Winter Park, 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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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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Thomas B. Luka, Esq.
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Florida Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience

Thomas B. Luka, Esq. is a native Central Floridian who has provided clients with exceptional courtroom representation and guidance for over 16 years. As a partner at the law firm of Adams & Luka, P.A., Mr. Luka has... Read More »
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John P. Guidry
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

I've been helping people with criminal accusations since 1993. My law firm helps folks stuck in all kinds of sticky situations, ranging from serious felonies to minor misdemeanors. People come to my office with major... Read More »
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Seth Hyman
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Florida Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience

I'm a criminal defense attorney advocating for the rights of those accused of crimes throughout Central Florida. My law firm is exclusively devoted to criminal law so I am able to focus all of my attention on this... Read More »
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Fleetwood Tilden
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(407) 599-1234 147 East Lyman Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Florida State University College of Law
Chad Frost
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(407) 670-5569 2153 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
Loyola University New Orleans
As a former prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office for Orange and Osceola counties, I now put my experience as a trial attorney to work for my clients.

I'm proud to represent clients against all types of criminal charges. I provide compassionate, personalized attention to every case, with the aggressive representation needed to protect your rights and freedoms.

My experience as a prosecutor includes both felony and misdemeanor trials in Orange and Osceola counties. No case is too big or too small. I have handled 1st degree attempted murder, DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of an accident with death, robbery with...
Daniel E Sercombe
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(321) 214-4696 941 West Morse Blvd.
Suite 100
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Former Prosecutor and Dedicated Defense Lawyer
Joshua E Adams
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(321) 314-2828 2281 Lee Rd.
Suite 102
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Estate Planning and White Collar Crime
Florida State University College of Law
The Adams Law Firm, P.A. was founded by husband and wife attorneys, Josh and Amy Adams. Josh is an experienced trial attorney. He started his career as a criminal prosecutor, where he prosecutor crimes from minor traffic crimes, including DUI, to felonies punishable by life in prison. After leaving the prosecutors office, Josh worked at a small firm in Orlando practicing criminal defense, civil litigation, and probate. In 2013, along with his wife, he started the Adams Law Firm, P.A. with a goal or bringing excellent representation and communication to Central Florida. Amy Adams...
Joseph Sternberg
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney
(305) 771-1563 7038 Stapoint Court
Winter Park, FL 32792
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Family and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law
Mr. Kendall Lance Horween
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(407) 539-4954 1211 Orange Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
Free ConsultationCriminal
University of Florida
Donald A Lykkebak
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(407) 425-4044 250 S. Park Ave.
Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal
University of Florida
Donald Lykkebak has always committed his practice to criminal law. Having worked both as a prosecutor and defense attorney, he knows the Florida system, from county courts to state and federal jurisdictions. He has handled nearly every possible type of crime, from minor marijuana offenses to murder. These have included several highly publicized trials. Over the years, Don Lykkebak has handled a high volume of drug cases. These range from personal possession to trafficking charges. He is experienced at recognizing complicated search and seizure issues when present in any case. Mr. Lykkebak also represents clients charged with any crime...
Gary Schwartz
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(407) 388-1900 201 North New York Avenue
Suite 200
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal
Ashley Tennison
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(407) 494-2053 660 Jackson Avenue
Suite 110
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Rhett Frazier
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(407) 741-3599 2709 W Fairbanks Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal and Traffic Tickets
Florida A&M University College of Law
Alejandro Rivera
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Earning Your Trust

I am an experienced attorney located in Kissimmee Florida. I started my law firm, ALEJANDRO RIVERA P.A., to bring value to all that need the legal services of our firm. ALEJANDRO RIVERA P.A. consists of 2 dedicated... Read More »
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Robert Siddall
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Aggressive Criminal Defense; 150 Combined Yrs Experience

Attorney Siddall has dedicated his entire career to the practice of Criminal Law. He started with the State Attorney’s office where he handled thousands of criminal cases and was lead counsel in dozens of trials with... Read More »
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Jennifer A. Jacobs
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Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer
(321) 972-9904 7200 Aloma Avenue
Suite E-5
Winter Park, FL 32792
Criminal
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(310) 342-8254 PO Box 1871
Winter Park, FL 32790
Criminal
Southwestern Univ School of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(407) 786-4529 140 N Orlando Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(407) 740-7275 2431 Lee Rd
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal
Mercer University - Walter F. George School of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(407) 331-6199 2405 Summerfield Rd
Winter Park, FL 32792
Criminal and Business
Syracuse University College of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(407) 677-4644 2431 Aloma Ave
Winter Park, FL 32792
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(407) 774-4949 1211 Orange Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Family
Stetson University College of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(407) 644-7600 1150 Louisiana Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal, Administrative and Business
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Winter Park, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(407) 339-7220 1850 Lee Rd
Winter Park, FL 32789
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Stetson University College of Law
Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(407) 349-8021 131 S. New York Avenue
Orlando, FL 32789
Criminal and Business
University of Miami School of Law
Richard M. Adams, Esq.
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 22 years experience

