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The MGR Law Firm, PLLC 

The MGR Law Firm was founded in Orlando, Florida in 2011, by Attorney Marivette Gonzalez Rivera. The firm focuses exclusively in family law matters. The MGR Firm was created to provide legal assistance to families facing some of  the most difficult times in their lives. Mrs. Rivera knowing herself firsthand  the weight and confusion of divorce wanted to be the voice for those who could not speak for themselves.


Mrs. Rivera is committed to listening, understanding, and providing zealous representation to her clients in family law matters, ranging from uncontested divorce to complex property division, contested custody, and child support issues.


Mrs. Rivera's commitment, as the founder of The MGR Law Firm to helping families, will and always remain the same in whatever role she takes in the family legal system. She is committed to listening to your unique family law matter, providing the best customer service, and helping you through challenging times  with integrity and respect. 

 Marivette Gonzalez Rivera

Marivette González Rivera is an experienced family law attorney  as well as a State of Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator trained in Interdisciplinary Collaborative Law and Colorado Mediation. She is passionate about helping people through difficult and sensitive legal family matters. She is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and Colorado. 

As an attorney, Marivette takes the time to listen to clients, educate them about the rights and options, and provide the support that’s so often required during sensitive family matters. As a mediator, Marivette takes off her attorney hat and is a neutral third person who listens to the parties and helps facilitate the communication between the parties to reach an amicable resolution.

Over the course of her career, Marivette has helped hundreds of families in a broad range of family law matters. She has counseled mother's, father's, business owners, people with foreign decrees, and parents in matters involving custody, child support, relocation, modifications, prenuptials, enforcement proceedings, and paternity issues. She has helped clients reach agreements in mediation and counseling low and high-net-worth clients. In all matters, she approaches her clients with respect and compassion while helping them identify their roles, expectations, and viable solutions that align with their family's best interests and the best interests of their children, if any. ​

Marivette is a native of Puerto Rico and one of seven children. She moved with her family at a young age to New Jersey where she graduated from Rutgers University, where she received her undergraduate degree in Administration of Justice with a Criminology Certification and minors in Sociology and Spanish.


Upon graduation, she moved to Florida and went on to work for Seminole County, Florida government where she was quickly promoted to Senior Probation Officer in charge of supervising the high-risk offenders and domestic violence cases. During such time she maintained the lowest recidivism rate and was one of the first Officers in 2000 to help implement the Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for offenders in collaboration with the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office. Marivette was appointed to various criminal task forces such as the Domestic Violence Task Force and the Sexual Offender Response Team S.O.R.T. Hence, she obtained first-hand knowledge of the various aspects of the criminal justice system and received numerous awards for her service. 

Subsequently, Marivette attended Florida A&M University, College of Law. While in law school, she worked in the Homelessness and Legal Advocacy Clinic assisting underserved people and communities locally with family law and landlord/tenant matters and the Community Economic Development Clinic providing legal assistance to small non-profit businesses. She earned and was awarded the esteemed Holly Marie Stutz scholarship for outstanding academic qualifications and commitment to public interest law.

After obtaining her law degree, she served as a Public Defender in the Ninth Circuit in Orange County, Florida, where she represented hundreds of people in various criminal law matters and litigated on behalf of her clients to ensure that their defenses and voices were heard.  Her passion to help people with language barriers  and injustices was further ignited during this time in her career. 

In 2011, Marivette opened up the doors to her own law firm, now The MGR Law Firm, in Orlando, Florida. Though her experiences and involvement in the community, it became apparent that their was a great need for family law services to the Hispanic community as well as others. She also gained  first hand knowledge of the divorce process through her own and made a commitment to help families, father's and mother's, business owners, and those in need of assistance navigating the family court system. 

Marivette has cultivated a reputation as one of Orlando’s most respected family law attorneys and distinguished herself in its vibrant leadership community. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and Young Fathers of Central Florida, an organization dedicated to addressing fathers’ rights in family law matters, and has held membership roles with many other community- and industry-oriented organizations. The MGR firm has acted as a host site for UCF's legal studies program and a place of mentorship to many upcoming attorneys from different law schools. Her commitment to the community was noticed when Vision Magazine and City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer recognized her as one of the 25 most influential Hispanics in Central Florida and when she was selected as a keynote speaker for the women's “I Am Brave” Conference in Orlando.  She has also been featured as a guest commentator on outlets such as Univision, Telemundo, and Orange County TV.


In her spare time Marivette enjoys spending time with her family, educating the community in family matters, and volunteering in Pro Bono Clinics helping unrepresented families. She is enthusiastic about continuing to serve families through her services.

Marivette is bilingual (English/Spanish).

Email : Tel: 123-456-7890


State of Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator, 2016


State of Florida, 2009

State of Colorado, 2021   

U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida,  2009


 Interdisciplinary Collaborative

Family Law, 2019 

Colorado Mediation, 2023



Orlando Style


A mi me gusta cuando las personas ayudan a uno y estan pendiente.

Blanca Iris Gonzalez Jimenez (1946- 2020) 

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