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Tracy M. Evans

 

Tracy M. Evans
Saxon Gilmore & Carraway, P.A.
Fifth Third Center
201 E. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 600
Tampa, Florida 33602

Telephone: 813.314.4500
Extension: 4513
Direct Line: 813.314.4513
Facsimile: 813.314.4555
E-mail: tevans@saxongilmore.com


Tracy M. Evans Tracy M. Evans is an associate with Saxon|Gilmore. She has practiced law since 2010 and concentrates her practice in commercial litigation, real estate litigation, creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, and related state and federal appeals. Ms. Evans has significant experience with both state and federal motion practice, including the preparation of legal memoranda, and significant legal research experience. Ms. Evans has also been lead trial counsel in numerous cases in the Florida circuit courts, and has extensive experience in pretrial practice, trial preparation, and trial practice. She also has considerable experience in all facets of discovery practice, production of documents and interrogatories, depositions, and the use of such information at trial.

Ms. Evans completed her undergraduate studies at Florida State University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology and psychology, and was ranked first in her criminology class. Ms. Evans then earned her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson College of Law, graduating cum laude, with a certificate in leadership. During her time at Stetson, she was a member of the Student Leadership Development Committee, a research assistant for The National Clearinghouse of Science, Technology and the Law, a Sixth Judicial Circuit trial intern for Judge David Demers, and an intern for the St. Petersburg City Attorney’s Office. Ms. Evans has been a member of the Florida Bar since September 2010. Prior to coming to Saxon Gilmore in 2013, Ms. Evans represented creditors throughout the state of Florida in a variety of cases involving real estate litigation.

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • State and Federal Appeals
STATE/COURT ADMISSIONS
  • Florida (all state courts)
  • U.S. District Court (Middle and Southern Districts of Florida)
PROFESSIONAL, TRADE AND CIVIC ACTIVITY
  • The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Law and Young Lawyers Division Sections)
  • GFWC Saint Petersburg Junior Woman’s Club
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Wills for Heroes
EDUCATION
  • Stetson University College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2010)
  • Florida State University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2007)
ARTICLES
New Law Protects Consumer Reviews
Recent Decision Destroys Certain Lis Pendens Protections
The Perks and Pitfalls of No Recording Policies in the Workplace
Florida Supreme Court Holds Affordable Housing Developer Not Exempt from Ad Valorem Taxes
Breaking News: Third DCA Issues Highly Anticipated Decision in Foreclosure Status of Limitations Case
Appellate Decision Establishes First Mortgages Priority Over Association Liens
A Summary of Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Department of Labor Offers Guidance on Independent Contractor Classification
Section 8 Administrator Agrees to Pay Millions to Settle a Fair Housing Act Sexual Harassment Case
HUD Releases New Rule Aimed at Furthering the Fair Housing Act
Supreme Court Holds Disparate Impact Claims are Valid Under the Fair Housing Act
Florida Appeals Court Holds Construction Lien Law Precludes Common Law Claims
United State Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split Against Chapter 7 Lien Stripping
Florida’s Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Murder Victim’s Estate in Negligent Apartment Security Case
Preservation of Text Messages on Employees Mobile Devices
New Data Breach Statute Imposes Stricter Requirements and Increased Penalties
Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split on Required Action to Rescind under TILA
Supreme Court to Decide Whether Disparate-Impact Claims Can be Asserted under the Fair Housing Act
Prompt Action Required to Claim Surplus Proceeds from Foreclosure Sale
Statute of Limitations in Mortgage Foreclosure Actions Does Not Run Against Monthly Installment Payments
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Seeks to Increase Access to Credit and Encourage Lending with New Rule
Private Entity Found subject to Florida Public Records Law
Housing Authorities-New Public Records Law Creates Contractual Requirement for Certain Government Contractors
U. S. Supreme Court Denies Petition for Certiorari Regarding Chapter 7 Lien Stripping
Prepayment Clause Not Enforceable Based on Mere Acceleration
Petition for Certiorari Seeks to Resolve Circuit Split Regarding Chapter 7 Lien Stripping
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Provides Clarification for New Mortgage Servicing Rules
City of Miami Sued Over Florida’s Sunshine Law Public Meeting Requirement
New Public Records Law Creates Contractual Requirements for Government Contractors
State Attorney Finds Text Messages Constitute Public Records
Condominium Associations Seek to Erode First Mortgagees’ Limits to Liability for Unpaid Assessments
Eleventh Circuit Reverses Lower Court’s Finding of Independent Contractor Status of Plaintiffs
Lawsuit Filed Against FHFA over Affordable Housing Funds
Bankruptcy Judge Grants Relief from Automatic Stay after Multiple Improper Bankruptcy Filings
The Florida Supreme Court’s opinion on standard jury instructions.
Governor Signs Bill Changing Foreclosure Law in Florida
Recent Changes to Regulation Z by the CFPB
Super Priority Liens Created by Municipalities Found to be Invalid