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Kynes Markman & Felman

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Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. is a law firm trusted for more than twenty-five years 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 partners 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.

The American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Section honored James E. Felman with its Charles R. English Award at the CJS Awards Luncheon on November 4, 2016. The Charles R. English Award is for members of the CJS that have distinguished themselves by their work in the field of criminal justice, and who meet the following criteria: exemplify ethical and professional conduct; have provided exceptional services to the CJS; engage in activities that have increased the stature and professionalism of lawyers who practice in the criminal justice section; and enhance the relationship between prosecutors and defense bar by setting an example that subordinates parochial defense bar and prosecution views to both professional and bar association endeavors in favor of achieving a result that promotes fairness and justice.  For additional details, please visit http://www.americanbar.org/news/abanews/aba-news-archives/2016/10/tampa_lawyer_jamese.html

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., has received Tier 1 recognition as a 2017 "Best Law Firm” in Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice and Criminal Defense: White-Collar.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., is pleased to announce that Brandon K. Breslow has joined the firm as an associate attorney.  Mr. Breslow obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law, and was admitted into The Florida Bar in 2016.  He will concentrate his practice in criminal defense, sentencings, appeals, and post-conviction relief in state and federal courts.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., is proud to announce that 2017 Best Lawyers in America has named

    Stuart C. Markman Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" for Tampa and

    Katherine Earle Yanes Criminal Defense: White Collar "Lawyer of the Year" for Tampa.

2017 Best Lawyers in America has also listed Stuart C. Markman for Appellate Practice, Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar; James E. Felman for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and General Practice, 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 2016 Florida Legal EliteStuart C. Markman (appellate practice; Hall of Fame), Katherine Earle Yanes (criminal law), and Kristin A. Norse (appellate practice).

James E. Felman has been elected to the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law.

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.

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. 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