Hillsborough County Civil Trial Courts | Tampa Injury Courts

Civil Courts in Tampa — Hillsborough County, Florida
in which a Personal Injury Lawyer would file a personal injury lawsuit

If you live in Tampa and want to file a lawsuit, your Tampa Bay Personal Injury Attorney will know in which of these courts your case should be filed.

If your claim is worth over $15,000, is a wrongful death or survival claim, or is an appeal of a Hillsborough County Court decision, then you will file here:

CIVIL COURTS:

Hillsborough County Circuit Court
George E Edgecomb Courthouse
800 East Twiggs Street
Tampa FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-8100
Fax: (813) 272-6518
Hillsborough County Circuit Court
Southshore Regional Service Center
410 30th Street Southeast
Ruskin FL 33571
(813) 641-6910
Hillsborough County Circuit Court
302 North Michigan Avenue
Plant City FL 33563
(813) 276-8100
Hillsborough County Circuit Court
North Tampa Satellite
9309 North Florida Avenue #103
Tampa FL 33612
(813) 225-1105
Hillsborough County Circuit Court
601 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa FL 33602
(813) 276-8100
Hillsborough County Circuit Court
Brandon Regional Service Center
311 Pauls Drive #110, Brandon FL 33511
Phone: (813) 276-8200

If your claim is worth less than $15,000 you will file here:

Hillsborough County Civil Courts:

County Court of Hillsborough County
George E Edgecomb Courthouse
800 East Twiggs Street
Tampa FL 33602
Phone: (813) 276-8100
Fax: (813) 272-6518
County Court of Hillsborough County
Brandon Regional Service Center
311 Pauls Drive #110
Brandon FL 33511
(813) 276-8200
County Court of Hillsborough County
302 North Michigan Avenue
Plant City FL 33563
(813) 276-8100
County Court of Hillsborough County
601 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa FL 33602
(813) 276-8100
County Court of Hillsborough County
Southshore Regional Service Center
410 30th Street Southeast
Ruskin FL 33571
(813) 641-6910
County Court of Hillsborough County
Hillsborough Courthouse Annex
800 E Kennedy Boulevard #202
Tampa FL 33602
(813) 276-8100
County Court of Hillsborough County
North Tampa Satellite
9309 North Florida Avenue #103
Tampa FL 33612
(813) 225-1105
 

If you want to appeal a decision from a Tampa civil court, you will do that here:

Second District Court of Appeal

(6th, 10th, 12th, 13th and 20th Circuits)
1005 East Memorial Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33801
(863) 499-2290
or
1700 North Tampa Street, Suite 300
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 272-3430


If you want to appeal an appellate decision you will file a Writ of Certiorari here:

FINAL APPELLATE:

The Florida Supreme Court

500 South Duval Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1925
(850) 488-0125


If your civil suit involves a person who lives out-of-state, or if there is diversity or a “federal question,” then a personal injury lawsuit can be filed in:

United States District Court

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida:
Tampa Division

Sam M. Gibbons U.S. Courthouse
801 North Florida Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33602
(813) 301-5400

   Map of USDC Middle District of Florida - Tampa Division   

The Tampa Division covers the following Florida Counties:

Hardee, Hillsborough, Hernando, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota


If you wished to appeal from one of the trial courts in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida - Tampa Division, you would appeal to the Eleventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Elbert P. Tuttle United States Court of Appeals Building
56 Forsyth Street, Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 335-6100

Opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

The states that make up the 11th Circuit are Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.


If you wished to appeal from the Federal Appellate , you would file a Writ of Certiorari with:

The United States Supreme Court
Washington, D.C.

Contact information for the Supreme Court of the United States and its justices:

Clerk's Office: (202) 479-3011
Public Information Office: (202) 479-3211
General Inquiry: (202) 479-3000

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First Street NE
Washington DC, 20543

 

The chambers of the Supreme Court Justices are located mainly on the second floor of the Supreme Court building, with the exception of Justice Ginsburg's third floor chambers. Their individual chambers are not available to the public, and no direct phone line to a Justice exists for the public. The Justices may be contacted only via traditional mail. The nine Justices and the preferred way to address a letter are listed below.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable John G. Roberts
Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice

Justice Anthony M. Kennedy

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Anthony M. Kennedy
Associate Justice

Justice Clarence Thomas

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Clarence Thomas
Associate Justice

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Associate Justice

Justice Stephen G. Breyer

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Stephen G. Breyer
Associate Justice

Justice Samuel Anthony Alito

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Samuel Anthony Alito
Associate Justice

Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
Associate Justice

Justice Elena Kagan

Address correspondence to:
The Honorable Elena Kagan
Associate Justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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