Jack A. Moring practices exclusively in the area of marital and family law, and family-law related appeals. He is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Marital and Family law, the first and currently only Citrus County attorney to hold this distinction. As such, he has been recognized as having special knowledge, skills and proficiency in marital and family law and certification distinguishes him as a “specialist” in marital and family law.
Jack is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law. He was admitted to practice in Florida in 1985. He began his legal career with the firm of Bradshaw and Mountjoy, P.A., in Inverness, Florida. In 1994, he and Patricia Myers formed Myers and Moring, P.A., Jack and Patricia married in 1996, and they renamed the firm to Moring & Moring, P.A.
Jack is a member of The Florida Bar and the American Bar Association. He is a member and a Past President of the Citrus County Bar Association. He was instrumental in creating the Family Law Section of the Citrus County Bar Association in 2006. He was the recipient of the Citrus County Pro Bono Attorney of the Year award in 2004. He is the recipient of The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award for the Fifth Judicial Circuit (Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties) for 2008.
Jack is a member of the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, and he serves on the Executive Council and on several committees of the Section. He is a past editor of the Section’s newsletter, FAMSEG and past co-chair of the Legislation Committee. He also previously served on the Family Law Rules Committee, a standing committee of The Florida Bar, and he is a past chair of the Committee. He has served on the Fifth Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, and he is a past chair of the Committee. He is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and is a member of the Florida chapter of the AFCC (FLAFCC). He previously served on the Board of Directors of FLAFCC was President in 2014. He is also a past member of the Citrus-Hernando Inn of Court. He is a member of the Fifth Circuit Professionalism Committee and is liaison to the Citrus County Professionalism Panel. In 2014, he was appointed by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Jorge Labarga to serve on the Steering Committee on Families and Children in the Court to serve a two-year term. He was re-appointed to the Committee in 2016, 2018 and 2020.
Jack has served on the Board of Directors of Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc., the Legal Advocacy Center of Central Florida, Inc., the Citrus County Family Visitation Center, and the Children’s Advocacy Center of Citrus County, Inc. (Jessie’s Place). He is a past board member of Hospice of Citrus County of the Nature Coast, and he currently serves on the board of Friends of Citrus and the Nature Coast.
Jack has represented clients from all walks of life in all types of family law matters: dissolutions of marriage, paternity/parentage actions, establishment and modification of parenting plans and time-sharing schedules, child support matters, dependency actions, injunctions for protection, pre-marital agreements, post-marital agreements, and family-law-related appeals. He has also served as guardian ad litem in family law matters and as attorney ad litem and guardian ad litem in dependency matters. Jack is also also a family mediator. He also has a special interest in adoptions, having been adopted himself as an infant and having also adopted one of his children.
Jack is the father of five children: Jack, Jr., a graphic designer in Ocala (his company, Visual Harmony, LLC, designed this website); Philip, an attorney who practices medical malpractice law in Orlando; Jessamyn, a paralegal/law student at FAMU-Law; Garrison (1988 – 2011); and Ryan, a glass artist.
Patricia M. Moring practices family law and probate law. She is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Law, and she was admitted to practice in Florida in 1987. She began her legal career with the firm of James F. Spindler, Jr., P.A. In 1989, she ventured into solo practice, establishing Patricia M. Myers, P.A. In 1994, she and Jack A. Moring formed Myers and Moring, P.A. In 1996, she and Jack married and they renamed the firm to Moring & Moring, P.A.
Patricia is a member of The Florida Bar and the Family Law Section of The Florida Bar. She is also a member of the Citrus County Bar Association (CCBA) and a past member of the Family Law Section of the CCBA.
Patricia has served on the Fifth Circuit Grievance Committee, which investigates citizen complaints against lawyers and she is a past chair of the Committee. She is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and is a member of the Florida chapter of the AFCC (FLAFCC). She has also been a member of the Citrus-Hernando Inn of Court. Patricia has also served as chair of the Fifth Judicial Circuit’s Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee.
Patricia is loving step-mother to Jack, Jr., Philip, Jessamyn, Garrison and Ryan. She is also an animal-lover.