800 W. Dr. M.L. King Jr. Boulevard, Suite 1, Tampa, FL 33603 | rvelez@francofirm.com | 813.872.0929

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Accident Victims

Franco Law Firm in Tampa, FL

Understands that quality legal services can make all the difference in your life. Manny Franco and his staff take the time necessary to learn about your needs and create a legal strategy that’s right for you. Our ultimate goal is to help represent injured and disabled individuals with personal injury, Social Security, and workers’ compensation law cases. Our mission is to help you receive the benefits required to get your life back on the right track.

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No Case Too Small

An injury, no matter how big or how small, can be a life-changing event, which is why we treat every case with the same degree of quality and importance. Your best interests are always of the utmost priority. At Franco Law Firm, we pride ourselves on being result-oriented—an attribute that has helped us develop a reputation for honesty and effectiveness throughout the Tampa Bay community.

The Franco Difference

Our dedication to quality and extraordinary people skills form the foundation of our successful relationships with clients. In addition, clients benefit from the traditional advantages of a small law office, including personal service, responsiveness, and individualized attention from an experienced staff.

We are also fluent in Spanish. Contact Franco Law Firm in Tampa, FL at (813) 872-0929 to schedule your initial consultation today.

Personalized Representation at Franco Law Firm in Tampa, FL

Your Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Tampa, FL

Manny Franco is a managing partner of Franco Law Firm. He practices workers’ compensation, Social Security, and personal injury law. Mr. Franco is fluent in Spanish and English and is a graduate of the University of South Florida (1986) with a Bachelors of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences and a Minor in Biology. 

He is a graduate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School (1990) and was admitted to the Florida Bar in May of 1990, as well as the United States Middle District Federal Court. He is a certified Circuit Civil Mediator performing numerous private meditations in the area of Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury in West Central Florida. 

Mr. Franco is a member of the Florida Bar Workers’ Compensation Section, Florida Workers Advocates, as well as the Hillsborough County Bar Workers’ Compensation Section. He has lectured on the topic of workers’ compensation mediation. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association. 

Contact our law firm in Tampa, Florida, to request a consultation with our personal injury attorney in Tampa, FL.

Excellence in Personal Injury Law

Radames Velez Darby

Radames Velez Darby serves as the Office Manager and Paralegal. Radames has been a part of Franco Law Firm since it was founded in 2011, having worked with Attorney Franco at a prior law firm. Radames was born in Puerto Rico, and emigrated to Florida in 1999. He is fluently bilingual. Radames received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of South Florida. Radames is a Florida Registered Paralegal, and a Notary Public. On his spare time, he enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time at the beach.

Sara Guerra

Sara Guerra is a bilingual Legal Assistant, and she joined Franco Law Firm in 2012. Sara was born in Cuba, and emigrated to Florida in 2005. Sara’s devoted and caring attitude are a great asset to the firm. On her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and music. Sara is married and her and her husband reside in the Tampa Bay area. Sara recently began her journey to continue her education and is pursuing a degree in Paralegal Studies.

Dharitza Cruz

Dharitza Cruz is a bilingual legal assistant and she joined Franco Law Firm in 2018. Dharitza was born in New York City, and moved to sunny Florida in 2000. Dharitza has had a passion for legal work since she was little. Her strong background in customer service is a great asset to our firm. Dharitza is also a Florida Public Notary. On her spare time Dharitza loves spending time with her two children.

Sonia Vega

Sonia Vega is a bilingual Case Manager and she recently joined Franco Law Firm in 2019. Sonia was born in New Jersey, lived in Puerto Rico for 6 years and then moved to Florida in 1994. She is married and her, her husband and two sons reside in the Tampa Bay Area. Sonia’s compassion and great work ethics are an asset to the firm. She is also a Florida Notary Public. On her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, friends and making them laugh, swimming, singing, going to concerts and listening to all genres of music.

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