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About Me

I am and have always been a very active member in our community serving on multiple boards for not for profit organizations. I am also a father of 2 boys and have been married for over 30 years. When I am not working, I am an avid sailor and have written sailing articles that have been published in national magazines.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Arabic, French

Photos and Videos

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Practice Areas


  1. Immigration: 30%
  2. Personal Injury: 30%
  3. Securities & Investment Fraud: 20%
  4. Mediation: 10%
  5. Other: 10%
  6. More 



Hourly ($225-300/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

18 total 

  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mr. Ludin. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help.


    Mark Clay Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Greel Ralls Jr.

    I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.


    John Ralls Oil & Gas Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

Tucker & Ludin, P.A.

5235 16th Street North.
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33703-2611


FLMember in Good Standing198209/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Heroes Among UsSt. Petersburg Bar Foundation2009
Diversity AwardFred G. Minnis, Sr. Bar Association2004
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerTucker & Ludin, PA2005 - Present
Managing PartnerPiper & Ludin, P.A.1990 - 2005
attorneyGoldner, Reams, Marger, Davis, Piper & Bartlett, P.A.1985 - 1990
Assistant State Attorney- consumer fraud divisionOffice of the State Attorney (Clearwater)1982 - 1985
Association NamePosition NameDuration
CASA Foundation, Inc.President2011 - Present
Crohns and Colitis FoundationPresident of Tampa Bay chapter2011 - Present
Community Action Stops Abuse, Inc.Board Member2009 - Present
Menorah Manor, Inc.Chairman2009 - Present
Financial industry regulatory authorityArbitrator2001 - 2011
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationPast President2000 - 2001
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Public Investors Arbitration Bar AssociationMemberN/A
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationTreasurerN/A
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationPresidentN/A
Clearwater Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Jeup v. Spencer International Advisors, Inc.Award for my client, the claimant for $205,529.98
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Publication NameTitleDate
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Its Application, History, and Employment Considerations2013
Paraclete magazineIllegal Voting as a Bar to Naturalization2013
Paraclete magazineDeferred Action2012
Paraclete magazineViolence Against Women and the effect on immigration issues2012
Paraclete magazineClaims Resulting from Trading on Margin and Brokerage Firm Credit Line Accounts2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Pittsburgh School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Michigan State UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1979
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Immigration law for lay peopleDeferred action2012
Civil Practice section meetingA Trial Lawyer's Guide to Recognizing Claims Against Stockbrokers2011