The Firm

DeCopain Legal is a boutique modern law firm in Tampa Bay dedicated to getting you the best possible results. DeCopain Legal is always prepared to meet your legal needs with compassion. As a modern firm, in an ever-changing environment, our mission is to deliver efficient and speedy representation.

The Attorney

Suzanne DeCopain began her legal journey in 2009 as a prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office. She prosecuted a wide range of cases from DUI, Robbery, and Drug Offenses and tried over 20 jury trials.

Thereafter, Suzanne DeCopain relocated to her current home, Tampa Bay, where she joined an established firm representing housing authorities throughout the state. She provided advice and training to various public housing authorities and other affordable housing providers in such areas as landlord/tenant matters and all associated aspects of the state, federal, and HUD related laws, regulations, policies, and compliance; Fair Housing and ADA/504 compliance; Florida Government-in-the-Sunshine law; and public records law.

Suzanne DeCopain later took a job at one of Tampa Bay’s preeminent insurance defense firms. She provided coverage analysis to several insurance companies, handled countless depositions, and argued motions throughout the state.

Suzanne DeCopain joined a nationwide firm continuing to represent insurance carriers and expanded her representation to handling employment matters including wage claims and discrimination claims on behalf of companies.

During Suzanne DeCopain’s 12 years of practicing law, she gained invaluable knowledge and will enthusiastically use her experience to advocate on your behalf.


The State of Florida

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

George Edgecomb Bar Association

  • Secretary 2014-2015
  • Community Action Chair 2015-2021
  • GEBA’s Young Lawyer Award 2019

Journey to Esquire, Board member 2019-2021

Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2018

Tampa Bay Business Journal Up & Comers 2019, Nominee

Haitian Creole

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