Nancy Hutcheson Harris - Harris & Hunt P.A.

Nancy Hutcheson Harris

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015

For more than 25 years, Nancy Harris has practiced exclusively in the area of marital and family law. Her firm, Harris and Hunt, P.A., focuses on complex family law matters using the collaborative divorce method or carefully orchestrated negotiation to resolve and protect the firm's family law clients. When necessary, the firm provides a  strong and experienced litigation team. For many years, Ms. Harris has been recognized nationally in the Best Lawyers in America and The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, and as one of Florida's outstanding lawyers in Florida Super Lawyers®, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Tampa Bay Magazine’s Top Lawyers, Legal Leaders’ Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers. She is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a compilation of select attorneys who have consistently earned an AV-rating, the highest score awarded by Martindale-Hubbell®. Ms. Harris authored a chapter on Collaborative Divorce in West Publishing Corporation’s Florida Family Law, 2011-15ed. (Vol. 23, Florida Practice Series).


Ms. Harris is a founding member, past Co-Chair and current member of the Executive Committee of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals; Past Vice President and current Board member of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals; past member of the Florida Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee; past Chair and current member of the Executive Committee of Hillsborough County’s Marital and Family Law section; current member of the Global Collaborative Law Council; Master of the Tampa Family Law Inns of Court; current member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and of the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers. She presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. 

Ms. Harris received the Hillsborough County Family Law Professionalism Award, selected by her attorney peers as having exemplified the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in the practice of family law. 

Ms. Harris formerly served on the Academy Prep Center and United Way Boards of Trustees and currently participates on the Boards of the Tampa Theatre and the Morean Arts Council. tye entire Firm participates in the Lawyers for Literacy program. Ms. Harris is passionate home cook, celebrates good food and wine and is a member of Le Tastevin and Les Chaines des Rotisseurs. For "relaxation", she summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in September, 2010, completed the Tour of Mont Blanc, France in June, 2011, reached Everest’s Base Camp in April 2014 and crossed England on foot in 2015.

Converse CollegeJ.D. 1985
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationHillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section's Executive CouncilTampa Family Law Inn of CourtTampa Bay Collaborative Divorce GroupCollaborative Family Law Council of FloridaInternational Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsAssociation of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers (HAWL)American Bar Association, Family Law SectionGlobal Collaborative Law Council

Case History

Pimm v. Pimm - 601 So.2d 534 (Fla. 1992)

The impact of retirement on spousal support obligations

2016 Florida Collaborative Process Act — In 2016, Florida became the 14th state to pass a statute recognizing Collaborative Process as an ADR method. I was helped write the Statute and accompanying Supreme Court Rules. 

Office Location

100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33602
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Tampa Metro Area
Nancy Hutcheson Harris has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Family Law

Other Information

Gender: Female