Serving the North Tampa area, Divorce Without War® guides couples through the divorce process, mediating all issues related to divorce. Our experienced attorney-mediators make the process more affordable and less stressful, creating the foundation for a kind, cooperative transition and post-divorce relationship.
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Derek S. Lucas is a family mediator and longtime resident of Central Florida. Mr. Lucas earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Florida A&M University College of Law in 2007 and a Bachelor of Science Degree from University of Central Florida in 1998. He is a member of the Florida State Bar, Hillsborough County Bar and International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP).
Mr. Lucas began his career in law as an Assistant Attorney General in the Child Support Enforcement Section, where he was responsible for overseeing hundreds of child support cases. After spending considerable time handling litigated cases in the courtroom, Mr. Lucas began to focus on family law and accepted a position at a private family law firm. During his time at this firm, Mr. Lucas worked on all issues involved in family law from complex, high asset divorces to modification issues, child support, alimony and more.
Mr. Lucas is an active member of Next Generation Divorce, Carrollwood Area Business Association, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and various civic organizations that provide support for family and children services.
Mr. Lucas is married and the father of two children.
As a professional working with couples, I am glad to have the option to refer couples to Divorce Without War® when they are looking for a peaceful solution for separation or divorce. Divorce Without War® is an excellent choice for many couples who are willing to work openly with one another.