Choosing an attorney is a big investment. To help you find an attorney in the Tampa Bay area who understands your needs, we asked the nearly 8,000 attorneys practicing in Hillsborough and Southern Pasco counties to nominate the peers they believe stand out from the rest. Scroll down to see the attorneys named Top Lawyers. Use the search bar to look up attorneys by name or sort by practice area or year.

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Looking for an attorney?  Choosing the right attorney for your legal needs is crucial for success. To help you find an attorney in the Tampa Bay area who understands your needs, we asked the nearly 8,000 attorneys practicing in Hillsborough and Southern Pasco counties to nominate the peers they believe stand out from the rest.

Scroll down to see the TAMPA Magazines’ Top Lawyers List.  Use the search bar to look up attorneys by name or sort by practice area or year.

Alan S. Gassman

Alan S. Gassman is a Board Certified Trust and Estates lawyer in Clearwater. Gassman is the founder of the law firm Gassman, Crotty and Denicolo, P.A., an eight-lawyer firm focusing on the representation of high net worth families, physicians and business owners in estate plan... Read More

(727) 442-1200

Amir Ghaeenzadeh

Amir Ghaeenzadeh is a persuasive litigator with proven success in personal injury cases, having won against large corporations. He helped found Amethyst Law Group, a full-service law firm with offices in Tampa and Miami named after a protective, healing gemstone. “I am passi... Read More

(844) 482-1239

Anton Hopen

IP AND NOTHING ELSE The Wall Street Journal and Money magazine have recognized Smith & Hopen managing attorney Anton Hopen as an expert authority in Intellectual Property law. However, to Hopen, it is the numbers that matter. In the last 12 months, Smith & Hopen’s IP-... Read More

(813) 683-5040
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Barbara Brown

Close with Confidence An experienced, knowledgeable real estate attorney like Barbara Brown can make the process of buying or selling a home smoother and less convoluted. Her 20 years of experience make her an asset to your transaction. “Life doesn’t always happen during off... Read More

(813) 528-4044
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Brook Nutter

Experience Counts. Before hiring a personal injury attorney, ask that attorney the following questions: “When was the last time you went to trial? When was the last time you obtained a winning verdict for your client?” Most importantly, Brook Nutter says, “Ask that attorney... Read More

(813) 259-9646

C. Steven Yerrid

COMMITTED TO JUSTICE Steve Yerrid has a reputation as one of the best trial lawyers in the country. His entire career has been dedicated to helping those who have been wronged in a wide array of areas, including personal injury, wrongful death, medical negligence, product lia... Read More

(813) 222-8222

Christina Anton Garcia

Christina Anton Garcia is an award-winning Tampa Bay attorney with over 14 years of experience practicing exclusively Marital and Family Law. Garcia has demonstrated professional achievement and garnered countless honors in her industry, including being recognized by Super La... Read More

(813) 907-9807

David P. Mitchell

By the time David Mitchell’s clients call him, many are at their wits’ end. “I help everyday people fight back against debt collectors and telemarketers,” Mitchell says. “When you are on the receiving end of excessive robo-calls, it can become disruptive to your life.” Voted... Read More

(866) 344-LAWS

Eddie Suarez

For more than 30 years, Eddie Suarez has fought for his clients in courts across the United States and Florida, placing a high value on discretion and protecting reputations. Suarez has earned local and national recognition for his trial skills and careful construction of ind... Read More

(813) 229-0040

G. Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is who other lawyers turn to for help with a case — more than 80 percent of his business comes from attorneys. Thanks to his 35-plus years of experience and specialization in complex business litigation, Nelson is an expert at helping resolve the stickiest of le... Read More

(813) 221-0999
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James L. Magazine

Putting the Personal Back in Injury Law isn’t just the motto of his law firm, they’re words Jim Magazine lives by, “Every client gets my cell phone number and has 3 double board-certified trial lawyers working for them. When an insurance company knows a firm like ours will try ca... Read More

(727) 499-9900
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Jason Kobal

Kobal Law helps people who are injured at work or from the fault of others. The firm was among the first to pioneer an effort to file civil actions against medical providers who wrongfully bill injured workers for their medical care. Attorney Kobal filed the initial complaint in a... Read More


Jeffrey “Jack” Gordon

Jeffrey “Jack” Gordon is a highly skilled trial attorney who has twice been selected as a Leading Attorney of the Southeastern United States in Forbes magazine. He has been named for inclusion among Florida’s Legal Elite and recognized as one of the Top 100 SuperLawyers® in ... Read More

(866) 344-LAWS

John A. Anthony

John serves as a managing partner of Anthony & Partners, LLC, a Tampa-based legal team engaged in sophisticated litigation and transactional practice. For over three decades, John’s bankruptcy representations have included appearances in the federal bankruptcy courts throu... Read More

(813) 273-5616

Joseph G. Alvarez

Joseph Alvarez specializes in personal injury cases ranging from car accidents to slips and falls and wrongful death claims. His own traumatic experience of a serious auto accident creates empathy with his clients. Alvarez understands what it is like to be in such a life-alter... Read More

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Josh Burnett

For over 25 years, Josh Burnett has been fighting for his clients and seeking the best possible results in the face of unimaginable tragedy and catastrophe. The founder and president of Burnett Law, P.A. focuses his practice on helping regular people seek justice after life-alt... Read More

(813) 221-5000

Kathryn "KC" Hopkinson

Kathryn “KC” Hopkinson is a highly skilled labor and employment attorney based in Tampa. Since 2013, Hopkinson has been representing individuals and businesses of all sizes in Tampa and throughout the state. She has received multiple honors from her peers and prestigious legal... Read More

(508) 274-9169

Kenneth G. Turkel

Ken Turkel is a trial attorney with a national practice focusing on the prosecution and defense of complex business and civil litigation matters, as well as media and privacy rights litigation. He also represents sports and entertainment clients in litigation matters and with ... Read More

(813) 443-2199
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Marc Matthews

All attorneys fight for their clients, but as Marc Matthews sees it, few things compare to a trial attorney’s ability to give voice to the voiceless in their legal battle against a powerful insurance company. “We always keep in mind that this is our client’s only injury case,... Read More

(813) 530-1000

Mark Bentley

(813) 225-2500