Givens Givens Sparks senior attorney, Ellen Ostman, has been named to the 2019 list of '10 Best Attorneys’ for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.
In order to be eligible for this recognition, an attorney is formally nominated by the Institute, a client and/or a fellow attorney, and must show a record of professional achievement and a high degree of success, accompanied by an impeccable client satisfaction rating.
Board Certified in Family and Marital Law, Ostman’s expertise has led to her work on numerous high-profile cases, including some that have become the subject of made-for-TV movies. And as she relentlessly pursued the rights and needs of families throughout the years, she subsequently developed her professional endeavors into service positions. She served on the Board of Directors for The Spring, a shelter for abused and battered women and children, and was also a child-support hearing officer. In 1996, Ostman authored a book titled Dear Client that helps individuals and families understand the process of divorce.
Givens Givens Sparks has cultivated a culture of award-winning excellence within the firm, and the result has been the growth of a team of trial attorneys and staff who are ranked among the best in their fields. The firm’s awards include: “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers & Top 40 Under 40, National Black Trial Lawyers Top 100, Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, Expertise’s Best Personal Injury Lawyers, Lawyers of Distinction, "Lawyer of the Year" 2016 - Best Lawyers, Family Law, Tampa AV® Preeminent™ on Martindale-Hubbell®, "Best Lawyers in America" since 1998 - Woodward/White lawyer rating, and “Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine.