Frances G. Prockop

Frances G. Prockop


Location: Tampa, Florida
Phone: 813-228-7000
Fax: 813-273-0091

Frances Prockop earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University in 1983, and her Juris Doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1987. Prior to practicing law full time, Frances worked as a Registered Nurse, and as a hospital Risk Manager. Since joining Bush Graziano Rice and Platter as a partner in 2016, Frances has concentrated her practice on the defense of medical malpractice claims. She has significant experience defending hospitals and health care practitioners, and routinely conducts in-house presentations for area hospitals on risk management and ethical issues. Frances is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She is a member of The Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Medical Malpractice Defense
  • 10% Premises Liability
  • 10% Healthcare

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1987


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida
    • J.D. – 1987
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.S. – 1983
    • Major: Nursing


  • Risk Management , American Society of Neuro-Imaging
  • Risk Management, Florida Society of Registered Dieticians
  • Risk Management, National Association of Post Anesthesia Nurses
  • Risk Management; Ethics, Current clients

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers