Capaz Law Firm, P.A.

Capaz Law Firm, P.A.

The Capaz Law Firm, P.A. is committed to providing individual attention and working hard to achieve our clients' goals.

Firm Overview

The Capaz Law Firm, P.A. focuses its practice in the areas of civil litigation, plaintiff's personal injury, including tractor-trailer accidents, auto accidents, catastrophic injuries, and negligent security.

Dereck G. Capaz, Esq., is an AV Preeminent rated attorney. The AV Preeminent designation is Martindale-Hubbell's highest peer review rating of a legal professional's skills and ethics. Mr. Capaz focuses his practice in the areas of plaintiff's personal injury, insurance claims and civil litigation.

Mr. Capaz received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. He received a Master of Business Administration degree and Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law. He is a member of The Florida Bar, Hillsborough County Bar Association and Florida Justice Association.

Following graduation from law school, Mr. Capaz was sworn in as a criminal prosecutor for the State of Florida. While at the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office, he developed a reputation as a thorough, successful and well-respected trial attorney. Mr. Capaz was a lead trial attorney of a felony division, handling crimes from DUI with serious injury, drug trafficking, armed robbery, gun crimes, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, sex crimes, attempted murder and 10/20/Life cases.

After his tenure at the State Attorney's office, Mr. Capaz accepted a job at well-respected civil law firm in Tampa, Florida representing large corporations, local businesses, and individuals, in a wide variety of legal areas, involving transportation litigation, trucking accidents, corporate negligence, premises liability, and defense of catastrophic injury claims.

Mr. Capaz is admitted to practice by The Florida Bar, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and The United States Supreme Court. He was selected for inclusion and named in the 2009 through 2017 editions of Florida Super Lawyers. No more than five percent of the attorneys in Florida are named to the Florida Super Lawyers list.

Mr. Capaz is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. The Million Dollar Advocates Forum is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members of this highly sought after recognition.

Please contact the Capaz Law Firm, P.A. in Tampa, Florida to learn how we can help you. The initial consultation is free, and you can contact us by phone or e-mail. We also welcome Spanish-speaking clients.
Main Office
Main Office
601 South Boulevard
Tampa  FL  33606
  • (813) 440-2700

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday - Friday | 8:30am - 6pm
Emergency After Hours

Dereck Capaz

  • Stetson University
    JD, MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA
  • University of Florida
    BA, Business Administration

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