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I started my legal practice after a distinguished career in public service.  My goal is to provide each client with committed representation targeted to achieve practical and cost-effective solutions whenever problems arise.  At JFThomas&Associates, P.A., our relationship with you is built on trust and a sincere desire to represent your interests.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 66%
    10 years
  2. Litigation: 34%
    34 years



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JFThomas & Associates, P.A.

10150 Highland Manor Dr Ste 200
Tampa, FL, 336109712


FLMember in Good Standing200906/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Meritorious Service Medal,U.S. Army1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Director and Managing AttorneyJF Thomas & Associates, P.A.2010 - Present
Deputy General Counsel, National Security LawFederal Bureau Of Investigation (Fbi)2004 - 2008
Independent CounselOffice Of The Independent Counsel2002 - 2004
Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office, Middle District Of Florida1990 - 2002
CaptainU.S. Army Judge Advocate General (Jag) Corps1984 - 1990
Assistant AttorneyBoard Of Veterans' Appeals1983 - 1983
Law ClerkFairfax County Circuit Court1982 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Virginia State BarN/A1982 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A1982
University of VirginiaEnglish EducationBS - Bachelor of Science1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Life StewardshipLegal Documents We Should All Have and Understand2012
Rotary MeetingThe Wolf in the Fold: Employee and Insider Threats2011
Southeast Regional Cyber Threat Coordination MeetingCorporate Citizenship in a Changing Threat Environment2010
Infragard, Tampa Bay ChapterThe Wolf in the Fold - Legal Issues Surrounding the Insider Threat2010