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 honored to make the following announcements:

Kristin A. Norse will be sworn in as President of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers on FAWL's annual gala on June 24, 2015, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of The Florida Bar.  Also, Ms. Norse has been appointed Vice Chair of the Appellate Court Rules Committee of The Florida Bar.

Katherine Earle Yanes will receive the Florida Association of Women Lawyers' 2015 Leader in the Law Award at FAWL's annual gala on June 24, 2015, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of The Florida Bar.  Also, Ms. Yanes has been appointed to The Florida Bar’s Federal Practice Committee.

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.

James E. Felman has been named BEST LAWYERS 2015 Tampa Criminal Defense: White-Collar "Lawyer of the Year."  All four of the firm's partners have been named as 2015 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA:

  - 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 Non-White-Collar, Appellate Practice, and Bet-The-Company Litigation

  - Katherine Earle Yanes for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and Appellate Practice

  - Kristin A. Norse for Appellate Practice

 James E. Felman is Chair of the Criminal Justice Section of The American Bar Association.


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