Oldsmar, Florida Criminal Lawyers

John Patrick Musca
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Aggressive Criminal Defense; Over 150 Combined Yrs Experience

I’m an experienced Florida criminal defense lawyer and represent individuals who have been arrested or charged with a crime. I will vigorously fight for your rights and help you navigate every stage of your case. Read More »
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Nick Chotos
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Your Future Means Everything – Request a Consultation Today – Available 24/7

Over 25 Years of Experience Focused Solely on Criminal Law. My #1 Aim is to Protect My Client’s Future. We are Available 24/7 – Call Us Today for a Consultation. We have Multiple Locations to Better Serve You. Read More »
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Nicholas J. Dorsten
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365/24/7 Criminal Defense and PI, Serving the Tampa Bay Area

Former prosecutors available 365/24/7 for all criminal defense/auto injury issues. DUI, drug defense, auto accidents, theft crimes, crimes of violence and more. Over 30 years of legal experience. Read More »
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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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Lynette Silon-Laguna
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Providing Effective - Aggressive Criminal Defense Representation Since 1997!

We provide heavy-duty criminal defense by developing strategic plans to negotiate and strongly defend our clients' rights in court while upholding their dignity in difficult and challenging times. Read More »
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Jeff Council Paulk
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(813) 321-7323 217 North Howard Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33606
Criminal, Appeals and DUI
Stetson University College of Law
Attorney Jeff Paulk is a criminal defense lawyer at the Tampa law firm of Thomas & Paulk, P.A. Throughout his career, Jeff has handled more than 3,500 criminal cases, and many jury trials. Jeff is a Florida native and graduate of Stetson College of Law. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998 and the Federal Bar in 2001.
Melinda Morris
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(877) 353-8408 111 2nd Ave NE #515
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Stetson University College of Law and Stetson University College of Law
Melinda Morris has been practicing law since 1999 and is the managing attorney of the Morris Law Firm. As a former Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, Ms. Morris has handled thousands of cases from investigation through sentencing. Her experience as a former prosecutor along with her years of experience as a private criminal defense attorney allows her to effectively represent her clients charged with a wide range of criminal offenses. Extensive Criminal Law Experience While a felony prosecutor for the State Attorney's Office in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Ms. Morris prosecuted thousands of criminal...
David Hardy
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(813) 734-7190 1710 N. 19th Street
Suite 215
Tampa, FL 33605
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Suffolk University Law School
Attorney Hardy attended Suffolk University Law School's Evening Division. He graduated Magna Cum Laude (with high honors) in the top four percent of his class. From 2005 until 2010, Attorney Hardy served as a State Prosecutor in Tampa Florida. Since 2010 he has been in private practice. In Florida State Courts, he has handled thousands of cases ranging from DUI to first degree felonies. In Federal Court, he has handled international extradition cases, bank fraud, drug trafficking, firearms cases, and immigration offenses. Attorney Hardy is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an...
Jonathan Hackworth
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(813) 280-2911 1818 North 15th Street
Tampa, FL 33605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, I attended West Virginia Wesleyan College studying both business administration and political science. After three semesters at West Virginia Wesleyan College, I transferred to West Virginia University, where I obtained my Bachelor of Arts degree in Multi-Disciplinary Studies. While attending West Virginia University, I worked with my father as a surface miner in the coal fields of West Virginia. Of all the lessons learned during those summers, I learned to appreciate the value of a hard work and the importance of taking pride in whatever you do. At Blumenauer Hackworth, we take pride in our...
Michael A. McCulloch
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(813) 586-3847 238 E Davis Blvd
Ste 202
Tampa, FL 33606
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Florida
Born and raised in Tampa, Drew attended Tampa Preparatory High School and then graduated from New College of Florida, The State’s Honors College, in Sarasota. During Law School at the University of Florida, Drew interned as a student law clerk for both State and Federal Judges in Tampa and worked as a certified legal intern at the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office.

At the State, Drew was able to conduct voir dire (jury selection) and prosecute criminal jury trials before he graduated from law school. It was during this later experience that he came to understand the invaluable...
Stephen  Lee
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(833) 374-4487 3804 West North B St
Tampa, FL 33609
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Estate Planning
University of Notre Dame
We are a law firm based in the heart of Tampa with expertise in Family Law, Discrimination and Business Litigation. Our lawyers have collective experience of over 35 years handling cases just like yours. We are a boutique law firm focused on your rights and making sure that those rights are taken care of.

