Caroline Black Sikorske Voted #1 Family Law Attorney by Tampa Magazine

Caroline Black Sikorske was voted #1 Family Law Attorney by Tampa Magazine! Voted #1 by her peers, Caroline Black Sikorske was selected to achieve this high honor. We are proud of Caroline and her excellent skills in representing her clients.

Caroline Black Sikorske at the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Competitive Edge Series

Caroline Black Sikorske participated as a panelist in the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Competitive Edge Series. The March edition of the Series featured leaders of the 2017 Small Business of the Year winners. The panelists shared experiences regarding their businesses, challenges, keys to success and their insight regarding the Small Business of the Year application and evaluation process. Caroline shared that SBCF’s biggest asset is its people, a dedicated group of caring professionals who represent the Firm’s core values.

Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, Jennifer Ficarrotta, and Sarah E. Kay 2017 Florida Trend Legal Elite

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta are pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, Jennifer Ficarrotta, and Sarah E. Kay were all listed in the 2017 edition of the Florida Trend Legal Elite for Marital and Family Law.  Congratulations!

SBCF Wins the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year Award for 5-20 Employees

With great pride and excitement, Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta announces that it has been named the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce 2017 Small Business of the Year Award in the 5-20 Employees Category.

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Attorney Sarah E. Kay Receives Above & Beyond Award from Family Law Section

On June 21, 2017, Attorney Sarah E. Kay received the Above & Beyond Award from The Family Law Section of the Florida Bar.  The award reads “For exceeding all expectations with your tireless dedication and hard work during your service to the Family Law Section.  Congratulations, Sarah!

 

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta named Semi-Finalist for 2017 Small Business of the Year Award

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is honored to have been selected as a semi-finalist for the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Small Business of the Year Award.  The Chamber is committed to supporting small business in our community.  Beyond the SBOY Award, which reflects a significant achievement, the selection process also provides a growth opportunity as organizations take a critical look at their business.

Attorney Sarah E. Kay Board Certified in Marital & Family Law

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta announces with immense joy and pride that, effective June 1, 2017, Attorney Sarah E. Kay is Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law through The Florida Bar.  Board certification recognizes Sarah’s special knowledge, skills, and proficiency in marital and family law as well as her professionalism and ethics in practice.  Congratulations, Sarah!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay Earns AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is pleased to announce that Attorney Sarah E. Kay has been rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.  The AV® Peer Review Rating serves as an objective indicator that a lawyer has demonstrated ethical standards and professional ability. This honor is a reflection of an attorney’s skill, experience, integrity, and overall professional excellence. By earning an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale Hubbell, an attorney is part of a select group of Tampa area lawyers recognized for their legal abilities and professional ethical standards.  Congratulations, Sarah!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay Sworn In as President of Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is thrilled to announce that, on May 17, 2017, Attorney Sarah E. Kay was sworn in as the 2017-2018 President of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers.  Congratulations, Sarah!

 

May 17, 2017 SBCF Attorneys at the Swearing In Ceremony of Attorney Sarah E. Kay, Esq. as 2017-2018 HAWL President

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Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta Florida Super Lawyers in 2017 Publication

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta are listed as Florida Super Lawyers in Family Law in the 2017 Super Lawyers publication.  Congratulations Caroline, Alex, and Jennifer!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay Florida Rising Star in Family Law in 2017 Super Lawyers Publication

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is pleased to announce that Attorney Sarah E. Kay is listed as a Florida Rising Star in Family Law in the 2017 Super Lawyers publication.  This is the 5th consecutive year that Sarah has earned this designation. Congratulations, Sarah!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay recognized for her Pro Bono Work

At the 13th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee Awards Ceremony on April 20, 2017, Attorney Sarah E. Kay was recognized with other attorneys who donated 100+ hours of pro bono legal service in 2016.   As part of the recognition, Sarah was presented with a gold lapel pin as well as a letter from the Supreme Court of Florida which thanked her for “giving freely and unselfishly of [her] time and legal talent to represent the poor, the powerless, the defenseless, and the oppressed among us.”  In the letter, Justice Labarga commented “Your work helps to fulfill the promise of equal justice for all.” Click on the link below to read the letter.  Congratulations, Sarah!

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Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta listed in Best of Tampa Bay 2017 in the Tampa Bay Tribune and tbt*

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is pleased to announce that it is listed in the “Best of Tampa Bay 2017 Profile Series” in the March 31, 2017 edition of the Tampa Bay Times and tbt* newspapers.  Click on the link below to see the profile.  Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta prides itself on providing personal and high quality legal services.

