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Robert Augustus Harper III

also known as Gus Harper

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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    10 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 30%
    10 years
  3. Appeals: 25%
    10 years
  4. Commercial: 15%



Hourly ($200-400/hour), contingent (25-40%)

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Contact info

Pennington, P.A.

215 South Monroe Street
Suite 200
Tallahassee, FL, 32301


FLMember in Good Standing200409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers in America2014
Top Law FirmsU.S. News and World Report2010
Florida Trend's Rising StarsFlorida Trend Magazine2009
Florida Trend Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2005
Best Lawyer, Appellate PracticeBest Lawyers in America2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPennington, P.A.2013 - Present
Of CounselBroad & Cassel2011 - 2013
PartnerHarper Rardon Law Group P.P.A.2011 - 2012
PartnerHarper & Harper Law Firm, P.A.2004 - 2011
Law ClerkHonorable Larry Gibbs Turner, Circuit Judge2004 - 2004
Law ClerkSheppard, White, and Thomas2003 - 2003
Fundraiser/AidWilliam H. McBride for Governor2002 - 2002
ClerkRobert Augustus Harper Law Firm1994 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
William H. Stafford American Inn of CourtBarrister2012 - Present
Attorneys Title FundN/A2006 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2004 - Present
Florida Justice AssociationN/A2004 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/A2004 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Tallahassee Bar AssociationN/A2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Advisory Opinion to the Governor re: Appointment or Election of JudgesN/A
Murray v. StateReversed and Remanded
Confessore v. StateReversed and Remanded
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of MontpellierLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Florida State UniversitySociologyBS - Bachelor of Science2000