Florida criminal defense lawyers deal with investigation, evaluation, pleading, discovery, taking of testimony, presentation of evidence, and argument of jury and non-jury cases.
When you are represented by a board certified criminal trial lawyer, you are represented by a lawyer who has:
Board certification is valid for five years, during which time the attorney must continue to practice law and attend Florida Bar - approved continuing legal education courses. Recertification requirements are similar to those for the initial certification process.
• Sealing and Expunging Criminal Record
• Traffic Ticket Defense
- Practiced law for at least 5 years
- Actively participated in the specialty of criminal trial law- 30 percent or more - during the three years immediately preceding application
- Handled 25 criminal cases, with at least 20 jury trials, tried to verdict, at least 15 of which involved a felony
- Been evaluated for competency and professionalism by judges and peers
- Completed 45 hours of continuing legal education within the three years immediately preceding application
- Passed a written examination demonstrating knowledge, skills, and proficiency in the field of criminal trial law to justify the representation of special competence in this area of law to the legal profession and to the public