About Us

Mission and Vision

Family law requires delicacy, compassion and professionalism. Blending these attributes with knowledge and dedication, Nicole L. Goetz and her staff endeavor to deliver exceptional service to the clients they serve. While working through complex and high-net-worth divorces and other family law issues, Nicole and her team strive to ensure that clients receive meticulous and personalized support.


Nicole Goetz founded Nicole L. Goetz in 2010 and serves as the firm’s principle and managing partner. Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Goetz worked with the law firm of Asbell & Ho, P.A. She served as managing shareholder from 2007 to 2010, and as a shareholder in 2006 and 2007. She started with the firm in 2003 as an associate attorney where she focused on the litigation and appeal of complex family law issues. Ms. Goetz left the firm in 2005 to run a family-owned aerial operation and to help form a very successful right-of-way maintenance company.

From 1999 to 2003, Ms. Goetz served as a staff attorney for the State of Florida, Twentieth Judicial Circuit, assisting the Court Administrator and the judges of the circuit by providing research and recommendations on substantive and procedural issues in a myriad of areas, including but not limited to the review and resolution of county to circuit appeals and of extraordinary writs. After law school graduation in 1997, Ms. Goetz counselled indigent clients in family law matters as a staff attorney at Brevard County Legal Aid.


  • Author, “Divorce Proceedings in Florida What You Need to Know,” Quick Prep, published by Aspatore Books, a Thomson Reuters business, 2014
  • AV Preeminent® peer review rated,Martindale-Hubbell (do you know the initial year?)
  • Named to the list of Florida’s Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010
  • Named to the list of Rising Stars, Florida Super Lawyers, 2010 and 2011.
  • American Bar Association. We need their permission to use the logo. Let me know if you’d like me to make that request.
  • Lee and Collier County bar associations. I have emailed to ask permission.
  • Family Law Section of The Florida Bar and The Florida Bar. Same.
  • Selected by the Chair of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar:
  • Rising Star Award, 2008
  • Award of Merit, 2009
  • Chair’s Special Award of Merit, 2010
  • Keeper of the Flame Award, 2011 and 2013
  • Award in recognition of Service, Dedication, and Loyalty, 2012
  • Above and Beyond Award, 2014
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