John Fraser Himes

  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Florida
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Fraser Himes has been a Florida Bar Board-certified specialist in family law for over 30 years. Mr. Himes helps people who are having difficulties in their family lives. He serves clients throughout Tampa Bay and across the state going through divorce. People need help navigating the emotionally and complex process.
Trained in both mediation and collaborative law, Mr. Himes listens to what’s important to you, and strives to help you find common ground with regards to divorce settlements, and encourages open communication and empathy as you seek to resolve disputes and reach agreements for your issues in a manner that is efficient, cost-effective and non-adversarial.
A champion of alternative dispute resolution techniques, he speaks frequently on their effectiveness, and he even founded the first collaborative law section of a local bar association. In addition, he served as president of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals, and he is a graduate of the inaugural class of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals' Leadership Academy.
Regarded as one of the leading family law attorneys, Mr. Himes primarily represents individuals of high net worth who have complex legal issues involving property distribution, taxation, business valuations and other financial matters. He also delivers solid, effective prenuptial and postnuptial agreements in order to help his clients protect themselves and their wealth in the event of divorce.
Himes followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather to be President of the HCBA. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida. He also studied international law at the University of Exeter in England.
Recognized for his professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, he holds an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell in addition to his other numerous accolades, and The Best Lawyers named him among top family attorneys since 2007.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
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Professional Experience
University of Florida
J.D. (1971) | LAW
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Vanderbilt University
B.A. (1967)
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Professional Associations
Florida State Bar # 137445
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601 Bayshore Boulevard | Suite 615
Tampa, FL 33606
Telephone: (813) 261-4700
Fax: (813) 261-4707