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Serving Warren Sapp

On November 14, 2016, we filed a lawsuit against NFL Hall of Famer Warren Sapp, alleging a host of tort related acts on behalf of our client Paula Trickey. We will leave those issues, and Mr. Sapp’s defenses to those claims to court. As we filed suit in Mr. Sapp’s home county, we immediately sought to serve him at this last known address. We finally served him on February 12, 2018.

Multiple attempts were made. This isn’t even reflective of all of them:

We debated asking the judge if this was a case where service by social media was appropriate, as Mr. Sapp was aware and denied the claim, but still refused to provide us with the name of a lawyer, agent or other person to discuss this with:

We devised a plan to serve him at an appearance and focused on RaiderFest. We even paid for a “photo-op” with Mr. Sapp to ensure close proximity, as well as proof of service.

We hired a process server and equipped him with all resources he needed, including a “photo op” with Mr. Sapp. We stood by the phone to provide guidance. He obtained personal service by standing in line and getting a photo with Warren Sapp:

Here is video of the process:

Here is some of the media which resulted from the release of the photo:

Our client now solely looks to sort this out in the Courts.

We invite you to review our verdicts, our accolades and awards and what clients have to say about us and give us a call for a free consultation where our lawyers will consult with you personally. John represents clients in Florida, Georgia and Alabama and before the U.S. Supreme Court with passion and compassion. Our firm handles a wide variety of injury and death cases, criminal defense, family law and a host of high profile matters. We can be emailed at or call us at (904) 444-4444 in Florida or (912) 444-4444 in Georgia.