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Practice areas


  1. Estate Planning: 50%
    11 years, 450 cases
  2. Elder Law: 25%
    11 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
    22 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  4. Business: 10%
    16 years, 100 cases



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

6 total 

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  • James Garcia Souza III

    I endorse John Grant because he is a highly skilled lawyer who is extremely devoted to his clients and whatever matter that he is working on. John has a very strong understanding of "right and wrong" and isn't afraid of standing up for his principles and beliefs. A lawyer in the truest sense of the word.


    James Souza Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Brian Lee Tannebaum

    John Grant is an exceptional trial lawyer, strategist, and understands client issues and what needs to be done to accomplish the client's goals. Whether it be litigation or a transaction, I would not hesitate (nor have I) to send a client to John, knowing that the case will be handled with skill and passion.


    Brian Tannebaum Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact info

The Strategic Counsel Law Firm, P.L.
4805 West Laurel Street Second Floor
Tampa, FL, 33607


FLMember in Good Standing199406/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Ralph Harris Ferrell Award for Excellence in Trial AdvocacyStetson University College of Law1993
Overall Best Advocate, NACDL National Trial CompetitionNational Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Strategic Counsel Law Firm, P.L.2011 - Present
Managing PartnerGrant Law Group, P.L.2007 - 2010
PartnerTison and Grant, P.A.2005 - 2007
PartnerLorenzo, Tison, Grant and Nutter, P.A.2003 - 2005
Managing PartnerThe Law Offices of John Grant, P.L.2001 - 2003
ASA - Felony Division Chief, Director of Trial TrainingHillsbrough County State Attorney's Office1993 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lifework LeadershipMember2008 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2004 - Present
C12 GroupMember2009 - 2010
Hillsborough Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSecretary, Member of the Board of Directors2008 - 2010
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. SS - RICO, Traffickling in CocaineJudgment of Acquittal
State v. BR - First Degree MurderNot Guilty
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of South FloridaFinanceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Strategic Counsel Financial Advisor Education SeriesCan You Trust Your Trust2011
Carrollwood Rotary Club Monthly MeetingElder Law: 2011: Preserving Assets and Providing for the Loved One2011
2011 Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy InstituteDirect Examination of a Lay Witness2011
Idlewild Estate Planning SeminarChanges in Wills Due to Changes in Life2010
Florida Arborist Annual ConventionFrom the Courtroom Steps to the Verdict2009