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 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.

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., is proud to announce:

Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A., has received Tier 1 recognition as a 2020 "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.

Best Lawyers in America has named James E. Felman as 2021 Tampa "Lawyer of the Year" for Criminal Defense: General Practice.

Best Lawyers in America has named Kristin A. Norse as 2020 Tampa "Lawyer of the Year" for Appellate Practice.

2021 Best Lawyers in America has listed Staurt 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 Jared M. Krukar for Appellate Practice.

Florida Trend has listed as 2020 Florida Legal Elite:  Stuart C. Markman (appellate practice), James E. Felman (criminal law), Katherine Earle Yanes (criminal law), Kristin A. Norse (appellate practice), and Jared Krukar (up-and-comer).

All four of the firm's partners have been named as 2019 Florida Super Lawyers:  Stuart C. Markman for appellate practice; James E. Felman (Top 100 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 100 Lawyers in Florida, Top 50 Women Lawyers in Florida, and Top 50 in Tampa Bay) for appellate practice.  Jared M. Krukar has been named to the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers Rising Stars list.

James E. Felman was recently elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.