Norman Law focuses on family law issues that are important to real people.
Ms. Norman received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Furman University in 1995. While attending Furman University, Ms. Norman took a number of law-related courses, and was privileged to intern at the Washington, D.C., office of the nationally renowned firm of Fulbright and Jaworski. Ms. Norman graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1999.
While in law school, Ms. Norman was a member of the Journal of Law and Public Policy and served on the board of the Journal. Additionally, she participated in the Pro Se Clinic, assisting indigent family law clients, and interned with an Eighth Judicial Circuit Child Support Hearing Officer.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Norman moved to Jacksonville, Florida, and began practicing law as an Assistant State Attorney. Ms. Norman prosecuted various misdemeanor crimes and participated in numerous jury and non-jury trials. In 2000, Ms. Norman entered private practice, focusing on civil litigation. Ms. Norman began handling family law cases in 2006, and has served families in the counties of Duval, Clay, Nassau, St. Johns and Baker ever since.
Ms. Norman opened Norman Law, P.A., in 2013 and she continues to focus on helping people with family law, divorce, child custody, and modification enforcement. Ms. Norman is a member of the Florida Bar, the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, and the Jacksonville Bar Association. Ms. Norman is also a Master of the Bench in the Florida Family Law American Inn of Court.
Ms. Norman is proud to be a Florida native, and enjoys spending time with her family at the beach and cheering for the Gators.
Ms. Dean was born and raised in Georgia. She received her bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Brenau Women’s College in 1998. While attending Brenau, Ms. Dean discovered an interest in the law and was later encouraged by a female attorney mentor to attend law school. Ms. Dean graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 2002 .
After graduating law school, Ms. Dean began practicing law as an attorney with Children’s Legal Services with the Department of Children and Families. Ms. Dean worked with Children’s Legal Services in the Escambia, Santa Rosa, Duval, and St. Johns County areas. Ms. Dean worked closely with child protective investigators and social workers to make decisions on child abuse, neglect, and abandonment cases. Ms. Dean also worked closely with outside providers such as psychologists and therapists, domestic violence treatment providers, and psychosexual assessment providers. Ms. Dean was the gatekeeper for decisions on removal of children from abusive situations. Additionally, Ms. Dean assessed termination of parental rights cases and prosecuted those cases in court.
Ms. Dean also practiced with the Guardian ad Litem office in Marianna, Florida. While with the Guardian ad Litem program, Ms. Dean advocated for the best interest of minor children in court cases. Ms. Dean reviewed reports regarding the best interest of children and interviewed children about their opinions.
During her years of practice, Ms. Dean worked with the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, gaining valuable experience assessing the parent’s perspective, representing parents in child abuse, neglect, and abandonment cases.
Ms. Dean is passionate about family law and understands the issues surrounding divorce being the product of divorce at an early age. Ms. Dean is experienced in the social investigation process and looks forward to providing high quality social investigations at an affordable cost.