Pompano Beach, Florida Criminal Lawyers

John Patrick Musca
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Aggressive Criminal Defense; Over 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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Russell D. Bernstein
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Free Consultation! Passionate Criminal Attorney! Aggressive Legal Counsel!

I am an experienced and skilled criminal defense lawyer. I handle each case with passion and care to obtain the best possible results for you! Visit my website for testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. 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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Evan A. Hoffman
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 20 years experience

Evan Hoffman of The Hoffman Firm has dedicated his professional career to advocating for the rights of individuals across Florida--first as a state prosecutor and now as a skilled criminal defense attorney. Evan Hoffman... Read More »
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Gina M. Girardot Esq.
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Exceptional Criminal Defense Lawyer! Skilled and Aggressive Representation!

I am an experienced attorney that understands the complexities of criminal defense law. I will aggressively defend you against criminal charges! Visit my website to see client testimonials or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Susan Winston
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Coral Springs, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(954) 509-3754 7401 Wiles Road
Suite 353
Coral Springs, FL 33067
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Miami School of Law
Susan Winston has been practicing law since October 2004 when she was admitted to the Florida Bar. She came to Florida from Virginia after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of William and Mary in 2001. Susan then went to the University of Miami School of Law and received her Juris Doctor in 2004. Susan began her legal career at the Office of the Public Defender for the 15th Judicial Circuit in 2004. In over six years at the Office of the Public Defender, Susan represented the indigent accused in...
Russell D. Bernstein
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Coral Springs, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(855) 352-8425 12472 W Atlantic Blvd
Coral Springs, FL 33071
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University and University of Florida Levin College of Law
Sim Gershon
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Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(954) 941-5444 4699 North Federal Highway
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Family and Traffic Tickets
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
I have been practicing over 26 years. I came to Florida in 1988. I became a Public Defender then. After that I became an Assistant State Attorney in 1990. In 1991 I opened my own offices practicing criminal defense and family law and other matters such as traffic tickets. I work with people when it comes to fees and I am available 7 days a week and offer free consultations. I have had over 300 trials since I became a lawyer.
Antoine Dumas Jr.
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Ft. Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(754) 800-5291 1451 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 300
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33069
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Entertainment & Sports
Howard University School of Law
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Oakwood University
BA, Theology

Howard University School of Law
Doctor in Jurisprudence

AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Business
Sports & Entertainment
Criminal
Family

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Florida State Bar
Southern District of Florida

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Edward J. Chandler
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Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(954) 788-1355 708 E. Atlantic Boulevard
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
St. Thomas University School of Law
Aggressive and Effective Legal Representation for Divorce, Child Custody and Federal and State Criminal Defense! Serving Broward, Dade and Palm Beach Counties "Since 1991 - When Experience Counts" "FULL SERVICE LAW FIRM" Payment Plans Available FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION At the Law Office of Edward J. Chandler, P.A., our clients come first. Every client is treated with courtesy and is guaranteed effective representation. Our experience and integrity have earned us a reputation as one of Florida's premier legal firms. Attorney Chandler knows the system. He knows how to win jury trials. He prides himself on getting a just result for his clients. He believes you...
John Gaudiosi
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Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 45 years experience
(954) 785-1300 3801 N Federal Hwy
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Criminal, Business, DUI and Personal Injury
Lachezar Vanchev
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Coral Springs, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(561) 582-5001 7901 W Sample Rd
Coral Springs, FL 33065
Criminal
Jennifer Lynn Menniti
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Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(954) 633-7824 PO Box 10776
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Criminal and Family
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(954) 575-7018 3200 N University Dr
Pompano Beach, FL 33065
Criminal, Bankruptcy and Business
St. Thomas University School of Law
Coral Springs, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(954) 240-4905 7401 Wiles Road
Coral Springs, FL 33067
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
St. Thomas University School of Law
Bradford M. Cohen
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Free Consultation! Successful Criminal Defense Attorney! See My Results!

I am dedicated to protecting the rights and interests of the accused. I provide skilled and aggressive legal representation to fight your criminal charges! Visit my website to see results. Call for a free consultation. 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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Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(954) 370-9999 7525 NW 61st Terrace
Pompano Beach, FL 33067
Criminal and DUI
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(954) 603-0510 11555 Heron Bay Blvd
Pompano Beach, FL 33076
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(954) 580-0431 404 E Atlantic Blvd
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Criminal, Business and DUI
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(954) 975-7800 2301 W Sample Rd
Pompano Beach, FL 33073
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(954) 757-0080 2832 N University Dr
Pompano Beach, FL 33065
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and DUI
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(954) 946-1025 2321 NE 33rd St
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(954) 345-0662 3300 N University Dr
Pompano Beach, FL 33065
Criminal
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(954) 941-1026 2821 NE 40th Ct
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(954) 781-3747 3650 N Federal Hwy
Pompano Beach, FL 33064
Criminal, Business, DUI and Real Estate
Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(954) 769-7218 7920 Sequoia Ln
Pompano Beach, FL 33067
Criminal and DUI
William R. Moore
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

The William Moore Criminal Defense Law Firm is comprised of former prosecutors. The three founding partners each focus on a given area of criminal defense. As a team that have collectively tried hundreds of criminal jury... Read More »
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Huda Ajlani Macri
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When experience matters. Aggressive, Knowledgeable, Compassionate.

