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Nancy Nielsen Nowlis

Nancy Nielsen Nowlis

Practice areas:

Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Alimony, Child Custody, Family

About Me

Nancy Nowlis was born and raised in the great State of Iowa. Nancy was educated in the small rural town of Andrew, Iowa. She later attended and graduated from the University of Iowa, summa cum laude, and was admitted to Phi Beta Kappa. She also graduated from the University of Iowa Law School with high distinction in 1973. In 1971, she married Christopher, whom she met in Law School. 

Thereafter she became an associate, and in 1991 became a partner in that same firm where she remains to this date.

Nancy is a member of the Florida bar and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She has served on numerous bar committees and lectured on family law issues in several bar seminars. She is a Master in the Florida Family Law American Inns of Court.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1973

  1. Family: 20%
    28 years
  2. Child Custody: 20%
    28 years
  3. Alimony: 20%
    28 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
    28 years
  5. Child Support: 20%
    28 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Charles Edward Fyler II

    I endorse Nancy Nowlis. I have seen her in practice and in her office and when it comes to family law she has the precision of an experienced neurosurgeon. I have seen Nancy do some amazing things and would surely recommend her to my own mother.


    Charles Fyler Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

1 Independent Dr Ste 3306
Jacksonville, FL, 322025027

Zisser, Brown, Nowlis & Cabrey P.A.

One Independent Drive Suite 3306
Jacksonville, FL, 32202




FLMember in Good Standing198708/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Pro Bono Attorney of the MonthJacksonville Legal Aid2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerZisser, Robison, Brown, Nowlis, Maciejewski, & Cabrey1985 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida BarMemberN/A
Jacksonville Women Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Jacksonville Bar Ethics & Professionalism CommitteeN/AN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Iowa College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
University of IowaPolitical ScienceBachelors of Arts1970