James P. Hines, Senior
Born and raised in Ohio, Jim received his undergraduate degree in Finance and a Masters degree in Accounting from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and his Juris Doctor of Law degree from the University of Florida.
While attending the University of Florida School of Law, Jim was a full-time professor in the Accounting Department of the University of Florida College of Business. In addition, Jim was selected as Executive Editor of the University of Florida Law Review. After law school, Jim served as an Attorney-Advisor for the United States Tax Court in Washington, D.C.
Jim is the founding partner of Hines Norman Hines, P.L., and works in many of the firm’s practice areas, with an emphasis on Corporate and Business Law, Taxation, Asset Protection Planning, and Estate Planning. Jim is rated AV Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell and was named as a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Tampa Legal Leaders.