Attorney David .M. Caveda, P.A. of Caveda Law Firm, P.A. has over 20 years experience. Superb-Rated.
Tampa Divorce Lawyer David Caveda has been licensed to practice law in Florida since 1992. Visit http://www.TampaDivorceLawyer.com
He graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa in 1987 and received his law degree from the University of Florida College of Law in 1991.
David’s practice areas include Marital and Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Mediation, Military Divorce, Real Estate, Personal Injury, and Guardianship.
David has received an AV® Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest and most recognized evaluator of attorneys and law firms. A small percentage of lawyers achieve this rating, which is the highest one possible.
David has extensive experience in representing clients in contested family law matters, including mediations, hearings and trials. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and its Family Law Section. David is also a member of the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association and its Military Law Committee.
He completed Regular Army Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri in 1986 and graduated first in his platoon at the ROTC Advance Camp in Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 1987 before being commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserve in 1990. He graduated the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course at Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 1994 and continued to serve in the Individual Ready Reserve as a Field Artillery Officer until he was Honorably Discharged in 1999.
On a personal note, David is a life-long resident of Florida and is fluent in Spanish. He was a volunteer assistant coach with the University of Tampa junior varsity baseball team from 2008 to 2010. He is married and resides with his family in the Hyde Park section of South Tampa. He was born in Miami in 1965.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1992||01/29/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|AV-Rating (Preeminent 5.0 of 5.0)||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Tampa's Top Rated Lawyers||Law.com||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|Tampa Bay's Top Lawyers||Tampa Bay Magazine||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2007|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2006|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2005|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2004|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2003|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2002|
|Founder||Caveda Law Firm, P.A.||2008 - Present|
|Principal||Knox & Givens, P.A.||2007 - 2008|
|President||KCMD Group, Inc.||2005 - 2007|
|Principal||Knox & Givens, P.A.||2000 - 2005|
|Sole Practitioner||Law Office of David Caveda, P.A.||1995 - 2000|
|Associate||Mensh & McIntosh, P.A.||1994 - 1994|
|Associate||Law Office of Jerry Green, P.A.||1992 - 1994|
|Field Artillery Officer||U.S. Army Reserve||1991 - 1999|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Clearwater Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Clearwater Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2009 - Present|
|International Academy of Collaborative Professionals||Member||2008 - Present|
|Military Officers Association of America||Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2001 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||1998 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Admitted to Practice||1993 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida||Admitted to Practice||1993 - Present|
|The Florida Bar||Member||1992 - Present|
|Family Law American Inn of Court of Tampa||Member||2000 - 2005|
|Sheppard v. Jedlicka, 31 So. 3d 975||Trial court's favorable custody ruling upheld on appeal.|
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|Florida Proceedings After Dissolution of Marriage, The Florida Bar (9th ed.)||Modification of Child Support (Co-Author)||2008|
|Half Moon Seminars||Working With Divorce Clients and Opposing Counsel||2002|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|University of South Florida||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1987|
|Legal Seminar||Working With Divorce Clients and Opposing Counsel||2002|