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Gordon Thomas Nicol

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Jacksonville, FL

3.6   26 reviews

also known as Gordon Nicol


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About Gordon

Learn Gordon’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Bankruptcy and debt
    20%
    Chapter 7. Chapter 13, Foreclosure defense, credit card collections defense, and lawsuit defense.

  2. Business
    20%
    Commercial, establishing corporations, business plans, franchises, taxes, contracts, and real estate.

  3. Criminal defense
    20%
    Felonies ( more than one year incarceration). and misdemeanors ( jail up to one year incarceration).

  4. DUI and DWI
    20%
    Jail/prison, driver's license suspension, DUI school, fines, alcohol abuse evaluation, ignition interlock, commercial license disqualification, DUI school, and hardship driver's license reinstatement.

  5. Family
    20%
    Divorce, child support, child custody, garnishments, driver's license suspension, alimony, and paternity.

Mr. Nicol graduated in the top tier of his law school class from the University of Florida, College of Law, a nationally rated law school. Mr. Nicol provides twenty-five years of legal representation throughout the  State of Florida.  He is licensed to practice law in every county in the  State  of Florida, Federal Court, and Bankruptcy Court. Additionally, he is a  member of the American Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, and the Duval County Bar Association. Mr. Nicol is also an accomplished Nursing Home Administrator and advocate to protect our 

parents and grand-parents.


He is a published author and speaker. You will recognize Mr. Nicol as the legal voice for a number of multi-faith radio stations. If you are fighting for child support, custody or going through a divorce, struggling to pay bills or facing bankruptcy; been charged with a crime; facing probate to save a loved one’s assets after they have passed; protecting your family with  a Will, Trust, or Guardianship call Mr. Nicol today.

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State FL
Status Discipline Revocation
Acquired 1989
Updated 11/23/2022

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

Contact Gordon

Your Jacksonville Lawyer
7545 Centurion Parkway
Suite 108
Jacksonville, FL, 32256-4118

