Anthony Rickman

Anthony Rickman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tampa, FL

The Rickman Law Firm
 | 400 North Ashley Drive, Suite 2600
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-420-6706
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (20%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Anthony Rickman is an AV Preeminent rated Attorney with over ten years of experience in the areas of Criminal Defense, DUI, Personal Injury, and Sports & Entertainment Law. Due to his stellar record both in and out of the Courtroom, Anthony Rickman has received an AV preeminent rating from Martingale Hubble, the highest rating an attorney can receive for legal ability and ethical standards. Anthony has also received a 10.0 star rating from AVVO, the highest rating an attorney can receive. Anthony had been named a Top 40 Trial Lawyer under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and received a “Superior” ranking by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense organization.

Using his experience, skills, and knowledge gained as a prosecutor and perfected as a defense attorney, Anthony provides his clients with the representation they need to successfully defend against the government’s accusations. Anthony has successfully argued hundreds of motions and tried numerous cases before a Juries and Judges that resulted in not guilty verdicts at trial or a dismissal of the charges prior to trial. Mr. Rickman’s courtroom ability, legal knowledge, dedication, preparation, skill, aggression, and experience, provides his clients with a top notch criminal defense through all stages of their case.

Anthony Rickman attended the University of South Florida where he received a full academic scholarship and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a minor in Criminal Justice. Upon graduating from USF, Anthony attended the Florida State University College of Law where he earned his law degree. Upon graduating law school, Anthony accepted a job with the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office. As an Assistant State Attorney, Anthony prosecuted thousands of DUI, misdemeanor, traffic, and felony cases. Anthony joined a Tampa based law firm in January of 2007 as an associate, where he focused his practice in criminal defense and personal injury. In January of 2011, Anthony was named a partner at that law firm. In addition to criminal defense and personal injury, Anthony was the lead attorney in the Entertainment and Sports Law division of the firm. Anthony has been featured on numerous media outlets as a legal analyst. 

In 2016 Anthony Rickman opened The Rickman Law Firm, where he represents clients arrested or accused of a crimes in Florida State and Federal Courts. Located in Tampa, Florida the Rickman Law Firm provides superior legal representaiton to clients in all stages of a criminal case.  Through his years of expereience Anthony has defendended clients in a wide array of cases including but not limited to Murder, Serious Felonies, DUI, DUI Manslaughter, Drug Possession, Drug Trafficking/Manufacturing, Violations of Probation, Sex Offenses, Child Pornography, Sexual Battery, Robbery, Child Abuse, Gun Charges, Burglary, Fraud, Forgery, Assault and Battery, Theft, Domestic Violence, Firearm Offenses, White Collar Crime, and all other State or Federal Felony and Misdemeanor Offenses.

As a result of his knowlegde of the law and ability to analize and explain the legal issues Anthony is often featured as a legal analist on multiple meida platforms. Anthony is a regular legal commentator on FOX, and has appeared on NBC, ABC, CNN and ESPN. In addition to televsion, Anthony has been interviewed and quoted by multiple newspapers and publications including the Tampa Bay Times, The Tampa Tribune, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and The Heavy.  


About Anthony Rickman

Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • Highest Rating an Attorney can recieve for legal skill and ethical standards, AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubble, 2017
  • Recoginzed in the top 10% in his profession., America's Most Honored Professionals, American Registry, 2016
  • Highest rating an attorney can recieve for legal skill and ethical standards, AV Preeminent Rating , Martindale Hubble , 2016
  • Recognized nationally as a top criminal defense attorney under 40 years old, Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers , 2015
  • Highest rating an attorney can recieve for legal skill and ethical standards, AV Preeminent Rating , Martindale Hubble , 2015
  • Top 100 DUI Attorney's Central Florida, Top 100 DUI Attorney's Central Florida , National Advisory for DUI Defense LLC
  • Highest Rating an Attorney can acquire from AVVO, 10 Rating , AVVO

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 13 Ugly Men Foundation- Organization providing service to local charities  , 2016
  • Head Coach Lutz Baseball
  • Head Coach of Lutz Chiefs Football Team


Educational Background:

  • Florida State University College of Law, 2005

Industry Groups

  • 13th Judicial Circuit Ethics Award Committee
  • Admitted To Practice In The Middle And Southern Districts Of Florida Federal Court
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Florida Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Legal Analyist
  • National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Office Location for Anthony Rickman

400 North Ashley Drive
Suite 2600
Tampa, FL 33602

Anthony Rickman:

Last Updated: 1/30/2018

Page Generated: 0.24896502494812 sec