Super Lawyers recognizes Jeanne T. Tate as one of the top 10 attorneys in Florida and Erica T. Healey as a rising star.
Erica T. Healey is invited into the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.
Jeanne T. Tate was given a key to the City of Tampa by Major Jane Castor for her outstanding contributions to the field of adoption.
Barbara Thornell Ginn joins the firm after a distinguished adoption practice in Ohio. In 2015, Barbara was invited into the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Attorneys.
Jeanne T. Tate was also appointed to the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission by Governor Ron DeSantis.
Jeanne T. Tate was named Lawyer of the Year in Family Law by Best Lawyers in Florida, Tampa Edition 2019, and was recognized as a Tampa Bay Lightning Community Hero.
Jeanne T. Tate recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as one of the top 100 lawyers in the state of Florida.
Jeanne T. Tate reappointed by Governor Rick Scott to the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission.
Martha Curtis is invited into the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.
Robert L. Webster and Jeanne T. Tate briefed an adoption case before the United States Supreme Court and prevailed!
Jeanne T. Tate receives The Tobias Simon Pro Bono Award, the highest pro bono award bestowed by the Florida Supreme Court.
The Florida Bar recognizes Steven Hurwitz as Board Certified in Adoption Law.
Governor Rick Scott appoints Jeanne T. Tate to the Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission.
The Florida Bar recognizes Jeanne T. Tate, Danelle Barksdale, and Martha Curtis as Board Certified in Adoption Law.
Danelle Barksdale and Nicole Ward are invited into the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproduction Attorneys.
The Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA) awards its Jimmy Kynes Pro Bono Service Award to Jeanne T. Tate.
Martha Curtis receives the H.A.V.E. a Heart’s Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service for the Kinship Care Project, a project devoted to providing legal assistance to non-parental caregivers in connection with their rights and responsibilities as caregivers, including adoption, parental consent, guardianship, and power of attorney.
Jeanne T. Tate presents the case, J.C.J. vs. Heart of Adoptions, Inc. to the Second District Court of Appeals.
Danelle Barksdale receives the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service for the 13th Judicial Circuit.
Non-profit Heart of Adoptions Alliance, Inc. is born and focuses its work on international and foster care adoptions.
Jeanne T. Tate presents the landmark case, Heart of Adoptions, Inc. vs. J.A. to the Florida Supreme Court.
The law firm receives the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s “H.A.V.E. a Heart” Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Law Firm.
Attorney Steven Hurwitz joins the firm.
Jeanne T. Tate, P.A. expands to Naples.
Danelle Barksdale receives the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s (HCBA) and H.A.V.E. a Heart’s Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service for Intake Clinic.
Heart of Adoptions, Inc., is launched. Heart of Adoptions, Inc. is a fully-licensed child placing agency, and the two entities have worked closely together ever since.
Jeanne T. Tate starts her own law firm after many successful and distinguished years at the law firm Shackleford, Farrior, Stallings & Evans, P.A., where she became one of the firm’s first female partners in the firm’s 90-year history, and Hill Ward Henderson, where she was the firm’s first female partner. In 1997, Jeanne was invited into the prestigious Academy of Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Attorneys.
Since its inception, Jeanne T. Tate, P.A., and its staff have garnered several awards, including the Tampa Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award and the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Firm of the Year Award. Moreover, the firm’s attorneys have appeared on local and national television to discuss issues related to adoption and have advocated for adoption before the Florida Legislature and Florida Supreme Court. All of the firm’s eligible attorneys are board certified in adoption law.
After many years of dedicated, distinguished practice, the law firm’s goal remains the same:
to provide clients an unparalleled level of dedication, commitment, and personal service.