Reviews

3.6 / 5.0
  26 customer reviews
Posted by Marc | March 30, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Kept My Crazy Family Together!
I came to Your Jacksonville Lawyer with a family in turmoil. We had an aging mother and needed to figure out the best options for taking care of her money, valuables, and real estate. None of us siblings could get on the same page when it came to figuring out the best plan. Your Jacksonville Lawyer took the time that was needed to really sit down with us, hear our story, and listen to our concerns. Options were presented to us in a clear accurate way with plenty of time to ask questions. We thought about it overnight as a family and came back the very next day to sign the papers. It was simple and efficient! Our family got what we needed and my mother feels so much better.
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Posted by Amy | March 28, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
100% Satisfied
Everything went better than I could have imagined! My consultation with Mr. Nicol was free & everyone in the office was extremely helpful & attentive to my needs. Mr. Nicol & his staff made me feel comfortable & assured me that they would do anything they could to help me. After the consultation I paid my retainer & they immediately began working on my case. The attorney was great about communicating with me & explaining things in a way that I could understand them. The outcome of my case was great & exactly what my family & I had hoped for. I GREATLY appreciate everything Mr. Nicol & his firm did for me & I will use them in the future as well as refer anyone I know to them. You will definitely get your moneys worth!!!
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Posted by anonymous | March 22, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
best lawyer
We will be eternally greatfull to Mr Nicol and his team, as if it were not for his passion, competence, care & humanity, our difficult case would not have had the positive outcome it has. After losing thoudands of dollars to another lawyer who was not even able to get our case heard, my husband & I were on the verge of giving up with very little hope that we would be able to gain custody of my stepchildren. We began to feel helpless as their childhood & future deteriorated right before our eyes. It was a very complicated case, in which the kids were being neglected & dragged through the homeless system. The same system meant to protect our children, did what ever they could to make sure the kids stayed with their mother regardless of her neglect or the fact that the shelters they were staying in were drug infested & dangerous with no place to play outside. As a result we became extemely discouraged with the system since it was evident that however neglectful one might be, children's services will do what ever they can to keep a mother with her children, even when it is not in the child's best interest. Emotionally drained, we were pushed by a good friend who insisted we call your Jacksonville lawyer. gordon was described as being well respected, sucessful & had experience with our specific circumstance (our children, although high-functioning are on the autistism spectrum & are not able to determine what would be in their best interest.) Finally able to obtain a court date, we called your Jacksonville lawyer the Friday before a holiday weekend. By pure luck, we were able to speak via phone and immediately they graced us with there professionalism, empathy, honesty & guidance. In the first time in over a year and a half, my husband and I had a glimmer of hope. As a result of your jacksonville lawyer knowledge, expertise & guidance, my husband obtained full custody of my stepchildren and they finally have the love, stabilty & safety they so desperately need & deserve.
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Posted by Carolyn | December 28, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Gordon T. Nicol was recommended to me by my legal insurance to help me with a bankruptcy case. He met with me and l explained my situation to him and he explained the difference between each bankruptcy and that he would file the best one to fit my case. He gave me the price for the complete services upfront and explained the process to me and told me he would be with me through each step. He explained the classes I would have to complete and kept me informed about any paperwork I needed to help him get my case resolved as quickly as possible. Any changes in court dates I was informed of, and any other information I needed his office kept me informed. He explained what information to look for in the mail and how to contact my trustee if I needed to. He told me it was a process and a lot of paperwork and so I was prepared and when I had to appear in court he was there with me. I appreciated the time and detail he put into my case and would recommend his firm to anyone in need for this type of service.
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Posted by Lisa | January 6, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
You can't go wrong with Mr. Nicol. He saved my home.
I hired Mr. Nicol to assist me with a foreclosure/ modification and he was successful in saving my home. He responded to my questiond and promptly called me when he had any updates. Mr. Nicol is aggressive, patient, thorough and will spend as much time as necessary answering your questions. Mr. Nicol appears sweet and kind until he has to fight for his client and then he becomes aggressive and looks for anyway to help his client. I would highly recommend Mr. Nicol for your legal needs. I was also dealing with a family court issue that I was handling myself and when I had a question about procedural rules he always answered my questions and did not charge any additional fees for answering my questions. Mr. Nicol treated me with respect and he never talked down to me as many attorneys do. He takes pride in making sure his client's completely understand. His staff is pleasant and courteous. The thing I was most impressed with is that if your case requires some specialty that someone else is better equpt to help he will reach out to them to help so his client's get the best result possible.
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Posted by Gail | August 28, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank God for Mr. Nicol...
Thank God for the staff and Mr. Nicol at Your Jacksonvile Lawyer. My son was arrested for a crime we know he didn;t commit but has a checkered past to say the least. We were fearful that his past would be the determining factor of his fate. We found Mr. Nicol and his practice through a recommendation of a family friend who had used them for a DUI in the past. Mr. Nicol and his staff were incredibly compassionate, knowledgeable, and very aggressive in Matthews defense. I am forever grateful.
