Our Staff


Patricia BartelPatricia Bartel

“My goal is to help relieve the stress associated with completing the financial disclosure initially required in a divorce. The task can appear overwhelming; I enjoy providing guidance and one-on-one assistance to produce accurate and complete information.”

Patricia Bartel graduated with a degree in Accounting from Florida State University. Prior to joining Novey Law, she worked in public accounting for over twenty (20) years. Patricia is currently responsible for assisting clients with financial disclosure and preparation for trial.

Away from the office, Patricia enjoys the beach, boating and her Kindle.

 Tammy Brown Tammy Brown

“I assist clients to feel reassured that we are here to provide guidance and support during this difficult time in their life.”

Tammy Brown is one of the firm's paralegals. She completed her formal paralegal studies at Tallahassee Community College and graduated from Florida State University with a Psychology degree. Before joing Novey Law, Tammy worked in the legal field for over 25 years in various types of law including family law, health care and medical malpractice, criminal, and civil litigation. She has also formerly had her own business closing real estate loans.

During her time outside the office, Tammy enjoys photography, birding and gardening.


Sarah Carter

I am excited to help our clients get
through this stressful time with as   
much ease as possible.”

Sarah Carter is the firm's legal assistant.  She received a paralegal studies certificate from Duke University, and a Master's degree in education from Florida State University. 

In her free time, Sarah enjoys traveling, the beach, and spending time with her husband and dogs.