Tampa & St. Petersburg Consumer Advocate Lawyers

Civil and bankruptcy attorneys you can trust with your personal legal matters

Thomas F. Cox and Stephany P. Sanchez have a solid legal partnership based on respect for each other and for their clients. These St. Petersburg attorneys have over 44 years of combined experience providing legal assistance to residents of the Tampa and St. Petersburg areas.  We have helped clients file for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy throughout the state.

Thomas F CoxThomas F. Cox: Managing Partner

Thom Cox is a native and lifelong resident of St. Petersburg, Florida. Mr. Cox completed his high school education on an accelerated program, in three years, and college in two and one half years; graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and History from Morehead State University. He continued his education at Stetson University College of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1983.

Mr. Cox, an experienced civil trial lawyer in St. Petersburg, is an active member in a number of law-affiliated groups, including the St. Petersburg Bar Association and the Florida Bar Grievance Committee. He is a former certified circuit/civil mediator and arbitrator, and former Special Tax Master for the Pinellas County Tax Collector.


Practice areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Personal injury
  • Wills and estates
  • Real estate, closings and title agent

Previous legal practice

  • Greene, Cox & Dillahunty, Managing Partner

Bar admissions

  • Florida, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1984
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998



  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Former Vice-Chairman of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee



  • Spanish
  • English


  • St. Petersburg, Florida
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Stephany P SanchezStephany P. Sanchez, Partner

Stephany Sanchez graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Florida, in Tampa. She majored in Government and International Studies, and received a Certificate of Asian Studies. Stephany continued to pursue her interest in Asian culture and language at Nankai University, in Tianjin, China, where she studied Mandarin Chinese.

After returning from China, Ms. Sanchez turned her attention to the study of law. She worked as a law clerk for the Department of Justice, in the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and received her Juris Doctorate with honors from Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida.

Stephany Sanchez, now a bankruptcy attorney in St. Petersburg, is a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association.


Practice areas

  • Bankruptcy law
  • Personal injury
  • Real estate
  • General civil law

Previous legal experience

  • U.S. Department of Justice, EOIR, Judicial Law Clerk, 2002–2003

Bar admissions

  • Florida, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2004


  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, J.D. with honors, 2003
    • Moot Court Board, 2002–2003
    • International Law Students Association, 2002
  • University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, B.A. magna cum laude, 1998


  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi


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