About Us

Oven Law was founded with the goal of helping families and small business owners navigate our complicated legal system. For most people, a lawsuit or divorce filing can be one of the most stressful periods of their life. Our law firm aims to reduce that stress by guiding you through the legal process, breaking down complicated legal language and concepts, and passionately defending your rights and assets in court.

 

Our law office specializes in family law, including divorce proceedings, child custody and support cases, and estate management. We also offer specialized business law guidance for small business owners interested in business incorporation, management, and legal compliance. If you are facing a lawsuit or in need of professional legal advice, give us a call today to ask a lawyer about your case and to receive a legal consultation with our principal attorney. 

Natalie G. Oven

“Kind to people,

tough on problems.”

 

This mantra has guided Natalie throughout her career as a criminal prosecutor and civil attorney. As a prosecutor in Polk County, Florida, Natalie prosecuted felony crimes against children where she developed her keen sense of justice and ability to approach each case with empathy and a soft touch. She has continued to help those in need by offering high-quality legal advice for those facing divorce proceedings, child custody cases, and even the daunting task of starting their own business. Natalie will use her vast experience as a criminal and civil litigator to ensure that your rights are protected in court and that you have a top-notch attorney in your corner. 

 

Natalie began her education as an undergraduate student at Baylor University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communications and Rhetoric and graduated with Honors. She went on to study law at Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, where she was the sole recipient of the prestigious Drew Memorial Award for written and oral advocacy. While at Stetson, Natalie developed her keen sense of justice and desire to help the less fortunate and was recognized for her public service efforts at graduation. Natalie was also recognized for her strong oral arguments and unique legal strategies as a student at Stetson.

 

Following her graduation from Stetson University College of Law in 2008, Natalie began working as an Assistant State Attorney in Polk County, prosecuting misdemeanor cases before being promoted to litigate general felony cases, where she excelled as a negotiator and trial attorney. She soon moved on to the Crimes Against Children division where she prosecuted felony crimes against children, including capital cases. During her time as an Assistant State Attorney, Natalie argued over twenty-five cases in front of juries and developed her stellar courtroom abilities and reputation as a fearsome litigator.

 

After leaving the Polk County State Attorney’s Office, Natalie began practicing family law for a local private practice, gaining invaluable experience in Dissolution of Marriages and Modifications and Child Custody cases. She started Oven Law in 2013 with the goal of providing high-quality, reasonably-priced legal services to those in need in Polk County. By combining her experience as a formidable trial attorney with her passion for public service and justice, Natalie is able to effectively represent your interests in court and get you what you deserve.

Education

  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts, Speech Communications, Graduate with Honors

  • Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctorate

Honors and Awards

  • Winner of E. Harris Drew Memorial Award for Excellence in Written and Oral Advocacy, 2008

  • Award for Pro-Bono Services, 2008

  • Who’s Who Amongst Students, 2008

  • Earl Zehner Competition, Winner-First Place Team & Winner-Individual Oralist Award, 2008

  • Orseck Competition, Second Place, 2007

  • Communication Student of the Year Award, 2003

 

Hobbies

 

  • Avid Runner, Cyclist, and Hiker

  • Certified Yoga Instructor

  • Volunteer for the Withlacoochee State Trail

  • Loves Animals