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Ralph has litigated thousands of cases and conducted over 40 jury trials to verdict. Licensed in Florida, New York, Washington, D.C. and the US Territory of American
Samoa and Federally with the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.


Ralph personally handles consumer bankruptcy, employment, and criminal defense cases throughout the entire State of Florida.

Before attending law school Ralph worked as a technical director for A&E and Discovery Channel and was on the team that launched The History Channel in 1995 and The Classic Sports Network in 1996 (now owned by ESPN). Next, Ralph worked as a technical director for WNBC Television in New York City at the famed NBC Studios located at 30 Rockefeller Center where he also served as shop steward for the National Association of Broadcast Engineers and Technicians (NABET) from 1996-2000.


Ralph is experienced in labor contract negotiations, labor force grievance issues, management and wage issues, workplace harassment and discrimination issues.


As a former Chief Assitant Attorney General and Assistant State Attorney Ralph  handled a wide variety of violent and non-violent felonies, misdemeanors and DUI. 


Ralph's practice focuses on helping people and includes, consumer and business bankruptcy, employment law, and criminal defense.  


Practice areas


  1. Foreclosure: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



Free consultation (45 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Julie Anne Kert

    I encourage anyone looking for assistance with a criminal matter to meet with Attorney Guerra. He is a well respected lawyer in the community with an excellent reputation for his thorough preparation and courtroom advocacy skills. His years and depth of experience make him well prepared to handle a wide array of criminal matters with expertise. His clients know him to be caring and responsive in dealing with them, and assertive in protecting their interests.


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Contact info

Ralph F. Guerra, Esq.

4916 26th Street West
Suite 101
Bradenton, FL, 34207


NYCurrently registered 201203/13/2015
DCActive 200905/24/2015
FLMember in Good Standing200409/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AppreciationLakeland Housing Authority2007
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at LawRalph F. Guerra, Esq.2013 - Present
Assistant Attorney GeneralAttorney General, Florida2011 - 2012
Chief Assistant Attorney GeneralAmerican Samoa Attorney General's Office2009 - 2011
Chief Assistant State AttorneyFlorida State Attorney's Office2004 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of DUI DefenseMember2015 - Present
Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2013 - Present
Federal Bankruptcy Court Southern District of FloridaAttorney Member2013 - Present
Federal Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of FloridaAttorney Member2013 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
American Inns of CourtN/A2011 - Present
Bar Association of the District of ColumbiaN/A2009 - Present
American Samoa Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Florida BarN/A2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chadwick v. State - ProsecutorAffirmed
McCoskey v. State - ProsecutorAffirmed
State v. Albritton - ProsecutorConvicted
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Publication nameTitleDate
The LedgerWhite Collar Crime2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St John's University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
St John's UniversityCASBS - Bachelor of Science1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationCriminal Appellate Case law Update2012
Continuing Legal EducationCriminal Case Law Update2011