100 S. Ashley Drive, Suite 1300, Tampa, FL 33602

Kynes Markman & Felman

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Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. is a law firm trusted for more than two decades by individual and business clients across Florida and the United States. The firm provides its clients with experienced legal representation of the highest quality, with a high level of scholarship and creativity along with an aggressive dedication to the interests of every client. The firm’s attorneys are committed to achieving the best possible results. Each of the firm’s attorneys is a former judicial law clerk, and each brings to the firm’s practice outstanding academic training and professional experience.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., based in Tampa, Florida, has a successful and sophisticated practice that focuses on civil appeals and litigation support and criminal defense and criminal appeals:

Criminal Defense and Criminal Appeals
including but not limited to:



  • Investigation
  • Trial
  • Sentencing
  • Appellate
  • Post-Conviction Relief
  • Related Civil Proceedings
Civil Appeals and Trial Litigation Support
including but not limited to:



  • Commercial & Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury Matters
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Class Actions
  • Family Law
  • Litigation Support to Legal Community in
    Pre-Trial & Post-Trial Matters

We welcome the opportunity to talk with you and to discuss how we may assist you with your legal matter.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., is pleased to announce that all four of the firm’s partners have been named as 2016 Florida Super Lawyers:   Stuart C. Markman (Top 100 Lawyers in Florida and Top 50 in Tampa Bay) for appellate practice; James E. Felman (Top 100 Lawyers in Florida and Top 50 in Tampa Bay) for criminal defense: white collar; Katherine Earle Yanes (Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida) for criminal defense: white collar; and Kristin A. Norse (Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida) for appellate practice.

The Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida and H.A.V.E. a Heart presented an award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Law Firm to Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., on April 21, 2016, at the Ninth Annual Circuit Pro Bono Service Awards.

Katherine Earle Yanes has been awarded the Hillsborough County Bar Association Criminal Law Section’s 2015 Marcelino “Bubba” Huerta Award for pro bono service and the pursuit of equal justice. The purpose of the award is to honor a criminal attorney who exemplifies Huerta’s good character, professional practice, and dedication to serving the criminal justice system. 

TAMPA Magazine’s survey of attorneys in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco Counties was released in its 2016 Annual Top Lawyers Edition that Stuart C. Markman has been “Voted #1 by Peers” for Appellate Practice and James E. Felman has been “Voted #1 by Peers” for Criminal Defense: General Practice.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., is proud to announce that 2016 Best Lawyers in America has named Stuart C. Markman Tampa "Lawyer of the Year" for Bet-The-Company Litigation.  2016 Best Lawyers in America has also listed Stuart C. Markman for Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar; James E. Felman for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and Non-White-Collar, Appellate Practice, and Bet-The-Company Litigation; Katherine Earle Yanes for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and Appellate Practice; and Kristin A. Norse for Appellate Practice.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., also announces that the following attorneys have been named by Florida Trend as 2015 Florida Legal EliteStuart C. Markman (appellate practice; one of 12 inductees into the 2015 Hall of Fame), Katherine Earle Yanes (criminal law), and Kristin A. Norse (appellate practice).

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., has been named in U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2015 edition in “Best Law Firms” rankings.  The firm received First-Tier recognition in Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar and White-Collar.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. and its attorneys have received numerous distinctions:

  • AV-Preeminent rating, the highest given, from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • Best Law Firm
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year"
    • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    • Appellate Practice
  • Florida Legal Elite
  • Super Lawyers:
    • Top 100 Lawyers in Florida
    • Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida
    • Top 50 Tampa Bay Florida Super Lawyers