The firm was established by Anthony J. LaSpada, who began private practice after a distinguished career as a prosecutor in the United States Justice Department. Mr. LaSpada was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Tax Division of the Justice Department, where he prosecuted criminal tax cases. Mr. LaSpada later served as Chief Assistant United States Attorney in the Tampa office. Mr. LaSpada is a graduate of Georgetown University, and of the American University Law School in Washington, D. C. He enjoys an "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
The firm also includes Joseph A. Eustace, Jr., who has been an associate of the firm since March of 1983. Mr. Eustace is a Tampa native and a graduate of the Stetson University College of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Stetson Law Review. Mr. Eustace participates in all of the firm's practice areas, and in addition specializes in appeals from those areas.
The firms attorneys are admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Florida, as well as the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and District of Columbia; the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh, Fifth and District of Columbia Circuits; the United States Tax Court; and the United States Supreme Court.
They are affiliated with the American Trial Lawyer's Association, the Association of Florida Trial Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. They are members of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, and the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.
The law firm of Anthony J. LaSpada, P. A. takes pride in providing legal services and advice in a personalized manner. By limiting the size of the firm and the areas of practice, the firm is able to maintain personal contact with its clients, who are able to have direct access to their attorney whenever necessary.
The firm welcomes referrals by attorneys and other professionals whose clients have concerns in these areas.