Padgett, Stanley T.

201 E. Kennedy Blvd.Suite 600Tampa, FL 33602- 5819

Updated: 06/20/2016


Stan Padgett was born in Columbia, South Carolina, and grew up in Kentucky. He graduated from high school in Montgomery, Alabama, and received a Bachelor of Science in Government from Auburn University at Montgomery in 1979. He graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1982, and has been practicing law in Tampa since then. He has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell by Martindale Hubbell since 1992 based on the opinions of judges and other lawyers in the Tampa Bay area.



Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner


  • English

Practice Areas

  • Litigation & Appeals 40%
  • Construction Law 20%
  • Business & Commercial Law 20%
  • Contracts 10%
  • Employment Law - Employer 10%


  • 70%

Representative Clients

  • Poole & Kent Company of Florida
  • Wilder Corporation of Delaware
  • AFS Janitorial, LLC
  • Bay to Bay Lending, LLC
  • Granada Lakes Villas Condominium Association, Inc.
  • Cool Air Solutions, Inc. d/b/a Graham Heating & Air Conditioning
  • NASCO Aerospace & Electronics, LLC
  • McBride Kelly & Associates, LLC
  • Sunny Coast Construction, Inc.
  • All Trades Historical Restoration, LLC
  • Brisa Del Mar, LLC

Representative Cases

  • Niven v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. 1985 WL 1785 (M.D. Fla.1985)
  • Walsh v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. 1985 WL 1786 (M.D. Fla.1985)
  • Bonar v. Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc 835 F. 2d 1378 (11th Cir. 1988)
  • Allen v. Interstate Securities, Inc. 554 So. 2d 23 (Fla. 2d DCA 1989)
  • Interstate Securities Corp. v. Hayes Corp. 920 F.2d 769 (11th Cir. 1991)
  • Creighton v. State Farm Auto Ins. Co. 696 So.2d 1305 (Fla. 2d DCA 1997)
  • Coryell v. Morris 754 So. 2d 787 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000)
  • Boyd v. Halstead 817 So. 2d 1092 (Fla. 2d DCA 2002)
  • Wallace v Buttar 378 F.3d 182 (2nd Cir. 2004)


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995

Other Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar, 1982 - Present
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association


  • AV Rating - Martindale Hubbell, 1992 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • Construction Contract Workshop, Half Moon Education, Inc., 2015 - Present
  • Thunderbird Global Wealth Mgmt. Summit, Thunderbird Univ., 2010 - 2011


  • Duke University School of Law, Durham, North Carolina, 1982
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Order of Coif
    Honors: Moot Court Board
    Honors: National Moot Court Team
    Law Journal: Duke Law Journal, Member, 1980 - 1981
  • Auburn University, Montgomery, Alabama, 1979
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Major: Government
    Minor: History


Offers Free Initial Consultation

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information


201 E. Kennedy Blvd.Suite 600Tampa, FL 33602- 5819

Office Hours

M-F: 8:30 - 5


  • 866-896-7664


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