Pinellas County Criminal Lawyers

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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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Michael Celso Gonzalez
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

I AM AN EXPERT IN THE DEFENSE OF SERIOUS CRIMINAL CASES SUCH AS: SEX CRIMES FEDERAL CRIMES DRUG TRAFFICKING & VIOLENT CRIMES I SPECIALIZE IN CASES INVOLVING MENTAL ILLNESS AND ADDICTION FORMER SEX... Read More »
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Jason M. Melton Esq.
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Experienced & Dedicated Criminal Defense Lawyer! Call for Aggressive Advocacy!

I am committed to defending the rights and interests of those who have been accused of crimes. I provide skilled and aggressive representation! Visit my website to see verdicts and settlements, call for a consultation. Read More »
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William Ezzell
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Florida Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience

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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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Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatPinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 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.
Donald James Kilfin
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(727) 256-3598 400 Carillon Parkway
#130
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
I am attorney Donald J. Kilfin. I own and operate The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C., a St. Petersburg area criminal defense and DUI firm representing clients throughout the Tampa Bay area.
I earned a four year Honor's Bachelor's degree from Trent University, one of Canada's top undergraduate institutions. From there, I relocated to St. Petersburg, Florida to attend law school at Stetson University. It was my first choice, among many options across the United States, based on its national reputation for trial advocacy and legal writing. I graduated in 2000 with a juris doctor degree and...
Rex R. Blake
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 286-6141 4707 140th Ave N
#104
Clearwater, FL 33762
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Florida Levin College of Law
I am a Trial Attorney licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts and the Unites States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Concentrating on Criminal Defense including all Traffic Court Cases, DUIs, Misdemeanors, and Felonies.

As a former prosecutor, I have the experience and insight to give an honest assessment of your criminal case. I strive to provide the highest standard of legal representation to achieve the best results for my clients.

Specialties: All Felonies, Misdemeanors, Traffic Cases, including Drug Offenses, DUIs, Weapons Offenses, Batteries, Thefts, Violations of Probations, Sealing and Expungments.
Craig A. Epifanio
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(727) 528-1859 10010 Seminole Blvd
Seminole, FL 33772
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and Juvenile
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
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 gained considerable experience aggressively pursuing justice for those accused of all levels of crime, to the point that in 2005 he was elected as President of the Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL) for that year. He now uses his natural ability to listen and empathize in order to gain a clear picture of the events leading up to a client's arrest, assess each individual legal issue...
Melinda Morris
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 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...
Vincent Pawlowski
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(888) 420-3476 111 Second Ave NE
Suite 705
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Traffic Tickets
University of Mississippi
Vincent R. Pawlowski, Esq. is an exceptional client advocate with more than 20 years experience in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, automobile accidents and injuries, workers compensation, criminal defense, DUI / DWI, and drug charges. He founded the Pawlowski // Mastrilli Law Group in 1995 in the heart of Tampa's Ybor City, with satellite offices in Westchase, New Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Lakeland. As managing partner of the firm, Vincent ensures that every member of his legal team holds the same core values and vigor to defend and fight for our clients case...
Nicholas J. Dorsten
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 286-6141 146 2nd Street N # 310
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
The University of Toledo College of Law
Timothy W. Weber
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(727) 828-9919 5453 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Criminal, Business, Employment and White Collar Crime
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Timothy W. Weber is Board Certified in Appellate Practice and practices in the areas of appellate law, civil and commercial litigation, business litigation, employment and labor, civil rights and education, land use and real estate, criminal, and family. He represents clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appeal levels. Before co-founding the firm, Tim was a shareholder at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein, P.A. in St. Petersburg for 16 years. He has been board certified in Appellate Practice since 2004 and has been selected as a SuperLawyer every year since 2014. He has also...
Robert G. Whittel Esq.
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(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatPinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence 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...
Robert Edward Heyman
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 37 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....
Christopher M. Klemawesch
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Experienced & Dedicated Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer! Protecting Your Rights!

