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)



Professional Highlights and Honors                                                              Award winning pro bono attorney.

Professional Highlights

  • Represented the former general counsel of a major healthcare company in reference to allegations of health care fraud.
  • Represented an executive in reference to allegations of money laundering, rico, gambling and other charges.  All charges were nol-prossed. 
  • Defended a former trader from the Chicago Stock Exchange in reference to allegations of insurance fraud.  No charges were filed.
  • Represented a banking executive accused of bid rigging and wire fraud in a large federal municipal derivatives investigation resulting in a non-prosecution agreement between the client and the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest matchmaking services against allegations under Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. 
  • Ongoing post-conviction representation of a person due to newly discovered DNA evidence. 



Jo Ann was awarded the "Bubba" Huerta Award in 2013 by the Criminal Law Section of the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  This award recognizes the  "tireless commitment to pro bono service and pursuit of equal justice" and it is awarded in honor of the late Marcelino "Bubba" Huerta, Esquire.  From left to right are Ms. Palchak's good friends and prior "Bubba" winners, Jim Felman, Eddie Suarez, Mrs. Huerta, and Michael Maddux. 

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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