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Tammi J. Driver - Saint Petersburg, FL

Saint Petersburg Adoption Lawyer
499 38th St. N.Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
Accepts Credit Cards
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Tammi J. DriverLawyer Overview

Tammi is an experienced adoption attorney who understands the legal and emotional complexities involved in an adoption.  She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has dedicated the majority of her career to working with children and families.  Tammi has been the Director of Legal Services and the Executive Director of two of the largest adoption agencies in Florida.  Prior to earning her law degree, Tammi worked as an administrator, consultant, and therapist with...

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Tammi is an experienced adoption attorney who understands the legal and emotional complexities involved in an adoption.  She is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has dedicated the majority of her career to working with children and families.  Tammi has been the Director of Legal Services and the Executive Director of two of the largest adoption agencies in Florida.  Prior to earning her law degree, Tammi worked as an administrator, consultant, and therapist with children and families involved in the mental health, child welfare, and juvenile justice systems.  Tammi currently handles private adoptions, step-parent and relative adoptions, second parent adoptions, and domestication of foreign judgments.  She also represents expectant/birth parent s and adoption agencies.  Tammi provides consultation to adoptive parents, including review of adoption contracts and agreements.   Additionally, she handles contested adoptions, mediations, and appeals.

 

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Practice Areas
Adoption 40%Dependency 40%Family Law 20%
Litigation
80%
Current Employment Position(s)
Sole Practitioner
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
Florida, 2005U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2006
Other Affiliations
Florida Adoption Council, 2009 - Present St. Petersburg Bar AssociationCanakaris Inn of CourtAssociation of Interdisciplinary Family Law Professionals, 6th CircuitCollaborative Divorce Institute of Tampa BayInternational Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsAmerican Bar AssociationAnimal Legal Defense Fund
Education
University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
J.D.
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1988
B.A.
Honors: magna cum laude
Honors: Dean's List
Major: Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1989
M.S.
Major: Educational Psychology
Past Positions
Heart of Adoptions, Inc., Executive Director, 2011 - 2012Gift of Life Adoptions, Director of Legal Services, 2009 - 2011Dalan, Katz & Siegel, P.L., Associate Attorney , 2007 - 2009Advocacy Center for Persons with Disabilities, Inc., Staff Attorney, 2006 - 2007Gulfcoast Legal Services, Inc., Family Law Attorney, 2005 - 2006Interned during law school with the Unified Family Court, Sixth Judicial Circuit; Guardian ad Litem Program with the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association; and the Public Defender’s Office, Eighth Judicial CircuitPrivate practice as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2000 - 2002PACE Center for Girls, Inc., Program Director , 1998 - 2000Department of Children and Families, Operation and Management Consultant, 1997 - 1998
Ancillary Businesses
Provide adoption home studies, post-placement supervision and birth parent counseling
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Office Information
Address
499 38th St. N.Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
Phone
800-358-5799
Fax
727-683-9332
Offers Free Initial Consultation
Yes
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes
Office Hours
9:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.
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800-358-5799
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727-683-9332
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