James E. Felman - Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A.

James E. Felman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2001
Phone: 813-229-1118

James E. Felman is listed in THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA for white-collar criminal defense, non-white-collar criminal defense, and appellate law, in LEADING AMERICAN ATTORNEYS for criminal defense law, in FLORIDA LEGAL ELITE for criminal law, and in FLORIDA SUPER LAWYERS for Criminal Defense: White Collar practice. He was awarded the 2006 George C. Carr Memorial Award for excellence in federal practice and distinguished service to the Federal Bar.

Mr. Felman is a graduate of Wake Forest University, B.A. cum laude, 1984, and Duke University, M.A. Phil. and J.D. with high honors (Order of the Coif), 1987, where he was Administrative Editor of The Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems. Following law school, Mr. Felman was a law clerk to Judge Theodore McMillian of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. AV Rated

From 1994 to 2008, Mr. Felman organized the Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.  He was a member of the Practitioners' Advisory Group (PAG) to the Sentencing Commission from 1994 to 2009, served as co-chair of the PAG from 1998 to 2002, and has testified on a variety of topics relating to sentencing law before Congress and the Sentencing Commission.

Mr. Felman is the co-chair of the Sentencing Committee of the ABA and serves on the governing council of the ABA Criminal Justice Section.  Mr. Felman is a former President of the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, and has been elected to The American Law Institute.

Wake Forest UniversityBA 1984Duke University School of LawJ.D. 1987Duke University
ABA

Office Location

100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 1300
P.O. Box 3396
Tampa, FL 33601-3396
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: White-Collar of the Tampa Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Appellate Practice of the Tampa Metro Area2012 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: General Practice of the Tampa Metro Area2011 Lawyer of the Year in Criminal Defense: White-Collar of the Tampa Metro Area
James E. Felman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!James E. Felman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!James E. Felman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!James E. Felman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2011!

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice (Criminal Appeals)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Criminal Defense: General Practice (Appellate, Criminal Investigations, Drug Offenses, Grand Jury, State and Federal, Vehicular Manslaughter, Violent and Nonviolent Crimes)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Other Information

Gender: Male
Languages:
English
Italian