Richard M. Adams, Esq., has been providing clients in Orlando and throughout Central Florida with outstanding legal guidance and representation for over 18 years. As managing partner of the Law Office of Adams &... Read More »
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William Umansky
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Florida Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

Bill's practice is focused on providing his clients with the "second chance" they deserve. As a personal injury and criminal defense attorney, Bill has dedicated his practice to helping his clients begin their journey... Read More »
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Richard Hornsby
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(407) 540-1551 1217 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Richard Hornsby is a third generation Central Floridian and a second generation criminal defense lawyer. In addition to his law degree from the University of Florida, he also holds a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Central Florida and a master's degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, with a concentration in Forensic Science, from the University of Florida. He is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar and Board Certified in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He serves as the Legal Analyst for the Central Florida...
John Allan Watson
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(407) 578-9696 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Criminal, Animal, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Ave Maria School of Law
John Watson is a trial attorney for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. He specializes in Personal Injury cases including Automobile & Motorcycle Accidents, Criminal Defense, Premises Liability (Slip & Falls), Negligence, and Wrongful Death. Mr. Watson has tried over 40 jury trials in his career. He had the highest individual jury conviction rate in the 2013 & 2014 Brevard County Court while working as a prosecutor. He is a graduate of the University of Utah (B.A., 2007) and received his J.D. from the Ave Maria School of Law in Miami,...
Michael Eugene Zmijewski
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(407) 473-1233 605 East Robinson Street
Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Oklahoma City University School of Law
Orlando DUI/DWI Attorneys, Former DUI Prosecutors, Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyer
Stephanie Boomershine
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Criminal, IP and Traffic Tickets
University of Florida
Stephanie Boomershine is an Of Counsel Attorney with the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. She specializes in Intellectual Property including Portfolio Development & Maintenance, Planning & Strategy Management, Responses & Negotiation, and Litigation; Criminal Defense; and Traffic Defense. She received both her B.S. (2004) and her J.D. (2007) from the University of Florida. Ms. Boomershine has appeared in federal courts within the United States and in Puerto Rico. She is a former public defender and speaks fluent Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys running marathons and spending time with...
Ryan LaBar
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(407) 835-8968 2300 East Concord St
Orlando, FL 32803
Criminal, DUI, Employment and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Nathan Ryan LaBar grew up in Central Florida. He attended the University of Florida and received a degree in Psychology and in Economics. Following undergraduate work, he attended the University of Florida Law School. While studying in Gainesville, he worked for a prestigious personal injury law firm and learned firsthand what it takes to represent people in disadvantaged situations. He used this knowledge, along with his experience as an attorney representing large insurance companies, to effectively represent his present day clients that are now fighting against those same insurance companies. Mr. LaBar represents all men, women, and children...
Matthew J. Olszewski
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(321) 256-1141 200 East Robinson Street
Suite 1140
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Cannabis Law and DUI
University of Florida
I was named 2018 DUI Gladiator of the Year by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

I was one of 6 people in the State of Florida and the only DUI defense lawyer in the State of Florida that was asked by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to assist in writing the FDLE DUI curriculum.

I was named a Special Prosecutor by the State of Florida to argue DUI cases in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard, Hernando, Marion, Alachua, Broward, Lee, Collier and Monroe counties.

