Whether you are fresh out of law school or a veteran attorney looking to make a lateral move, BBDG desires to be the place where you will comfortably retire.

As a young attorney, you will be mentored by veteran trial lawyers who are invested in your development. You will learn the law, the rules of evidence, procedure, and professionalism. But more importantly, you will learn how to build a practice, balance your work and home lives, and how to live life abundantly as a lawyer and member of the Tampa community.

As a veteran lawyer seeking a new home for yourself, your family, and your clients, BBDG will surround you with dedicated staff, bright associates, and a firm that desires to be your final stop.

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What It Means to Be at BBDG

BBDG is a collection of talented, aggressive lawyers and support staff dedicated to professionalism, exceptional service, and zealous representation of the firm’s clients. We are committed to principles and longevity and are growing our team of driven people at our new campus in Tampa, Florida.

We are not a mega firm, rather we are a rapidly growing mid-sized organization with the drive to compete with the big firms in New York, Boston, and other large cities. Led by senior partners, each with more than 25 years of legal experience, our firm is a place where attorneys and support staff have the opportunity to grow and prosper in their careers. At BBDG, you will learn how to litigate at a high caliber and your level of practice will increase based on the superior support from the firm’s leadership.

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Summer Associate

BBDG welcomes 2nd – year law students to apply for our competitive summer associate program. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain real-world experience while working for a firm with a variety of interesting practice areas.


Lawyers with 0 to 7 years of legal experience will find BBDG is an excellent place to continue developing while taking on challenging cases. Work alongside experienced partners eager to help shape a promising legal career.


BBDG is already home to several attorneys that made the lateral move finding a new home for their own families and their clients. BBDG will wecome you, your family, and provide the type of support you and your clients deserve.

“At BBDG, we have the room for upward mobility for those who have what it takes. The rewards don’t require ‘lock-step’ advancement, but rather results-oriented advancement.”

Charles Bavol

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Open Positions

Lateral Partners

Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace is seeking to welcome lateral partners with portable sustainable practices. BBDG offers generous partner compensation and benefits and provides a unique platform through which lawyers can grow and sustain their practices while maintaining an essential “work-life” balance. Among other areas, the firm is seeking partners with commercial, bankruptcy, employment, construction, and real estate practices. The firm is looking forward to meeting to discuss how BBDG can be your new (and final) home.


Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace, an expanding AV rated, Florida law firm, seeks experienced litigation paralegals with 5+ years of experience in personal injury defense, commercial litigation, and/or elder or guardianship law. Candidates with either a four-year college degree or certification as a paralegal are preferred. Candidates must have experience drafting summaries, using spreadsheets, summarizing documents, experience with court docketing systems, creating work product, and the ability to concisely describe their work in the firm’s billing software. BBDG will offer qualified candidates a highly competitive salary and benefits package, generous amounts of PTO, flexible schedule options, and a fresh working environment in its newly renovated office.


Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace seeks full-time paralegal with 3+ years of civil litigation/trial experience. Past experience with workers’ compensation defense, premise liability, and employment law desired. Must be able to write comprehensive medical summaries, navigate civil, federal, and/or workers’ compensation docket systems, and accurately and concisely bill time for tasks completed. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for the right candidate. Qualified candidates may email cover letter and resume to

Legal Assistant

Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace, an expanding AV rated, Florida law firm, seeks qualified legal assistants with 2+ years of experience working in a busy civil litigation environment. The position requires familiarity with docketing court rules, computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent communication skills, and professional, helpful, and “can do” attitude. Experience with law firm case management software, Prolaw, preferred. The candidate(s) selected will be an integral part of a close-knit team, collaborating with another legal assistant and one or two paralegals assisting a small group of attorneys in either a commercial litigation or personal injury defense practice. BBDG will offer a competitive salary and benefit package as well as flexible work schedule, immediate paid time off, and a fresh working environment in its newly renovated office.

Corporate Attorney

Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace, an expanding AV rated, Tampa, Florida law firm seeks a motivated leader for its Corporate and Business Transactions team. 10+ years of experience advising clients in the creation of business entities and drafting of business transactions across a wide variety of businesses, large and small.    The ideal candidate will have outstanding academic credentials, a professional demeanor, and will have the presence necessary to build and lead the firm’s practice group. The position offers a highly competitive salary and benefits as well as an early opportunity for partnership. Qualified candidates may submit cover letter and resume.

Workers' Compensation Attorneys

Bleakley Bavol Denman & Grace is seeking experienced workers’ compensation litigators with 1-4 years of experience. The right candidate will have experience taking depositions and handling mediations, hearings and client development. Compensation will be based upon experience and qualifications. The firm is looking for a strong candidate and will expect to offer a competitive salary, bonus, and benefits for a long term relationship. Please email cover letter and resume to

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Benefits and Perks


Competitive salary & bonus structure


Company provided health insurance benefits


Matching retirement contributions


Avoid traffic and parking hassles


Company provided CLE, Florida and Hillsborough County Bar dues and marketing expenses

Welcome to Our New Campus

In 2008 our firm moved from downtown Tampa to a serene campus setting in the Carrollwood neighborhood just north of Tampa. Moving closer to where many of our local clients work and live, we provide a comfortable, convenient, and easy access for clients to meet our lawyers, in person, without having to battle heavy traffic and parking congestion. We are eager to put our decades of legal experience to work for you.

Located in a college campus type setting surrounded by 200-year-old oak trees and situated amongst several lakes and ponds, interaction with wildlife occurs on a daily basis. BBDG’s home includes a grand atrium used for continuing education, community events, social gatherings, and work meetings. The BBDG office also includes two video conference rooms and a large comfortable board room. For employees seeking a break from the daily routine may take the quarter mile walking path around the pond for some needed mid-day exercise, or enjoy the large outdoor porch on comfortable days.

28,800 Sq. Ft.
Two Video Conference Rooms
One Board Room
Grand Atrium
Large Cafeteria
Four War Rooms
Eight Executive Partner Offices
28 Attorney Offices

Life In Tampa

We’re proud to be located in Tampa, a place named the best Florida city to live in and ranked the number-15 best city to live in across the country. With multiple award-winning beaches, delicious restaurants, and beautiful surrounding nature, the area is an ideal place to live.

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