Deborah J. Blue is a native born Floridian who received her J.D. from Stetson University in 1985. She was an assistant State Attorney in the 12th Judicial Circuit until she joined the firm of Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A., in 1991. She became a shareholder of the firm in 1996.
Ms. Blue has been Florida Bar board certified in Marital & Family Law since 2011. Ms. Blue specializes in handling complex marital and family law cases involving equitable distribution; business valuation(s); alimony; child support; parental responsibility and timesharing; preparation and enforcement of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements; paternity and any other family law related matters.
Ms. Blue has been honored on the Florida Super Lawyers list in Family Law from 2006-2012, and 2015-2019. She has been AV Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell Bar since 2003. Ms. Blue was Florida Bar board certified in Criminal Trial Law from 1993 to 2008, and in Civil Trial Law from 2000 to 2010.
Ms. Blue has served on the board of Legal Aid of Manasota since 2013, and is a founding member and former President (2013-2017) of the Sarasota Collaborative Family Law Professionals.