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 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Alex Caballero is a partner at Mason Black & Caballero P.A., a marital and family law firm located in Tampa, Florida. Alex is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in marital and family law and a Fellow of the Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. 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 several Florida Bar and Hillsborough County Bar Association committees and has been AV Preeminent* peer review rated through Martindale-Hubble. Alex is also a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals as well.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Focus Areas

Family Law: 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 11 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Alexander Caballero

Admitted: 1993, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.mbc-lawoffice.com/alex-caballero/

Honors and Awards:

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

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Marital and Family Law, Florida Bar Board of Certification, 2004 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida, 1993
  • Member, Inns of Court, Family Law Section 2001 - 2004
  • Secretary, Publication Committee, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2008 - 2009
  • Co-Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, The Florida Bar, 2004  -  2005
  • Secretary, Continuing Legal Education Committee, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2003 - 2004
  • Continuing Legal Education Committee, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2002 - 2003
  • Member, Grievance Committee 13F, The Florida Bar, May 2007 - Jan 2009
  • Member, Grievance Committee 13B, The Florida Bar, May 2000 - June 2002
  • Chairperson, Grievance Committee 13F, The Florida Bar, Jan 2009 - Dec 2009
  • Chairperson, Grievance Committee 13B, The Florida Bar, June 2002 - June 2003
  • Executive Council Member, The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, 2003 - 2008
  • Member, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, 2003 - 2008
  • Emeritus Member, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, 2008 - Present
  • Former Chair, Interdisciplinary Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Former Member, Editorial Staff, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section, Newsletter
  • Former Chair, Education/Articles Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Former Chair, Long Range Planning Committee, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Member, Executive Council, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Secretary/Treasurer, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2010  -  2011
  • Member, International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, 2009 - Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Chair, "Understanding Bankruptcy Issues in Family Law Cases," Family Law Section seminar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, March, 2011
  • New Administrative Order for Temporary Relief Hearing Hillsborough County Bar Association, Lawyer magazine February, 2010
  • Speaker, "Opening Statements, Defendant's Perspective," State Court Trial Seminar, Hillsborough County Bar Association, June, 2010
  • Program Co-Chair and Speaker, "Show Me the Money," Alimony and Child Support Seminar, The Florida Bar Family Law Section, March, 2010
  • Panel Participant, "Practicing with Professionalism", The Florida Bar, September, 2009
  • Workshop Leader, "Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar", The Florida Bar Family Law Section, August, 2009
  • 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
  • Parenting Coordination: The only child-focused process in parental separation and divorce that empowers parents to parent. Co-written with Valorie Hoppenworth, M.A., LPC The Florida Family Law Section, Commentator, Summer, 2008
  • Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse by Those Entrusted with Their Care, The Florida Bar Journal, March, 2008
  • Speaker, "Parenting Plans/Time-Sharing Evaluations," Hillsborough County Bar Association, November, 2008
  • Program Co-Chair, "Matrimonial Trial Advocacy Seminar," The Florida Bar Family Law Section, August 2005 and August, 2007
  • Speaker, "Family Law Update," Florida Law Update seminar, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar, June, 2005
  • Progam Co-Chair, "Child Support and Alimony; Investigating the Numbers," Florida Bar, Family Law Section, March, 2005
  • What Defines Income Under F.S. Ch. 61: From a Business Perspective., Co-written with Ingrid Anderson, Esq., The Florida Bar Journal, November, 2004
  • Real Property vs. Personal Property-Do Titles Make a Difference?, Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, June, 2004
  • Speaker, "Mechanics of the Matrimonial/Family Law Certification Exam," The Florida Bar Family Law Section, December, 2004
  • Speaker, "Fees and Costs in Family Law- How to Get Awards and Avoid Pitfalls," The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee, October, 2004
  • Speaker, "Family Law Update," Florida Law Update seminar, The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Committee and the General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of the Florida Bar, June, 2004
  • Speaker, "Rotating Custody," Hillsborough County Bar Association, February, 2004
  • Speaker, "Marital Agreement" and "Ethical Issues in Family Law Practice," Family Law Update Seminar, May, 2003
  • Program Co-Chair, "Solutions to Discovery Roadblocks," The Florida Bar Family Law Section, April, 2003
  • Factors in Determining Attorney Fees Awards, Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, May, 2002
  • How Long is The Bridge for Bridge The Gap Alimony, Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, November, 2001
  • Speaker, "Legal, Emotional & Ethical Issues: Our Role in Helping Clients Through the Divorce Process," Tampa Bay Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, April, 2001
  • Domestic Violence Injunctions in Divorce Cases, Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine, December, 2000
  • Member, Florida State University Law Review

Educational Background:

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, B.A. in Criminology and Psychology, Cum Laude, Dean's List, May, 1990
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Office Location for Alexander Caballero

307 South Magnolia Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: 813-251-9200

 

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Last Updated: 2/27/2017

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