Rick Terrana

Biography

Mr. Terrana is a life-long resident of Tampa, Florida. He attended Jesuit High School and graduated in 1979. Thereafter he attended the University of Florida and attained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Cum Laude, in 1983.

Mr. Terrana then went on to earn his Doctorate of Law from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law. While at Mercer, Mr. Terrana served as the Student Bar representative for the surrounding circuits. He was also the lead trial attorney on the moot court competition trial team.

Mr. Terrana was admitted to the Florida Bar and licensed to practice law in 1988. For the past 26 years, Mr. Terrana has practiced in State and Federal courts throughout Florida handling both criminal and civil claims. He has tried over 150 jury trials as lead counsel.

Practice areas

In 2015, the Supreme Court of Florida certified Mr. Terrana as a Certified Circuit Civil Court Mediator. He is now available to offer his years of experience and knowledge of the legal system to assist in alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Terrana has a very broad understanding of the uncertainties and costs associated with protracted litigation. As such, he is very committed to providing creative and fair alternatives to litigation, and he sincerely cares about resolving each and every case.

 

In addition, Mr. Terrana is admitted to practice law in all courts in the State of Florida as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also served on numerous committees and regulatory boards including, but not limited to, the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 13F (past Chairman) and the Barrio Latino Commission. He is frequently invited to lecture in the areas of trial advocacy and case negotiations.

 

Mr. Terrana is married with two children.