High Springs, Florida Criminal Lawyers

Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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Determined and Dedicated Florida Criminal Defense Attorney! Call for Help!

I offer aggressive and results-driven legal representation. My success is based on high quality work, preparation, and devotion to my clients. Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Thomas L. Edwards
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Free Consultation! Criminal Defense Lawyer with Skill and Experience! Call Now!

I am a knowledgeable and aggressive criminal defense attorney. I will fight passionately to secure your freedom and your future! Visit my website to see case results and testimonials, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Christopher J. Jones
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Free Consultation! Dedicated Criminal Defense Attorney! Legal Expertise!

I provide exceptional legal representation to those facing criminal charges. I vigorously protect the rights and interests of the accused! Visit my website to see case results and reviews. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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John Patrick Musca
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Aggressive Criminal Defense; 150 Combined Yrs Experience

Mr. Musca is a passionate, aggressive and nationally-renowned criminal defense attorney who represents clients on all criminal defense matters in the State of Florida. He completed his undergraduate studies at Boston... Read More »
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William J. Sheslow Esq.
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Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer! Aggressive Legal Representation! Call Now!

I am a passionate and skilled criminal defense attorney. I am committed to providing exceptional service and results. I will fight for your rights! Visit my website for client testimonials or call for a consultation! Read More »
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Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationGainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
Thomas L. Edwards
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(352) 377-7800 4545 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Thomas L. Edwards is a lifelong Floridian. He was born in Miami Beach and grew up in Hollywood, Florida. He moved to Gainesville to attend college and graduated from the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science with Honors, 1983). Upon graduation, he was selected by the University of Florida to be the first student to participate in the combined Criminology and Law program and became that program's first graduate in 1986 obtaining his Masters Degree with Honors and his Juris Doctorate.

Mr. Edwards continues to support the University of Florida by sponsoring the Book Award in Criminal Law, which is presented...
Adam P Stout
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(352) 665-9266 5215 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32608
Free ConsultationCriminal
Florida Coastal School of Law
As an attorney, Adam Stout has spent thousands of hours inside the courtroom. He knows that environment, how it works, and how to win in that arena. When he speaks, people listen. This is the product of meticulous preparation and unbridled conviction in advocating for your cause. To Adam, his clients are not statistics. They are people with very real problems. That is why he personally handles every case from beginning to end. Whether you are facing a DUI, drug charges, or some other crime, he will stand at your side, ready to protect your rights and fight on your...
Gina M. Girardot Esq.
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Thomas J. Jerla Jr. Esq.
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(352) 726-0078 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Pace Law School
Tom is an experienced litigator who handles personal injury and wrongful death matters arising out of a wide array of accidents including but not limited to the use and operation of an automobile, premises liability negligence, cruise ship negligence, and the negligence of vendors of alcoholic beverages. Mr. Jerla is also working on expanding the firms Traumatic Brain Injury practice. In addition, Tom has also agreed to handle select criminal defense matters involving white collar crime

After a recent stint with another South Florida personal injury firm, Tom has rejoined Whittel and Melton, to continue his passionate and...
William J. Sheslow Esq.
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal, DUI, Family and White Collar Crime
Mercer University College of Law and University of California - Davis
Prior to joining Whittel & Melton, Mr. Sheslow served as an Assistant Public Defender in Manatee County, Florida. Mr. Sheslow accumulated an impressive trial record while with the Public Defender’s Office. He was quickly promoted from a Misdemeanor to Felony case load in less than 10 months. Mr. Sheslow has tried over 20 cases ranging from DUIs and Domestic Batteries to life felonies. He has earned acquittals in serious cases such as firearms offenses and sex offenses. Additionally, Mr. Sheslow completed the National Criminal Defense Lawyers College held at Mercer College of Law in Macon, Georgia, where he learned from...
Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal, DUI, Employment and White Collar Crime
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Mr. Lechner is a Florida Bar board certified labor and employment lawyer with years experience representing both employees and employers in all aspects of employment law matters.
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Southeastern University
Personal Injury Litigation & Criminal Law Firm
Christopher J. Jones
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(352) 377-7800 4545 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationGainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Cambridge and University of Florida Levin College of Law
An experienced trial attorney, Robert Whittel provides his clients with strong, disciplined, results-oriented representation. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he served as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy. Robert graduated from both law school and the United States Merchant Marine Academy with honors, and served on the esteemed Florida Law Review. Before co-founding Whittel & Melton, a full-service law firm, Robert gained valuable experience in the court room both serving as a former prosecutor and representing large corporations in complex litigation and transactional matters. Robert is devoted to fighting for his clients’ rights. He handles all types of criminal...
James Feuerstein
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30 year Veteran Defense Attorney, Former Prosecutor, Over 200 Jury Trials

James Feuerstein is a former prosecutor with decades of experience. We provide counsel for clients accused of all types of crimes. When you need top Tavares, FL Criminal Attorneys, rely on him. Read More »
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Millicent Elizabeth Daniels
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(352) 562-7999 5200 W. Newberry Road
Suite E3
Gainesville, FL 32607
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
University of Florida


MILLICENT E. DANIELS, ESQ. hails from New Orleans, LA. Her family relocated to Jacksonville, Florida when she was a child. After graduating from high school, Ms. Daniels was awarded a full academic scholarship to the University of Florida. She is a graduate of both the University of Florida, College of Journalism and Communications (1999) (B.S. in Public Relations) and the University of Florida, College of Law (2002).

