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Rinky S. Parwani

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UpRight Law (888) 708-0876

9905 Alambra Ave.
Tampa, FL 33619

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Rinky S. Parwani began her career practicing law in Beverly Hills, California  handling high profile complex litigation and entertainment law matters.  Later, her practice turned transactional to Lake Tahoe, California with a focus on business startups, trademarks, real estate resort development and government law.  After leaving California, she also served as in-house counsel for a major lending corporation headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa as well as a Senior Vice President of Compliance for a fortune 500 mortgage operation in Dallas, Texas prior to opening Parwani Law, P.A. in Tampa, Florida  She has represented various sophisticated individual, government and corporate clients and counseled in a variety of litigation and corporate matters throughout her career.  Ms. Parwani also has prior experience with state and federal consumer lending laws for unsecured credit cards, revolving credit, secured loans, retail credit, sales finance and mortgage loans. She also has served as a special magistrate and legal counsel for various Florida County Value Adjustment Boards.  Her practice varies significantly from unique federal and state litigation cases to transactional matters.

Born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, Ms. Parwani worked in private accounting for several years prior to law school.  Her background includes a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate from Iowa (currently the license is inactive) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation(currently the designation is inactive).

Ms. Parwani or the firm is currently a member of  the following organizations:  Hillsborough County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Brandon Bar Association, Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

Ms. Parwani is a frequent volunteer for Fox Channel 13 Tampa Bay Ask-A-Lawyer. She has published an article entitled “Advising Your Client in Foreclosure” in the Stetson Law Review, Volume 41, No. 3, Spring 2012 Foreclosure Symposium Edition. She is a frequent continuing legal education speaker and has also taught bankruptcy seminars for the American Bar Association and Amstar Litigation. She was commissioned by the Governor of Kentucky as a Kentucky Colonel.  In addition, she teaches Bankruptcy Law and Legal Research and Writing  as an adjunct faculty instructor at the Hillsborough Community College Ybor campus in the paralegal studies program.

License

14 years since Rinky S. Parwani was first licensed to practice law.

State License Status Year Acquired
FL Member in Good Standing 2003
IA Active 2004
TX Eligible To Practice In Texas 2005

Education

School Major Degree Graduated
University of Minnesota Law School Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.) 1998
Drake University Master of Business Administration (MBA) 1993
Drake University Bachelor of Science (BS) 1992

Awards

Award Name Granting Organization Date
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Law Firm Florida Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee 2017

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