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Posted by Pamela | July 27, 2015
Traffic incident
Found the firm via their Facebook. Response was quick and easy. I needed representation for a traffic inncident, and was on a limited budget. Mr. Nicol and staff were very accomodating and took care of my problem. I would recommend them.
Posted by Winston | July 21, 2015
Impecable criminal defense
Was wrongfully charged with a crime I did not commit. My family hired Mr. Nicol and his firm to represent me. I had previously been in trouble a few years ago for a similar charge, so my outlook was not the best. Mr. Nicol handled my case with precision and detail. He left no stone unturned and felt that he really believed me when i told him I was innocent. He saw my case through trial and I am homw now to leave this review. Thank the good lord and Your jacksonville Lawyer.
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Posted by Vernon | July 20, 2015
Results not revenue!
I have used Gordon Nicol and Your Jacksonville Lawyer several times over the last few years. I was always treated with dignity and respect. No matter what the reason, i was made to feel like a human being and that my case was important, not just a revenue stream. I appreciate his services and have recommended him to many friends and family. If you are in need of a lawyer, I strongly suggest giving Your Jacksonville Lawyer a call.
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Posted by Mary | July 14, 2015
Messy divorce handled extremely well.
Was referred by a friend for a messy divorce case. Mr. Nicol and staff were very accommodating on walking me through the legal process and making sure I understood everything. Mr. Nicol is very down to Earth and really puts you at ease. He spoke to me in a language i understood and took the time to answer all my questions.
Posted by Andrew | July 8, 2015
Excellent as always
Have used Gordon Nicol and Your Jacksonville Lawyer several times over the last 8 or so years and have always been more than satisfied. The staff is knowledgeable, caring, and a pleasure to work with. Thanks
Posted by Rebecca | June 23, 2015
Thank you
Very easy to work with and responsive. Knowledgeable but never made me feel inferior. Explained things so I understood everything and answered all of my questions, and I had a lot!
Posted by yolanda and will | May 14, 2015
very pleased
we have had a very good experience with him. he listened to our problems and we went from their. very informative about the whole case and sensitive about the whole thing. he acted very quickly on our case and was over with in no time. he is a great lawyer and good in what he does. I would not ask for anything more from him. thank you Gordon for all your help in everything you have done for us. we consider you our friend and a great lawyer I cannot thank you enough. I would recommend you to anyone. once again thank you. the hesters
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Posted by Barbara | December 16, 2011
So Thankful for Mr. Nicol and his staff.
I was so scared but once I talked to Mr. Nicol and his staff they were on our side. They worked so hard for us and the outcome was unbelievable. We could not have asked for better representation on this legal matter. They are fair in price and work hard for their clients.
Posted by John & Alison | December 4, 2011
Timeshare Savior
This team did an amazing job of getting my husband and me out of our timeshare contract. I would recommend Gordon T. Nicol to anyone who needs legal help as he "gets the job done". Thank you so much for everything that your team did for us. We will never forget all of the help that you gave.
Posted by Jim | April 6, 2011
Great Attorney
I was in a car accident and badly injured by a drunk driver. Mr. Nicol represented me to recover compensation not only for my injury, but, ongoing medical expenses. Mr. Nicol is a hard hitting negotiator and gets results.
Posted by anonymous | November 19, 2010
Pleased with his service
Appreciated all his help and staff availability. My case was family law and at the time it was sensitive and difficult. Gordon was able to ensure the best interest of myself and child was taken care of. He also was very thorough and upront on what he and his staff was in control of and what steps could be taken. I would and have recommended Gordon again.
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Posted by Nabil | March 4, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Worse customer service ever
I had a phone consultancy with this team through my CLC and never received a call during both my scheduled times. The second time I called in reference to the first appointment, I was told I was never put on the calendar correctly. The third time I called in reference to my second appointment, and I was told the same thing again by the same lady that scheduled my second appointment.
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Posted by inez | January 31, 2021
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
He a crooked lawyer
He took me for $11000.00 and wanted more.He didn't finishes his job lie to me the whole way through. I Terminated him .The judge I went to told me to file sgainst him. A
Posted by Dwayne | May 24, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Did not want to get justice for me.
Gordon Did an injury case and he refused to get me the justice I deserve. The lady that hit me and it was a major accident I crushed both my legs. Anyway the lady that hit me only had $10,000.00 pip coverage. He kinda forced me to take that $10,000.00 saying that's all I could get. Because of the Florida insurance laws the no fault law. So I wanted to sue the lady that hit me he said it was not worth it because he said the lady has nothing to get. I was in nursing home for 7 months because and I lost everything. I found out after that I could have sued her and even if she has nothing because when I won I could have had judgements against her so she would not be able to buy a house until she paid me. Also with the judjement I could have petitioned courts for payment on my judgement anytime. And made her life miserable just like she made my life miserable. For doing what she did to me. Gordon refused to do it because it was not enough money for him. So Gordon does not care about justice because if he did he would have faught for me. He opted not to help me. So I use think Gordon was a good atty. But he showed me he is just a bad atty. It is sad because I liked him. And he did me wrong. I would not recommend him. I think he is only worried about his bottom line. And not his clents.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 1.0 (Extreme Caution)

