Nancy H. Harris

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Tampa, FL

Harris, Hunt & Derr, P.A.
 | 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-223-5421
Fax: 813-223-6127
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

For more than 30 years, Nancy Harris has practiced exclusively in the area of marital and family law. Her firm, Harris and Hunt, P.A., resolves complex family law matters using the collaborative divorce method or a constructive traditional approach and has been named in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. For many years, Ms. Harris has been recognized as one of Florida's outstanding lawyers in Florida Super Lawyers®, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, Tampa Bay Magazine’s Top Lawyers, Legal Leaders’ Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers, The National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America. She is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, a compilation of select attorneys who have consistently earned an AV-rating, the highest score awarded by Martindale-Hubbell®. Ms. Harris authored a chapter on Collaborative Divorce in West Publishing Corporation’s Florida Family Law, 2011-2017 ed. (Vol. 23, Florida Practice Series).

Ms. Harris is a founding member, past Co-Chair and current Board Member of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals; past Vice President and Board Member of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals; current member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals; past member and committee chair of the Florida Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee; current member of the Family Law Rules Committee of the Florida Bar Family Law Section; past Chair and current member of the Executive Committee of Hillsborough County’s Marital and Family Law section; member of the Global Collaborative Law Council; member of the Canakaris Inns of Court; member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and of the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers.

Ms. Harris is a frequent lecturer at Continuing Legal Education programs throughout Florida. She presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the 2016 Annual Conference of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and the 5th European Collaborative Practice Conference in Amsterdam.

Ms. Harris received the Hillsborough County Family Law Professionalism Award, selected by her attorney peers as having exemplified the highest standards of ethics and professionalism in the practice of family law. She was also recognized for her outstanding contributions to the collaborative movement by the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals.

Ms. Harris formerly served on the Academy Prep Center Board of Trustees and the United Way Board of Trustees; is currently on the Board of the Tampa Theatre and the Morean Arts Center Board of Trustees; participates in the Lawyers for Literacy program; and volunteers for Quantum Leap Horse Farm.

For recreation, she participates in Le Tastevin and Les Chaines des Rotisseurs; summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania in September, 2010, completed the Tour of Mont Blanc, France in June, 2011, reached Everest’s Base Camp in April, 2014, traversed Coast to Coast England in July, 2015, and trekked the GR20 trail in Corsica in 2016.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 13 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019

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About Nancy Harris

Admitted: 1985, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.harrishuntpa.com/tampa-florida-family-law-and-div...

Honors/Awards:

  • Lawyer of the Year - Family Law, U.S. News - Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Top Lawyer, Tampa Bay Magazine's Top Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers, U.S. News - Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Law Firms, U.S. News
  • Membership, Law and Leading Attorneys of Florida
  • Professionalism Award, Hillsborough County Family Law Inn of Court, 2000 - 2001
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2000
  • Recognized as one of Florida's outstanding lawyers in Florida Trend's Legal Elite and Tampa Bay Magazine's Top Lawyers, 2006

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Past Chair and present member of the Executive Council of the Hillsborough County Bar Association's Marital and Family Law Section
  • Member of the Canakaris Inns of Court
  • Past Vice President and Board Member of the Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Past Board of Trustees, Academy Prep Center of Tampa Bay
  • Founding member, past Co-Chair and current Board member of the Tampa Academy of Collaborative Professionals
  • Member of the Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • Member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Master of the Tampa Family Law Inns of Court
  • Current member of the Global Collaborative Law Council
  • Past Member and Committee Chair, Florida Bar Family Law Section Executive Committee
  • Past Chair, Florida Bar Grievance Committee
  • Past Member, Leadership Tampa

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Past member of the United Way Baord of Trustees
  • Board Member - Tampa Theatre
  • Board Member - Morean Arts Center
  • Participates in the Lawyers for Literacy program

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the 48th Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Authored a chapter on Collaborative Divorce in West Publishing Corporation's Florida Family Law, 2011, 2012 ed. (Vol. 23, Florida Practice Series)
  • Guest Speaker, CNN News and National Public Radio
  • Frequent Lecturer, All Marital and Family Law Issues, Continuing Legal Education Programs

Representative Clients:

  • Pimm v. Pimm, 601 So.2d 534, Fla., 1992
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Office Location for Nancy H. Harris

100 South Ashley Drive
Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 813-223-5421

Fax: 813-223-6127

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Last Updated: 5/14/2018

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