I am an aggressive and skilled criminal defense attorney. I am committed to passionately and vigorously defending you against criminal charges! Visit my website for information and testimonials. Call for a consultation. 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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Bruce Howard Denson
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(727) 896-7000 150 Second Ave N
Suite 1500
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Products Liability and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
At The Denson Firm, our mission is to provide you with passionate and aggressive legal representation and personal counsel in criminal defense cases. Because Bruce Denson is a sole practitioner, you will always speak directly with him, and he will attend every court hearing. Our focus is on a long term solution to your immediate problem. Personal service and client contact is a priority at The Denson Firm.
Nicole M Denmon
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(727) 493-5610 520 2nd Ave. S.
St. Petersburg , FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
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...
Marc Pelletier
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 17 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...
Bogdan Jocic
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(727) 937-1669 623 E Tarpon Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Criminal, Family and Personal Injury
Ave Maria School of Law
Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. When you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, you need someone who cares about your recovery, both physically and financial. If you have been in a car accident and need a car accident lawyer, our personal injury firm is here to help you. We want you to know your rights and we will provide the advice and help you are searching for. You can always contact the Law Office of Jocic & Koulianos for a free case evaluation 24/7. Accidents happen. Trust our team to help.
Steven Brian Bartlett
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(727) 942-1000 28471 U.S. Hwy 19 N, St 505 C
Clearwater, FL 33761
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Dayton School of Law
20 years of court room experience handling criminal, divorce, bankruptcy, family, foreclosure, and injury law cases in Clearwater, New Port Richey, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, and all of Tampa Bay, Florida My name is Steve Bartlett and I am an experienced Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney who is not afraid to fight for my clients. Although many lawyers describe themselves as aggressive or fearless, I have a proven documented history of fighting against the powerful. You can read about some of my cases in the news section of this webpage. I have over 20 years of court room...
Andrew J. Tetreault Esq
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(727) 202-6917 944 4th St N
Suite 600
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Tulane University School of Law
Andrew Tetreault (pronounced Tay-tro) grew up all over the United States, though spending most of his life in the Midwest and the South. Andrew attended college at Ohio Wesleyan University, just outside of Columbus, Ohio, and received a Bachelor's degree as a double major. After college, Andrew enrolled at Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the fall of 2005, Hurricane Katrina caused a disaster in New Orleans and Tulane was shut down for the entire fall semester. In order to graduate law school on time, Andrew enrolled as a visiting student at the University of Florida College of...
Gina M. Girardot Esq.
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Larry Sandefer
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(727) 726-5297 8801 9th st. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33773
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Florida
Larry Sandefer has handled well over 5,000 criminal cases. Over 250 of these have resulted in jury trials of from one day to several weeks in length. These trials have included numerous first degree murder cases, multi-jurisdictional drug and homicide conspiracies, drug trafficking, sales and possessions, sexual battery, lewdness and exposure charges, arson, white collar crimes including trade secrets and fraud, robbery, theft, assault and battery, domestic violence, traffic deaths, DUI, resisting arrest, shoplifting, abuse allegations of children and the elderly, embezzlement, insurance fraud, burglary, kidnaping, and many other criminal charges. Mr. Sandefer has been honored with the...
Donald Wesley Hendry Jr.
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(727) 205-5555 1004 Broadway
Dunedin, FL 34698
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatPinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
Attorneys Don Hendry and Kris Parker are experienced trial attorneys with nearly 100 jury trials between them. They possess the trial experience you should look for in selecting an criminal law attorney or divorce lawyer who WILL fight for your rights.

Don Hendry and Kris Parker will personally handle your case from evaluation until it is resolved. Your case will not be delegated to an associate attorney or a legal assistant, and you can always pick up the phone and call.

If you’re searching for an experienced and affordable criminal defense attorney, family attorney, or need a personal injury lawyer...
Ronnie Crider
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(727) 446-4800 1550 S Highland Ave
Clearwater, FL 33756
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and Domestic Violence
Stetson University College of Law
With over 35 yrs experience in criminal law, Ronnie Crider has built a strong reputation as a defense attorney by applying his extensive experience as a Pinellas County Deputy Sheriff and Assistant State Attorney towards defending his clients. Upon leaving the State Attorney's Office, Ronnie began his successful Criminal Law Practice and was among the first one hundred criminal attorneys in the State of Florida to achieve Criminal Trial Law Board Certification , a distinction held by fewer than 1% of all Florida attorneys. During the past 26 years, Ronnie has exclusively represented those charged with both Felony and...
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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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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Kris R. Parker
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(727) 205-5555 1004 Broadway
Dunedin, FL 34698
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Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Florida Coastal School of Law
Kris became a member of the Florida Bar in 2008 and is a graduate of Marshall University and Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was member of its award-winning moot court team. After graduation, Kris worked as a staff attorney for the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and assisted domestic violence victims in securing domestic violence injunctions.

In 2009, Kris was hired as an Assistant State Attorney with Florida's Sixth Judicial Circuit which is located in the Clearwater/Saint Petersburg area. As a state prosecutor, Kris tried 42 jury trials, hundreds of evidentiary motions, and a handful of appeals....
Christopher M. Klemawesch
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Mr. Klemawesch is an experienced and dedicated Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Attorney at Whittel & Melton. He provides comprehensive representation in both State and Federal Courts. Previously, Mr. Klemawesch worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County, Florida. He has extensive jury trial experience in both criminal and civil cases. Mr. Klemawesch is committed to diligent advocacy to protect his clients' rights and interests.