Our attorneys are able to provide the skills and expertise that may be found at larger firms without the overhead expenses many of these larger law firms typically pass on to its clients. We are passionate about helping to build our community and its businesses and work...
Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
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.
Gregory Saint Jour
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(813) 443-5793 400 N. Ashley Drive Ste 2600
Tampa, FL 33602
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Immigration and Personal Injury
Florida A&M University College of Law
I am a trial attorney. I'm a member of the Florida Bar, Federal Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association and George E. Edgecomb Bar Association. I'm also admitted to practice in the United States District Court of the Middle District of Florida. I practice solely in the areas of personal injury, family law, criminal law, and immigration.
Gina M. Girardot Esq.
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Anthony Biagio Rickman
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(813) 990-0599 3210 West Cypress Street
Tampa, FL 33607
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Florida State University College of Law
Attorney Anthony Rickman of the Tampa criminal defense law firm Taracks Gomez & Rickman is a top-rated criminal defense attorney on Avvo who formerly served as a prosecutor. He attended Florida State University College of Law and after graduation went to work as an Assistant State Attorney for the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s office. In this position, he gained experience with all types of felony and misdemeanor cases, including thousands of DUI, traffic violation and other types of cases. After ending his career as a prosecutor in 2007, he went to work for Taracks Gomez & Rickman. He has the...
Rex R. Blake
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Aggressive & Experienced Criminal Defense! Former Prosecutor! Record of Success!

I am dedicated to aggressive and skilled criminal defense advocacy. I am committed to protecting the rights and interests of those facing criminal charges! Contact a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer in Tampa Bay! Read More »
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Ajay Pallegar
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney Ajay Pallegar - Former State Prosecutor with over 50 criminal jury trials, 50 bench trials, and extensive DUI training and experience. Mr. Pallegar is a graduate from the... Read More »
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William Hanlon
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(727) 897-5413 4500 140th Ave N
#E220
Clearwater, FL 33762
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
As the founder of Hanlon Law, my number one priority is to protect our clients' future. We have over 20 years of experience in handling criminal defense cases including drug crimes, DUI, violent crimes, domestic violence, and other charges that carry serious penalties. Contact our firm for a free and confidential consultation if you or someone you know has been charged with a crime in Tampa.
William J. Sheslow Esq.
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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...
Johnnie Harry Trevena
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Largo, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(813) 575-7902 801 W Bay Dr
Largo, FL 33770
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Stetson University College of Law
John H. Trevena is the owner and principal attorney of his firm. He has been practicing law for more than 30 years. His keen sense of strategy, accomplished skills as a trial lawyer and straightforward approach bring due process for his clients in the criminal justice and civil court systems. His high profile successes have gained him national attention and he makes frequent appearances on network television. Specialties: Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer.
Jason Daniel Sammis
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(813) 250-0500 Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
1005 N. Marion St.
Tampa, FL 33602
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, Cannabis Law and DUI
University of Florida
TAMPA CRIMINAL DEFENSE AND DUI ATTORNEY Jason Sammis is a shareholder with the Sammis Law Firm, P.A., who represents individuals charged with felony and misdemeanor criminal offenses in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL. Jason Sammis is actively involved as an attorney on the NORML Legal Committee, which fights for the reform of marijuana laws. He is also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. EXCLUSIVELY FOCUSED ON CRIMINAL AND DUI DEFENSE By focusing exclusively on criminal and DUI defense in Tampa, FL, Jason Sammis is able to stay...
Jackson Hilliard
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(727) 489-2101 238 East Davis Blvd. Suite 219
Tampa, FL 33606
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Stetson University College of Law
Attorney Jackson Hilliard has lived in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area for the past ten years. Mr. Hilliard received his Bachelor’s degree in 1988 from the University of Central Florida. He earned his law degree in 2006 from Stetson College of Law. He is a member of multiple associations, including the Florida Bar, Clearwater Bar, St. Petersburg Bar, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer. Mr. Hilliard is the leading attorney at his Clearwater law firm, Hilliard Law, P.L. At the firm, he provides Florida residents with criminal and DUI...
Lynette Silon-Laguna
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(813) 672-1900 1235 Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
Free ConsultationClearwater, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
Criminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Divorce
University of Florida, College of Law
In January 1997, I founded the law firm of Lynette Silon-Laguna, P.A., now known as All Family Law Group, P.A. We are experienced and responsive attorneys concentrating in the areas of divorce, child custody/visitation/child support, stepparent and relative adoptions and name changes, as well as criminal defense, and consumer, personal bankruptcy.

