Alexander Caballero

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Tampa, FL

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta
 | 307 South Magnolia Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-251-9200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Alex Caballero is a partner at Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta P.A., a Tampa, Florida marital and family law firm. Alex is Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale Hubbell. He has held a Matrimonial Law Arbitrator Certification by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 2018.

Alex graduated with high honors from Florida State University's College of Law in 1993, where he was a member of both the Law Review and the Order of the Coif. His career as an attorney began in the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office, where he became lead trial attorney and tried countless cases before judges and juries. Today, Alex‘s practice focuses solely on marital and family law issues. Alex has published numerous articles on family law-related topics and regularly speaks about these issues before groups of other attorneys and other interested parties. Throughout his career, Alex has been an active member of The Florida Bar and the Hillsborough County Bar Association. He is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

 
Practice Areas
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Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Alexander Caballero

Admitted: 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.sbcf-famlaw.com/alex-caballero/

Honors/Awards:

  • Order of the Coif, Florida State University College of Law

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Marital and Family Law Board Certification, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 2004 - Present, 2019
  • Matrimonial Law Arbitrator Certification, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 2018 to present  , 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2009 - Present, 2019
  • Member, The Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee, July 2018 - Present, 2019
  • Member, Judicial Nominating Committee for Thirteenth Judicial Circuit (appointed by Governor Rick Scott), August 2012-March 2017 and March 2017-July 2020, 2019
  • Emeritus Member, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, 2008 - Present, 2019
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2016 - Present, 2019
  • Chair, Judicial Nominating Commission for Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, August 2017 - August 2018, 2018
  • Chair, The Florida Bar Marital and Family Law Certification Committee, July 2015 - August 2016, 2016
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2010 - 2011, 2011
  • Chairperson, Grievance Committee 13F, The Florida Bar, Jan 2009 - Dec 2009, 2009
  • Member, Grievance Committee 13F, The Florida Bar, May 2007 - Jan 2009, 2009
  • Member, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, 2003 - 2008, 2008
  • Executive Council Member, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2003 - 2008, 2008
  • Secretary, Continuing Legal Education Committee, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2003 - 2004, 2004
  • Member, Inns of Court, Family Law Section 2001 - 2004, 2004
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2002 - 2003, 2003
  • Chairperson, Grievance Committee 13B, The Florida Bar, June 2002 - June 2003, 2003
  • Member, Grievance Committee 13B, The Florida Bar, May 2000 - June 2002, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Tiger Bay Club 2009 - 2014, 2014
  • The Tampa Connection 1999 - 2000, 2000
  • Rough Riders Civic Organization, 1994 - 2002, 2002

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presenter on enforcement and contempt at the 2019 Marital & Family Law Review course, a comprehensive annual review of Florida family law and one of the largest Continuing Legal Education events in the Southeast., Speaker, Rights and Remedies for Enforcing Family Law Financial Obligations, 2019 Marital & Family Law Review Course, The Florida Bar Family Law Section and the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Legal, 2019
  • Workshop Leader, “Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar,” The Florida Bar Family Law Section, August 2017., Workshop Leader, Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar,, Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legal, 2017
  • Speaker/Panelist on family law for The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, October 2017., Speaker, Family Law Legal Updates/Celebrity Clients/Ethics and Professionalism, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, Legal, 2017
  • Speaker, “Parenting Plans,” 2016 College of Advanced Judicial Studies, May 2016., Speaker, Parenting Plans, 2016 College of Advanced Judicial Studies, Legal, 2016
  • Workshop Leader, “Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar,” The Florida Bar Family Law Section, August 2015, Workshop Leader, Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar, Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legal, 2015
  • Speaker, “Using Your Expert’s Advice in Crafting Better Discovery,” American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, August 2015, Speaker, Using Your Expert’s Advice in Crafting Better Discovery, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Legal, 2015
  • Speaker, “Ethical Issues: What are They and What to do About Them,” The Florida Bar Family Law Section, October 2014, Speaker, Ethical Issues: What are They and What to do About Them, Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legal, 2014
  • Chair, "Understanding Bankruptcy Issues in Family Law Cases," Family Law Section seminar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, March 2011, Seminar Chair, Understanding Bankruptcy Issues in Family Law Cases, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Legal, 2011
  • New Administrative Order for Temporary Relief Hearing Hillsborough County Bar Association, Lawyer magazine February, Author, New Administrative Order for Temporary Relief Hearing, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Lawyer magazine, Legal, 2010
  • Speaker, "Opening Statements, Defendant's Perspective," State Court Trial Seminar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, June, Speaker, Opening Statements, Defendant's Perspective, Hillsborough County Bar Association, State Court Trial Seminar, Legal, 2010
  • Program Co-Chair and Speaker, "Show Me the Money," Alimony and Child Support Seminar, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, March 2010, Program Co-Chair and Speaker, Show Me the Money, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, Alimony and Child Support Seminar, Legal, 2010
  • Speaker, "Thinking Outside the Box: Innovative Approaches to Families in the Courts," The Florida Chapter of AFCC: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, February 2009, Speaker, Thinking Outside the Box: Innovative Approaches to Families in the Courts, Florida Chapter of AFCC: Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Legal, 2009
  • Panel Participant, "Practicing with Professionalism", The Florida Bar, September 2009, Speaker, Practicing with Professionalism, The Florida Bar, Legal, 2009
  • Workshop Leader, "Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar", The Florida Bar Family Law Section, August 2009, Workshop Leader, Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar, Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legal, 2009

Educational Background:

  • Florida State University College of Law Tallahassee, Florida. Juris Doctor degree with High Honors, 1993
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, B.A. in Criminology and Psychology, Cum Laude, Dean's List, May, 1990
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307 South Magnolia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: 813-251-9200

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Last Updated: 3/20/2019

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