NLG Divorce & Family Law 

Seth Nelson, the founder and managing partner of NLG Divorce & Family Law, is known for his innovative solutions and empathetic approach. Anchored in South Tampa, he has earned a reputation as a smart, prepared, no-nonsense attorney who will work hard to settle the issues but is ready, willing, and able to represent his clients in court if judicial intervention is warranted.


In addition to his legal practice, Seth, along with co-host Pete Wright, hosts the podcast “How to Split a Toaster,” where they navigate the complexities of divorce with a central objective: saving your most important relationships with your family, your former spouse, and yourself. His unwavering dedication to helping individuals during their most trying times is a testament to his lifelong aspiration to alleviate the burdens of others.


After obtaining his Juris Doctorate from the prestigious University of Florida’s College of Law, Seth Nelson embarked on a legal journey aimed at bringing solace to individuals grappling with family law complexities. Solely focusing on Florida divorce and family law for over 15 years, Nelson’s commitment to family legal matters is unwavering.


Seth Nelson’s personal experience as a divorcee and a father has endowed him with a profound understanding of the emotional intricacies surrounding the divorce process. This intimate perspective forms the bedrock of his empathetic approach to every case he undertakes. The guiding principle of NLG Divorce & Family Law, “Helping good people through difficult times,” encapsulates Nelson’s unwavering mission. Yet, his strategy to fulfill this mission is tailored to the unique circumstances of each family he serves.


When asked about what makes him successful, he said “At NLG our clients do not just hire me, they hire an entire legal team whose goal is to get our client’s the best outcomes, in the most cost-effective manner, and as quickly as possible.  Also, being available to help after hours and on the weekends is vital to helping clients manage the anxiety that comes with divorce since divorce doesn’t just happen between 9 and 5.”


Nelson’s journey in the legal domain boasts diverse experiences that have sculpted his remarkable career. His tenure clerking for the Honorable John C. Godbold, Senior Circuit Judge for the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, solidified his legal acumen and refined his understanding of intricate legal mechanisms. Afterward, he honed his expertise at several prominent Florida law firms before venturing to establish his own practice in South Tampa. Since 2008, he has been the driving force behind NLG Divorce & Family Law, dedicated to offering unparalleled legal representation in family law matters. 


Through NLG Divorce & Family Law, he doesn’t merely offer legal representation; he extends a beacon of hope and guidance to individuals navigating the complexities of family legal matters with integrity and empathy.

Location: 3003 W. Azeele St., Tampa, FL 33609

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