Attorney Jeff Thomas
As a native to the state of Florida and a long-time resident of Hillsborough
County, Attorney Jeff Thomas is proud to protect the rights of Tampa residents.
As the son of a Broward County Sheriff Deputy, Thomas also brings a comprehensive
understanding of the law – not just a shallow book learning. He
attended the University of Florida, where he graduated from in 1993, with
honors. After, he attended the Stetson College of Law and graduated with
his Juris Doctorate degree in 1997. Thomas has experience as a certified
legal intern at Sarasota County State Attorney's Office, as well as
time spent interning at the United States Federal Court in the Middle
District of Florida.
In 1997, he was admitted both to the Florida and Federal Bar. After being
admitted to practice, Thomas spent time as a Felony Prosecutor at the
13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County. He spent time as the lead
trial attorney in the felony division and was lead counsel in felony cases,
as well as misdemeanor and traffic offenses. Thomas has also graduated
from the Florida Prosecuting Attorney's
DUI School, Prosecution School and Evidence School and has attended several seminars
involving all facets of criminal law. By taking his education seriously,
Thomas is able to provide a cutting edge defense.
During his time as a defense lawyer, he has personally handled more than
3,500 criminal cases, including over 250 non-jury trials and 40 jury trials.
He has also handled over 2,000 traffic cases.