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For more than 25 years, Nancy Harris has practiced exclusively in the area of marital and family law. Her firm, Harris and Hunt, P.A., focuses on complex family law matters using the collaborative divorce method as well as a constructive traditional approach to resolving family law matters. For many years, Ms. Harris has been recognized as one of Florida's outstanding lawyers in Florida Super Lawyers®, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Tampa Bay Magazine’s Top Lawyers, Legal Leaders’ Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers, The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America. She is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a compilation of select attorneys who have consistently earned an AV-rating, the highest score awarded by Martindale-Hubbell®. Ms. Harris authored a chapter on Collaborative Divorce in West Publishing Corporation’s Florida Family Law, 2011-2013 ed. (Vol. 23, Florida Practice Series).

Ms. Harris is a founding member, past Co-Chair and current member of the Executive Committee of the Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group; past Vice President and current Board Member of the Collaborative Family Law Council of Florida; past member and committee chair of the Florida Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee; current member of the Family Law Rules Committee of the Florida Bar Family Law Section; past Chair and current member of the Executive Committee of Hillsborough County’s Marital and Family Law section; current member of the Global Collaborative Law Council; Master of the Tampa Family Law Inns of Court; current member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and of the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers. She presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.

Ms. Harris received the Hillsborough County Family Law Professionalism Award, selected by her attorney peers as having exemplified the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in the practice of family law.

Ms. Harris formerly served on the Academy Prep Center Board of Trustees and is a current member of the Development Committee; is a current Board Member of the Tampa Theatre; is a past member of the United Way Board of Trustees; participates in the Lawyers for Literacy program; is a current member of Le Tastevin and Les Chaines des Rotisseurs; summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in September, 2010, completed the Tour of Mont Blanc, France in June, 2011, and reached Everest’s Base Camp in April 2014.


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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 80%
    29 years
  2. Family: 10%
    29 years
  3. Marriage & Prenuptials: 10%
    29 years

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Allyson Hughes

    I endorse this lawyer. Nancy Harris is a highly experienced, knowledgable marital and family law attorney. She has been a leader in Collaborative Divorce Law and continues to encourage other attorneys to practice collaboratively. She is a creative and effective mediator, able to help parties and counsel resolve complicated family law matters. I highly recommend Ms. Harris as counsel on a case or as a mediator to assist the parties and their counsel to conclude their case.


    Allyson Hughes Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jennifer Ann Ficarrotta

    Truly dedicated to collaborative law and the benefits of same to Florida families.


    Jennifer Ficarrotta Family Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

100 South Ashley Drive
Suite 300
Tampa, FL, 336024935


FLMember in Good Standing198509/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Tampa's Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2015
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2015
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2015
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2014
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2014
Tampa's Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2014
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2013
Tampa's Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2013
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2013
Tampa's Top Rated LawyersLegal Leaders2012
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2012
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2011
Top LawyersTampa Bay Magazine2010
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2010
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2009
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2008
The Top Attorneys in FloridaSuper Lawyers2007
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2006
Bar Register of Preeminent LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2002
Hillsborough County Family Law Professionalism AwardHillsborough County Family Law2001
Leading Florida AttorneysLaw and Leading Lawyers1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AHarris & Hunt, P.A.1998 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hillsborough County's Maritial and Family LawFormer ChairN/A
International Academy of Matrimonial LawyersMemberN/A
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Civil (Non-Family) Collaborative Law CommitteeMemberN/A
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Collaborative Law SectionMemberN/A
Hillsborough Association for Women LawyersMemberN/A
Association of Family and Conciliation CourtsMemberN/A
Family Law American Inn of Court of TampaMasterN/A
Global Collaborative Law CouncilMemberN/A
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Executive CommitteeMember, Past ChairN/A
Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Family Law Rules CommitteeMemberN/A
Collaborative Family Law Council of FloridaPast VP and Current Board MemberN/A
Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce Group, Executive CommitteeMemberN/A
Florida Bar, Grievance CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Executive CommitteeFormer ChairN/A
Tampa Bay Collaborative Divorce GroupFounding Member and Past Co-chairN/A
American Bar Association, Family Law SectionMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Family Law (Florida Practice Series)Collaborative Divorce2014
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineCollaborative Practice: Not Just for the Family Lawyer2013
Florida Family Law (Florida Practice Series)Collaborative Divorce2013
Florida Family Law (Florida Practice Series)Collaborative Divorce2012
Florida Family Law (Florida Practice Series)Collaborative Divorce2011
Florida TrendEnough is Enough2002
The St. Petersburg TimesLawyers promote simpler divorces2001
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South Carolina School of LawN/ALawN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Evidence: A Family Law Practitioner's Winning Game PlanHearsay: What Did They Say2014
Stetson University College of LawInterviewing and Counseling 101: How to get the right clients in the door and keep them there2013
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionResolving Employment Disputes Through Collaborative Law Process2013
Hillsborough County Bar Association , Mediation and Arbitration SectionMediation - Tips from the Top2012
Florida College of Advanced Judicial StudiesChildhood Sexual Abuse: What Every Judge Should Know2012
AFCC 48th Annual ConferenceManaging alienation, estrangement and child sexual abuse allegations in the parenting coordination process2011
SPALSSCollaborative Law2010
Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Annual InstituteJoint Experts: When to Use or Not to Use2009
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionTrial Preparation and Strategies2006
Florida Bar Family Law SectionTrial Advocacy Seminar2005
NPR InterviewAlimony Termination/Modification Upon RetirementN/A
Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education SeminarsMaritial and Family LawN/A
CNN NEWS Televised AppearanceImpact of Retirement on Long Term Spousal SupportN/A