Meet Our Team

Highest Standards. For you and for us.

Experience matters when choosing an attorney.

The Zisser Family Law team represent people—not just clients. Unique clients have complex issues better served by our combined experience and knowledge. Our practice has unparalleled expertise serving families in transition. We provide solutions for the most difficult Family Law conflicts or related Criminal Law issues, with the best positive results the law will allow.

Elliot Zisser

Attorney At Law

Pacesetter Elliot Zisser has been practicing law for more than 40 years. He was selected by the Florida Bar as an "eminent Practitioner" to co-write the exam for becoming a board-certified family lawyer. He was also the first board-certified Marital and Family Law attorney in Northeast Florida.

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Focus Area

  • Marital and Family Law

Distinctions

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Florida Legal Elite (2018)
  • “The Best Lawyers in America,” Woodward/White Publishers (1987-present)

Carolyn S. Zisser

Attorney At Law

A visionary, Carolyn established the first woman-owned Family Law practice in Jacksonville over 40 years ago. She earned her undergraduate degree in philosophy and then went on to graduate with honors from George Washington University.

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Focus Area

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Advanced Collaborative Family Law

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent
  • Super Lawyer 2007, 2009 – 2011

Jonathan Zisser

Attorney At Law

Jonathan is a co-founder and partner at Zisser Family Law. His deep desire to protect the rights of others led him to apply his Criminal Law expertise to Family Law at his father’s firm. Jonathan is also a gifted speaker on a variety of Family Law and related Criminal Law issues.

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Focus Area

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Criminal Defense

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Client Champion Silver
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Reviewed
  • Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star 2013-2014

Lynn Salvatore

Attorney At Law

Entrepreneurial and masterful, Lynn has a passion for children’s and women’s issues. A graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, she was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1990. She joined the team at Zisser Family Law in 2017.

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Focus Area

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Advanced Collaborative Family Law

Distinctions

  • AVVO Rating 9.9
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent

Katherine "Katie" Johnson

Attorney At Law

Strategically-minded and purpose-driven, Katie earned her degree in business management, graduating cum laude from Florida State University. She then went on to obtain her law degree from the Florida Coastal School of Law...

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Focus Area

  • Marital and Family Law

Distinctions

  • AVVO Rating 8.9
  • “Rising Star” by Attorney at Law magazine (will be profiled in October 2020 issue)

Joseph "Joe" Alvarez

Attorney At Law

A gifted communicator who is action-oriented, Joe consistently receives high marks from his clients. Joe started his legal career nine years ago as a freshman in college, working for a prominent Workers Compensation firm.

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Focus Area

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Criminal Law

Distinctions

  • Martindale-Hubbell® Client Champion Silver