Gerard Virga received his bachelor's degree from the University of Florida and then earned his juris doctorate from Cumberland School of Law.
Mr. Virga also had the distinguished honor of being a law clerk for former United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions and an Assistant Attorney General under Attorney General Charlie Crist. Following his legal service to the State of Florida and the United States, Mr. Virga returned home and opened The Virga Law Firm, P.A.
Mr. Virga is the lead attorney of The Virga Law Firm. The firm has grown to include law offices in Panama City, Fort Walton, Pensacola, Orlando, Panama City Beach, and Navarre Florida. Mr. Virga has routinely handled divorce and family law litigation for thousands of clients throughout Florida, having practiced in numerous counties and circuits throughout the state of Florida.
Mr. Virga has almost exclusively, devoted his practice to family law and divorce litigation. His reputation as an avid family law litigator was achieved by zealously representing thousands of clients in almost every type of family law case imaginable.
This attention to detail, compassion for clients, and aggressive representation has led to the expansion of his firm throughout Florida.
Among the many awards and accolades that Mr. Virga has received, he is most proud of being named in the “10 Best” by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. Mr. Virga has also been recognized by the National Advocates as a “Top Lawyer”, been given a distinguished honor by being named in the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”, and listed as a Super Lawyer’s Rising Star.
Lectures & Speaking Engagements
Mr. Virga has been contacted on numerous occasions by news agencies and newspapers to address and provide explanations and commentary on various family law issues affecting Floridians. Mr. Virga has also been sought out by local organizations and bar associations to speak on issues regarding divorce law, military divorce, and collaborative law.
- The Florida Bar, Family Law Children's Issues Committee, Member
- The Florida Bar, Family Law Continuing Legal Education Committee, Member
- The Florida Bar, Family Law Rules and Forms Committee, Member
- The Florida Bar, Family Law Support Issues Committee, Member
- The Florida Bar, Family Law Subcommittee on Constitutional Issues related to Temporary Alimony, Member
- The Florida Bar, Subcommittee on Legislative Changes to Disestablishment of Paternity, Co-Chair
In addition, Mr. Virga is dedicated to the community helping children in need, participating in community service with his wife. The Virga family is constantly active in fundraising efforts for charitable organizations that assist children. In keeping with Mr. Virga’s dedication to impacting the community, The Virga Law Firm participates in several fundraisers a year to help children that have been affected by violence or abuse.
Gerard Virga has built his reputation and that of his law firm on results, and taking pride in his commitment to his clients and their children. He is proud of the team of attorneys and legal staff that he has built at The Virga Law Firm, P.A.