During her undergraduate studies, she was recognized as a campus leader at the University of Florida serving as a member of the Reitz Union Board of Managers and was recognized as...
Joshua Mark Silverman
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(352) 337-8373 4001 W. Newberry Road
Building A, Suite I
Gainesville, FL 32607
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Founding partner Joshua Silverman is a 2001 graduate of the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville and an experienced former prosecutor with the Florida State Attorney’s Office in Gainesville. Mr. Silverman brings a wide variety of legal experience to the firm, having worked extensively during his five years as a state prosecutor in the areas of child abuse, domestic violence, and sexual offenses. In addition, he handled various criminal matters ranging from routine crimes to more serious misdemeanors and felonies, such as cases involving DUIs and homicides. As an experienced litigator, Mr. Silverman’s...
Bennett Asbury Hutson
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(352) 271-8100 2750 N.W. 43rd St., Ste. 102
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Rick Mercure
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(352) 222-2047 912 NW 56th Terrace
Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
Adam Vorhis
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
4001 W. Newberry Road
Suite A1
Gainesville, FL 32607
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Florida
Mark Jackson Feather
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Trenton, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(352) 463-2348 114 N.E. First Street
P.O. Box 308
Trenton, FL 32693
Criminal
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Mark Jackson Feather is an exceptional attorney and trial lawyer. He began his legal career at the State Attorney's Office of the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida in 1997. He left the State Attorney's Office in 1999 and has now been in private practice for more than 10 years. Mr. Feather is a member of the Florida Bar, as well as both the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida Federal Courts. He specializes in representing persons who are injured in accidents and citizens charged with crimes. His office, Mark J. Feather, P.A., is located across...
Richard Ronald Paul Mercure
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(352) 222-2047 912 NW 56th Terrace,Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32605
Criminal
Michael Stephen Stanfield
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(352) 352-1078 4809 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32608
Criminal
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(352) 374-3634 2603 NW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Criminal and Appeals
University of Miami School of Law
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(352) 371-5495 11 NW 33rd Ct
Gainesville, FL 32607
Criminal, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(352) 325-4369 PO Box 358451
Gainesville, FL 32635
Criminal
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(866) 496-8752 101 NW 75th Street Suite 1
Gainesville, FL 32607
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(352) 373-9031 5216 SW 91st Dr
Gainesville, FL 32608
Criminal, DUI and Employment
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(352) 375-8489 2233 NW 41st Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(352) 376-8600 5055 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32608
Criminal, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(352) 372-9999 4131 NW 28th Ln
Gainesville, FL 32606
Criminal and Personal Injury
Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(352) 356-4999 5538-A NW 43rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
Criminal
Fred Koberlein
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Lake City, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(386) 269-9802 855 SW Baya Dr
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Koberlein Law Offices, PLLC, includes attorneys Fred Koberlein and Byron Flagg (of counsel) and is based in Lake City, Florida and Gainesville, Florida. The firm focuses its legal practice to three areas: (1) personal injury law, (2) criminal defense, and (3) local government matters which require you to appear or present your matter before your local government Boards/Councils. The firm would be happy to consult with you concerning your legal matter. Please call either 386-269-9802 for the Lake City, Florida office or 352-519-HELP (4357) for the Gainesville, Florida office.
James Feuerstein
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
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Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Stetson University
James Feuerstein is a former prosecutor with decades of experience. We provide counsel for clients accused of all types of crimes. When you need top Tavares, FL Criminal Attorneys, rely on him.
John Patrick Musca
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(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationGainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Mr. Musca is a passionate, aggressive and nationally-renowned criminal defense attorney who represents clients on all criminal defense matters in the State of Florida. He completed his undergraduate studies at Boston College, and graduated cum laude in 1994. He then went on to earn his law degree from Case Western University School of Law in 1997.

Mr. Musca began his career representing the indigent as an Assistant Public Defender. Then, in 2001, he began his own practice, Musca Law, P.A, a firm which focuses exclusively in the area of criminal defense. He also speaks fluent Spanish.