I am a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer dedicated to helping people charged with state and federal crimes. Read More »
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Gary Englander
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(954) 500-4878 6499 Powerline Road #204
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Nova Southeastern University
Englander Peebles is a South Florida personal injury firm dedicated to providing you with aggressive representation. Your case will be handled directly by a trial attorney, not a paralegal. When you hire Englander Peebles, we will handle everything. All you have to do is get better. You will be given your attorney’s personal cell phone number. We welcome our clients to call us at any time (even nights and weekends) to discuss any questions that they might have. We will guide you step by step through the personal injury claim process. You will be provided with regular updates as to...
Adam David Rossen
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(754) 206-6200 6400 N. Andrews Ave.
Suite 505
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Award-Winning Broward Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyer Adam Rossen has represented thousands of clients ranging from DUI and Domestic Violence to serious felony crimes such as Drug Trafficking, Burglary, Robbery, Sexual Battery and Vehicular Homicide. Adam is a fearless trial attorney with over 50 jury trials, and has obtained numerous aquittals and dismissals on both felony and misdemeanor charges. Adam takes great pride in his ability to get his clients the greatest results possible while making sure they are informed and cared for throughout the process. Prior to focusing on DUI and...
Michael Cohen
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(954) 928-0059 6400 N Andrews Ave
#505
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University and New York University Law School
Warren Q. Peebles
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(954) 500-4878 6499 Powerline Road #204
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Free ConsultationCriminal, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Stetson University College of Law
John Joseph O'Brien
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Deerfield Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(954) 782-9066 1761 W Hillsboro Blvd
Suite 205
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Criminal, Bankruptcy and Immigration
New England Law | Boston
Luis Cartaya
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(954) 336-7307 1805 S. Powerline Rd. #103
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Free ConsultationDeerfield Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 5 years experience
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Louisville
Sean William Conway
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Oakland Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 308-6068 6130 NE 7th Ave
Oakland Park, FL 33334
Criminal and Appeals
The Florida State University College of Law
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(866) 608-5529 3700 Airport Rd
#401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Free ConsultationBoca Raton, 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, a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, has offices in Spring Hill, New Port Richey, Ocala, Tampa, Bushnell, Inverness and Gainesville where we handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Wrongful Death, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters in the following communities: Tampa, St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater, Wesley Chapel, Dade City, Zephyrhills, New Port Richey, Trinity, Hudson, Holiday, Brooksville, Spring Hill, Weeki Wachee, Bushnell, Inverness, Crystal River, Homosassa, The Villages, Ocala, Gainesville, Bronson, Cedar Key, Tavares, Clermont, Bartow, Lakeland - which includes Hillsborough County,...
David M. Edelstein
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(954) 667-7878 500 E Broward Blvd #1710
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
David Edelstein is an AV® rated criminal defense attorney representing clients facing criminal charges in both state and federal courts throughout the State of Florida. He started his career as a criminal defense attorney at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office, and has been in private practice for the past 17 years. He has defended clients facing criminal charges from Jacksonville to Key West and regularly defends clients throughout the State.

