Experienced Family Law Firm

Dyvonnda G. Thurston, Esquire

Dyvonnda Thurston, BS, MS, JD, NCC received both her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. She also received a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Stetson University. In 2013, she became a nationally certified counselor. She is a Master in the Florida Family Law Inns of Court and a current member of the Jacksonville Bar Association.

Dyvonnda focuses her practice in all areas of family law matters: divorce, paternity, same-sex divorce, parenting plans, timesharing (child custody and visitation), child support, spousal support or alimony, modifications of prior judicial or administrative orders, enforcement or contempt proceedings, criminal law matters including injunctions. In addition to family law matters, Dyvonnda also maintains a practice in wills, estates and trusts.


  • Florida Bar, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District, 2013
  • Nationally Certified Counselor, National Board for Certified Counselors, 2013


  • Florida Family Law Inns of Court, Master
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Family Law Committee Chair (2017-2019)
  • North East Florida Mental Health Counseling Association
  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Florida Association of Women Lawyers


  • Stetson University; Marital, Couple and Family Counseling, MS, 2013
  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law, JD, 2003
  • University of Florida, Psychology, BS, Highest Honors, 2001


  • Champion of Justice, 9th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, 2004
  • Top Performer Award, 9th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office, 2005
  • Golden Key Honor Society, University of Florida
  • Phi Kappa Phi, University of Florida