Tracy R. Sharpe - Senior Partner

Mr. Tracy R. Sharpe
Senior Partner

Mr. Tracy R. Sharpe is an A V rated, Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer who has been helping members of our community and beyond for over twenty seven years. Mr. Sharpe has extensive trial experience in Personal Injury actions of all types, including Wrongful Death, Intentional Torts, bad faith insurance litigation, medical malpractice, premises liability, and products liability. Mr. Sharpe is a specialist in Section 1983 United States Code Police/Municipal liability litigation in State and Federal Courts. Civil Rights prosecution has included multiple recoveries in excess of a million dollars against the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office, City of West Palm Beach Police Department, City of Lake Worth Police Department and the Riviera Beach Police Department.

His professional affiliations include:
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Delta Theta Phi
Endowment for Academic Giving to Law & Education (EAGLE)
Florida Justice Association, formerly known as the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
membership in which is limited to Trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience, and excellence in advocacy by achieving a trial verdict, award, or settlement, in the amount of one million dollars or more.
The Florida Bar Association - Bar Number 0323578
“Professional Ethics Committee”
“Board of Legal Specialization and Education”
The Palm Beach County Bar Association
“Continuing Legal Education Committee”
The American Bar Association
The American Association for Justice, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Sustaining Member ID # 0040070
“Civil Rights Section”
“Medical Negligence Section”
“Motor Vehicle Collision Section”
“Personal Injury Section”
“Premises Liability Section”
“Products Liability Section”
The Palm Beach County Justice Association, formerly known as the Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association
The Florida Lawyers Action Group (F.L.A.G.)
The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale Hubble

Mr. Sharpe was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. Here, he attended local schools and graduated from Forest Hill High School in 1973. In 1977, Mr. Sharpe earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree with Honors from the University of Florida. In 1980, he earned a Juris Doctor degree and received a Certificate of Merit in the Public Defenders’ Clinic of Stetson University College of Law.

In 1981 Mr. Sharpe was admitted to the Florida Bar, admitted to practice before both the U.S. Court of Appeals, 11 th Circuit, and the Southern District of Florida. He has been a practicing member of the Trial Bar of the Southern District court since 1983.

He is the founding Partner of Tracy R. Sharpe, P.A. and has been a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar since 1989.

Mr. Sharpe’s various community sponsorships and memberships include Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach, MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving), F.L.A.G. (Florida Lawyers Action Group), E.A.G.L.E (Endowment for Academic Giving to Law and Education), Legal Aid Society, Safe Harbor Humane Society, Florida Justice Association, Palm Beach County Justice Association, and a Palm Beach County Bar Association member and mentor (mentor duties include providing instruction and guidance to new attorneys).

The Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach has raised more than $1 million dollars to help support organizations within the community. The law offices of Tracy R. Sharpe P.A. of West Palm Beach is the presenting sponsor for the Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach Annual Fishing Tournament which benefits the Kiwanis Club of West Palm Beach Scholarship Foundation and the ARC of Palm Beach County. Mr. Sharpe has been a Kiwanis member since 1981.

He has been a member of the Public Speaking Committee of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) since 1984. 

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