Nicole L. Goetz
Immediate Past Chair
Nicole L. Goetz, P.L.
Naples, FL

Nicole L. Goetz is the managing member of Nicole L. Goetz, P.L. in Naples, Florida where she focuses her practice on family law and appeals.

Ms. Goetz graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida, and she received her Juris Doctorate degree with honors from the University of Florida.

Ms. Goetz was a member of the Executive Council of the Section from 2009 to 2014.  She has also served the section in various capacities including as past Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee, Vice-Chair and Secretary of the Ad Hoc Bylaws Committee, and Co-Chair, Vice-Chair and Special Advisor to the Family Law Section’s Equitable Distribution Committee.  In 2008, Ms. Goetz was directly involved with the legislative efforts of the Section that led to the 2008 amendments to 61.075, Florida Statutes.

Ms. Goetz has lectured regularly on family law topics in the past, and she co-authored the December 2008 Florida Bar Journal Article titled, “A Brave New Frontier:  The Equitable Distribution 2008 Legislative Changes.”  Additionally, Ms. Goetz has authored, “The Changing Landscape of Florida Family Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution’s Role in Florida’s Family Law System” in Inside the Minds: Strategies for Family Law in Florida, 2012 ed.: Leading Lawyers on Working with Clients, Creating an Effective Strategy, and Handling Complex Cases.  By Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business.  2012.

Ms. Goetz was selected as one of Florida´s Legal Elite for 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 by Florida Trend Magazine, and she was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2010 and 2011 by Super Lawyer´s Magazine.  She is also AV Preeminent® peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

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