Anthony Rickman Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

The Lead Attorney of The Rickman Law Firm Selected to Premier Roster of Florida Attorneys

PETERSBURG, FL. (June 22, 2020) – Anthony Rickman of The Rickman Law Firm in Tampa, FL, was recently recognized in the 2020 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,071 honorees represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members, including attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys who practice in Florida. 

Florida Trend invited all actively practicing Florida lawyers to name the attorneys they hold in highest regard – lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. 

“It’s an incredible honor to be recognized by my peers as a Florida Legal Elite honoree,” said Rickman. “I am especially humbled to be placed in such distinguished ranks as those of the past honorees. This award signifies my commitment to providing the excellent legal representation my clients deserve. Thank you.” 

“The Florida Bar is committed to connecting our members and the public with the legal resources needed to enhance their practices, businesses and daily lives, while also supporting each lawyer’s health and wellness. With so many talented lawyers in our state, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite continues to provide a valuable, credible resource of attorneys evaluated by their peers and representing many types and sizes of practices,” notes The Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales.

“Now in its 17th year, the Florida Legal Elite, published in Florida Trend’s July issue, provides its 270,000 readers with a peer-reviewed resource listing of the best lawyers in the state,” says Publisher David Denor. 

View the entire Legal Elite roster, including Hall of Fame inductees and top Up and Comers, at


A graduate of the Florida State University College of Law, Mr. Rickman began his career as a prosecutor, which has contributed to his success as a criminal defense attorney. The Rickman Law Firm provides superior representation to individuals arrested or accused of crimes in State and Federal Court. Mr. Rickman, an AV Rated Lawyer, has a 10.0 star rating from AVVO, has been named as a Florida Super Lawyer, been selected as a Top 40 Trial Lawyer under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and has received a “Superior” ranking by the National Advocacy for DUI Defense organization. The Rickman Law Firm, with its main office in Tampa, is dedicated to representing clients throughout the state of Florida. For more information, visit


Published in Florida Trend magazine, one of America’s most award-winning business publications, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. The lawyers selected for this honor exemplify a standard of excellence in their profession and, by so doing, have garnered the respect and esteem of their colleagues. The selection process requires lawyers to name the attorneys they hold in the highest regard or would recommend to others. After voting, the ballots are processed and verified by a third-party vendor and the attorneys selected receive a cumulative score based on the number of votes they received. Only attorneys that are actively licensed and practicing in Florida may qualify.




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