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Attorney George Tragos is the managing partner and senior member of the Law Offices of Tragos, Sartes & Tragos, P.L. As a former state and federal prosecutor, Mr. Tragos understands exactly what it takes to build a strong case that is likely to help his clients get the results they are seeking. In addition, throughout his 30+ years of practice, Attorney Tragos has been selected for inclusion in numerous editions of the Florida Super Lawyers®list. To find out more about the services Mr. Tragos may be able to provide you with, do not hesitate to give his firm a call today.


Languages spoken: Greek, English

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    42 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Personal Injury: 10%
    15 years, 100 cases



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Sidney Wallis Kilgore

    George Tragos is an outstanding trial lawyer who zealously and effectively represents his clients in both civil and criminal matters. I had occasion to assist him in connection with an interstate patent infringement litigation matter, and I can attest to his diligence and sound legal judgment.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Contact info

Tragos, Sartes & Tragos, P.L.

601 Cleveland Street
Suite 800
Clearwater, FL, 337554169


FLMember in Good Standing197406/21/2016
DCInactive 199107/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Best Lawyers Best Law FirmsU.S. News & World ReportN/A
Board Certified - Criminal TrialFlorida BarN/A
"AV" RatedMartindale-HubbleN/A
Super LawyerSuperLawyersN/A
Florida Top LawyersFlorida Law MonthlyN/A
Top Attorneys in FloridaWall Street JournalN/A
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Best LawyerCorporate Counsil MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices Of Tragos & Sartes, P.L.1984 - Present
Lead Trial Assistant, Organized CrimeDepartment Of Justice1984 - 1985
Chief, Criminal DivisionUnited States Attorney's Office1983 - 1985
PartnerCase, Kimpton, Tragos and Burke1978 - 1983
Chief, Felony DivisionState Attorney's Office 6th Circuit Florida1974 - 1978
Staff Analyst, Finance and Tax CommitteeFlorida House Of Representatives1973 - 1974
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida BarPast Chairman of the Criminal Law SectionN/A
Pinellas CountyPersonel Board MemberN/A
Morton Plant Hospital FoundationCommittee MemberN/A
Clearwater Beach Junior Chamber of CommercePast PresidentN/A
Regent UniversityBoard of VisitorsN/A
Federal Court Grievance CommitteeFormer MemberN/A
Sixth Circuit Grievance CommitteeFormer MemberN/A
Sixth Circuit Pro Bono CommitteeFormer MemberN/A
Sixth Circuit Judicial Nominating CommissionFormer MemberN/A
Clearwater Bar AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Herbert G. Goldburg Criminal Law American Inn of CourtPast PresidentN/A
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersPast PresidentN/A
Florida BarFormer Chairman of the Rules and Evidence CommitteeN/A
Florida BarFormer Chairman of the Federal Practice CommitteeN/A
West German GovernmentCommissioner for United States InvestigationN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida vs. Stephen CoffeenNot Guilty by reason of insanity
John Graziano vs. Nicholas Bolea (Hogan)Settlement
United States of America vs. Dr. Jayam Krishna-IyerNot guilty on all counts
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Florida Bar JournalSo You're Faced with Child Hearsay2004
The Record, Journal of the Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section (Florida Bar)What's Happening with Apprendi2002
Stetson Law ReviewProsecutors, Know Your Criminal Defense Lawyer1999
Florida Defender (FACDL)Counseling a Defendent of a Sex CaseN/A
Florida Bar Evidence ManualEvidence Manual/PriviledgesN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Florida State UniversityInternational AffairsBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Professional ResponsibilityEthics of a Criminal LawyerN/A
Money Laundering SymposiumMerrill Lynch and Money LaunderingN/A
Criminal Law Update 2010Sex CrimesN/A
Basic Criminal LawEthics in Criminal CasesN/A