November 3, 2022 – Allen Dell, P.A. Ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms”

November 3, 2022 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 13th consecutive year, announce the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Allen Dell, P.A. has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 5 practice areas.

Firms included in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

The 2023 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”; includes rankings in 75 national practice areas and 127 metropolitan – based practice areas. Additionally, one “Law Firm of the Year” was named in each nationally-ranked practice area.

Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Allen Dell, P.A. received the following rankings in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”:

  • Regional Tier 1
    • Tampa
      • Family Law
      • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Regional Tier 2
    • Tampa
      • Family Law Mediation
      • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Regional Tier 3
    • Tampa
      • Commercial Litigation



The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in the field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a 2023 ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer recognized in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® list for that particular location and specialty.

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August 18, 2022 – Six Allen Dell Lawyers Named to 2023 ‘Best Lawyers’ List & One Lawyer Named to ‘Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch’ List

The Best Lawyers In America recently announced their 2023 Best Lawyers‘ list.  The following Allen Dell attorneys have been named as recipients of this outstanding recognition in the following areas of law:

   Donna L. Longhouse       Trusts and Estates

Miriam E. Mason

      Miriam E. Mason           Family Law

  Marian P. McCulloch Family Law & Collaborative Law: Family Law

Robert L. Olsen

        Robert L. Olsen       Commercial Litigation










Frank J. “Sandy” Rief, III  Trusts and Estates & Nonprofit / Charities Law

Amy D. Singer

          Amy D. Singer       Family Law, Family Law Mediation & Collaborative Law: Family Law










The Best Lawyers In America also recently announced their 2023 ‘Best Lawyers:  Ones to Watch‘ list.  The following Allen Dell attorney has received this distinguished recognition in the following area of law:

        Zachary L. Bayne              Family Law





Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

June 24, 2022– Allen Dell Attorneys Named to 2022 Super Lawyers List

Five Allen Dell attorneys have been named to the 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list.  One attorney has been named to the 2022 Florida Rising Stars list.  The attorneys receiving these honors are:


Christine A. Hearn

Christine A. Hearn Family Law

Donna L. Longhouse       Estate Planning

Miriam E. Mason

Miriam E. Mason Family Law

Marian P. McCulloch       Family Law

Amy D. Singer

Amy D. Singer Family Law


Zachary L. Bayne  Family Law










In addition to the named Super Lawyers, a number of Allen Dell’s attorneys have also been recognized in the following publications:  Best Lawyers of America, Florida Trend’s Legal Elite, and Legal Leaders.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys (

April 18, 2022 – Julia Ammerman to be Recognized at the 13th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Awards Ceremony

Allen Dell is proud to announce that Julia M. Ammerman will be recognized at the 13th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Awards Ceremony for performing 20 or more hours of pro bono service in 2021.  Ms. Ammerman will be recognized for her service as an Attorney Ad Litem for Crossroads for Florida Kids.  The ceremony will take place at the Chester H. Ferguson Law Center on Wednesday, April 27th at 5:00 p.m.

January 10, 2022 – Marian P. McCulloch Listed as 2022 Tampa’s Top Lawyers by Tampa Magazine

Allen Dell, P. A. is pleased to announce that Marian P. McCulloch has been recognized in Tampa’s Top Lawyers 2022 by Tampa Magazine.  Ms. McCulloch has been voted by her peers as one of Tampa Bay’s top Family Law: Divorce attorneys.

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 8,000 attorneys practicing in Hillsborough and Southern Pasco counties to nominate the peers they believe to stand out from the rest.  Tampa Bay attorneys chose 192 of their peers from 79 practice areas as this year’s Top Lawyers.

Ms. McCulloch is a shareholder of Allen Dell, P. A. and is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization and Education.  She confines her practice exclusively to Marital and Family Law matters.