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Why Choose The Virga Law Firm, P.A.?

Highly Rated Florida Divorce Attorneys

When it comes to choosing a law firm to handle your divorce or family law case, you need to choose very carefully. Hiring an experienced and diligent law firm can save you time and money, both immediately and long-term, as the resolution of your family law case will likely have an effect upon you, your children, and your family for many years to come. You need to choose an experienced law firm that genuinely cares about the people it represents to protect your rights and interests.

You can count on The Virga Law Firm, P.A. to exceed your expectations.

Our Experience, Accolades & Philosophies

At The Virga Law Firm, P.A., we offer a team that has been awarded numerous times for our legal ability and our commitment to excellence. We have a passion when it comes to helping clients get through difficult matters such as alimony, child support, child custody, equitable distribution, military divorce, modifications, and more. With every case we handle, we aim to take the guessing out of the equation for you. This can be a confusing time and you probably have a lot of questions. With our team on your side, you can have peace of mind knowing we take the time to ease your concerns and answer any questions you may have so you know what to expect next.

There are many reasons to choose The Virga Law Firm, P.A.:

  • Over 40 years of combined experience
  • Around-the-clock availability
  • Customized results-driven strategies
  • Affordable consultations
  • Same-day appointments
  • A track record of success

We understand that family issues can be emotionally draining and overwhelming. As our client, you can be sure that we will help you remain calm and level-headed throughout the process so that you can make well-informed decisions for yourself and your family. We are here to help you and your family in any way that we can. When you need a trusted advocate the most, trust in our firm. Move on to the next chapter of your life with The Virga Law Firm, P.A. on your side.

Members of our team have received the following recognitions:

  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars®
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys 10 Best (2016)

From start to finish, we can be trusted to stand by your side through the difficult process. Our wide range of practice areas means we have most likely handled a situation like yours before. And even though you have your own unique situation and your own goals to which we tailor our strategy, we are fully prepared to handle any case that you may have.

Begin your case today. Call (800) 822-5170 to discuss your situation with one of our skilled Florida divorce lawyers.

Meet Our Attorneys

  • Gerard Virga
    Gerard Virga Founder
    Gerard Virga

    Attorney Gerard Virga is the founder at The Virga Law Firm, P.A. He truly understands that dealing with family law issues can be one of the most stressful experiences that a person can face, which can create a great deal of anxiety. This is why we have devoted our practice to helping individuals who need help working towards an effective resolution for their family law case. When it comes to protecting the rights of my clients, Attorney Virga is relentless and steadfast, from start to finish. Read More

  • Michael Ray Goodson
    Michael Ray Goodson Attorney
    Michael Ray Goodson

    Michael Ray Goodson is a distinguished Attorney and Counselor at Law at The Virga Law Firm, P.A. An Orlando native, Michael studied Psychology and Music Performance at the University of Florida. He later studied Family Law and Criminal law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. After graduation, Michael worked as an Assistant State Attorney in Panama City, where he was able to help victims and their families who were affected by crime. He later joined the team at The Virga Law Firm, P.A., where he now practices criminal defense and family law. Additionally, Michael is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. Read More

  • Christopher Melendez
    Christopher Melendez Attorney
    Christopher Melendez

    Christopher Melendez joined The Virga Law Firm in 2016. He brings years of conflict resolution skills he learned a business manager, superb legal writing and research ability, and previous experience in saving both homes and families in counties all over the state of Florida. Read More

  • Wendy Diaz
    Wendy Diaz Attorney
    Wendy Diaz

    Wendy was born in Puerto Rico and spent several years there as a child before her family moved to Florida. She received her undergraduate degrees in Spanish Literature and Political Science from the University of South Florida before moving on to receive her law degree at Florida Coastal School of Law. Using her strong advocacy skills and Spanish fluency, Wendy represents our Spanish-speaking clients with compassion and dedication.

  • Robert Boyette
    Robert Boyette Attorney
    Robert Boyette

    Robert Grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and is the oldest son to a Panama City Native. He spent his summers as a child vacationing with his parents and visiting relatives in Panama City Beach. He attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor’s degree. After receiving his Bachelor’s Robert attended Law School at Florida Coastal School of Law where he completed his Juris Doctorate in 2005. After Law School, Robert accepted a position with the Public Defender’s Office in Panama City where he worked to tirelessly defend people with no means to defend themselves. Robert began working at The Virga Law Firm in Spring of 2016. Read More

  • Erin Baur
    Erin Baur Attorney
    Erin Baur

    Erin Baur has spent her entire life in the Florida Panhandle, and is proud to be serving the legal needs of individuals from that area. During her time at Florida Coastal School of Law, Erin interned at the Office of the Public Defender for the 4th Circuit. In 2014, she received her Juris Doctor and was recognized for her dedication to Pro Bono services. Erin now devotes her practice to guiding parents and children through family law matters.

  • Gerard Virga
    Gerard Virga Founder
  • Michael Ray Goodson
    Michael Ray Goodson Attorney
  • Christopher Melendez
    Christopher Melendez Attorney
  • Wendy Diaz
    Wendy Diaz Attorney
  • Robert Boyette
    Robert Boyette Attorney
  • Erin Baur
    Erin Baur Attorney

What Our Clients Say

  • “Mr. Virga treated me with professionalism and fought my case well!”

    A Divorce Client

  • “Gerard is a brilliant attorney and he's the one you want on your side! ”

    Rusty Shepard, Criminal Defense Attorney

  • “It was a blessing for me to have Gerard on my side during the divorce!”

    Visi, A Divorce Client

  • “The clients I refer to Mr. Virga are always satisfied with and complimentary of his services.”

    Joseph Turner, Criminal Defense Attorney

  • “Gerard is smarter than 95% of people I know, including lawyers. ”

    Adam Ellis, Litigation Lawyer

  • “Mr. Virga not only accepted me as a client, but he took my case to heart.”

    A Litigation Client

  • Best of Bay
  • The National Advocates
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2018
  • The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
  • The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Lawyers
  • 10 Best by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys | 2016

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