Richard A. Alexander, Attorney at Law

Firm Overview

For 20 years, Richard A. Alexander has practiced law in the Tampa Bay area. In 1993, he graduated from the University of South Florida, majored in History with an emphasis in Military History and a minor in Psychology. Subsequently, he was accepted to the Mercer School of Law and received his law degree in 1996.

In 1997, as an Assistant State Attorney; he honed his skills as a trial lawyer. His office ran the gamut of daily deadlines under stressful, complicated and pressure-filled situations. During his tenure, he prosecuted approximately 90 trials, not including hundreds of misdemeanor and felony motions and evidentiary hearings. He have prepared the testimony of thousands of witnesses, victims, and law enforcement officers.

In 2001, he accepted a position as an associate with the law firm of Frazer, Hubbard, Brandt and Trask, where he continued to sharpen his skills as a trial lawyer. Moreover, he was allowed to grow and excel as a professional, which provided a fountain of knowledge in the civil arena and municipality law. In any given week, he communicated on a variety of issues with no less than four municipalities, specifically, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, Oldsmar, and Belleair Bluffs. As a direct result, Richard Alexander communicated with numerous departments and officials, to include, mayors, the Board of City Commissioners, and local law enforcement.

In 2004, Richard Alexander established his own office concentrating in both civil and criminal law. He has been involved in litigation since leaving the State Attorney's Office, and has conducted scores of mediation sessions, evidentiary hearings, participated in hundreds of motions involving novel and complicated matters, drafted contracts disputes, partitions, foreclosures, landlord/tenant matters, and served as a consultant on hundreds of personal injury cases. Currently, his practice is partnered with a major Bay area personal injury firm.

As a prosecutor and defense attorney, he has attended and completed numerous seminars in the field of DUI law, to include, the maintenance of the breath alcohol machine, Driving Patterns, Police/Citizen Contact, Field Sobriety Exercises, Florida Implied Consent Law, and Breath Alcohol Reading. He has been a featured speaker on DUI law, in Tampa and Palm Beach, and has had numerous articles published in criminal and civil law.

He has been very fortunate to articles published in the City of Weston magazine detailing topics on the Family Medical Leave Act and Construction Liens. I have been the featured speaker at the Preferred Provider's Conference sponsored by Bay Care Life Management, where I lectured on DUI law and the Family Medical Leave Act. Moreover, I was the featured speaker at two DUI seminars in Tampa and Palm Beach.

Since 2001, he has been a professor with the University of Phoenix, for the School of Business, to include; Law, Political Science, Humanities, History and Criminal Justice. In 2014, he was awarded the University of Phoenix Faculty of the Year. Recently, he accepted a position as an adjunct professor at Everglades University teaching Construction Law, Contracts, and Ethics.

A proud member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the American Association of Premier DUI Attorney
Main Office
Main Office
3001 N. Rocky Point Drive East
Suite #200
Tampa  FL  33607
Phone
  • (813) 850-4247
Websites

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?
Yes
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Criminal Defense
Credit Cards Accepted

Office Information

Emergency After Hours
Yes
Languages Spoken
Spanish
DUI and DWI
Criminal matters affect you personally and professionally. Do not wait to decide if you need an attorney because there is too much at stake; conviction, incarceration, fines, court costs, restitution and probation.
In 1996, my first tenure was 4.5 years with the State Attorney's Office, in Dade City where I honed my skills as a trial lawyer. Under the gamut of daily deadlines, stressful, complicated and pressure-filled situations; I prosecuted over 80 trials, hundreds of misdemeanors & felony motions, evidentiary hearings, prepared the testimony of hundreds of witnesses, victims and law enforcements officers.
As a prosecutor and defense attorney, I have attended and completed numerous seminars in the field of DUI law, to include, the maintenance of the breath alcohol machine, Driving Patterns, Police/Citizen Contact, Field Sobriety Exercises, Florida Implied Consent Law, and Breath Alcohol Reading.
I continue to lecture on DUI law, and I have had numerous articles published both in civil and criminal law.
A proud member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the American Association of Premier DUI Attorney

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I enjoy litigation, for one simple reason..."It's that every now and again - not often, but occasionally - you get to be a part of justice being done. That really is quite a thrill when that happens." Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, 1993)

What experience or education distinguishes your lawyers from others

I hold Michelangelo as my personal hero since he embodied the essence of the Renaissance a person of unlimited capabilities and possibilities. attitude and professionalism.
How we accomplish this great responsibility is instilled in our commitment that anything is possible. We must be willing to wear many hats, and how we accomplish this great responsibility starts with being able to be an attorney, a counselor and, at times, a teacher.

Richard Alexander

License
  • Bar Number: 0132446
    Florida , 1998
Education
  • Mercer School of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1996
  • University of South Florida
    BA in History, Psychology minor , 1993

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