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Florida Attorneys in Putnam, St. Johns, and Duval County

OUR LAW FIRM IS COMMITTED TO YOU, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR BUSINESS

At Douglas Law Firm, there is one constant: an unwavering commitment to our clients. Our clients are more than file numbers. Every one of our clients has unique needs, and we work diligently with competence and compassion to meet these needs. When you work with our law firm, know that we will always strive to accomplish your goals and surpass your expectations.

We are honored when individuals, families and businesses place their trust in our law firm. By building strong attorney-client relationships, we have been fortunate to help multiple generations resolve their legal issues. With offices in Palatka, Jacksonville, and St. Augustine, we serve clients throughout Putnam County, Clay County, St. Johns County, Duval County and Flagler County.

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I highly recommend Attorney Charlie Douglas. His integrity, wise council, highly ethical practices and professionalism were imperative to developing our Family Trust and Corporate Review. I recommend Charlie Douglas and his firm to anyone needing legal counsel.

- Gary Jones

Mr. LoBianco, I thank you for all you have done on my behalf. Your in depth knowledge and experience has been truly beneficial to me. I am 100% satisfied with the service you have provided.

- Michael Age

Chris was smart and sharp. I think I was blessed to have him for my attorney. Chris did a great job and I will recommend him for all my friends.

- Robert Millican

Professional and confident is the vibe from Chris Lobiannco.

- Marianne Speas

I'm definitely partial to one particular attorney, Chris LoBianco...not only is he a great attorney, he's a great person and quite funny too.

- Kimberley Kennett

Excellent service.

- Ralph Trembly

I would like to take a moment to thank my attorney Mr. Christopher LoBianco. Your experience, in depth knowledge and communication skills were second to none.

- Michael
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Securing Your Future with Estate Planning

Our estate planning lawyers help clients prepare for the future by making certain decisions ahead of time about medical care and the distribution of assets in the event of the person’s death. That allows clients to enjoy their golden years with the confidence that comes with knowing that a plan is in place.

We help clients navigate the probate process in the event of a loved one’s death and to plan their own estates in a way that can be helpful to avoid probate altogether. Our attorneys also use health care directives, living wills and health care surrogates ensure that clients’ wishes are carried out.

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Our law firm has the resources and experience to meet all of your legal needs. We take on a variety of matters, including:

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Our attorneys have extensive legal experience, which is vital to our ability to serve our clients.  More than anything, we believe there is no substitute for taking the time necessary to understand our clients' needs. We will give you the time and attention you need to give you the best chance to achieve a successful outcome.

Charles T. Douglas Jr.

Managing Partner

800-705-5457

charlie@dhclawyers.com

Charlie Douglas was born and raised in Palatka, Florida. After graduating valedictorian of his high school class, Charlie attended the University Of Florida Warrington College Of Business...


Christopher LoBianco

Attorney

800-705-5457

chris@dhclawyers.com

After spending his early childhood on Long Island, New York, Mr. LoBianco moved to Hernando County, Florida with his loving parents and two younger siblings. Upon graduating high school...


Linda Campbell

Attorney

800-705-5457

linda@dhclawyers.com

Linda Campbell is a lawyer with 25 years of experience in litigation, criminal defense, and family law in St. Augustine Florida, Palatka Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey...


Lex M. Taylor, III

Attorney

800-705-5457

lex@dhclawyers.com

Helping others has always been Lex Taylor’s passion, and now as an attorney, Lex advocates for our clients. A native of Lakeland, Florida, Lex received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in English from the University of Florida in 1998. Lex was highly involved at the University of Florida...


Cindy Marvin

Attorney

800-705-5457

Cindy@dhclawyers.com

Cindy is a graduate of Palatka High School and the seventh generation of a Putnam County family. After graduating as Palatka’s first National Merit Scholar, Cindy attended St. Johns River Community College and obtained her B.A. with honors and her J.D. from the University of Florida. Cindy was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1979.



Cindy Curtis

Practice Manager

800-705-5457

Cindy has been a long time resident of Putnam County, Florida.


Amanda Hutchinson

Paralegal

800-705-5457

Amanda began her legal career in 2012 as a Circuit Court Clerk in Putnam County. She worked as a court clerk for 3 years before she moved to private practice as a paralegal. Amanda earned her associate degree in 2016 and then continued earning her bachelor’s degree in 2018.


Ashley Darby

Paralegal

800-705-5457

Ashley is a life-long resident of Putnam County. Ashley started her legal career early on at just age 16. What Ashley thought would be an after-school job turned into the only career path she has ever known...


Jana Rice

Paralegal

800-705-5457

Jana Rice was born and raised in Alabama.  A graduate from Mississippi University for Women, Jana earned a bachelors degree in paralegal studies with the American Bar Association credentials. 


Julia Reed

Paralegal

800-705-5457

Julia joined Douglas Law Firm in March of 2020. Julia has prior knowledge and experience in many areas of law including family law, civil litigation, probate, estate planning, and real estate matters.


Samantha Simmons

Paralegal

800-705-5457

Samantha attended college at Webber International University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Sports Business Management and Event Planning. While working at the Courthouse, she realized her passion for legal studies and went back to college to pursue a paralegal degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. 


Tammy Vining

Paralegal

800-705-5457

Tammy Vining is a familiar face to our community and has been a resident of Putnam County for over 40 years. Tammy began her legal career with the Putnam County Clerk’s office in 1986 where she served in the civil and criminal divisions for nine years. Tammy then became Judicial Assistant to the Honorable Stephen L. Boyles...


Cortney Roberts

Marketing Communications Manager

800-705-5457

Cortney Roberts was born and raised in Palatka, FL and graduated from St. Leo University magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in business management. After graduating college, Cortney was hired as the executive assistant to Jacksonville Jaguars owner, Shad Khan...


Kristen Gresham

Legal Receptionist

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Kristen Gresham is the warm and welcoming point of contact and the first face that greets you when walking into our Firm. She has a positive attitude and is always willing to assist clients and team members with any questions or concerns.


Jackie Mrachek

Legal Receptionist

800-705-5457

Jackie Mrachek grew up in Connecticut and moved to Florida with her Family in 1980. Jackie joined the Douglas Law Firm in April 2019 as a Legal Receptionist. Prior to joining the Douglas Law Firm, she worked for the Walser Law Firm in Boca Raton for 12 years as an Administrative Assistant. Jackie has been married to her husband Brian for the past 20 years and they have two children. Jackie enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with her family and friends.


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Without A Will? No Way!

October 28, 2020

A will is a legal document that transfers what you own to your beneficiaries upon your death. It also names an executor to carry out the terms of your will and a guardian for your minor children, if you have any. Your signature and those of two witnesses make your will authentic. Witnesses do not have to know what the will says, but they must be present when you sign it and you must be present to watch them witness it.


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When it comes to our children, there is nothing we would not do to safeguard their future and ensure they are safe, healthy, and happy.  Estate planning allows you to ensure your children that if something happens unexpectedly, they will be protected no matter what.  Within the estate planning toolbox, there are two that will protect your children: the trust and guardianship documents. These documents will provide peace of mind for both you and your family.


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Douglas Law Firm

Palatka Office

1301 St Johns Ave.,
Palatka, FL 32177

Tel: 386-530-2955
Toll Free: 800-705-5457
Fax: 386-385-5914

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Orange Park Office

3168 US Highway 17 South,
Orange Park, FL 32003

Tel: 904-671-8395
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St Augustine Office

One News Place, Suite E
St Augustine, FL 32086

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Jacksonville Office

6100 Greenland Road, Unit #603,
Jacksonville, FL 32258

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