Areas of Practice: State & Federal Criminal Law, Entertainment Law, Sports Law, Personal Injury
Licensed in State & Federal Court
Florida State University College of Law J.D.
University of South Florida, B.A. Cum Laude
Former State Prosecutor
Anthony Rickman attended the University of South Florida where he received a full academic scholarship and graduated Cum Laude. Anthony then attended the Florida State University College of Law where he earned his law degree. Upon graduating law school, Anthony was a prosecutor at Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office. As an Assistant State Attorney, Anthony prosecuted thousands of DUI, misdemeanor, traffic, and felony cases. Anthony joined the law firm of Taracks Gomez & Associates in 2007, and in 2011, Anthony was named a partner at Taracks Gomez & Rickman.
Mr. Rickman is qualified to practice in both State and Federal Court. As a well versed and experienced criminal defense attorney, Anthony handles a wide array of cases including, but not limited to, Traffic offenses, DUI, DUI Manslaughter, Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking/Manufacturing, Violations of Probation, Sex Offenses, Robbery, Child Abuse, Gun Charges, Burglary, Fraud, Forgery, Assault and Battery, Theft, Domestic Violence, Murder, and all other State or Federal Felony and Misdemeanor Offenses. Using his experience, skills, and knowledge gained as a prosecutor and perfected as a defense attorney, Anthony can provide you with the representation you need to successfully defend against the government's accusations. Anthony's has successfully argued hundreds of motions in and tried numerous cases before a Juries and Judges that resulted in not guilty verdicts at trial or a dismissal of the charges prior to trial. Mr. Rickman's and dedication and his preparation for litigation combined with his skill, aggression, and experience, will provide you with a top notch criminal defense through all stages of your case.
In 2010 the Law Firm of Taracks Rickman and Associates opened an entertainment and sports law branch of the law firm spearheaded by Anthony Rickman as lead counsel. Using the negotiation and trial skills he honed as a prosecutor and defense attorney, Anthony represents producers, directors, entertainers, artists, musicians, and athletes in the sports and entertainment world. Anthony has been involved in negotiations to raise capital for multi-million dollar films, production and directorial contracts, Boxing Pay-Per View events, movie and television development contracts, film and video distribution agreements. In addition to working criminal defense and entertainment law, Mr. Rickman is also well-versed in personal injury cases. As a personal injury attorney, he is dedicated to helping injury victims get the financial compensation they deserve.
Anthony Rickman is often featured on local and national television providing legal analysis on a wide array of issues. In addition to appearing on ESPN, and all of the major news outlets in the Tampa Bay area, Mr. Rickman has been interviewed by multiple newspapers and publications where he has commented on the multiple law related topics.