Givens Givens Sparks, PLLC

Firm Overview

We achieve a great deal of professional satisfaction from helping those in the difficult family law court. We help our clients go from a situation of hopelessness, frustration and despair to one of peace, closure and hope for the future. Without having them waste all of their time, money and energy along the way.

After 36 years in the practice of law, I restructured my law firm in November, 2009 and renamed it the Givens Law Group. With more than eighty years of combined trial experience and four former state prosecutors, the firm prides itself in its ability to obtain favorable settlements on behalf of our clients and in its trial skills which are set in motion should the case not settle.

Example cases

I have represented captains of industry and professional athletes, including baseball legend Pete Rose.

Main Office
Tampa Office
201 N. Franklin St.
Suite 1700
Tampa  FL  33602
  • (813) 251-6700
  • (800) 716-6206
  • (813) 251-4542


Free Initial Consultation?
We offer free telephone consultations.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
We do offer flat fee divorce services.
Hourly Rates
The hourly rates vary within the firm.

Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

For emergency after hours, please call (813) 251-6700.
Office Manager
Esther Sparks.
Emergency After Hours
Languages Spoken

Other Offices

201 N. Franklin St.
Suite 1700
Tampa,  FL  33602

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

I chose to practice family law so that I could make a difference to people struggling with the difficulties of dissolving relationships and the risks of losing contact with their children and losing their assets.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I encourage clients to educate themselves on legal issues and have substantial educational materials on various family law topics on the firm's websites at:

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Givens Givens Sparks, PLLC is always willing to review documents prepared by clients.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Givens Givens Sparks,PLLC will coach clients who wish to represent themselves.

Stann W. Givens

Beginning as a state prosecutor, nearly all of my private practice work has been in the family law arena.

Decades of life experience and long term involvement in the community have helped make me a better lawyer.

I like to think that my strength lies in my ability to reach favorable settlements for my clients, yet I have the trial experience to fight in court if that becomes necessary.

Personal interests:

My major interest is in the welfare of children. I have worked as a coach and served on the board of directors for numerous sports programs for young adults and youths and have been involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa.

  • Bar Number: 173559
    Florida , 1974
  • Florida State University
    Juris Doctorate , 1973
    Tallahassee, FL

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