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College of Law

Florida State University


Class of 1974

Congratulations to the following alumni on their accomplishments! You can submit a class note online.
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Thomas A. Beenck passed away on March 24, 2018. He worked as an attorney in various departments for the state of Florida.
Posted 4.3.18


Stann W. GivensStann W. Givens has been named the 2018 Top Lawyer - Family Law in Tampa in the Top Lawyers Edition of Tampa Magazine. Voted to the top spot by his peers because of his impeccable professional reputation, Givens will appear in the March issue of the publication alongside top attorneys from more than 80 other legal specialties. He is the founding partner of Givens Givens Sparks, PLLC in Tampa. Posted 3.26.18


Brian S. Duffy has been named a 2016 Florida Super Lawyer in the practice area of employment litigation defense. He is of counsel at Spicer Rudstrom PLLC in Nashville, TN.  Posted 12.7.17

Stann Givens

Stann W. Givens' firm was named to the 2018 Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firms. Givens celebrated the 40-year anniversary of his first law firm opening on September 1. He has been named in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America for family law. He also has been recognized in Florida Trend's 2017 Legal Elite. He is re-certified in marital and family law through 2021. Additionally, Givens was named a 2017 Florida Super Lawyer. He is the founding partner of Givens Givens Sparks, PLLC in Tampa. Posted 11.6.17