Law Offices of Jeanne T. Tate, P.A., Tampa, Florida Adoption Attorneys

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The law offices of Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. focus on providing comprehensive, individual, and affordable legal services to adoptive parents, adoption agencies, and birth parents in a professional and supportive environment, including international, domestic, special-needs, contested, appeals, interstate, second parent, stepparent, relative, and minority adoptions.

Adoption law is complicated and challenging and requires the dedication of an experienced legal staff. Unlike other family law firms that practice law in a variety of areas, attorneys at Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. focus solely on the practice of adoption and surrogacy.

Attorneys and staff at the firm offer clients years of experience in the field and the many awards the firm has garnered, including the Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award, serve as evidence of its stellar reputation throughout the community.

We invite you to browse our site, and particularly our blog, to learn more about our practice and how our attorneys and staff can meet your individual adoption needs with the responsiveness and personal attention your case deserves.

May 2014 - Congratulations to Jeanne T. Tate who was honored with the Amy Silverberg Award. more

June 2013 - Jeanne T. Tate was chosen as one of the Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers. more

May 2013 - Steven Hurwitz has been recognized by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Adoption Attorney. more

Apr 2013 - Jeanne Tate has been reappointed by the Florida Bar President to serve on the Adoption Law Certification Committee and the Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee.

Apr 2013 - Danelle Barksdale has been appointed by the Florida Bar President to serve on the Adoption Law Certification Committee.

Jan 2013 - Jeanne Tate is the recipient of the 2013 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, the highest statewide pro bono award. more

Winter 2012 - Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. has been listed by U.S. News & World Report as the "2013 Law Firm of the Year". more

Fall 2012 - Jeanne T. Tate has been named Lawyer of the Year by the organization Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. more

Board Certified Adoption Attorney
Summer 2012 - The Florida Bar has recognized Nicole Ward Moore as a Board Certified Adoption Attorney. more


418 West Platt Street
Tampa, Florida  33606
813.258.3355 (ph)
813.258.3373 (fax)


1604 South Bumby Avenue
Orlando, Florida  32806
407.898.8015 (ph)
407.898.8215 (fax)


5633 Strand Boulevard
Suite 316
Naples, Florida  34110
239.594.2830 (ph)
239.594.2838 (fax)

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The attorneys at Jeanne T. Tate, P.A., are each licensed to practice in the State of Florida.