Alex Caballero HCBA President’s Message – LAWYER Magazine

The March–April issue of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer magazine has just been posted. In his President’s Message, Alex Caballero offers some considerations for navigating AI in legal practice to harness its benefits while upholding the integrity and professionalism of our legal services. Read it at

Caroline Black Sikorske Retirement

Congratulations and well-wishes to Caroline Black Sikorske, who recently retired from the firm after an impressive 34 years as part of the Sessums Black team. We miss her greatly!

Caroline’s distinguished legal career started with five years as an Assistant State Attorney for Hillsborough County. She joined the firm, then named Stephen W. Sessums P.A., in 1989 and became a partner in 1994. She was the firm’s Managing Partner from 2009–2019. Caroline also has an impressive history of involvement and leadership in local, state, and national legal associations and has received numerous awards for pro bono service.

Caroline is admitted to the prestigious International Academy of Family Lawyers, a worldwide association of practicing attorneys recognized by their peers as experienced and skilled family law specialists in their respective countries. She is a diplomate of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, a select group of 100 top U.S. family lawyers who practice sophisticated and complex family law matters. Caroline was named to the 2018–2021 lists of Top 10: Florida Super Lawyers—attorneys who received the highest points during the Super Lawyers nomination, research and review process—and is included in the lists of Top 50: Tampa Bay Super Lawyers and Top 50: Women Florida Super Lawyers. She has been listed among The Best Lawyers in America® in family law since 2006. Caroline is Florida Bar Board Certified in Marital and Family Law, is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and is Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer-Review rated.