Ragano, Chris E.

3408 S. Manhattan AvenueSuite 1Tampa, FL 33629

Updated: 01/30/2018

Overview

Chris E. Ragano is a third generation Tampa native and the son of prominent attorney Frank Ragano. Frank Ragano was rated one of the top five greatest criminal defense attorneys in history. Chris was born in Miami, Florida and has resided in the Tampa Bay area since 1978. Chris Ragano carries on the family tradition started by his father of helping people by representing them in legal matters – protecting both their families and their rights. Mr. Ragano practices exclusively in the areas...
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Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Marital and Family Law
  • Domestic Violence Injunctions
  • Cyber-Stalking

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2000

Other Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar, Family Law Section/Domestic Violence Committee
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Chair, Member)
  • Tampa Family Law Inns of Court (Former Executive Committee Chair, Member)
  • Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee (Member)
  • Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "F", The Florida Bar (Former Chair)
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Former Chair)

Classes and Seminars

  • Mafia's Greatest Hits, Season 2: Santo Trafficante, January 20, 2018
  • Speaker: Top Mistakes as Family Law Judges See It, Presented by National Business Institute - Tampa, Florida, December 3, 2016
  • Speaker: Family Law A to Z, Presented by National Business Institute - Tampa, Florida, December 5, 2014
  • Cyber Stalking: The New Frontier, - by Chris E. Ragano, Esq., Tampa Bay Luxury Magazine, October 2010
  • Speaker: Live Continuing Mediator Education: Trends in a Changing Environment – “Domestic Violence” – Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida February 18, 2010
  • Speaker: Family Law Litigation Techniques - Presented by National Business Institute Tampa, Florida, January 7, 2010
  • Speaker: Domestic Violence Update, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida, October 14, 2009
  • Speaker: Establishment, Delinquency, and Enforcement of Income Deduction Orders, Florida Association of Court Clerks, Tampa, Florida, June 9, 2009
  • Speaker: How the Revised Statute 61.13 Effects Child Support, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida, January 16, 2009
  • Speaker: Annual Domestic Violence Task Force Meeting, Tampa, Florida, January 8, 2009
  • Speaker: Enhancing Client Relationships Through Divorce Financial Planning, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida, January 7, 2009
  • Speaker: The 3 D's - Untangling Dependency, Domestic Violence, and Divorce - Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida, September 2008
  • Research Consultant, A&E Biography Channel, May 1, 2008
  • Speaker: Financial Settlement Strategies for Divorce Client - National Business Institute - Tampa, Florida, June 8, 2007
  • Speaker: Child Custody and Shared Parenting, National Business Institute - Tampa, Florida, February 23, 2007
  • Speaker: Admissibility of Computer Generated Documents, Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Tampa, Florida 2006
  • Research Consultant, Declassified: Godfathers of Havana, History Channel, 2006
  • Speaker: Divorce 101: Obtaining The Best Settlement For Your Client In Florida, National Business Institute, Tampa, Florida, 2006
  • Speaker: Domestic Violence : An Informative Guide To The Family Law Practitioner, Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida , 2005
  • Speaker: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - An Informative Guide to Defending and Prosecuting Domestic Violence Injunctions - Hillsborough County Bar Association, 2004
  • Speaker: A Roadmap Through Florida Divorce Proceeding - National Business Institute, Tampa, Florida, 2004
  • Speaker: Prosecuting and Defending Domestic Violence Injunctions- Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida, 2003
  • Mouthpiece: Voice of the Accused - Frank Ragano, History Channel, 2003
  • Speaker: Prosecuting the Respondent in Domestic Violence Cases: A Petitioner's Perspective - Hillsborough County Bar Association, Tampa, Florida, September 15, 2006
  • Dale Carnegie Course, Outstanding Performance Awards

Past Positions

  • The Law Firm of Chris E. Ragano, P.A., Trial Attorney, 2008 - 2014
  • Kuske & Ragano, P.A., Trial Attorney, 2006 - 2008
  • The Law Firm of Kevin A. Moore, P.A., Senior Associate Attorney, 2005 - 2006
  • Escobar, Ramirez & Associates, P.A., Senior Associate Attorney, 2004 - 2005, 2004 - 2005
  • The Law Offices of Nancy Hutcheson Harris & Associates, P.A., Senior Associate Attorney, 2001 - 2004
  • The Law Offices of Knox & Givens, P.A., Associate Attorney, 2000 - 2001
  • Julianne M. Holt, Public Defender - Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Assistant Public Defender, 1996 - 2000
  • Roland E. Dahlin II, Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Texas, Certified Legal Intern, 1995 - 1996

Education

  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas, 1996
    J.D.
    Honors: Vice President -Florida Law Students Association
    Honors: Mock Trial Advocacy Participation
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, 1992
    B.S.
    Honors: President - Economic Honor Society
    Major: Economics
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 1990
    A.A.

Ancillary Businesses

  • Legal Analyst for 620 WDAE, Sports Animal the Ron & Ian Show

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Cyber Stalking: The New Frontier, - by Chris E. Ragano, Esq., Tampa Bay Luxury Magazine, October, 2010
  • So Your Ex is Residing with Someone - Do I Still Need to Pay Alimony, - by Chris E. Ragano, Esq., Lawyer Magazine, Hillsborough County Bar Association, July, 2010
  • Facebook Adds Fuel to Flames of Divorce, Tampa Tribune, February, 2010
  • The New Parenting Bill - Does Mud Slinging Still Exist???, HCBA Lawyer Magazine, September, 2008

Office Information

Address

3408 S. Manhattan AvenueSuite 1Tampa, FL 33629

Fax

  • 813-322-0180

Email

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