Elizabeth R. Ondriezek
Elizabeth Roehrig Ondriezek is the founder and principal attorney at Elizabeth R. Ondriezek, P.A., a Jacksonville law firm serving individuals and families throughout Duval, Clay, Nassau and St. Johns counties in the areas of family law, including all aspects of divorce, as well as adoption and juvenile dependency law.
A native of Jacksonville, Elizabeth Ondriezek attended the University of North Florida, where she obtained undergraduate degrees in Criminal Justice and Accounting, and earned her juris doctorate law degree from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Ondriezek worked as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), an experience which has served her well in her family law practice when dealing with divorce cases involving high net worth or complicated asset structures.
Before entering private practice, Ms. Ondriezek worked as an Assistant State Attorney, prosecuting hundreds of cases in the juvenile delinquency and domestic violence divisions during her tenure. Ms. Ondriezek continues to represent clients in juvenile dependency cases wherein the Department of Children and Families (DCF) is involved. She also helps clients obtain and defend against protective injunctions and deal with domestic violence issues in the context of divorce and child custody matters.
The family law practice at Elizabeth R. Ondriezek, P.A. also focuses a great deal of attention on adoptions, including private adoptions, stepparent adoptions and DCF adoptions. As a person who was herself adopted as a baby, Ms. Ondriezek is sensitive to the issues and emotions of all parties involved in an adoption and holds these cases very dear to her heart.
Ms. Ondriezek is a Supreme Court Certified Family Court Mediator and Circuit Civil Mediator. She is a noted lecturer on domestic adoptions, dependency court, and the representation of children, and has organized numerous conferences and continuing legal education programs for fellow attorneys on family law and dependency matters. She volunteers her time to serve as a Guardian ad Litem for children in dependency and family law courts when specifically requested to do so by the judges of that court.
- J.D., University of Florida College of Law
- B.A., Criminal Justice, University of North Florida
- B.B.A., Accounting, University of North Florida
- Florida State Courts
- The Florida Bar
- Jacksonville Bar Association (former Chair, Juvenile Law Section)
- Catholic Lawyers Guild (Past President, Vice-President, and Secretary)
- Florida Adoption Council
- First Coast Lawyers Forum
- Florida Family Law American Inn of Court
Awards & Honors:
- SuperLawyer for 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017