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Joseph Pippen

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Name  Joseph Pippen
Role  Lawyer
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Books  Ask an Attorney All about Flo, The Medicaid Handboo, Asset Protection Handbook

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Joseph Franklin Pippen, Jr. (born (1947-01-11)January 11, 1947) is a prominent lawyer, educator, and author in the Tampa Bay area. His practice covers many areas of law including estate and tax planning, probate, real estate, asset protection, Medicaid, bankruptcy, guardianship, and family law.


Pippen is the author of a popular book on Florida law titled “Ask An Attorney All About Florida Law” which covers various legal topics relating to Florida law. Pippen has taught Business Law and Management at Anne Arundel Community College and St. Petersburg College and has received numerous recognitions and achievements for his work.

Early life

Joseph Pippen Jr. was born in Richmond, Virginia in 1947. He graduated from Virginia Tech in 1969 with a degree in economics. He also served in the National Guard as a Captain of a combat engineering group. From 1969 until 1980, he was an executive in management positions in the fields of manufacturing, production control, marketing, purchasing, finance and public relations. From 1980 through part of 1982, he served as general manager of Micro-Plate, Inc. of Florida and helped guide the small, high-tech company into becoming a major force in the printed circuit-board industry.

Joseph Pippen Jr. graduated from the University of Baltimore Law School in 1975 with a Juris Doctorate degree. He began practicing law in 1982 as a solo practitioner. Since then, his practice has grown to include nine attorneys and 18 office locations located throughout Florida.

Pippen is active in the philanthropic efforts throughout Tampa Bay. He serves as trustee for the $2 million Evelyn Oster Scholarship Fund. Each year this scholarship helps needy Catholic High School students fund various college related expenses. Those expenses include book tuition, room and board, payments for classes, supplies and more. The scholarship provides the necessary funds to help the youth of today, educate themselves to be the leaders of tomorrow.

Throughout his business and legal career Pippen has made some impressive contributions and received many notable recognitions including:

• He is the recipient of an honorary doctorate degree from Landmark Baptist Bible College. • He is President of the Tampa Bay Chapter of Partnership for Philanthropic Planning. • He is the founder and President of the Tampa Bay Christian Legal Society. • Honored four times as one of the “Outstanding Men of America,” • Listed in Who’s Who of Finance and Industry and Who’s Who in American Law. • Cited as one of the “Outstanding Volunteer Activists.”

Despite all his accomplishments, Pippen is proud of his service to the United Way and his volunteer time with young people through the Hugh O'Brian Youth Foundation. Over the years Pippen has helped raise over a million dollars for the United Way, making their mission possible for young children and youth everywhere.

Hugh O’Brian Foundation

Through his dedicated service to the community, Pippen ranked quickly in the Hugh O’ Brian Youth Foundation,. becoming the State Chairman for the State of Florida in 1972.

He would also move on and become the National Leader of “big daddy” over the volunteers for the seminars; huge responsibility that made a profound impact on the success of the foundation.


Pippen discusses in his book “Ask and Attorney: All About Florida Law” what the law offers residents of Florida in terms of: residency, wills, personal representatives, probate, health care surrogates, power of attorney, trusts, estate planning, divorce, injuries, disability and death, autos, business and real estate, Medicaid and more. • Ask an Attorney: All About Florida Law – Published by Peartree Books – 12th Edition – 28, FEB 2006 – ISBN 978-0-935343-63-2


Attorney Joseph Pippen has hosted a continuous, weekly, call-in radio show entitled “Ask an Attorney” since 1985. He also has hosted a national call-in radio show “Ask an Attorney” on the Sun Radio Network. Joe Pippen has hosted “Ask an Attorney” on WTBN 570 & 910 AM, WGUL 860 AM, WLVF 90.3 FM, and on Fox News Radio, WFLA 970 AM. Listeners have called in, to a 1-800 toll free number, and have asked Joe Pippen free legal advice. Every Saturday and Sunday Joe devoted to opening up the law office on the air waves, live on the air, in order to help and guide others as a service. Joe has enjoyed providing this free legal service in order to give a gift to the surrounding counties, his legal advice.


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