THOMAS P. SCARRITT, JR.
Founder and President
Scarritt Law Group, P.A.

Practice Areas:
  • Business Disputes: Breach of Contract, Unfair Trade Practices, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Negligent Misrepresentation, Fraud, Conspiracy, Third Party Beneficiary to Contract, Libel, Slander, Ethics Violation, Fee Disputes, Homeowner/Property Owner Association Disputes
  • Personal Injury: Negligence, Products Liability, ​Wrongful Death, Police Excessive Force, Negligent Security, Automobile Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Collisions, False Arrest, Malicious Prosecution, Civil Assault, Civil Battery   

Admitted To Practice

  • United States Supreme Court
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • Phone : (813) - 258-2300
  • Email :info@scarrittlaw.com
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Publications
  • Speaking Engagments
  • Membership And Distinctions
Florida State University College of Law
  • J.D. with honors - 1983
  • Chief Justice, Student Supreme Court
  • Staff Editor, FSU Law Review
  • Student Intern, U.S.D.C. Judge William Stafford (N.D. Fla.)
University of Grenoble (France) 1980-81
  • Rotary Club International Graduate Fellowship (Political Science and Civil Code Law)
University of the South (Sewanee, TN)
  • B.A. with honors - 1979
  • Wilkins Academic Scholarship
London School of Economics, 1977
  • Institute of European Studies Academic Scholarship

Scarritt Law Group, P.A. (Tampa, Florida)
Founder, President, Shareholder, Senior Trial Lawyer 2000-Present

Davis & Scarritt, P.A. (Tampa, Florida)
Founder, President, Shareholder, Senior Trial Lawyer 1998-2000

Fowler, White, Boggs, Banker, P.A. (Tampa, Florida)
Shareholder and Trial Lawyer 1983-1998

  • Teacher, Trial Law and Acting, Great American Teach-In, Eisenhower Elementary School (Clearwater, Florida) November 2017
  • Master of Ceremonies, Fortieth Anniversary Southern Legal Counsel Banquet (Gainesville, Florida) October 2017
  • Teacher, Trial Law and Acting, Great American Teach-In, San Jose Elementary School (Dunedin, Florida) November 2015, 2016
  • Principal Speaker, Police Civil Rights Liability, Florida Municipal Attorneys' Assn. State Meeting (Amelia Island) July 2013
  • Visiting Lecturer, Court Procedures, Plant High School (Tampa) March 2011
  • Visiting Lecturer, Law Studies, Plant High School (Tampa) February 2011
  • Speaker, Opening Statement, Hillsborough County Young Lawyer's Division Civil Trial Practice Seminar, 2000.
  • Speaker, “The Application of Frye to Exclude Alcohol Evidence in Civil Cases,” The American Academy of Forensic Pathologists, Orlando Meeting, 1999.
  • Speaker, Professionalism (Florida Bar Seminar) 1998.
  • Speaker, Premises Liability (PESI Seminar) 1997.
  • Speaker, Proving and Defending Damages (Florida Bar Seminar) 1996 - 2000.
  • Speaker, Taking Effective Depositions (Lorman Seminar) 1994 - 2007.
  • Speaker, Civil Trial Board Certification Review (Florida Bar Seminar) 1995.
  • Instructor and Lecturer, Florida Bar Trial Advocacy School (Intermediate and Advanced), Bridge- the-Gap Seminars.
  • Lecturer, Litigation Skills, Florida State University College of Law, 1989.
  • Lecturer, International Law, University of South Florida.
  • Lecturer, Florida West Coast Claims Association, Boy Scouts of America, Rotary Club, Lorman Business Seminars, ABOTA Speaker's Forum.
  • Recipient, Award as a Top 100 High Stakes Litigator, 2017
  • Recipient, Outstanding Public Service Award by Hillsborough County Democratic Party, September 2017
  • Recipient, Paul Harris Fellow Award by Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, March 2017
  • Recertification in Civil Trial Law with the National Board of Trial Advocacy, January 2017
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award as a Top 100 Attorney, 2016
  • Recipient, Mike Fogarty “In the Trenches” Award, given to top Civil Trial Lawyer for Excellence and Professionalism, 2016
  • Appointment, FSU College of Law Alumni Board Emeritus Status, 2016 - 17
  • Member, Board of Directors, Southern Legal Counsel (Public Interest Law Firm) (Gainesville), 2013 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors, Oakhurst Square Community Partnership (No/Low Income Housing), 2012 - present
  • Member and Chairman, Valencia Homeowner's Association, 2011 - 2013
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocate's Forum, 2003 - present
  • Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocate's Forum, 2010 - present
  • The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Martindale-Hubbell, 2004 - present
  • Commissioner, Florida Commission on Ethics, 2004 - 2008; Chairman, 2005 - 2006
  • Chairman, Hillsborough County Judicial Campaign Practices Committee, 2004
  • Strathmore’s and Madison’s Who’s Who, 2002 - present
  • Graduate, Leadership Tampa 1994
  • Highest Rating (A/V Preeminent) Martindale-Hubbell, 1993 - present
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters Board Legal Counsel, 1993 - 2005
  • Florida Bar Trial Lawyer's Section Executive Council, 1993-2003; Chairman, 2001-2002
  • President, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Tampa Bay Chapter, 1993
  • Board-Certified in Civil Litigation by The Florida Bar, 1989 - present; and the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1991 - present
  • Secretary, Legal Network International (international network of law firms), 1988 - 1998
  • With spouse Linda, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Couple of the Year, Hillsborough County, 1987, 1989
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, 1983 - present
  • Volunteer Attorney, Bay Area Legal Services, 1983 - present
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend, 2006, 2012, 2015, 2016
  • Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Master, Inns of Court
  • Master, ABOTA Masters in Trial
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2007, 2009 - 2016