Gary S. Dolgin, BCS
Board Certified Expert in Marital & Family Law; Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator
Experience makes the difference.
Gary Dolgin is committed to the highest level of service to clients in marital and family law cases. This includes simple courtesies such as promptly returning telephone calls and being accessible to answer all of your questions and concerns.
Although clients come from many walks of life, they have one thing in common: they want an attorney to listen to them and understand their concerns. They also want an attorney to maintain their privacy and educate them regarding their legal rights and responsibilities. Gary Dolgin takes the time to thoroughly explain the law to clients and how it applies to the facts of their case.
Your attorney’s role is to educate you to understand the law and the divorce process so that you can make decisions in your best interest with the goal of achieving a successful resolution to your case. Mr. Dolgin’s goal is to assist you in resolving your marital and family law issues judiciously and efficiently.
Gary Dolgin is a recognized specialist in marital and family law. Mr. Dolgin has been continuously Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in divorce practice since 2000 and has been practicing law since 1990. He is also a Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator.
Mr. Dolgin also practices in the area of criminal defense and has served the State of Florida both as a prosecutor and public defender.
Gary Dolgin’s clients have included doctors, lawyers, accountants, both active duty and retired military personnel, business owners, corporate executives and their spouses, professors and teachers. Mr. Dolgin handles divorce cases ranging from simple uncontested divorces to complex matters involving issues such as custody and visitation, distribution of marital assets and liabilities, alimony or spousal support, child support, domestic violence, marital misconduct and both premarital and postnuptial agreements.
Gary Dolgin is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and encourages the use of alternative dispute resolution methods to minimize costs and emotional fallout in resolving divorce cases. However, if alternative dispute resolution is unsuccessful, Mr. Dolgin will prepare the case for trial as he has extensive litigation experience as a Board Certified Marital and Family Law expert.
Gary Dolgin is a Family Law Section Member of both the Florida Bar and Hillsborough County Bar Association and has served on the Executive Council of the Hillsborough County Family Law Section. He is a member of the Family Law Inns of Court, a professional organization of lawyers and judges dedicated to professionalism in the legal field.
Gary Dolgin is the author of the “Temporary Relief” chapter of Florida Dissolution of Marriage (Fla. Bar CLE 14th Ed. 2018, Fla. Bar CLE 13 th Ed. 2017, Fla. Bar CLE 12th Ed. 2015 , Fla. Bar CLE 11th Ed. 2012, Fla. Bar CLE 10th Ed. 2010, Fla. Bar CLE 9th Ed. 2008, Fla. Bar CLE 8th Ed. 2006, and Fla. Bar CLE 7th Ed. 2004). He has published various other articles and lectured on a variety of family law topics.
Gary Dolgin received a BBA in Accounting in 1986 from Emory University and was inducted into Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting Honor Society. He received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law where he was a member of the trial team and recipient of the Marks, Gray, Conroy & Gibbs, P.A. Trial Team Competition award.
Mr. Dolgin is a lifelong resident of Tampa, Florida and attended Gorrie Elementary, Wilson Middle School, and Plant High School. He is the son of Dr. Ann Dolgin, a retired educator, and the late Dr. David Dolgin, a periodontist in Tampa for over 40 years. He is married and has three children.