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About Me

Dominic J. Baccarella is a divorce and family law attorney and criminal defense lawyer. He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating available for attorneys for legal ability and ethical standards.

Prior to opening Baccarella & Baccarella, P.A., Mr. Baccarella worked as an assistant professor for the Legal Assistance program at Hillsborough Community college and as the Assistant State Attorney for the State of Florida. In 1989–1990, he was a certified contract advisor to National Football League (NFL) players.

In addition to providing clients with zealous and thorough representation in divorce, family law and criminal defense, Mr. Baccarella lectures in the legal community, including in Continuing Legal Education seminars and the Bridge the Gap Seminar on behalf of the Florida Bar, as well as DUI seminars.

Mr. Baccarella offers representation for clients throughout Brandon, Riverview, New Tampa, Clearwater and St. Petersburg.


Languages Spoken: English, Italian

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Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
  2. Domestic Violence: 20%
  3. Litigation: 15%
  4. Criminal Defense: 15%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (20 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Joseph Julius Registrato

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Joseph Registrato Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Betty Elaine Jones

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Betty Jones Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Baccarella & Baccarella, P.A.

4144 N. Armenia Avenue, Suite 220
Tampa, FL, 33607-6447


FLMember in Good Standing197809/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®,Martindale-Hubbell®,N/A
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar Association, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeFormer Chair1991 - 1991
Florida Bar Association, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeVice-Chair1990 - 1990
Hillsborough Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPast President1982 - 1982
Hillsborough Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationVice President1981 - 1981
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
University of South FloridaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1973