Datz & Datz is a law firm which practices in the areas of: Family Law, Personal Injury, and Business Litigation. Partners Albert J. Datz and Lawrence C. Datz were born and raised in Jacksonville, and both are “AV Preeminent 5.0 of 5” rated by their peers in Martindale-Hubbell.
Albert J. Datz was admitted to The Florida Bar after obtaining an LL.B. degree from the University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Datz was a member of a special Supreme Court of Florida Matrimonial Commission and was the 2006 recipient of the Justice Raymond Erlich Trial Advocacy Award. He is also the recipient of the Florida Bar’s Selig Golden Award for significant contributions to the Florida Criminal Justice System. He has represented national and local celebrities in family law matters. Mr. Datz has been a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Florida Supreme Court Committee to draft rules of criminal procedure. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and is an emeritus member of the Florida Family Law Inn of Court and the Chester Bedell Inn of Court (federal).
Lawrence C. Datz is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law. He received his B.S. from Vanderbilt University and Juris Doctor from the Cumberland School of Law. Mr. Datz is a member of the Jacksonville Bar Association, The Florida Bar, and the American Bar Association. He served as a member of the Executive Council of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and has been chair or co-chair of numerous committees and subcommittees. Mr. Datz is President of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and received that organization’s 2004 Volunteer of the Year award for his pro bono work with high conflict families. Mr. Datz is also a Master in the Florida Family Law Inn of Court. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors for the Depaul School of Northeast Florida, Inc.
Stephen U. Pitel joined the firm in 2010. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Rochester his Doctor of Juris Prudence from the Vermont Law School. He is a member of The Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, and Jacksonville Bar Asociation.
6816 Southpoint Pkwy., Suite 100, Jacksonville, FL 32216 (904) 296-7440 www.DatzLaw.net
(Photo:) Lawrence C. Datz, President, Albert J. Datz, Vice President & Stephen U. Pitel