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Robert M. Valentine

Bob is a graduate of the University of Tampa where he earned his B.A. and graduated magna cum laude. While attending the University of Tampa, he studied abroad for a period of time at Oxford University where he studied Russian Literature and the Philosphy of Law. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Marquette University Law School in 2008. During his final year of law school Bob attended the University of Miami School of Law as a visiting student.

Bob passed the Florida bar exam on his first attempt in 2008 and has also been licensed to practice in Massachusetts since 2014.

He has represented hundreds of clients at the trial level in all types of litigation including divorces, child custody cases, child support cases, adoptions, modifications, and evictions.

He enjoys golf, scuba diving, and spending time with his wife and daughter in and around their home in Safety Harbor.

Bar Admissions

    • Florida – 2008
    • Massachusetts – 2014

Organizations

      • Clearwater Bar Association
      • Canakaris (Family Law) Inn of Court

Cody Emerson

I focus largely on family law, but also practice real estate law, landlord/tenant law, wills, trusts, and estates, and DUI defense. I graduated from Florida State University with a bachelors in real estate and another in finance. I then attended Florida State University’s College of Law. While in school, I volunteered with the FSU Public Interest Law Center, representing indigent clients going through the family law system. I also clerked for Quinnell Elder Law Firm in Pensacola and a foreclosure defense firm while in Tallahassee. Since moving into private practice I have broadened my work to all areas of family law, real estate law, wills, trusts, and estates, and DUI defense.