A Personal Approach When You Need It Most

John E. Long Jr.

Managing Partner

John “Jack” E. Long, Jr. has been in practice since 1965 and has specialized exclusively in family law matters since 1977. Board certified in marital and family law by The Florida Bar Association and certified as a family mediator by the Florida Supreme Court, he is well-qualified to handle any family law matter.

Jack’s clinical yet humanistic approach to divorce law sets him apart from other attorneys in this complex field, and he has met with considerable success in a range of divorce and family law matters through his decades in practice.

The clinical aspect of Jack’s approach is relatively easy to understand. This primarily involves the resolution of all property and liability distributions, the issue of alimony, the issue of a parenting plan, child support, and finally some collateral issues such as life insurance, medical insurance, and other forms of collateral to secure the awards received by the client or the opposing spouse.

He works with clients who are primarily interested in restoring their sense of self-worth through the process of divorce so that when all is said and done their dignity is restored. That, by the way, is the humanistic approach that Jack adopts in the dealing with his clients.

Do not interpret Jack’s desire to practice in this fashion as a weakness. That would be a tactical mistake.

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Complex Equitable Distribution Issues
  • Pre-Nuptial & Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Companionship Agreements
  • Custody & Relocation Disputes

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Marital & Family Law, The Florida Bar, 1993
  • Certified Family Mediator, Florida Supreme Court, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1963
  • New York, 1964
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1965
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1965
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 1963
  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
    • B.B.A. - 1960
  • Ithaca College

Honors & Awards

  • Lion of the Law Award for Professionalism

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Collier County, Member
  • Suffolk County (Family Court and Law Committee), Chairman, 1980 - 1981
  • Judiciary Committee, Member, 1982 - 1983
  • Tenth Judicial District (Grievance Committee), Member
  • New York State (Family Law Committee) and American Bar Associations, Member
  • The Florida Bar, Member
  • Matrimonial Bar Association of Suffolk County , Director, 1983 - 1988
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers , Board of Managers - FL Chapter, 1978 - Present
  • International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2002 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Suffolk County Academy of Law, Director, 1984 - 1988
  • Long, Tuminello, Besso, Seligman, Quinlan & Werner, Managing Partner, 1975 - 1995

Pro Bono Activities

  • Discretionary Decisions

Languages

  • English

Contact John today by calling (239) 232-2208.

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