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Languages Spoken: Hindi, Urdu

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Family: 95%
    11 years
  2. Personal Injury: 3%
  3. Appeals: 2%

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Melissa Wilson

    I endorse this lawyer. Over the years, I've had ample opportunity to witness Ms. Sparkman in action. She is always well prepared and a great advocate.

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    Melissa Wilson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • No photo

    I referred a divorce case to Mrs. Sparkman and she handled it very well.

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    Abraham Shakfeh Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Sparkman & Sparkman, PA

313 South Bungalow Park Avenue
Tampa, FL, 33609

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200508/12/2015
NYDue to reregister within 30 days of birthday 200403/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand
    issued in FL, 2015

    updated

    Public reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.

  2. Admonishment
    issued in FL, 2012

    updated

    An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Philosphy Student of YearPhilosophy DepartmentN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office2004 - 2006

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Muslim Bar AssociationBoard Member2013 - Present
Family Law American Inn of Court of TampaBarrister2011 - Present
RUSAFE (Domestic Violence Charity Organization-Tampa)Volunteer Attorney2011 - Present
HAWLMember2011 - Present
Univiersity at Buffalo, SUNY School of Law Alumni AssociationAttorney Member2003 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York City Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
2D08-2216 Coyle v. CoyleSuccessful Appeal

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar MagazineEvidence Problems in Domestic Violence Prosecution2004
Women's Law JournalIslam and Western FeminismN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Atlantic UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts Cum Laude1999
University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New YorkLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Family Law in the 21st CenturyFamily Law2013
Introductino to Adoption LawAdoption Basics & Adoption Law in Florida2012
Florida Prosecuting Association Annual SeminarDomestic ViolenceN/A