I was named a Lead DUI Prosecutor by the Orange/Osceola County State Attorney’s Office (9th...
Jay R. Rooth
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(407) 377-0150 115 Granada Court
Orlando, FL 32803
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
As a former Assistant State Attorney in Orange and Osceola County, I have the unique experience to understand both sides of a criminal Law. I have been practicing Criminal Law in Central Florida since 2003. Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law is a Criminal Defense Law firm handling both State and Federal cases. We offer a free consultation to answer all your questions and provide advice on how to proceed with your case.
Andrea Anderson
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place
Gateway Center, Suite 1000
Orlando, FL 32801
Criminal, Bankruptcy, Family and Personal Injury
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
Andrea Anderson is an Of Counsel attorney for the Central Florida full service law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. Ms. Anderson is a graduate of Touro College, having received her J.D. in 1998. Since then, she has become licensed to practice law in Connecticut, New York, and Florida. Ms. Anderson practices a wide variety of areas, including Family Law, Probate, and Personal Injury. Her focus is in Bankruptcy and Criminal Law.
Mario Musil
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Orlando FL, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(877) 706-8745 4767 New Broad St.
Orlando FL, FL 32814
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Immigration and Personal Injury
Florida State University College of Law
Attorney Mario Musil received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2005. The following year, Mr. Musil obtained his MBA from FGCU as well. To fulfill his childhood dreams of becoming a lawyer, Mr. Musil went on to study the law at Florida State University, where he earned his Juris Doctorate degree in 2008.Mr. Musil started his legal career while still in law school, externing as a Legal Intern for the Office of The State Attorney, where he successfully tried numerous cases. His experiences there sparked a desire to help people in difficult situations and...
Paul Eric Courtright
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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(877) 863-7724 465 Maitland Ave.
ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL 32701
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, DUI and Landlord Tenant
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Paul's practice is focused on providing his clients with "good judgment" and Paul prides himself on working hard to see that his clients move towards fixing problems and preparing for a better future. Paul concentrates on matters involving business law, entertainment law, replevin law, real estate, landlord-tenant, probate, wills, estates, and trust law. Paul has been appointed several times by Florida Courts as personal representative and attorney ad litem in complex and sensitive litigation matters involving probate and wrongful death, as well as in representing unknown parties and historic landmarks in real estate foreclosure and eminent domain...
Matthew S. Boomershine
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(855) 473-1818 1000 Legion Place, Suite 1000
Gateway Center
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Domestic Violence, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Matthew S. Boomershine works for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A. in an Of Counsel capacity. His primary areas of practice are Criminal Defense and Traffic Defense. He received his B.A. from Brown University (2002) and his J.D. from the University of Florida (2007). He is a former Assistant Public Defender who has handled hundreds of criminal and traffic cases in Central Florida. Mr. Boomershine is an experienced negotiator who fights for the rights and privacy of his clients. He is skilled with getting existing criminal records sealed or even...
Rajan Joshi
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(407) 661-1109 1800 Pembrook Dr
Suite 200
Orlando, FL 32810
Criminal, Appeals, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Criminal Defense Lawyer Rajan Joshi received his Bachelors degree from the University of Central Florida in 1996, and earned his law degree with Honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 2000. While in law school, Rajan Joshi demonstrated academic excellence, earning the highly coveted Book Award in Criminal Procedure (highest grade). Mr. Joshi was also selected and employed by the Dean of Student Affairs to tutor first-year contract students and conducted his own class to prepare the students for their final exam. Mr. Joshi also worked as a legal intern at the Seminole County State Attorney's Office...
Thomas B. Feiter
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(407) 574-7576 1018 E Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Family and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law, AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 10/10 Rating from Avvo.com. Former Prosecutor with more than 75 jury trials of experience. Personal Injury, Criminal Defense and Family Law cases. Graduated from the University of San Diego School of Law with High Distinction in Trial Advocacy, Order of Barristers. Bachelor's Degree from the University of Miami School of Business.
Dennis Hernandez
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(855) 529-3366 790 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
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...
Ms. Diana M. Tennis Esq.
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(407) 246-1100 636 W. Yale Street
Orlando, FL 32804
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
I have represented hundreds of clients in Orlando and Central Florida for more than 16 years, handling all types of family law cases, including divorce, paternity, custody, modifications and step-parent adoption, as well as all types of criminal defense cases. We look forward to putting that experience to work for you and your family. We treat our firm like family, and treat our clients as members of that family. This is more than a business. We know dealing with Divorce/Custody issues, and Criminal allegations can be the most painful and difficult times for our clients. We will take the time to...
Michael Dominick Dicembre
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(407) 649-1999 200 E. Robinson
Suite 1150
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Domestic Violence
University of Florida
Michael Dicembre received his college education at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida and graduated with his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida's Frederic G. Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Florida, in 1993. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in June of 1994. During the entirety of his career, Mr. Dicembre has practiced in the field of criminal defense and, has practiced exclusively in that field since 1996. Mr. Dicembre has handled thousands of criminal cases during that time and has conducted trials at the State, Statewide and Federal levels. Along with membership in the Florida Bar, Mr....
Natalie Hall
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(407) 412-7035 4767 New Broad St
Orlando, FL 32814
Criminal, Divorce, Family and Immigration
Drake University Law School
Attorney Natalie D. Hall is experienced in handling a wide range of Family Law and Immigration cases. Her Family Law practice covers Divorces ( including High Asset Divorces), Complex Property Distribution, Paternity, Relocation, Modification, to name a few. Her Immigration practice covers Permanent Residency (Green Cards), Naturalization, Non Immigrant Visas and Waivers, to name a few. As a former prosecutor, Attorney Hall is quite experienced with trial and court room practice and is known as an avid litigator who goes above and beyond for her clients. For those seeking assistance with Family Law matters and...
Heiko G. Moenckmeier
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(407) 504-1384 836 Highland Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Miami School of Law
Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I attended the University of Florida for undergrad and the University of Miami School of Law. I moved back to Orlando after law school to be close to my family and started my career at the Public Defender's Office. After that, I opened a boutique law firm to focus on getting my clients the attention they deserve to solve the particular problems they have. Whether it's a DUI, a divorce, or a car accident injury, the focus is on the client, preserving their rights, and getting the best possible outcome for...
David Scott Glicken
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(407) 648-5400 112-114 East Concord Street
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce and Family
Samford University and Florida State University College of Law
Christopher John Atcachunas
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Orlando, FL Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(407) 896-4994 215 E Livingston St
Orlando, FL 32801
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Mr. Atcachunas was born and raised in South Plainfield, New Jersey. As a child and through his high school years, Mr. Atcachunas was an avid baseball player. Upon his graduation from South Plainfield High School in 1999, he earned the distinction of All-County, and All-Area Honorable Mention as a pitcher/designated hitter.
After high school, Mr. Atcachunas was accepted to The University of Tampa. While at UT, Mr. Atcachunas “walked-on” to the Spartan baseball team and played from 1999-2001. After two years of playing NCAA baseball, Mr. Atcachunas decided to become an attorney.
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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.