Our objective is to provide professional and informed representation in the most expeditious and economical manner possible in consideration of each client's circumstances. Amicable settlement is the ultimate goal, if it is possible, to avoid the financial and emotional cost of litigation. Although we strive for an amicable resolution...
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationSt Petersburg, 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...
Theresa Nadege Jean-Pierre Coy
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(813) 413-7611 1936 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Suite 102
Tampa, FL 33607
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Southeastern University
Tracee L. Ivins graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. After graduation she worked for the State of Florida as a certified investigator, before deciding to pursue a law degree. As an attorney Ms. Ivins has handled files from inception all the way to a jury verdict. Her experience has included claims involving serious bodily injury, product liability injury and wrongful death arising from auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, negligent security, motorcycle and tractor trailer accidents.

Lawsuits including Negligence, Breach of Contract, Negligent Entrustment, Uninsured Motorist Insurance Claims, Under-Insured Motorists Insurance disputes, Wrongful Death, Bad...
Michael Celso Gonzalez
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(813) 221-4303 1005 North Marion Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
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Craig A. Epifanio
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

An Experienced and Aggressive Legal Advocate Providing Attentive and Caring Client Service Along Florida's Gulf Coast Lawyer Craig A. Epifanio began his practice of law solely defending those accused of a crime. He... Read More »
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Thomas J. Jerla Jr. Esq.
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Get help now. Free consultation, aggressive representation in criminal cases.

I’m a Florida criminal defense lawyer and represent people who have been arrested or who are facing criminal charges. I will fight for you and your rights and work for the best possible outcome in your case. Read More »
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Dominic Baccarella
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(813) 348-9445 4144 N Armenia Ave
Suite #220
Tampa, FL 33607
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
Florida State University College of Law
Dominic J. Baccarella is a divorce and family law attorney and criminal defense lawyer. He has earned an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating available for attorneys for legal ability and ethical standards. Prior to opening Baccarella & Baccarella, P.A., Mr. Baccarella worked as an assistant professor for the Legal Assistance program at Hillsborough Community college and as the Assistant State Attorney for the State of Florida. In 1989–1990, he was a certified contract advisor to National Football League (NFL) players. In addition to providing clients with zealous and thorough representation in divorce, family law and...
Michael A. Misa
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(813) 307-9801 2102 W Platt St. Suite 105
Tampa, FL 33606
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
I have been practicing law since 1992 when I began as a Assistant State Attorney in the Tampabay area, In 1996 I entered private practice in an effort to share my experience with clients seeking legal help. My background includes 10 years of law enforcement experience as a patrolmen, K-9 officer and organized crime detective. I was trained by the DEA in narcotics investigations and worked on local and Federal task force. My experience includes investigating fatal traffic crashes, K-9 handler, covert investigations, state prosecution and extensive criminal defense including traffic and serious felony trials. I have represented injured families...
Dennis Hernandez
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(727) 697-0000 5363 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Criminal, Business, Nursing Home and White Collar Crime
Florida State University College of Law and Harvard Law School
Dennis Hernandez, Esq. is a fifth-generation native of Tampa, Florida who started practicing law at just 23 years old. Dennis graduated from Duke University at the age of 20 with a bachelor’s in economics. He then graduated eighth in a class of 260 from Florida State College of Law and obtained his Master of Law from Harvard Law School at the age of 24. Additionally, Dennis graduated from the prestigious Trial Lawyers College and is one of only 1,378 attorneys who claim this distinction.