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Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta appointed as Trustee of the Pinellas County Law Library

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is pleased to announce that Pinellas County Chief Judge Anthony Rondolino has appointed Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta for another term on the Board of Trustees of the Pinellas County Law Library.  Congratulations Jennifer!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay included in 2017 Ten Best Florida Family Law Attorneys in Client Satisfaction

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta is pleased to announce that Attorney Sarah E. Kay is listed as one of the 2017 listing of 10 Best Attorneys Florida Family Law Attorneys in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.  Congratulations Sarah!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay Featured in Executive Council Spotlight

Attorney Sarah E. Kay was featured in Executive Council Spotlight in the January 2017 edition of The Florida Bar Family Law Section’s e-newsletter FAMSEG. Click on the link below to read the Spotlight. Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta believes that a successful combination for an attorney includes public service and contributing to state and federal legislation through leadership in organizations such as the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar.

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Attorney Sarah E. Kay certified as a member of The Lawyers of Distinction

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that, on December 1, 2016, Attorney Sarah E. Kay was certified as a member of The Lawyers of Distinction.  Membership to Lawyers of Distinction is limited to the top 10% of attorneys in the United States and members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history.   Congratulations, Sarah!

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Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta Receives 2016 Excellence in Client Services Award

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Jennifer A. Ficarrotta, Esq. received the 2016 Excellence in Client Services Award by the American Economic Institute.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

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Attorneys Jennifer Ficarrotta and Sarah E. Kay Listed in National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that attorneys Jennifer Ficarrotta and Sarah E. Kay are listed in the National Advocates Top 100 Lawyers in Florida in Matrimonial and Family Law.  Congratulations Jennifer and Sarah!

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Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA Listed in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report as a Best Law Firm in Florida

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that it is listed in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report as a Best Law Firm in Florida in the First Tier Rankings.

Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske and Alex Caballero listed in The Best Lawyers of America Publication

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, and Alex Caballero have all been listed in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for their work in Family Law.  Congratulations Caroline, and Alex!

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Attorneys Caroline Black, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta listed in Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite” for 2016

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta have been listed as “Florida’s Legal Elite” for 2016 in Florida Trend magazine.  Congratulations!

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Attorney Sarah E. Kay Listed in the 2016 Ten Best in Client Satisfaction for Florida Family Law Attorneys by the AIOFLA

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Sarah E. Kay has been listed in the 2016 Ten Best in Client Satisfaction for Florida Family Law Attorneys Under 40 by the by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.  Congratulations Sarah!

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Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta Listed Two Years in the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta has been listed for two years in the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

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Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske in three “Top” lists in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers Publication

In addition to being listed as a Super Lawyer in Florida family law, Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske is listed in three “Top” lists in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers publication: Top 50 Tampa Super Lawyers, Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers, and Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers.  Congratulations, Caroline!

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Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta in 2016 Florida Super Lawyers Publication

Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta are all included in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers publication as Super Lawyers in Florida family law.  Alex and Caroline have been listed as Florida Super Lawyers for ten consecutive years.  Congratulations to all!

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Attorney Sarah E. Kay in 2016 Florida Super Lawyers Publication as Rising Star in Family Law

Attorney Sarah E. Kay is appearing in the 2016 Florida Super Lawyers publication as a Rising Star in family law for the fourth consecutive year.  Congratulations, Sarah!

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Announcement – Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske voted #y by her peers in Family Law

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is thrilled to announce that Caroline Black Sikorske has been voted #1 by her peers in Family Law on Tampa’s Top Lawyer’s list as published in the 2016 Tampa Magazine Top Lawyers Edition.  Congratulations, Caroline!

Announcement – Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta in 2016 Top 40 Under 40 Family lawyers in Florida by ASLA

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta’s selection as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Family lawyers in the State of Florida for 2016 by the American Society of Legal Advocates.  Her selection was the culmination of a months-long process in which ASLA independently researched information on tens of thousands of lawyers, resulting in Jennifer’s selection for inclusion in a group comprising of less than 1.5% of lawyers overall.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

Announcement – Alex Caballero to present on Complex Issues in Equitable Distribution

On February 4, 2016 starting at 1 PM, Attorney Alex Caballero will be co-presenting a 2 hour continuing legal education seminar titled “Complex Issues in Equitable Distribution” for the Marital & Family Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  Mr. Caballero will be specifically speaking on the issues of business valuations in equitable distribution and stock options, restricted shares, and other employee benefits.  Mr. Caballero is board certified in Marital and Family Law and a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  He speaks frequently on family law matters and specializes in handling complex family law matters.  To register or for more information, please click here.

Announcement – Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske Presentation on Children’s Issues

On October 30, 2015, Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske presented on Children’s Issues and Timesharing at The Florida Bar Basic Family Law seminar in Tampa.  Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA values giving back to the legal community, supporting legal excellence through providing high-quality continuing legal education.