Mr. Klemawesch obtained his B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and his M.B.A. from the University of South Florida. In 2003, he received his J.D. from the University of Florida....
Thomas J. Jerla Jr. Esq.
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, 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...
Jonathon W. Douglas
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(727) 381-2300 5858 Central Avenue suite a
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Free ConsultationCriminal, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
A true Florida native, Jonathon Douglas graduated from Northeast High School in St. Petersburg before attending the University of Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, both with honors. From there, Mr. Douglas attended Stetson University College of Law where he learned and practiced the art of trial advocacy. Before graduating, Jonathon clerked for the Honorable Shawn Crane and interned at the State Attorney’s Office and Public Defender’s Office. After graduation, he began his work as an Assistant Public Defender for the Sixth Judicial Circuit and then moved on to defending the rights of...
Stephanie Thompson Pawuk
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(727) 372-3111 4601 Central Ave
St Petersburg, FL 33713
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Stetson University College of Law
Over 17 years experience practicing criminal law. Former State Prosecutor in Clearwater, FL. Juvenile Criminal Defense is my specialty.
John F. McGuire
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(727) 446-7659 1173 N.E. Cleveland Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
Call us today and we’ll be happy to set up an appointment to discuss your legal needs. Put our team to work for you, and you will receive our guarantee of hard work and proven legal knowledge. In Clearwater and throughout the Tampa Bay area, contact McGuire Law Offices for all your legal needs.
William J. Sheslow Esq.
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, 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...
William Hanlon
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(727) 897-5413 4500 140th Ave N
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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.
Anne Frances Borghetti
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(727) 502-0300 12211 49th Street North, Suite 1
Clearwater, FL 33762
Criminal, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and DUI
Stetson University College of Law
I have been dedicated to the practice of Criminal Law for over 25 years, with more than 100 jury trials to my credit. I have extensive experience in representing individuals charged or under investigation for State and Federal criminal charges as well as appeals. I am also admitted to practice in the State of Massachusetts in both the State and Federal Courts as well as the 11th and 1st Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States. I am a Certified Circuit Court and Federal Court Mediator. My practice areas include the Middle District...
Jacob W Pillsbury
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 8 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...
Nick Chotos
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Howard Iken
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 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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Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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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 Leonard Mastrogiovanni
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(727) 547-3454 1701 Drew Street, Ste 1
Clearwater, FL 33755
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Social Security Disability and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Michael Mastrogiovanni has lived in the Tampa Bay area for over 38 years with his family. His career started out in the medical field where he worked as an administrator for over a decade eventually acquiring ownership of several assisted living facilities. Like many working professionals, Michael went to college at night while working full time during the day. He obtained his A.A. degree with honors from St. Petersburg Junior College in 2000, his B.A. degree Cum Laude from University of South Florida in 2002 and went on to attend Stetson University College of Law graduating in 2004. Upon...
Maria Kazouris Esq.
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(727) 361-5809 623 E. Tarpon Avenue
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Maria is a native of Tarpon Springs, Florida and a graduate of Tarpon Springs High School. She also attended secondary school at the St. Nicholas Greek School where she was honored as a Lady's Philoptohos Fellowship recipient. She is bilingual in Greek. Maria received her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida with a 3.86 GPA. She received her Juris Doctor from Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut. Maria received honors for Academic Achievement in Juvenile Law, Service to the Community and the Connecticut Title Insurance Company. Initially, Maria was a law clerk for...
Joseph Montrone
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(727) 538-4155 535 Central Avenue
Suite 314
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Stetson University College of Law
St. Petersburg/ Clearwater DUI, CRIMINAL AND PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY I have more than 22 years of courtroom experience and I have tried more than 80 cases. I am a former 6 year Pinellas County Prosecutor. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, contact me today for a free initial consultation at 727-538-4155 or visit my website www.montronelaw.com.
David Gilbert
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Pinellas County, 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.
Stacey Bartlett
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
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...
Vanessa L. Albaum
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(727) 560-2410 146 Second Street North
Suite 310-C
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, Administrative, DUI and White Collar Crime
Florida Coastal School of Law
Vanessa L. Albaum is an experienced trial lawyer with more than 25 jury trials under her belt. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida in 2005 and her law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2011. Vanessa served over three years as an Assistant State Attorney and specialized in the prosecution of career criminals.

During her time as both a prosecutor and criminal defense lawyer, she has tried various charges including vehicular homicide, attempted murder, armed robbery, and carjacking. Since leaving the State Attorney's Office in 2014, she has practiced in...
Mark Hanks
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(727) 578-8529 9600 Koger Blvd North
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Saint Petersburg, FL 33702
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Estate Planning and Traffic Tickets
Saint Louis University School of Law
Prompt and personal legal representation in the areas you need most: Family/Divorce, Criminal Defense, and Auto Accident/Injury, throughout the Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg/Clearwater/Tampa area. Attorney Hanks, P.A. is Justice Served.
Panormitis Koulianos
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(727) 249-4037 623 E Tarpon Ave
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Car accidents can happen to anyone at any time. When you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, you need someone who cares about your recovery, both physically and financial. If you have been in a car accident and need a car accident lawyer, our personal injury firm is here to help you. We want you to know your rights and we will provide the advice and help you are searching for. You can always contact the Law Office of Jocic & Koulianos for a free case evaluation 24/7. Accidents happen. Trust our team to help.
Johnnie Harry Trevena
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Pinellas County, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 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.
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 13 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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Pinellas County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Clearwater Bar Foundation Program
(727) 461-4869
Clearwater, FL

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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.

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