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Stann W. Givens has been licensed to practice law in Florida since 1974. He graduated from Bucknell University in 1971 and received his law degree from Florida State in 1973. Stann is Board Certified as a Family Law Mediator by the Supreme Court. He has lectured and written extensively on a variety of topics in family law. He is co-author of the Alimony chapter of theDissolution of Marriage manual made available by the Florida Bar to its members.

Stann is a fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is a Past- President of this organization’s Florida chapter. He is founder and executive director of the Family Law Inn of Tampa (American Inns of Court). Stann is active in both the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Florida Bar. He has served as a member on a variety of committees within both organizations. Significantly, Stann has chaired the Marital and Family Law Certification Committee and a Grievance Committee for the Florida Bar. Locally, he has served as chair of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Family Law Section, the Family rules Committee, the Lawyer Referral Committee, and the Family Law Section Pro Bono Committee.

Stann has been identified as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” since 1998 by the Woodward/White lawyer rating, and as a “SuperLawyer®” since 2006. Stann has received an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubble, the oldest and most recognized evaluator of attorneys and law firms. Givens Law Group was selected as a Tier One Firm for Family Law by US News and World Reports since its inception in 2011, the highest national ranking possible.

Within the Tampa legal community he is also a member of the Ferguson-White Inn of Court. Stann’s practice areas include Family Law, Divorce, Collaborative Divorce, Flat Fee Divorce, Military Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation, Relocation of Children, Property Rights, Property Division, Alimony, Permanent Alimony, Temporary Alimony, Rehabilitative Alimony, Transitional Alimony, Recovery of Attorney’s Fees, Domestic Violence, Mediation, Modification of Child Custody, Modification of Child Support, Modification of Alimony, Enforcement of Court Orders, Enforcement of Settlement Agreements and Contempt of Court.

Location

  • 1001 South MacDill Avenue, Suite 200
    Tampa, FL 33629

Education

  • Bucknell University, B.S. (Mathematics), graduated 1971

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers - Former President of Florida Chapter
  • Family Law Inn of Tampa (AIC) - Founder and Executive Director
  • Ferguson White Inn of Court - Master

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Family Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Family Law, Tampa (2016)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Family Law

Special Focus

  • Alimony
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Child Custody
  • Collaborative Law
  • Divorce
  • Enforcement and Modification
  • Equitable Division
  • Marital Settlement Agreements
  • Paternity
  • Relocation

Awards:

  • Professionalism Award - Family Law Inn of Tampa
  • "Lawyer of the Year" 2016 - Best Lawyers, Family Law, Tampa
  • AV® Preeminent™ on Martindale-Hubbell® - Exclusive highest-possible rating from Martindale-Hubbell rating voted on by fellow attorneys and judges
  • Board Certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Marital and Family Lawyer since 1991
  • "Best Lawyers in America" since 1998 - Woodward/White lawyer rating
  • "Super Lawyers®" inclusion since 2006
  • Named by Florida Trend magazine as one of Florida's Legal Elite
  • 10/10 "Superb" – Avvo
  • Honored by the Family Law Inn of Tampa in March, 2015, when the organization of 90 lawyers and judges who promote ethics and professionalism, permanently renamed the Inn to be “The Stann W. Givens Family Law Inn”
  • Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Past president of the Florida chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Certified Family Law Mediator by the Supreme Court of Florida
  • Received "Outstanding Community Service Award" by the Boys Club of Greater Tampa
  • Received the Extraordinary Pro Bono Commitment award
  • Family Law Inn of Tampa renamed in his honor and is now the Stann W. Givens Family Law Inn of Tampa

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Common Mistakes Made in a High Net Worth Divorce


by Stann W. Givens

If you are currently going through a high net worth divorce, you need to take care to not let your emotions get the best of you and push you to make a potentially terrible decision that seriously affects your future.

High Net Worth Divorce

The Cost of Medical Bills for Injuries Caused by Car Accidents


by Stann W. Givens

An overview of the different age groups and costs involved in medical bills from car accident injuries.

Medical Bills from Car Accidents

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