Thoele | drach law

justice for all

Thoele|Drach Law is your law firm.  We are here to serve our clients with the expertise, knowledge, and understanding that everyone deserves. 

Our team can assist with all legal issues and have a large breadth of experience, both legal and personal.  For more information on our specific practice areas and niches, click the links below. 

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amanda thoele



Leadership & honors

Member of The Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital Women’s Board

Member of multiple Pro Bono law associations

Amanda Thoele is a Jacksonville native and is dedicated to serving the Jacksonville community. Amanda decided to become an attorney because she enjoys helping others. As a law student at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Amanda served as Student Works Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy and represented family law clients as a certified legal intern in the Virgil D. Hawkins Civil Clinic. Currently, Amanda assists clients with estate planning and in various civil and criminal matters. Amanda is also actively involved in the community.

Amanda has represented clients ranging from individuals to some of the largest banking institutions in the country. Amanda’s litigation experience and strong negotiation skills allow her to obtain favorable results for her clients, whether that means litigating a case to trial or negotiating a strong settlement. Amanda is also creative and detail-oriented planner, which allows her to thoughtfully craft wills and trust to accomplish her client’s goals and assist her clients in planning their estates. Regardless of the type of case Amanda is handling, she takes the time to listen to and get to know each client because she believes it is her responsibility to meet her client’s needs with the highest level of care and individualized attention.

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University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.

Emory University, B.A. in Political Science

memberships & court admissions

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Member, The Florida Bar

Member, Jacksonville Bar Association

justin drach



Leadership & honors

Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Florida – 2017 Humanitarian Award Recipient

Justin Seth Drach is a former Naval Aviator with more than ten years of military service. Justin has experience flying combat aircraft such as the S-3B Viking, T-45C Goshawk, and the F/A-18C Hornet. His aviation and leadership experiences have taken him all over the world and have given him valuable insight into your unique problems. The common theme of Justin’s professional life has been service.

While in law school, Justin served as a supervised practicing intern for the Office of the Federal Public Defender in Norfolk, Virginia, even winning his first trial. Justin has worked on criminal cases of national and international significance.

A tenacious and aggressive litigator, Justin serves clients with attention to detail, searching for creative arguments and solutions to position the client for the best possible outcome. Whether representing a criminal defendant, accident victim, or a large bank, Justin’s skillful ability to negotiate a favorable settlement or prevail at trial helps clients get back to their lives and achieve a sense of normalcy as quickly as possible.

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Regent University School of Law, J.D.

Naval War College, M.A. National Security Studies

Webster University, M.B.A.

The Citadel, B.S. Business Administration (Accounting)

memberships & court admissions

Member, The Florida Bar

Member, Jacksonville Bar Association

Member, Jacksonville Beach Bar Association

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Courtney Turner has more than 10 years of experience in the law practice industry, from customer service to legal research, she is vital in assisting in keeping cases moving and clients up to date with their proceedings. 

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