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Mark C. Mann

Phone: (813) 681-2612
Fax: (813) 684-6660

Since joining Griffin & Associates, P.A. more than ten years ago, partner Mark C. Mann has focused his practice on representing individuals in personal injury/wrongful death cases, criminal defense, family law cases and other civil litigation. Mr. Mann has represented hundreds of clients in such diverse legal matters ranging from mass plaintiff toxic torts to drafting Wills and Trusts. Through his extensive background in criminal defense and family law, he has litigated numerous jury and non-jury trials and has given seminars in the area of Domestic Violence and Repeat, Dating and Sexual Violence Injunctions. He began his legal career right here in Hillsborough County representing criminal defendants at the Public Defender's Office as an Assistant Public Defender for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit. From there, Mark expanded his areas of practice into the civil arena by establishing the legal department as in-house counsel for Pro-Vest LLC, a diversified Tampa-based national corporation specializing in process serving, skip tracing, loss mitigation and fraud detection. Mark joined Griffin & Associates, P.A. in 2001 where he continued his criminal defense, civil litigation and corporate law and expanded his practice into personal injury/wrongful death, family law, probate, Wills & Trusts and real estate. Born, raised and educated in Florida, Mark is married and has two wonderful children. Outside of the office, Mark enjoys playing golf, soccer and football as well as performing in local community theater. He is also an avid movie fan and pop culture enthusiast.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence Injunctions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Corporations/LLC

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1994 (Joint degree program with Law and Mass Communications)
  • University of South Florida, B.A., Criminology, Honors Program, magna cum laude, 1990 (Joint degree program with Criminology and Theater)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Florida, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1995

Professional & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers, Criminal Law and Family Law Sections
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Trial Lawyers, Criminal Law and Marital and Family Law Sections; Law Week Committee
  • Speaker, "Domestic Violence Seminar," Topic: Defending a Respondent in a Domestic Violence Injunction, September, 2006
  • Speaker, "The 3 D's – Untangling Dependency, Divorce and Domestic Violence," Topic: Domestic Violence as it Relates to Child Custody & Dependency Cases, September, 2008
  • Florida Law Week, Volunteer
  • Brandon Bar Association, Past Treasurer
  • Great American Teach-In, Speaker
  • Campo YMCA, Past Board Member, volunteer coach for flag football and soccer
  • I9 Sports, volunteer coach for flag football and soccer
  • Leadership Brandon, Class of 2005
  • First Presbyterian Church of Brandon Preschool, Past Board Member
  • Stagedoor Performing Arts and Village Players, actor in numerous productions including Schroeder in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Mordcha, the Innkeeper in Fiddler on the Roof; Mortimer Brewster in Arsenic and Old Lace; Felix Unger in The Odd Couple; and assistant director of The Importance of Being Earnest.

Awards & Recognitions

  • Profiled in the Brandon News, "Integrity, Passion and a Sense of Humor," Brandon News, June, 2005.
  • University of Florida, College of Law, Dean's List (3.5 GPA or higher)
  • University of South Florida Honors Program, Dean's List (3.5 GPA or higher)
  • University of South Florida, Ambassador; Student Supreme Court Justice
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Recipient of the Rotary Scholarship, Seminole Chapter
  • Sigma Nu Fraternity, Theta Alpha Chapter, Scholarship Award (Highest GPA)

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