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Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. is a law firm trusted for more than 30 years by individual and business clients across Florida and the United States. The firm provides experienced legal representation of the highest quality, with a high level of scholarship and creativity and 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
  • 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 proud to announce:

Tampa Magazine has named Stuart C. Markman as a 2024 Top Lawyer in Appellate Practice.

Tampa Magazine has named Gus M. Centrone as a 2024 Top Lawyer in Criminal Defense: General Practice.

Best Lawyers in America has named James E. Felman as 2024 Tampa "Lawyer of the Year" for Criminal Defense: General Practice.

Best Lawyers in America has named Kristin A. Norse as 2024 Tampa "Lawyer of the Year" for Appellate Practice.

Best Lawyers in America has named Brandon K. Breslow as a 2024 "Ones to Watch" for Appellate Practice and Criminal Defense: White-Collar and General Practice.

2024 Best Lawyers in America has 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; Kristin A. Norse for Appellate Practice and Bet-The-Company Litigation; and Gus M. Centrone for Criminal Defense: White-Collar and General Practice.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., has received Tier 1 recognition as a 2024 "Best Law Firm" in Appellate Practice, Bet-The-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: General Practice, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar, as announced by U.S. News & World Reports and Best Lawyers.

Florida Trend has listed as 2022 Florida Legal Elite:  Stuart C. Markman (appellate practice), Katherine Earle Yanes (criminal law), James E. Felman (criminal law), Kristin A. Norse (appellate practice), and Gus M. Centrone (criminal law).

All of the attorneys at the firm have been named as 2024 Florida Super Lawyers:  Stuart C. Markman for appellate practice; James E. Felman for criminal defense: white collar; Katherine Earle Yanes for criminal defense: white collar (Top 50 Tampa Bay Lawyers, The Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida, and The Top 100 Attorneys in Florida); Kristin A. Norse for appellate practice (Top 50 Tampa Bay Lawyers, The Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida, and The Top 100 Attorneys in Florida); Gus M. Centrone for criminal defense; and Brandon K. Breslow (Florida Rising Stars) for appellate practice.

James E. Felman was recently elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. https://nacdl.informz.net/informzdataservice/onlineversion/ind/bWFpbGluZ2luc3RhbmNlaWQ9ODc4OTE0NCZzdWJzY3JpYmVyaWQ9OTEzMTkyNjYy