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I had a customer come into my retail store in obvious discomfort and pain. He and his wife explained that he... more
Tampa  Thomas P Scarritt Jr.

Thomas Scarritt

Tampa, FL Personal Injury
Avvo rating 10.0
Mr. Wilcox is an expert in DUI arrest and knows every aspect of the law to represent anyone who is in this... more
Tampa  Elliott Albert Wilcox

Elliott Wilcox

Tampa, FL DUI & DWI
Avvo rating 10.0
Adam and the team who supports him did a fantastic job with a contentious divorce mediation enforcement.... more
Tampa  Adam B. Cordover

Adam Cordover

Tampa, FL Divorce & Separation
Avvo rating 10.0
As a law student, Ricky was extremely helpful in my case. He worked his butt off and never once showed any... more
Tampa  Ricardo Martinez

Ricardo Martinez

Tampa, FL DUI & DWI
Avvo rating 6.5
I have unfortunately needed his services on several moving violations. He has always gone out of his way to... more
Tampa  Jeffrey Lawrence Thomas

Jeffrey Thomas

Tampa, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 7.4
I recently hired Sarah Schelling Peet to create my Will, and I have nothing but glowing remarks to contribute.... more
Tampa  Sarah Schelling Peet

Sarah Peet

Tampa, FL Estate Planning
Avvo rating 7.5
If you need an immigration lawyer, hire Neil. He does what he says he will do, when he says he will do it. He... more
Tampa  Neil F. Lewis

Neil Lewis

Tampa, FL Immigration
Avvo rating 10.0
Stan defended me aggressively in a civil suit, which was settled in my favor before it went to court. He is... more
Tampa  Stanley T. Padgett

Stanley Padgett

Tampa, FL Litigation
Avvo rating 8.6

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The area now known as Tampa, Florida first started as an Indian fishing village. Native Americans referred to the place as “Tanpa” meaning “sticks of fire.”

A Spanish explorer passed through the waters of Tampa Bay on his gold expedition, but after he left, the area was left alone for 2 centuries.

During the United States' war on Spain at the turn of the century, Tampa became the point of departure for troops on their way to Cuba. A colonel named Theodore Roosevelt, who would later become President, created his team of “Rough Riders” at his Tampa camp.

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