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The St. Petersburg Bar Association is committed to helping
those in our community!  This page is dedicated to
programs that serve the greater good of
the citizens of
St. Petersburg and the surrounding areas.
The St. Petersburg Bar Association mailing address is:
P.O. Box 172, St. Petersburg, FL 33731-0172
Phone number: 727-823-7474 ~ Fax number: 727-823-8166
The office hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM ~ Monday thru Friday

Seeking an Attorney?

If you know the type of attorney you are seeking -  Business, Probate, Marital & Family, Criminal, etc. please feel free to review our website by following the instructions below: 

  • CLICK HERE to go to the Member Search page.
  • Then enter the type of attorney in the search box and click SEARCH.
  • CLICK HERE to go to the Sections/Committees page to look up attorneys in specific areas of law (Business, Civil, Criminal, Family Law, Probate, Real Property, etc.). When you find the section you want click on the "number" of attorneys in the section and the list will come up.
  • If you don't find what you are looking for then look at some of the options below.

Find A Lawyer - The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar offers a Find A Lawyer service on their website. This website allows the public to search for an attorney in St. Petersburg or areas in several areas of the law. When accessing the link below enter the following: Enter City, then below click more options (+ More options). Select the practice area of law from the information on the drop down menu. CLICK HERE to go directly to The Florida Bar Find A Lawyer Page.

Seeking an Attorney - But not sure What Type?


If you’re in need of an attorney and need assistance in determining what type of attorney, please contact other area referral services: 

Clearwater Bar Lawyer Referral Service at 727-461-4880

Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service at 813-221-7780

• West Pasco Lawyer Referral Service at 727-847-0374

 All referrals require a $50 fee and receive a free 30 minute consultation with an attorney.

Do You Have a Legal Question?

  • Florida Free Legal Answers - A cooperative effort of The Florida Bar and the American Bar Association

    An online civil legal service for people who cannot afford to pay for an attorney. Florida Free Legal Answers helps low-income people. To access the service, please visit the website at For more information and an overview of the service - CLICK HERE.

  • Find a Lawyer, a resource of Martindale-Hubbell
    Search for attorneys in the area of law that you need by location (St. Petersburg, Clearwater, etc.) at You'll find lists of attorney firms. Also, tabs for: Understand Your Legal Issue; Answers to Legal Questions; and more... with client and peer ratings. The attorney listings on the site are paid advertisements and do not constitute a lawyer referral service. However, you will find many different areas of practice and lots of helpful information.

Seeking An Attorney - But Can’t Afford An Attorney?
The following agencies offer pro bono attorneys to qualified individuals. Service also include assistance completing legal forms, advice clinics and guidance in the following areas: Bankruptcy, Divorce/Family Law, Elder Law, Housing, Civil Law, Probate, and Unemployment.

    Community Law Program


    Bay Area Legal Services



    Gulfcoast Legal Services


Self Help Centers: Family Law, Landlord-Tenant, and Small Claims - Affordable legal services for those who do not qualify for free help, but cannot afford an attorney.

About the Self Help Centers: The Self Help Centers are the result of a collaborative effort between the Clerk's Office, the Sixth Judicial Circuit, the Community Law Program and the Clearwater Bar Association.


The purpose of the Clerk's legal Self Help Centers is to assist citizens representing themselves in court (sometimes referred to as pro se persons) who do NOT have a private attorney. Pinellas County citizens who represent themselves in court and do not already have a private attorney representing them, can now get affordable legal assistance on a limited number of legal issues in the areas of Family Law, Landlord-Tenant and Small Claims.

CLICK HERE to visit the website with more information.

Phone: (727) 464-5150             
St. Petersburg
Phone: (727) 582-7941

Consumer Information - The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar offers 47 consumer pamphlets as a service for consumers. These pamphlets are not a substitute for hiring an attorney, but they provide basic legal information about the topics they cover. Consumer Videos are also available on select topics.

CLICK HERE to visit The Florida Bar to view the pamphlets and videos available.

Seeking an Attorney in Another City of State?

CLICK HERE for an ABA directory map with links to any Lawyer Referral Service in the state or in the U.S.

Civil Rights - American Civil Liberties Union


Other Online Resources

Florida's Sixth Judicial Circuit
Pinellas County Clerk of the Circuit Court