Best Lawyers Award BadgeJacksonville law firm Datz & Datz and its managing partner Lawrence Datz will be honored by inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.


The publication, considered the legal profession’s most respected peer review publication, named Datz one of the Best Lawyers in America and Datz & Datz as one of the Best Law Firms in America.

Datz has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Americasince 2012. The recognition is voted on by peers in the legal field.

Datz has more than 30 years of experience in family law. In addition to being named 2018 Family Law “Lawyer of the Year,” he is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Master in the Florida Family Law Inn of Court. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from Cumberland School of Law.

Datz said this recognition from his peers shows his firm is on the right path. “This honor reflects the hard work Datz & Datz does for our clients every day,” he said, “and reaffirms the success of our ultimate goal – to bring excellent legal services to Northeast Florida.”

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”