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Dean Galigani
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(352) 375-0812 317 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Animal, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Florida Criminal Defense Attorney - Dean Galigani I am a Florida Bar Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer and founder of Galigani Law Firm located in Gainesville, Florida. As a Florida Bar Association Certified Criminal Trial Law Specialist, I have been accredited the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar within my area of practice. Only those who have this certification may use the term "Expert" or "Specialist" when speaking about their knowledge and experience concerning the criminal justice subject matter. It's an honor to say that I completed all the necessary qualifications, and my colleagues perceive my skills adequate and...
Kyle McLeod
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(386) 688-3627 118 Parshley Street SW
Live Oak, FL 32064
Free ConsultationLive Oak, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Florida Coastal School of Law
Kyle McLeod is devoted to defending individuals accused of criminal violations. Mr. McLeod has handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases, including drug possession, drug trafficking, drug manufacturing, drug sales, weapon offenses, assaults, thefts, DUI, and first time offenders. His prior experience as a State Prosecutor has given him the skills and insight needed to effectively represent clients at every stage in the criminal justice system. If you or someone you love is charged with a criminal offense call 386.362.2212 for a consultation. Available 24/7 at 386-688-3627.
Jeffrey Lee Meldon
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(352) 373-8000 703 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Medical Malpractice
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Christopher Parker-Cyrus
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GAINESVILLE, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(352) 346-3569 200 NE 1st STREET
SUITE 105
GAINESVILLE, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Christopher Parker-Cyrus is an attorney handling cases throughout state of Florida. Christopher Parker-Cyrus, Managing Partner of the law firm PARKERCYRUSLAW.COM, received his law degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1993, after attending the University of Miami as a visiting student. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993. Since that time, he has handled several thousand cases in court proceedings, including well over 100 trials and many more hearings, motions, and various other proceedings. His vast experience as a trial lawyer includes many cases in which clients...
Barbara Blount-Powell
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(352) 378-1107 1800 N Main St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Florida
Barbara has practiced criminal defense in Alachua County and the Eighth Judicial Circuit since 1984, handling criminal matters including murder, manslaughter, dui/vehicular manslaughter, possession, sale and trafficking in drugs, robbery, burglary, grand theft, forgery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, gun crimes, and numerous other felony and misdemeanor offenses. Before joining DeThomasis & Buchanan, P.A. in 2001, Barbara practiced criminal law as an assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit for over sixteen years. Barbara was a member of the defense team for Danny Harold Rolling from 1992 through his capital murder sentencing proceeding in February of 1994. She is a past...
Anthony W. Chauncey
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Lake City, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(877) 315-5107 882 SW Baya Drive
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Probate and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Anthony “Tony” Chauncey practices in the areas of Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Criminal Defense, Traffic Citations, Family Law, and Personal Injury. Mr. Chauncey has counseled clients in many areas of the law including representation of numerous individuals and business entities in transactional and litigation proceedings in Florida’s state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. Mr. Chauncey has helped thousands of clients achieve a fresh start financially using the federal bankruptcy laws. He is experienced in Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 under the Federal Bankruptcy Code. His criminal practice includes the defense of clients accused of crimes such as DUI, traffic offenses, drug...
Lea Galigani
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(352) 375-0812 317 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Animal, Appeals and DUI
University of Florida
As an attorney for almost 20 years, I have learned the ins-and-outs of the criminal justice process, defending hundreds of clients against misdemeanor and felony criminal charges. I have experience defending individuals charged with civil crimes and representation in higher courts for the appellant, as well. I have been a member of the Florida community for over 15 years, attending the University of Florida Law School and admitted to the State Bar of Florida in 1992. As such, I gained significant knowledge and agility in the Florida legal system. I was a former attorney for...
Carey Duncan Carmichael
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Lake City, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(386) 269-0440 310 SE Hernando Avenue
Lake City, FL 32025
Criminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Probate
Florida Coastal School of Law
Carey D. Carmichael, Jr. is a trial attorney in Lake City, Florida, having opened his own practice in January 2018. Mr. Carmichael received his Bachelors degree from Mercer University; and obtained an MBA prior to law school. Graduating from law school in 2006, Mr. Carmichael began his career as an Assistant Public Defender. During the next few years, Mr. Carmichael handled over 2000 cases, ranging from misdemeanors to capital felonies.

Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Carmichael served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Third Judicial Circuit for 6 years. During his time as a prosecutor, Mr. Carmichael was...
Christian Alexander Straile
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
1031 NW 6th Street
Unit A-2
Gainesville, FL 32601
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
This trial focused practice has the goals of delivering quality legal services, providing to clients personal services while developing strong, trusted relationships through effective communication, analysis, planning and litigation skills seeking the best result possible.
Robert Siddall
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Gainesville, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Juvenile
University of Arkansas - Little Rock
Attorney Siddall has dedicated his entire career to the practice of Criminal Law. He started with the State Attorney’s office where he handled thousands of criminal cases and was lead counsel in dozens of trials with an excellent success rate.

Before joining the Musca Law Firm, Robert defended clients with a huge range of charges, from DUI and drug crimes, all the way up to Capital and Life Felony cases. Even before graduating law school, Robert was preparing for Criminal Law, interning for two federal judges, the Arkansas Attorney General’s office, and the US Attorney’s office.

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.