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Thomas J. Donnelly

Practice areas:

Family, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1980

  1. Family: 70%
    35 years, 500 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 15%
    35 years, 100 cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
    35 years, 300 cases



Hourly ($325/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

1172 Brownell St Ste I
Clearwater, FL, 337565707



FLMember in Good Standing198008/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Cetificate of AppreciationFlorida Bar2012
President's AwardClearwater Bar Association2009
Centurion AwardSertoma International1983
Graduate with Honors ( Cum Laude)Suffolk University Law School1980
Honorable DischargeU. S. Army1976
National Defense MetalU. S. Army1974
Alumni Award for Professional PromiseCollege of Criminal Justice1973
Graduated with HonorsNortheastern University1973

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Program AssistantU.S. Department Of Justice1970 - 1973
Program AssistantU.S, Department Of Labor1969 - 1971


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Clearwater Bar AssociationFormer Board of Directors2005 - 2009
Clearwater Bar AssociationPast Chairman Family Law Section2003 - 2007
Safety Harbor/ Countryside Little LeagueManager various teams1983 - 1993
Safety Harbor Youth BasketballCoach1983 - 1995
Clearwater Breakfast SertomaN/A1981 - 1984
Clearwater Breakfast SertomaVarious Positions of Leadership1981 - 1989
Florida BarN/A1980 - Present
Disabled American VeteransLife Member Disabled American Veterans1976 - Present
U.S. ArmyMilitary Police1974 - 1976

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hughes vs. Hughes 441 So.2d 688( Fla. App. 2. Dist.1983Reversed the trial court
Van Royal vs. State, 497 So.2d 625Reversed the trial court
Keith vs. Keith 537 So. 2d 138 (Fla. App. 2 Dist. 1989reversed the trial court

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Northeastern UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1973

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Small Firm SectionDevelopment of Practice2014
High School Law DayLaw Day2012
High School SpeakerLaw Day2011
High School SpeakerLaw Day2011
High School SpeakerLaw Day2010