In 1996, he started the Florida personal injury firm Dennis Hernandez & Associates, P.A. which he...
Maj Vasigh, Esq.
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(813) 800-1111 101 N 12th St
#104
Tampa, FL 33602
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Maj: pronounced like the first syllable of "Magic" Vasigh: pronounced "Va-sigh" Most people go through life thinking they'll never need a criminal defense attorney. And many of them never will. But sometimes, a regular, decent, professional person - a teacher, college student, nurse, or fellow lawyer - will find themselves in a situation they never thought they'd be in. That's when they call Maj Vasigh, a criminal defense attorney in Tampa who is an expert in criminal defense litigation. Though he represents people from all walks of life the majority of his clientele aren't the type of "hard criminals"...
Marc Pelletier
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(727) 578-0303 9721 Executive Center Drive North
Suite #120
St Petersburg, FL 33702
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals and DUI
Stetson University College of Law
As a Partner of the Law Offices of Russo Pelletier & Sullivan, I limit my practice of law to represent only those clients charged with criminal offenses and DUIs. Both I and my partner Tim Sullivan are former state prosecutors. My experience as an Assistant State Attorney with the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida has given me invaluable legal knowledge and insight into the strategies and tactics often used by prosecutors in trying criminal cases. This experience allows myself and Mr. Sullivan to develop unique, creative strategies in an effort to obtain the best possible outcome in each and every...
Jhenerr Hines
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(813) 815-0291 100 Ashley Drive South
Suite 600
Tampa, FL 33602
Free ConsultationCriminal
Stetson University College of Law
Jhenerr Hines is a top rated criminal defense lawyer and the George Edgecomb Bar’s 2016 Outstanding Young Lawyer Award recipient. She was a criminal defense and Federal Civil Rights Litigation attorney at Michael P. Maddux, P.A. before opening her own practice in 2015. Jhenerr got her start in criminal defense as a Florida Bar Certified Legal Intern in the Middle District of Florida’s Federal Defender’s Office. She was passionate about contributing significantly to the lives of others and has volunteered countless hours to the Community Law Program, Bay Area Legal Services, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America as well...
J Armando Edmiston
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(813) 482-0355 2002 E 5th Ave #103
Tampa, FL 33605
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Nova Southeastern University
J. Armando Edmiston is an aggressive, knowledgeable and experienced personal injury and criminal defense lawyer handling serious felonies, sexual assault, DUI's, driving offenses, drug charges and weapon crimes. ...
Nicole M Denmon
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St. Petersburg , FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(727) 493-5610 520 2nd Ave. S.
St. Petersburg , FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Nicole has resided in the Tampa Bay area for the last 20 years. She majored in criminology while attending Saint Leo University and interned with the United States Secret Service.

Upon graduation, Nicole attended Stetson University College of Law in Pinellas County, where she concentrated on trial advocacy. While attending school, she interned with the State Attorney’s Office for Pinellas County.

After law school, Nicole became the Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Pinellas County. During the three years, she was employed at the State Attorney’s Office, she prosecuted misdemeanors to serious crimes.

Nicole served as a...
Mr. Frank G. Fernandez
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(813) 489-3222 506 N. Armenia Ave.
Tampa, FL 33609
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Florida State University College of Law
For over 24 years, Attorney Frank Fernandez has been practicing law in the Tampa Bay area.

In 1992 he received his undergraduate degree from St. Louis University, which he attended under a full academic scholarship.

Mr. Fernandez received his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 1995 and became a member of he Florida Bar later that year.

Frank has appeared on behalf of his clients at the trial and appellate level in Federal and State courts all throughout Florida.

He has dedicated his legal career to specialize in Personal Injury and Criminal Defense.

As a personal injury lawyer, Frank uses...
Erin Kays Barnett
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(727) 525-0200 6501 First Avenue South
St Petersburg, FL 33707
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Howard Iken
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

Attorney Howard Iken is the founder and managing partner of Ayo and Iken PLC, a law firm helping clients with divorce, custody, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and debtor defense. We have offices throughout Tampa Bay and... Read More »
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Jeremy Simon Esq.
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Florida Criminal Law Attorney

Stetson University College of LawFlorida and Southern District of Florida
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Clementine Conde
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New Port Richey, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(800) 446-5879 8606 Government Dr
New Port Richey, FL 34654
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Western New England University School of Law
Biography: Clementine “CC” Conde is a native Floridian who grew up in Hollywood, Florida. Her love of law began early in life as she followed in the footsteps of her Uncle James, a prominent attorney in downtown Hollywood. Upon graduating from South Broward High School in 1983, “CC” attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. After graduating from U of M, “CC” went on to attend Law School at Western New England University School of Law in Springfield Massachusetts. While attending law school, “CC” interned at a...
Adam Leo Bantner II
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(813) 397-3965 1228 E. 7th Ave.
Suite 200
Tampa, FL 33605
Free ConsultationCriminal, Juvenile and Personal Injury
Florida State University College of Law
Adam Bantner is a board certified criminal trial law attorney who represents those accused of committing crimes in Brandon, FL, Hillsborough County, and Polk County. The Bantner Firm is also proud to help those injured by no fault of their own in an auto accident, slip and fall, or through some other negligence.

