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Richard Henry Maney

Richard Henry Maney

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Richard Henry Maney

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Richard Henry Maney is the founder and managing attorney of Maney & Gordon, P. A. For more than 35 years, he has practiced in the area of U.S. Immigration and Naturalization.


He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 1972. In 1974, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida College of Law. Mr. Maney is a member of the Florida Bar Association and is Board Certified in the area of Immigration and Naturalization Law. He is also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers. He also serves as a mentor for other attorneys through the American Immigration Lawyers Association.


He has previously served as vice chairman and chairman of the Tampa Bay International Trade Council and is a former member of the Inter-American Bar Association and Leadership Tampa. Richard Maney is admitted to practice before the Florida Supreme Court, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.

In 1983, Richard Maney authored the U.S. Immigration Law Investor and Business Visa Guide, which has been distributed worldwide through the commercial section of the U. S. Consulates abroad. He has also published the Amnesty Guide (1987); the Treaty Investor Visa Guide 1989); the Student Visa Guide (1992); and The Visa Guide (1995) (2000 2nd Edition). He is also a contributing author to the Florida Bar CLE, Immigration Law and Practice in Florida (1987).


 Richard Maney has served as an adjunct instructor for Hillsborough Community College. He has also acted as host to the local legal television show Cross Exam. He is founder and president of Community Action Project, Incorporated-Reading is Fundamental (RIF) of Hillsborough County. This program has furnished more than 1.4 million free books to elementary school children in the Tampa Bay area.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Immigration: 100%
    3 years



Fixed (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Maney is extremely compassionate about helping his clients overcome their immigration related issues. He embrace and understand cultural differences. This unique ability enable Mr. Maney to serve his clients to the fullest.


    Mai Vu Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Leonardo Byron Perez

    I endorse this lawyer. He is an excellent immigration attorney.


    Leonardo Perez
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

101 E Kennedy Blvd Ste 3170
Tampa, FL, 336025151

Maney & Gordon, P.A.

101 E. Kennedy Blvd
Suite 3170
Tampa, FL, 33613



FLMember in Good Standing197505/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Rating 25 YearsMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatingMartindale Hubbell1987

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Volunteer AttorneyBeth EL Mission2010 - Present
FounderReading Is Fundamental Hillsborough County1982 - Present
Adjunct Professor - LawHillsborough Community College1980 - 1985
Assistant Public Defender - Felony DivisionHillsborough County Public Defender1977 - 1982
Senior PartnerManey & Gordon, PA1977 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Society for Human Resource ManagementMember1997 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMentor1982 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Academy of Trial LawyersMemberN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
In Re: LusuritAppeal Affirmed
In Re: Le CorbretAppeal Affirmed

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Publication NameTitleDate
United States Immigration Visa GuideUnited States Immigration Visa Guide2008

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
University of FloridaHuman Resource ManagementBachelor of Science Business Management1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Florida HR Conference 2011Strategic Immigration Planning2011
HR Florida 2010Immigration Alternatives2010
SHRM International ConferenceImmigration Planning for HR2000