About South Tampa Law Group, P.A.
Family law cases involve the things that matter most to you — your children and your property. When your future, and the future of your family, is in any way jeopardized, the law firm you choose to represent and protect those things is an important decision that will affect your family’s future.
The South Tampa Law Group, P.A. in Tampa, has earned a reputation for taking on the toughest and most contested divorce and family law cases. We represent the “average Joes” as well as the doctors, lawyers, athletes, individuals in the corporate private sector and the like. We have achieved successful outcomes for our clients because we approach each case with experience, knowledge of the law, thorough investigation and discovery and an unrelenting desire to win.
A Trusted Tampa Family Law Firm
Our family law firm is diligent in preparing every case as if it were going to trial. We have access to professional experts such as investigators, forensic accountants, mental health professionals and other experts to provide us with the information we need to prepare your case to win. Our reputation throughout Tampa Bay is that The South Tampa Law Group, P.A. prepares each case as if it were going to trial. As a result, if even the most remote possibility exists that a case can be settled at mediation, it is because we are ready — and our opponent knows it.
Our founding partner and lead trial attorney, Chris E. Ragano, has been practicing law since 1996. He started his legal career as a public defender where he handled numerous domestic violence cases. This is when he made the decision to go into private practice specializing in family and marital law. Chris Ragano is an experienced and tenacious litigator who has tried thousands of cases over the course of his career.
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Our family law firm is diligent in preparing every case as if it were going to trial. We have access to professional experts such as investigators, forensic accountants, mental health professionals and other experts to provide us with the information we need to prepare your case to win.
Chris E. Ragano is a third generation Tampa native and the son of prominent attorney Frank Ragano. Frank Ragano was rated one of the top five greatest criminal defense attorneys in history. Chris was born in Miami, Florida and has resided in the Tampa Bay area since 1978. Chris Ragano carries on the family tradition started by his father of helping people by representing them in legal matters – protecting both their families and their rights.
Founding Parner / Attorney
Dana Moody joined The South Tampa Law Group, P.A. as a paralegal in June 2018. Dana is a Florida Registered Paralegal with 18 years of family law experience in both public and private sectors.
Jill is South Tampa Law Firm’s strategic Human Resource Partner, responsible for managing and coordinating the day-to-day H.R. functions of the Firm which include Employee Relations, Recruitment, Compliance, Risk Management, Compensation, and Organizational Development.
Stephanie M. Braat joined South Tampa Law Group, P.A. in September 2016 as an associate. Stephanie’s experience is exclusively in the area of marital and family law. Stephanie attended Ave Maria School of Law and graduated in May 2013.
Marital & Family Lawer