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Thomas Gerard Pye

About me

I have practiced law for 31 years. My firm and myself are very well recognized in the community of professionals. In addition, I teach as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida. My class is centered on legal issues.  


 


I have been a member of the Florida Bar since 1982. During my years I joined the United States District Court of the Northern District of Florida Bar as a member. Shortly thereafter, I became a board member of the Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar. Additionally, I am a member in good standing of the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida and the United States District Court of the Southern District of Florida.

I personally assist all of my clients. I take on no case or client unless I personally meet with them and assist them from start to finish. It is this personal professional service that has kept me interested in all aspects of all client's cases. I know all of my clients by name, and all telephone calls are personally answered or returned.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Chapter 7: 35%
    34 years
  2. Estate Planning: 32%
    34 years
  3. Business: 32%
    34 years
  4. Bankruptcy: 1%
    34 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Lawrence Joseph Marraffino

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Mr Pye for over 25 years. His ethics and knowledge of his practice areas are second to none.

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    Lawrence Marraffino Personal injury Attorney
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  • Karen Starr Yochim

    Tom is a highly-skilled member of our legal community. Not only is he a professional, but he takes a personal interest in each of his clients and their legal needs. It is rare to find an attorney who provides the level of personal service that he provides for his clients.

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    Karen Yochim Family Attorney
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Contact info

Pye Law Firm, PA

3909 W. Newberry Road
Suite C
Gainesville, FL, 32607

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing198206/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Choice AwardAVVO2014
Client Choice AwardAVVO2013
Established the Thomas G. Pye Scholarship AwardUniversity of Florida2013
BV Rated Distinguished AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2013
Client Choice AwardAVVO2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
BV Rated Distinguished AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2011
BV Rated Distinguished AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV Rated Distinguished AttorneyMartindale-Hubbell2009
Outstanding AlumnusCLAS2006
Alumni of the YearUniversity of Florida2005
Attorney of year - Pro BonoAid to Victims of Domestic Abuse1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorUniversity of Florida2005 - Present
Managing PartnerPye Law Firm, PA1982 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Advisory Board Member of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida, GainesvilleBoard of Directors2004 - Present
Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Department of Psychology at the University of Florida, GainesvillePresident2001 - Present
US District Court Northern District of FloridaMember2001 - Present
US District Court Middle District of FloridaMember1992 - Present
US District Court Southern District of FloridaMember1990 - Present
Florida BarMember1982 - Present
Palm Beach County Sports CommissionDirectorN/A
University of Florida Alumni Association; Gold Coast Gator ClubPast PresidentN/A
Project Mosaic of Palm Beach CountyChairN/A
Strategic Planning Committee, Palm Beach CountyDirectorN/A
Royal Purple SocietyPresidentN/A
AVDA (Domestic Abuse)Board MemberN/A
Task Force on Quality and Equality of EducationDirectorN/A
University of FloridaLeadership Board for Psychology Department2014 - 2015
Advisory Board for the College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, Gainesville:Advisory Board2001 - 2008
Florida Bankruptcy Bar AssociationBoard of Directors2001 - 2005
Alzheimer's Association Royal Purple SocietyPresident1995 - 2000
Human Rights CouncilBoard of Directors1994 - 2000
Palm Beach County Fair Housing OrdinanceLegal Hearing Officer1992 - 2001
Palm Beach County Office of Equal OpportunityLegal Hearing Officer1992 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Value Rent a Carlitigation leading to settlement
Nunney v. Sprintconfidential settlemnt
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Blog ArticlesPye Law Firm2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of LawLawJD With Honors1982
University of FloridaPsychologyBS With Honors1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of FloridaPsychology and Law2013
MCCWills Trusts and Probate2013
Adult ProgramsWills Trusts and Probate2013
OutreachEstate Planning2012
Estate PlanningEstate Planning2012
Community Law ProgramChapter 7 Bankruptcy2012
GCA & PrideWills Trusts and Probate2011
Guest LectureFamily Law and Estate Planning LawN/A
Bar Family Law Bar Committee Chair ConferenceAid to Victims of Domestic AbuseN/A