The Law Office of Jo Ann Palchak, P.A.


A Criminal Defense and Litigation Boutique 




1725 1/2 7th Ave., Suite 6 

Tampa, FL 33605  (In the Heart of Ybor City)



When you need a thoughtful, determined lawyer.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar 
  • Healthcare and Regulatory 
  • Money Laundering, RICO
  • FINRA Arbitration
  • Securities Litigation
  • Class Action 
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Violent Crimes, including Sexual Offenses
  • Criminal Traffic/DUI
  • Sentencing and Post-Conviction Relief (State and Federal)
  • Appellate Law
  • Juvenile Law
  • Family Law - Domestic Violence



Jo Ann Palchak is an experienced litigator who represents individuals and companies in criminal investigations and prosecutions, as well as in complex civil litigation. In her significant state and federal court practice, Ms. Palchak represents clients in misdemeanor and felony proceedings. She also counsels clients seeking appellate or post-conviction relief.  Ms. Palchak's defense of "emerging adults" encompasses matters on and off school campuses.  Ms. Palchak also advises in the area of securities law concerning disputes with broker dealers and other matters. 

Ms. Palchak has represented clients in criminal and civil enforcement cases involving allegations of financial fraud, violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and False Claims Act, and false and deceptive trade practices in both state and federal court. Ms. Palchak has counseled individuals and corporations in complex disputes arising from merger consideration and settlement agreements, disgorgement penalties and other equitable relief arising from allegations of securities related fraud.  Her experience in complex business disputes includes matters involving breach of contract, civil theft, misappropriation of trade secrets and trademark infringement, replevin, and conversion actions, as well as injunctive relief. She has represented several high-profile clients, helping to resolve their legal challenges under intense public scrutiny. She has also conducted internal investigations for companies in industries ranging from health care to publishing. Read more...

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Ms. Palchak is delighted to found the firm in Historic Ybor City, Tampa. "The choice was simple," Palchak said. "I have always loved the energy of Ybor. I am excited about the Firm opening its doors in a part of the city that opened doors to and on behalf of,  the hardworking people who built Tampa."

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney  | White Collar Attorney | Criminal Traffic Law Florida  |  DUI Attorney Tampa Bay  |  Drug Possession Lawyer  |  Money Laundering 

Attorney for Violent Crimes including Sexual Offenses  |  Sentencing and Post-Conviction Relief Lawyer  |  Appeals Attorney 

Complex Civil Litigation Attorney  |  Family Law - Domestic Violence Lawyer


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