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Divorce for Men has served Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, and Hernando Counties for over 19 years. Our lead trial attorney, Johnny D. Drizis, is here to help you through this difficult time. He does not advocate divorce but believes in the family unit. Attorney Drizis urges that divorce should be a last option and that our clients consider counseling with a pastor, priest, or other professional. Additional resources include:
- “I Promise” by Dr. Gary Smalley
- “Love and Respect” by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
- “The Power of a Praying Husband” by Stormie Omartian
- “The 10 Best Decisions Couple can Make” by Bill & Pat Farrel
- Visiting www.fireproofmymarriage.com
About Our Firm
Divorce for Men is a boutique law firm focusing in protecting fathers’ rights and the rights of their children. We specialize in the practice of family law. Unfortunately, this sometimes includes domestic violence injunctions and domestic battery. Our firm’s approach is to minimize the pain and costs (emotional and financial, both present and future) of a divorce. This is accomplished through our experience.
Divorce for Men was established by Alan Rosenthal in 1998. We are proud to have handled more than 4,000 cases since then with our clients receiving the benefits from our experience.
About Attorney Johnny D. Drizis P.A.
Attorney Johnny D. Drizis has lived in the Tampa Bay area since 1984. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, he moved to the Sunshine State after graduating from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.
Being the son of Greek immigrant parents, he learned the necessity of hard work, the determination to succeed, and how to overcome adversity. His upbringing taught him the importance of family values and a strong work ethic, both of which he carries over into his practice of law.
Attorney Drizis notes that he is not only the owner of Divorce for Men, but is also a member. He formed Divorce for Men after his own divorce in 2001. He is now a divorced father who is happily part of a blended family. Because of his own experiences dealing with divorce, he understands the pain it can cause families.
That’s why he is here to provide the necessary counseling and support. As a former state prosecutor he participated in over 55 jury trials under his belt, he can protect the rights of you and your children.
Due to attorney Drizis’ divorce, he was financially forced to leave his position as Assistant State Attorney, for the Office of Bernie McCabe, where participated he was a Lead Trial Attorney and participated in over 50 jury trials. As a divorced father of two girls, Hali Ann and Demetra Marie he understands the pain of divorce, but also understand that there is life after divorce. He is remarried to Mary Beth and has added three more children to his life, Jen, Brandon and Zach, forming a new blended family. This personal and legal experience allows attorney Drizis to better understand his client’s wants and needs.
Upon leaving the State Attorney’s office he was on the Pasco County Felony Court Appointed list where he defended all types of cases. He is a member of the Florida Bar, U.S. Federal District Court, Middle District, Clearwater Bar Association, West Pasco Bar Association, and Past President of the Pinellas County Trial Lawyers and current mentor. He also attends Generation Christian Church, and Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.
This personal and legal experience allows attorney Drizis to better understand his client’s wants and needs.
Margaret E. O’Neill
Attorney Margaret E. O’Neill currently joins the firm as “Of Counsel”. Attorney O’Neill comes to Florida from California and has over 25 years experience specializing in family law.
Irene is the firm Law Clerk and has worked in family law since 2012. She is a Pinellas County native. Like Attorney Drizis she is the daughter of a Greek Immigrant Father and second-generation Greek mother. She is married to Leo and currently has a young son Stavros. Irene credits her work ethic, family values and firm belief in the Orthodox Faith to her parents and grandparents and works to instill them in her home. It is because of these values Irene has a passion for family law and the firm’s clients and works hard to advocate for them. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of South Florida and graduated with honors. She graduated from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2015 having received the Book Award, an award for receiving the highest grade in the class, in Pre-Trial Skills. Irene also wrote for her Law School Newspaper, The Pillar, and authored a memorandum to the Dean about the basics of Immigration Law, as part of a directed study and which was to be used as a starting point for students interested in Immigration Law. In her spare time Irene enjoys spending time with her family and making sweet treats from her at home Bakery.
Elizabeth graduated with Honors with a 4-year degree in Paralegal Studies and has been working in family law since graduating college. She is also a Registered Paralegal in the state of Florida. Elizabeth has lived in Florida for over 15 years and is married with 2 adult children. She enjoys boating and the many other outdoor activities available here.
Contact our law firm in Clearwater, Florida today, to schedule an appointment to discuss your separation or divorce.