Jerome M. Novey

"At Novey Law we have a team of lawyers and staff dedicated to seeking justice for our clients and their family. We are committed to protect their interest and security at every step in the process."



Jerome M. Novey

Mr. Novey is a 1970 graduate of the Florida State University College of Law. His practice is limited to complex family law matters throughout north Florida. Since 1984, he has been listed in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. In 1985, he qualified as a Florida Bar board certified marital and family lawyer. Since 1986, he has been a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Since 1993, he has been one of a small group listed in The Best Lawyers in America. In 2013, he became a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Professional Associations:

  • Fellow - American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Fellow - American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - President, Florida Chapter, 1999-2000
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Chair, 18th Annual Institute, 1996
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Certified Arbitrator
  • The Florida Bar - Grievance Committee Chair (1991-1994)
  • The Florida Bar - Past Member of the Executive Council, Family Law Section
  • Tallahassee Bar Association - President, 1984
  • William H. Stafford American Inn of Court
  • Family Law Commentator - Editor, 1988


  • Rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell's, 1984-2016
  • The Best Lawyers® in America, 1993-2016 (Family Lawyer of the Year 2009)
  • Super Lawyers®, 2006-2017
  • Florida Legal Elite®, 2008-2016


  • Florida State University, J.D. 1970
  • Florida State University, B.A. 1967

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida Bar Association 1970
  • U.S. District Court (N. District, FL) 1972
  • U.S. Court App. (11th Circuit) 1972
  • U.S. Supreme Court 1980

CLE Presentations:

  • Daubert Challenges (Florida AAML Institute), 2015
  • Trying the Complex Financial Case (Florida AAML Institute), 2013
  • Attorneys' Fee Workshop (Florida AAML Institute), 2010
  • New Parenting Statute (Florida Bar Cert Review), 2010
  • Getting Past a Good Mother and Father, 2008
  • Fault (Florida Bar Cert Review), 2007
  • Mastering the Art of Trying the Alimony Case, 2007
  • Final Judgements - A Lawyers Perspective, 2005
  • Ethics for Dummies (Tallahassee Bar Association), 2005
  • Incomparable Fairness, 2003
  • Superstars Symposium on the 21st Century Family, 2000
  • Professionalism, 2000
  • 1998 Chair, 18th Annual Institute, (Florida Chapter American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers)
  • Art of Negotiations, 1988