Chris Givens

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Tampa, FL

Givens Law Group
 | 1001 South MacDill Ave, Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33629
Phone: 813-328-6159
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
    Attorney Profile

    Chris Givens is a family law and divorce attorney with Givens Law Group, PLLC. Representing the people of Tampa, Florida, he has been named by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel to the Nation’s Top One Percent. Along with divorce and paternity, Mr. Givens takes cases related to child support, spousal support and alimony, custody and visitation, and domestic violence. His experience also extends to personal injury and property insurance cases, in both instances only representing the injured.

    In 1999, Mr. Givens graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. He then attended Florida State University College of Law where he earned his Juris Doctor. After law school, he was an Assistant State Attorney for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. As a talented writer, he has co-authored several chapters of Florida Proceedings After Dissolution of Marriage and Florida Dissolution of Marriage books.

    Mr. Givens is admitted to practice in Florida and has an Avvo “Superb” rating. His involvement in professional organizations extends to the following memberships: the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Executive Council of the Hillsborough County Bar Association's Marital and Family Law Section, past president of the Executive Council of the Marital and Family Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Florida Justice Association, The Stann Givens Family Law American Inn of Court of Tampa, the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, and the Florida Bar.

    An active member of the community, Mr. Givens gives back through community service with several organizations. He is Cubmaster for Pack 4 Cub Scouts and a Cub Scouts Den Leader, Merit Badge Counselor and Patrol Advisor for BSA Troop 4. With almost two decades of experience, he is extremely prepared to handle all matters of personal injury and family law.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Family Law
    Focus Areas

    Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

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    About Chris Givens

    Admitted: 2003, Florida

    Honors/Awards:

    • Named to Super Lawyers® "Rising Stars℠", 2013-2016
    • Super Lawyers
    • The Best Lawyers in America
    • Named "Nation's Top One Percent" 2015 by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Member, Hillsborough County Family Law Executive Council
    • Member, Florida Bar Association
    • Member, Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
    • Member, Family Law Inn of Tampa
    • State Courts of Florida
    • Member, Florida Justice Association
    • Florida Bar Family Law Section, Executive Council
    • Member, Hillsborough County Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Cub Scouts Den Leader 2012-2017, 2019-2020
    • Patrol Advisor and Merit Badge Counselor - Troop 4 Scouts BSA 2019-2020
    • Cubmaster, Pack 4 Cub Scouts 2014-2020

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Author of Alimony Chapter of Florida Dissolution of Marriage, Seventh Edition, Author, Florida Dissolution of Marriage, 2006
    • Author of Child Support Modification Chapter of Florida Proceedings After Dissolution of Marriage, Author, Child Support Modification, 2009
    • Author of Alimony Chapter of Florida Dissolution of Marriage, Eighth Edition, Author, Alimony, 2008
    • Author of Alimony Chapter of Florida Dissolution of Marriage, Ninth Edition, Author, Alimony, 2009
    • Author of Alimony Chapter of Florida Dissolution of Marriage, Tenth Edition, Author, Alimony, 2010

    Educational Background:

    • University of Florida - Bachelor of Sciences, Political Science - 1999
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    Office Location for Chris Givens

    1001 South MacDill Ave
    Suite 200
    Tampa, FL 33629

    Phone: 813-328-6159

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    Last Updated: 2/26/2020

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