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My life experience has taken me from a small town in the Florida panhandle to law school in New York City and back to Tampa, Florida.  With a  population mixed with  multigenerational natives and newcomers, and an international influence, Tampa is a great city.  When I first moved to the Tampa Bay area I worked for a not for profit consumer advocacy organization. I became licensed to practice law in Florda and started my own practice. I  enjoyed helping my clients in the areas of family law, estate planning and criminal defense.  I now concentrate on traditional and LGBT Family Law including estate planning and adoptions for same sex couples.

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O. Kim Byrd, Esq.

111 South Boulevard
Tampa, FL, 33606

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 70%
    15 years, 153 cases
  2. Estate Planning: 30%
    15 years, 276 cases

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200006/17/2016
NYCurrently registered 199003/07/2016
NJResigned Without Prejudice199006/25/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a LawyerThirteenth Judicial Circuit and Bay Area Legal Services2011
Silver PIn for pro bono serviceBay Area Legal Services, Inc.2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMorris & Hancock, PA2013 - Present
Principal AttorneyGivens Law Group2011 - Present
Attorney OwnerByrd Legal Counsel, PA2001 - 2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
HCBA Diversity CommitteeN/A2009 - Present
Family Law American Inn of Court of TampaN/A2008 - Present
HCBA Family Law SectionN/A2006 - Present
National LGBT Bar AssociationPast President2006 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Alimony ChallengeAlthough the case is being appealed, the trial court terminated the alimony.
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineSame-Sex Marriage in Florida2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
University of FloridaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
HCBA Panel DiscussionDiversity2014
Clearwater Bar Monthly MeetingDiversity2014