Craig A. Laporte, Esquire
Craig Laporte has been practicing law in West Pasco County since 1983, principally in the areas of personal injury/wrongful death and civil rights. He is the managing partner of Proly, Laporte & Mulligan, P.A.
Craig is a former Pasco County deputy sheriff, having worked for 2 sheriffs in the 1970's and 1980's. In addition to working in Patrol, he led the underwater search and recovery team, and was one of the sheriff's helicopter pilots until he decided to go to law school.
Craig graduated third in his class, Magna Cum Laude from Stetson University, College of Law in 1983. He is licensed not only in the state of Florida, but also the local federal district court and the U.S. Supreme Court. His undergraduate degree was received from University of Florida in 1975. Craig remains an avid Gator fan.
He has served in many bar related and community oriented positions over the last 30 years. Notably he has served as President of the West Pasco Bar Association, and chaired the local Florida Bar Grievance Committee, Sixth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nomination Commission and the Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee. He currently is a Director for the West Pasco Bar. He is also a past President of Leadership Pasco, and currently sits on its Board of Directors.
Craig and his wife Arndrea have been married for 34 years, and have 2 sons. Kyle, is following in his dad's footsteps and is currently a helicopter pilot for the Pasco Sheriff's Office. Davin, is a commissioned officer in the US Air Force, and is currently serving as a navigator on AC-130 Specter gunships in Air Force Special Ops. Davin just completed a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Craig and Arndrea remain extremely active in their community, both professionally and personally. Their greatest joy is their two granddaughters, and their children. They recently purchased a cabin in the mountains of north Georgia where they hope to spend more time.