Congratulations to Katie Tawzer on her high school graduation!

The Sessums Black family congratulates Katie Tawzer, the daughter of Certified Paralegal Michele Tawzer on her high school graduation and wishes Katie the very best as she begins her studies at Florida State University this summer.  Way to go, Katie!

Administrative Assistant Nelva Aleman Anniversary

On June 20, 2018, Administrative Assistant Nelva Aleman celebrated 20 years of outstanding service at Sessums Black.  Happy anniversary, Nelva!

Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske Named Top 10 Florida Attorney by Super Lawyers

Sessums Black is thrilled to announce that Attorney Caroline Black Sikorske was named a Top 10 Florida Attorney by the Super Lawyers publication. Congratulations, Caroline!

Attorney Sarah E. Kay Receives 2018 Chair’s Award of Extraordinary Service

On June 13, 2018, outgoing Family Law Section Chair Nicole Goetz awarded Attorney Sarah E. Kay the Chair’s Award of Extraordinary Service.  The inscription reads “In recognition of your outstanding service, unwavering dedication and continued commitment to the section.”  Congratulations, Sarah!



SBCF Attorneys Recognized as 2018 SuperLawyers

Sessums Black is thrilled to announce that four of its attorneys have not only earned a 2018 SuperLawyers designation but also are designated as “Top Rated Lawyers”!  This is the 9th consecutive year as a SuperLawyer for Attorneys Caroline Black Sikorske and Alex Caballero, the 7th consecutive year as a SuperLawyer or Rising Star for Attorney Jennifer A. Ficarrotta, and the 5th consecutive year as a Rising Star for Attorney Sarah E. Kay.  Congratulations to Caroline, Alex, Jennifer, and Sarah!

Attorney Alex Caballero Continues Term as Director of the Hillsborough County Bar Association

On June 7, 2018, Attorney Alex Caballero was sworn in to continue his term as a Director of the Hillsborough County Bar Association.  The HCBA is one of the largest voluntary bar associations in Florida with a membership close to 4,000 attorneys, judges and legal professionals.  Congratulations, Alex!


Attorney Alex Caballero Anniversary

On June 7, 2018, Attorney Alex Caballero celebrated 19 years of outstanding service with Sessums Black.  Alex is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is rated AV by Martindale Hubbell.  Happy anniversary, Alex!

Attorney Andrew D. Reder Expecting Second Child

The Sessums Black family is thrilled to announce that Attorney Andrew D. Reder and his wife are expecting the birth of their second child in mid-November 2018.  Congratulations Andrew & Jessica!

Attorney Sarah Kay Recognized for 2017 Pro Bono Service

Attorney Sarah E. Kay was recently recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for her pro bono legal services in 2017.  Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Labarga wrote Sarah on behalf of the Court saying “We thank you for giving freely and unselfishly of your time and legal talent to represent the poor, the powerless, the defenseless, and the oppressed among us.  Your work helps to fulfill the promise of equal justice to all.”  Click on the link below to read the letter to Sarah from Justice Labarga.  Congratulations, Sarah!

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SBCF Sponsors Outback Bowl

Sessums Black PA is proud to sponsor the Outback Bowl.  Over the years, the Bowl has contributed over $143 million to education, while creating an economic impact of over $1 billion to the Tampa Bay Area.

Click on the images below to see the sponsorship sign from the 2018 Pilot Bank Outback Bowl Summer Splash at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel which occurred the weekend of June 1, 2018 and a picture of Attorney Sterling Lovelady with his wife at the Summer Splash event.


To Love and to Envy

Human emotions play a large role in intimate relationships.  What happens when a romantic partner becomes envious of the other?  Click on the link below to read an article that explores the role of envy in romantic relationships.  The attorneys of Sessums Black pride themselves on providing top-quality legal counsel and representation to clients whose romantic relationships have become irreparably damaged for any reason.

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