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Ryan Gene Swafford

Criminal defense Attorney at Tampa, FL

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About Ryan

Learn Ryan’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    Criminal and Traffic Defense, including DUI, Felony charges, and Juvenile.

    4 years

  2. Personal injury
    Plaintiffs Personal Injury, including automobile accidents, animal bites, slip and fall, and others.

    3 years

Ryan Swafford graduated from the University of Florida with a dual-major of Economics and Political Science, cum laude. Ryan then attended Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. There he focused on building his trial advocacy skills and honing his legal acumen. Ryan continued his record of honors by graduating from Stetson University College of Law, cum laude.

After law school, Ryan began his legal career at the Public Defenders Office in Tampa, Florida. There, he was given the opportunity to represent hundreds of criminal defendant's and really learned to appreciate the work and more importantly, the people involved in the cases. Every case and every client is different, which is why it is important to have a lawyer, like Ryan, who will focus on your particular circumstances and develop a strategy for obtaining the best result for you.

Ryan has dedicated his career to helping individuals better navigate the criminal justice system and protect the life they have worked so hard for. In private practice, Ryan continues to focus on helping each and every one of his clients. He will dedicate the hours needed for each client. That is why he started Swafford Law Group, PA, to serve the people of the Tampa Bay Area through his professionalism, commitment, and legal training.

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Licensed for 4 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2018
Updated 02/23/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Swafford Law Group, Pa.
4830 W Kennedy Blvd
Suite 600
Tampa, FL, 33609


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  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.2 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Office of the Public Defender, Thirteenth Judicial Circuit of FLorida
  • 2018 - 2020


  • Stetson University College of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2017
  • University of Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2013

Legal Cases

  • Burglary with Assault/Battery
  • No Information Filed


  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2021 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 2018 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

Received (1)
Given (2)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I've referred numerous clients to Ryan Swafford. His knowledge on his areas of expertise is second-to-none and my clients have always reported back happy and relieved with his representation. He is world class!"

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Tampa Criminal defense Lawyer Ryan Gene Swafford
Ryan Gene Swafford
Criminal defense Attorney
Tampa, FL
Licensed for 4 years
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