Work Experience

  • Attorney Owner
  • Your Jacksonville Lawyer
  • 1989 - Present
  • General Counsel
  • Fl. State Thespians
  • 2001 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Dept. Of Insurance
  • 1989 - 1991

Education

  • University of North Florida
  • B.S.N.
  • 2005
  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • University of South Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1986

Legal Cases

  • Grand-parent Visitation
  • Successfully resolved.
  • Probate & Foreclosure & short sale
  • Successful
  • Criminal Case
  • Successful trial with client ACQUITED.
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Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • CCOP
  • Board Member
  • 2001 - Present
  • RCN
  • Board Member
  • 1994 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association, Elder Law Section
  • Member
  • 1990 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Board
  • NFAN
  • 2016
  • 2015 Clients' Choice Award
  • AVVO
  • 2016
  • Best of Business
  • Best Business Community. Inc.
  • 2016
  • Legal Author & Editor
  • City Extra
  • 2015
  • Legal Author & Editor
  • R.C.N.
  • 2014
  • Board
  • C.C.O.P.
  • 2014
  • BOARD MEMBER
  • NFAN
  • 2014
  • Legal Editor
  • RCN
  • 2013
  • BOARD MEMBER
  • NFAN
  • 2013
  • Legal Author & Editor
  • RCN
  • 2012
  • Board Member
  • NFAN
  • 2012
  • NFAN
  • Board
  • 2011
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Publications

  • City Extra
  • UBER laws part 1
  • 2016
  • Review of Lawsuits & Criminal Cases
  • Review of Lawsuits & Criminal Cases
  • 2016
  • RCN
  • Corporations
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • DUI
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Bankruptcy pt. 1
  • 2016
  • R.C.N. Magazine
  • Reader's Questions
  • 2016
  • R.C.N.
  • Seal & Expunge Criminal Charges
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Immigration Part 1
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Adoption Part 1
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Adoption Part 2
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Fraud
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Immigration Part 2
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Bankruptcy Ch. 7 vs. Ch. 13
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Divorce Pt. 1
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Divorce Pt. 2
  • 2016
  • City Extra
  • Bankruptcy pt. 2
  • 2016
  • City Extra Magazine
  • Criminal law
  • 2016
  • R.C.N. magazine
  • D.U.I.
  • 2016
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Speaking Engagements

  • 92.1 radio broadcst
  • Family Law: divorce, custody, child support, and paternity.
  • 2016
  • 92.1 F.M. radio broadcast
  • Bankruptcy: chapter 7 and chapter 11
  • 2016
  • 92.1 F.M. radio broadcast
  • Business law
  • 2016
  • 102.3 F.M. Broadcast
  • Criminal Law
  • 2016
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Attorney endorsements

Received (41)
Given (158)
Endorse Gordon
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A tireless advocate for his clients. His integrity and professionalism are beyond reproach and his legal ability is of the highest caliber."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"If you have a legal problem you can choose from thousands of lawyers in Florida. If you need to win your case you only have one choice Gordon T Nicol. I endorse him!"
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. The best!"
Guardianship Attorney | Oct 04
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I strongly endorse Mr. Nicol. I have worked with many attorneys in the probate and guardianship community. Mr. Nicol was an opposing counsel in a guardianship case. His dedication to the law, the community, his client and our profession is truly remarkable. He is a true asset to our legal profession and our community as a whole."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Gordon is an excellent attorney committed to providing the highest quality representation to clients. I endorse this attorney without reservation."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Jun 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Mar 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"He is a valuable asset to this community. His continuing dedication to the law and his clients is admirable."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Tough, talented and thorough litigator. I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jan 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer. A top-notch attorney, highly respected in the legal community."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Nicol. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who produces great results in representing clients! Keep up the great work."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Nicol is a distinguished attorney with great deal of experience and knowledge. These are the reasons why I decided to endorse him."
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | Sep 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Nicol is a very knowledgeable and experienced attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
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