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Seth Robert Nelson

Seth Robert Nelson

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation

About Me

Seth Nelson concentrates his practice in Family Law and Family Law Mediation. In 2001, he earned his Juris Doctor from University of Florida, College of Law. After graduation, he clerked for The Hon. John C. Godbold, Senior Circuit Judge for the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Nelson is the sole shareholder of Seth R. Nelson, P.A. that is conveniently located in South Tampa. He is divorced, has a young child and understands that the best outcome of a case is not necessarily at trial. He is known for developing creative solutions to help his clients obtain the best overall outcome for them and their families.

He is a Board Member for the Hillsborough County Bar Association Family Law Section, Member of the Hillsborough County Family Law Inn of Courts and is a former Candidate for Tampa City Council.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Divorce & Separation: 100%
    7 years



Hourly ($200-300/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • John Arthur Smitten

    I endorse this lawyer. Seth is a great guy and easy to work with and will be reasonable to his client and to the other side.


    John Smitten Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Patricia Ann DeLeo

    Seth is a zealous advocate and formidable opponent but at the same time has a way of making clients feel comfortable in his presence.


    Patricia DeLeo Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Seth R. Nelson, P.A.

442 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite. 280
Tampa, FL, 33606



FLMember in Good Standing200208/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising Star 2012Super Lawyers Magazine2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderSeth R. Nelson, P.A.2008 - 2012
Associate AttorneyMichael P. Maddux, P.A.2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneyWetherington, Hamilton & Harrison, PA2004 - 2006
Associate AttorneyBuchanan Ingersoll & Rooney2002 - 2003
Law Clerk to the Hon. Senior Judge John C. GodboldUnited States Court Of Appeals For The 11th Circuit2001 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Marital and Family Law SectionSecretary2013 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law SectionExecutive Committee2012 - Present
Florida Supreme Court Family MediatorMediator2010 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law SectionAttorney Member2009 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2002 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember2002 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
RelocationAfter Trial Judge Granted the Move

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Publication NameTitleDate
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineHow To Prepare For and Conduct a Successful Divorce Mediation2012


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
University of Wisconsin, OshkoshDouble Major English and PhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1992

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law SectionClient Communication2013
Family Law American Inn of CourtHow To Prepare For and Conduct a Successful Divorce Mediation2012