*Principal office is in Miami, Florida. Other offices by appointment only.
Brian S. Leifert Esq.
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(954) 523-9600 507 SE 11th Ct
#500
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Nova Southeastern University
We are experienced, aggressive, professional and skilled Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Florida DUI Lawyers and Florida Traffic Ticket Lawyers. We serve the South Florida area including Fort Lauderdale (Broward County), West Palm Beach (Palm Beach County) and Miami (Miami-Dade County). Our main offices are located in Plantation and Delray Beach.
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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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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Jonathan A. Klurfeld
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Boca Raton, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(754) 900-2529 1279 W Palmetto Park Rd #272896
Boca Raton, FL 33427
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
St. Thomas University
Practice Areas: Real estate law, foreclosure defense, landlord/tenant, evictions, debts, credit card debt, small claims.
Michael Perry Mirer
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(954) 573-1354 110 East Broward Boulevard #1700
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
Michael Mirer is a seasoned criminal defense lawyer in Miami-Dade, Florida. His firm, the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A., handles all types of misdemeanor, felony, and federal charges. Michael earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law and was licensed by the Florida State Bar in 1997. Michael served as a Miami-Dade County Assistant State Attorney before entering into private practice. His experience on both sides of the courtroom helps him build comprehensive defenses and seek the best possible results for each client. Michael has defended a number of high profile cases...
Bruce F. Silver
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Boca Raton, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(561) 279-3911 6100 Glades Road Suite 201
Boca Raton, FL 33434-8304
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Florida
For more than 20 years, people throughout South Florida have been turning to Silver & Silver, P.A., for sound advice and skillful, results-oriented representation. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients in all types of complex Boca Raton Personal Injury claims, including: Car Accidents Wrongful Death Premises Liability Catastrophic Injuries Child Injuries Workplace Accidents We also represent clients in select criminal defense matters.
Ralph Behr
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(800) 761-3446 12 SE 7th St
Suite 609 (6th Floor)
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Securities and White Collar Crime
Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University
Attorney Ralph Behr has been a prominent criminal trial attorney in Florida for over 30 years. His practice is 100% criminal trials, both Federal and State. Call if you have a criminal question, have an immigration matter with criminal aspects, or want a consultation with Attorney Behr. Practicing in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and New York, most of my work is cases of complexity and challenge. Your freedom is mine to protect! I have over thirty years of experience in Federal criminal trials such as Money Laundering, Narcotics Trafficking, mortgage fraud, wire fraud, homicides,...
William R. Moore
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(954) 523-5333 1 Financial Plaza
Suite 2500
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33394
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
The William Moore Criminal Defense Law Firm is comprised of former prosecutors. The three founding partners each focus on a given area of criminal defense. As a team that have collectively tried hundreds of criminal jury trials. DUI Lawyer William Direnzo has been consisteintly practicing driving under the influence law in Florida for almost 20 years. William Moore is a veteran defense attorney with almost 2 decades of experience in litigating criminal cases in both the Florida State & Federal courts. Attorney William Moore's ratings & reviews average 5/5 consistently online. Mr. Moore has been seen on South Florida news...
Sasha Anna Shulman
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(754) 779-7925 3000 North Federal Highway
Suite 8
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33306
Free ConsultationCriminal and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law
Sasha Shulman is an attorney, licensed to practice in Florida. She is a Florida native, who grew up in Palm Beach County. Ms. Shulman graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. She then returned to South Florida to attend the University of Miami School of Law, where she was a member of the International Honors Fraternity, Phi Delta Phi, and served as Vice President of the chapter. Prior to founding Shulman Law, Ms. Shulman served as an Assistant State Attorney for over a decade. She prosecuted cases in the Homicide, Career...
Thomas J. Jerla Jr. Esq.
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Boca Raton, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(866) 608-5529 3700 Airport Road
Suite 401
Boca Raton, FL 33431
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...
Douglas Jay Rudman
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Boca Raton, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(561) 367-1123 101 Plaza Real South
Suite #214
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The John Marshall Law School
I am a licensed Florida attorney and an LL.M. graduate of Temple University's top ranked Trial Advocacy Program. This academic training, coupled with my hands-on legal experience, has afforded me a strong foundation in litigation and trial practice. I am a former prosecutor dedicated to zealous and aggressive representation in Traffic, DUI, Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Defense cases. In 2005, I was appointed as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit, Palm Beach County, Florida. During my time with the State Attorney's Office, I sat first chair in over one hundred criminal...
Steve Rossi
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
533 NE 3rd Avenue
Suite 2
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationCriminal and Education
University of Miami School of Law
Steve Rossi has been a member of the Florida Bar for over 20 years. He has been recognized as a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney. Mr. Rossi is also a former Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.). Additionally, he was a former prosecutor with the Broward County State Attorney Office. During this time, Mr. Rossi received several accolades including being recognized for most jury trials twice by the State Attorneys Office. Mr. Rossi has represented the Broward Teacher's Union (BTU) as its local, legal counsel; the Broward Teachers Union's members are in the 2nd largest...
Burt Stutchin
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(954) 376-6600 101 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 1500
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Criminal
We have handled thousands of criminal cases, and believe we can make a difference in yours, no matter what the allegations. Contact our Fort Myers criminal defense attorneys today for a free initial consultation.
Sim Gershon
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Pompano Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 30 years experience

I have been practicing over 26 years. I came to Florida in 1988. I became a Public Defender then. After that I became an Assistant State Attorney in 1990. In 1991 I opened my own offices practicing criminal defense and... Read More »
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Richard Ansara
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Free Consultation! Meticulous, Aggressive Representation for Criminal Defense!

I have extensive experience as a criminal defense lawyer. I am committed to fighting to protect your rights, and further your best interests! Visit my website for testimonials and results. Call for a free consultation. Read More »
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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.