We are Your Community Lawyer and we'd love to help. Check us out at https://www.TampaCrimeAttorneys.com or call us at 813.397.3965 to set up your free consultation today!
Robert Edward Heyman
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(727) 822-3700 111 2nd Avenue NE
Suite 1001
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Born in Providence, RI, grew up in Barrington ,RI and thereafter attended Eckerd College in St Petersburg,Fl, where he majored in political Science and Economics. He also played varsity baseball and pitched on the 1977 team that reached the finals of the Division II College World Series. He attended Stetson College of Law and graduated in 1982. Upon graduation he accepted a position as an Assistant State Attorney in Pinellas County Florida, and continued in that position until 1997 when he entered private practice with the Clearwater, Fl law firm Tew, Zinober,Barnes, Zimmet & Unice....
Ben Stechschulte
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(813) 280-1244 1105 W. Swann Ave
Tampa, FL 33606
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Stetson University College of Law
Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney, Ben Stechschulte, is a board-certified expert in criminal trial law. He has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for nearly 15 years and has tried over 60 cases to verdict.  His experience is both varied and comprehensive, which makes him uniquely qualified to aggressively and effectively defend his clients who are facing criminal charges or have been injured in an accident. Ben attended Stetson University College of Law, which is recognized as one of the top law schools in the country for trial advocacy.  After graduating in 2005, Ben served as a prosecutor in Hillsborough County.  Ben...
Stacey Bartlett
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(813) 444-7435 3902 Henderson Blvd
#208-136
Tampa, FL 33629
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Stetson University College of Law
I’ve wanted to be an attorney since I was eight years old. Frankly, I’ve always been passionate about helping others, especially those who have a feeling of helplessness. Fighting for other people is in my DNA and comes across in everything I do. I am passionate about seeking justice in all circumstances and I truly believe in our system, when it’s working as it should.

At the end of the day, that’s my job. I am intent on adding a layer of accountability to our system to ensure that it works properly for all people. This means helping people to understand...
Maggie Jo Hilliard
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Trinity, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(813) 540-7171 2049 Welbilt Blvd
Trinity, FL 34655
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
Dual-licensed attorney in Kentucky and Florida representing individuals and organizations in state and federal civil and criminal matters.

Former prosecutor and former public defender.

Business developer and creative consultant for entrepreneurs, candidates, companies and nonprofits.

Legal research and writing professional open to contract with other legal practitioners as co-counsel.

Appellate successes and trial experience, as well as business development samples, can be viewed at www. MaggieJo.com/portfolio
Ajay Pallegar
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(813) 444-3912 1211 N Westshore Blvd
#102
Tampa, FL 33607
Free ConsultationTampa, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Tampa Bay Criminal Defense and DUI Attorney Ajay Pallegar -
Former State Prosecutor with over 50 criminal jury trials, 50 bench trials, and extensive DUI training and experience.

Mr. Pallegar is a graduate from the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law. He is a Former Pinellas County Assistant State Attorney and has over tried over 100 criminal trials to verdict. As a prosecutor, he received specialized training in domestic violence cases by being appointed to the domestic violence division of the Pinellas County State Attorneys Office. Specifically battery, assault and domestic violence injunctions. He has also received...
Jacob W Pillsbury
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(727) 493-5610 520 2nd Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Criminal and DUI
Stetson University College of Law
Jake Pillsbury specializes in Criminal Defense and DUI litigation. Throughout his career, he has always represented individuals, never corporations or the State.

A native Texan, Mr. Pillsbury moved around the country with his family before finally landing in the Tampa Bay area in 1996. He attended the University of Florida, where he received a Bachelor of Arts. The prospect of being able to stay in the Tampa Bay area led Mr. Pillsbury to attend Stetson University College of Law. While studying law at Stetson, he joined the Nation’s Top-ranked Trial Team, where he received intensive training...
David Gilbert
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(855) 529-3283 10300 49th St N
Clearwater, FL 33762
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Since 2010, I have provided legal representation for individuals charged with criminal offenses, DUI, and traffic tickets. I have fought thousands of traffic tickets in the Tampa Bay area, including fatality accident citations, reckless driving, street racing, and suspended license. I also provide representation for those injured in auto accidents.
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Tampa, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(813) 347-5142 5505 W. Gray Street
Tampa, FL 33609
Criminal, Securities, Tax and White Collar Crime
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Matt Mueller is a former federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. and Tampa and an experienced trial lawyer. He focuses his practice on white collar defense, including civil and criminal tax, securities, and health care matters, regulatory enforcement actions, grand jury investigations, and civil litigation. Matt represents a diverse array of clients in these sensitive and high stakes matters including doctors, accountants and accounting firms, health care and dental professionals, firms and individuals in the financial services and securities industries, as well as small business owners and entrepreneurs.
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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.