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J.J. Dahl

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Clermont, FL

Dahl Family Law Group
1001 East Ave
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-243-4100
Fax: 352-243-4101
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

As founder of the Dahl Family Law Group, J.J. Dahl represents people in Clermont, Florida, who are involved with family issues. She regularly handles cases such as divorce, alimony and child support, child custody and visitation, paternity, adoption and division of property.

After earning her undergraduate degree, Ms. Dahl attended Florida State University College of Law. During her time, there, she was honored with several scholarships and in 1990, she received her Juris Doctor.

Throughout her legal career of more than 20 years, Ms. Dahl has served as a Florida state prosecutor twice and applies her deep understanding of the court system to her family law clients. She knows the emotions that are often involved in a family dispute or adoption, and helps her clients find a solution that best fits their needs. She does this by teaching her clients about family law, showing them what their rights and options are, and then encouraging them to make decisions that will not only benefit them now, but in the long term.

A board-certified attorney in marital and family law, Ms. Dahl has been the recipient of several honors including the distinguished service award from the Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency. She is active in the legal community, having served on several legal committees and as president of the Lake County Bar Association's Family Law Section. Her memberships include The Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida, the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, The Florida Bar and the Citrus Hills Bible Church. Ms. Dahl is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2013, 2015 - 2021

Certificates and Credentials

About J.J. Dahl

First Admitted: 1991, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.DahlFamilyLaw.com

Verdicts/Settlements

  • U.S. v. McCorkle

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Citrus Hills Bible Church
  • Board of Directors, SunTrust, Mid Florida Client Services Board
  • Board of Directors, SunTrust, Lake County Administrative Board

Bar/Professional Activity

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2016
  • Appointed by Governor Bush to the Fifth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, 2003-2007
  • Member in Good Standing of The Florida Bar since 1991
  • Honorary Chairman, NRCC Business Advisory Counsel (2003)
  • Past President, Family Law Section, Lake County Bar
  • Past Co-Chair, Board Certification Review Course, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Past Co-Chair, Adoption Committee, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • Member, the Florida Bar International Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Executive Council, Family Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Florida Bar Family Law Section, Rules Committee
  • Member of the Supreme Court of the United States of America since 2008
  • Collaborative Family Law Group of Central Florida
  • U.S. Middle District Court of Florida
  • Past Secretary, Lake County Bar Association (2000-2004)

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, 2004
  • Board Certified Marital & Family Law Attorney

Honors/Awards

  • Recipient of Florida Council on Crime and Delinquency Distinguished Service Award, 1997
  • Attorney of the year, 2010- 2011, Mid Florida Community Legal Services
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section Award, Chair's Award for Special Service, 2006-2007
  • NRCC Business Advisory Counsel Businesswoman of the Year, National Leadership Award, 2003
  • 2013 Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Award, Fifth Judicial Circuit
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Chair's Award for Outstanding Service, 2005- 2006
  • FSU College of Law - Alumni Scholarship Recipient, 1989 and 1990
  • Attorney of the year, 2011-2012, Mid Florida Community Legal Services
  • Florida Bar, Family Law Section Award, Chair's Award for Special Service, 2007-2008
  • FSU College of Law - James Harold Thompson Scholarship Recipient, 1988

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Commentator, Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Article "R you ready for Dependency Court?", 2007
  • Speaker, Florida Bar, Young Lawyer's Division. Family Law, Mediation, 2007
  • Speaker, Florida Bar Board Certification Review Course, Practice and Procedure, 2008

Industry Groups

  • Executive Council 2004-2008
  • Family Law Section
  • Fifth Judicial Circuit 2003-2007
  • Florida Bar
  • Florida Bar
  • Former Vice Chair
  • Judicial Nominating Commission
  • Lake County Bar Association (former Secretary 2002-2004)
  • Lake County Bar Association Family Law Section
  • Past Vice Chair Florida Bar Board Certification Review Course
  • President 2005
  • United States Middle District Federal Court Since 1992
  • United States Supreme Court Bar Since 2008; American Inns Of Court
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Office Location for J.J. Dahl

1001 East Ave
Clermont, FL 34711

Phone: 352-243-4100

Fax: 352-243-4101

Last Updated: 2/5/2021

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