Announcement – Jennifer Ficarrotta listed in 10 Best in Client Satisfaction by AIOFLA

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta has been recognized as one of the 10 Best in Client Satisfaction from the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys in 2015.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

Announcement – Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske Top 50 Women and Top 100 attorneys

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske was included in the list of the Top 50 Women attorneys and one of the two marital & family law attorneys listed in the Top 100 attorneys in the 2015 Florida Super Lawyers publication.  Congratulations, Caroline!

Announcement – 2015 Rising Star

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that attorney Sarah E. Kay has been listed as a 2015 Rising Star in family law in the Super Lawyers publication.  Congratulations, Sarah!

 

Announcement – Super Lawyers 2015

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta have all been listed as 2015 Superlawyers in family law in the Super Lawyers publication.  Congratulations!

 

Announcement – Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta Board Certification

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is delighted to announce that Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta has become Board Certified in Marital & Family Law by The Florida Bar.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

 

Announcement – 2015 Best Law Firms

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.”

Announcement – Sarah E. Kay Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Sarah E. Kay has been listed as a 2014 Rising Star in family law in the Florida Super Lawyers publication.  Congratulations, Sarah!

 

Announcement – Super Lawyers 2014

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer Ficarrotta have been listed as 2014 Florida Super Lawyers in family law in the Florida Super Lawyers publication.  Congratulations to all!

Announcement – Clearwater Oyster Roast Best Decor Award

On May 16, 2014, the Clearwater Bar Association announced that Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA’s booth The Sweet Taste of Freedom at the 75th annual Oyster Roast won Best Décor.  Click here to see a picture of Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta and Scheduling Assistant Nelva Aleman with the award. 

Announcement – Jennifer Ficarrotta listed as a Top 40 Under 40 Florida Family Lawyer

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that the American Society of Legal Advocates selected Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta as one of the Top 40 Under 40 Family lawyers in the State of Florida for 2014.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

Announcement – 2014 Best Law Firms Ranking

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that they have received a First Tier ranking in Tampa, Florida in family law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014.

Announcement – 2014 Best Lawyers Publication

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, and Alex Caballero have been listed in the 2014 Best Lawyers publication for family law.  Congratulations Caroline, & Alex!

Announcement – 2013 Florida Trend Legal Elite

Attorney Alexander Caballero has been recognized in the Florida Trend Legal Elite publication as “Legal Elites” in Marital & Family law.  Congratulations Alex!

Announcement – 2013 Legal Elite Up & Comer

Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta has been recognized in the Florida Trend Legal Elite publication as an “Up & Comer” in Marital & Family law.  Congratulations, Jennifer!

Announcement – Sarah E. Kay Family Law Section Awards

On June 26, 2013 Attorney Sarah E. Kay was awarded a 2013 Rising Star Award in recognition of her enthusiasm, initiative, and outstanding service to the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar and a 2013 Outstanding Committee Chair Service award in recognition of and in grateful appreciation of her outstanding service, dedication and loyalty to the Florida Bar Family Law Section throughout 2012-2013 as Chair of the Florida Bar Journal for the Family Law Section Publications Committee.  Congratulations, Sarah!

Announcement – Top 50 Women Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske was listed in the Florida Top 50 Women Lawyers in the 2013 Florida Super Lawyers publication.

Announcement – 2013 Florida Super Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske, Alex Caballero, and Jennifer A. Ficarrotta were listed as 2013 Florida Super Lawyers in family law in the Florida Super Lawyers publication.

Announcement – 2013 Rising Star

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Sarah E. Kay was listed as a 2013 Rising Star in family law in the Florida Super Lawyers publication.

Announcement – Inn of Court Best Presentation

On June 11, 2013, Attorney Sarah E. Kay, as a member of the Hon. John N. Conrad’s pupilage, was awarded Tampa Bay Inn of Court’s 2012-2013 Best Presentation of the Year.  The presentation presented on January 8, 2013 was titled “Honey I Shrunk the Judge:  Best Practices for Alternative Dispute Resolution.”  Congratulations, Sarah!

Announcement – Alex Caballero listed in 2013 Florida’s Best Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Alex Caballero has been listed in the 2013 edition of Florida’s Best Lawyers for Family Law.  Congratulations, Alex!

Announcement – Caroline Black Sikorske listed in 2013 Florida’s Best Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske has been listed in the 2013 edition of Florida’s Best Lawyers for Family Law.  Congratulations, Caroline!

Announcement – Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA Tier 1 Law Firm

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that it has been ranked as a Tier 1 Law Firm in the 2013 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” publication.

Announcement – Jennifer Ficarrotta 2012 Rising Star

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta was listed in as a 2012 Rising Star in the Florida Super Lawyers publication.


Announcement – 2012 Florida Super Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black, and Alexander Caballero were listed as Florida Super Lawyers 2012.

Announcement – 2012 Top 50 Women Lawyers

Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta, PA is pleased to announce that Attorneys Caroline Black was listed in the Top 50 Women Lawyers Florida Super Lawyers 2012.