Treasure Island, 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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Denise Elizabeth Bartilucci
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience

Cumberland School of Law, Samford University and Florida State University College of LawFlorida
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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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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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Nick Chotos
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Florida Criminal Law Attorney

St. Thomas University and Florida State University College of LawFlorida
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St Pete Beach, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(727) 455-5175 9495 Blind Pass Rd
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
Criminal, Business and DUI
St Pete Beach, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 58 years experience
(727) 367-1080 7116 Gulf Blvd
St Pete Beach, FL 33706
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
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...
Erin Kays Barnett
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(727) 525-0200 6501 First Avenue South
St Petersburg, FL 33707
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Stetson University College of Law
Stephanie Thompson Pawuk
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 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.
Timothy W. Weber
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(727) 828-9919 5453 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
Free ConsultationCriminal, 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, criminal, and family. He represents clients in state and federal courts at both the trial and appeal levels. He also handles claims for business and individual economic losses under the Deepwater Horizon Economic Loss Settlement program. 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. He was...
Brandon L.  Kolb
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Gulfport, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 656-8363 801 49th S
Gulfport, FL 33707
Criminal, Family, IP and Traffic Tickets
Attorney Brandon Kolb received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Stetson University School of Law in December 2001, and completed his undergraduate studies in Business Administration at Salisbury State University. Prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Kolb worked as an advertising sales consultant, and was also a Series 7 Licensed Stockbroker. As a seasoned attorney, Brandon Kolb is dedicated to obtaining the very best possible outcome for his clients. His primary areas of practice are Copy Right/Publicity Right protection, Criminal Defense, Adult Entertainment, and Family Law. Attorney Kolb will use every available resource to successfully craft an...
J. Andrew Crawford
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(727) 471-1085 5200 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Free ConsultationCriminal and Appeals
Stetson University College of Law
Bruce Arthur Plesser
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Gulfport, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(727) 421-9784 2850 59th St S
Gulfport, FL 33707
Criminal, Employment, Foreclosure Defense and Personal Injury
Wendy Michelle Addison Esq.
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Gulfport, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(813) 597-3308 6216 12th Ave. S.
Gulfport, FL 33707
Criminal
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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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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Bruce Howard Denson
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St Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 24 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.
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationSt Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
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...
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....
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...
Craig A. Epifanio
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Seminole, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 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...
Andrew J. Tetreault Esq
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 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...
William Hanlon
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 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.
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.
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
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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Jason M. Mayberry
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Florida Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience

Florida Coastal School of LawU.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Tennessee and Florida
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Christopher M. Klemawesch
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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, Employment, Family and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Mr. Klemawesch's practice includes all aspects of criminal defense and personal injury in both State and Federal Court.

Prior to joining Whittel & Melton, Mr. Klemawesch worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit, Pinellas County, Florida, where he tried over seventy-five cases to juries, including cases involving homicide, hate crimes, sexual battery, weapons charges, and many other areas. He was a member of the Vehicular Homicide Squad, focused on the investigation and prosecution of severe DUI cases involving significant injuries and deaths.

Before working for the State of Florida, Mr. Klemawesch worked at several Florida law firms, practicing...
Larry Sandefer
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(727) 726-5297 4625 East Bay Drive, Suite 203
Clearwater, FL 33764
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...
Mr. Harvey G. Hesse III
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Saint Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(727) 456-1515 111 2nd AVE NE
Suite #900
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
I have lived in Tampa since 1968 and practiced law in the Tampa Bay area since 1996. I have conducted over 100 trials and handled thousands of cases. I have the experience to help you with your situation. Call me for your free initial consultation.
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...
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...
Timothy Hessinger
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(727) 896-1501 540 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Stetson University
The experienced Tampa criminal defense attorney at The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger is dedicated to protecting the rights and freedoms of the criminally accused. Attorney Timothy Hessinger was a former 15 year state prosecutor, and he was named as Prosecutor of the Year in 2004. Due to this past experience, our team is able to bring a well-rounded view of the criminal justice system to the table no matter what crimes our clients' cases involve. If you’ve been arrested, don’t hesitate a moment to contact our firm. We offer a free online case evaluation – take advantage today!
David Gilbert
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 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.
Thomas J. Jerla Jr. Esq.
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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...
Anne Frances Borghetti
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 29 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...
Joseph Montrone
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
13575 58TH Street North
Clearwater, FL 33760
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.
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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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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Eric James Herrmann
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(813) 679-8548 1015 7th Ave N
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Miami School of Law
With more than ten years practicing law, Eric J. Herrmann continues to dedicate his life to protecting the rights of those who have been victimized and the accused alike. He is currently admitted to practice law in the State of Florida, the State of Arizona, the State of New York, and the District of Columbia. As an active member of multiple Bar Associations, Eric J. Herrmann has a broad knowledge base and the experience to continue representing clients at the highest level.

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While completing Law School, Eric J. Herrmann served as an intern in the New York State Supreme Court for...
Nick Chotos
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Clearwater, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(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 and Florida State University College of Law
Linda Friedman Ramirez
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(727) 510-5196 721 First Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Criminal and International
Willamette University College of Law
Linda Friedman Ramirez only works with US and foreign lawyers attorneys, providing expert opinions, reearch and writing.
Summer R Goldman
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(727) 828-3900 915 1st Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Stetson University College of Law
At Goldman Wetzel, we understand that right now you are going through a very stressful time in your life. That is why we are committed to providing not only aggressive representation, but also personalized client service. We know you have concerns regarding the possible loss of your license, civil liberties and cost of representation. We will promptly answer your questions regarding the possible outcomes and consequences of your particular situation.
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...
Vanessa L. Albaum
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 7 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...
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(727) 823-0000 200 Central Ave
#400
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Criminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Southeastern University
Personal Injury Litigation & Criminal Law Firm
Rebecca Hamilton
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St. Petersburg, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(727) 471-3555 721 First Avenue North, Suite 103
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Free ConsultationCriminal
For almost five years as a public defender, Rebecca learned to juggle hundreds of cases. She learned from the toughest of judges to be prepared in advance at every hearing. With strict requirements to visit new clients in jail weekly and keep up with a schedule including motion and trial practice, appointments with clients and depositions, she learned to be extremely efficient in managing such a large caseload. Her experience benefits you, because now in private practice, she has less cases and is able to devote more of her time, talent and dedication to YOURS. Rebecca has always been a defense...
Leon Armbrester
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Largo, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
12114 Seminole Blvd
Largo, FL 33778
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Stetson University College of Law
Thomas Tripp
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Pinellas Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(727) 544-8819 4930 Park Boulevard
Suite 12
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Elder and Traffic Tickets
University of Florida and University of Florida
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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William Hanlon
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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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Treasure Island Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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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.