorneys. He has served on family law leadership committees for The Florida Bar Association. He chaired The Florida Bar’s Litigation Support Professionals Committee from 2001-2008 and its Ad Hoc Committee on Parenting Coordination from 2007-2011. He also acted as president of Florida’s Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts in 2012.

Albert Datz was one of six Florida lawyers who together with six trial judges, six appellate judges, and a Supreme Court justice, served on the Florida Supreme Court commission to recommend changes in divorce laws in Florida. He was chairman of the Florida Supreme Court commission that wrote the first rules of criminal procedure for Florida and the chairman of The Florida Bar’s Committee on Criminal Justice. In addition, he was the recipient of the annual award by the Florida Bar for outstanding contributions to criminal justice. Albert also is a member of the American College of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as the American College of Trial Lawyers, a prestigious group selected on experience and merit.

Lewis Price adds to Albert’s high-level practice in criminal defense. Lewis spent four years as an assistant state attorney for Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit, where he managed more than 100 felony cases. He received his B.A. in History from University of Florida (2003) and his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law (2010). He applies his criminal defense experience at Datz & Datz in addition to supporting the firm in its main practice areas of family, divorce and business law.

Pictured (left to right): Lewis Price, Lawrence C. Datz & Albert J. Datz

6816 Southpoint Pkwy., Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32216 • 904.296.7440