Criminal defense attorney with excellent trial and appellate advocacy skills. Focused almost exclusively on state and federal criminal defense trial and appellate work during 18 years of practice. Handled high volume caseloads that consist of very serious criminal allegations including homicide, sexual battery, narcotics trafficking, armed robbery, fraud, etc… Known for ability to combine analytical, research, investigative, organizational, negotiation, and courtroom litigation skills to prepare the best possible defense. Dedicated and driven to provide the best defense in the most challenging cases and even with the most challenging clients. Respected for professionalism, ethics and ability by peers, adversaries, courtroom personnel and the judiciary.
A Martindale-Hubble AV Preeminent Peer Review rated lawyer. Member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Past president of the Tallahassee Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (2009-2010). Instructor for the Florida State University College of Law Mock Trial Team (2008-Present). Regular guest lecturer at Florida State University on matters related to psychology and the law. Lecturer for continuing legal education seminars on the current status of the law surrounding jury selection and the “art” of jury selection. Member of the Tallahassee Bar Association. Active in the community coaching competitive youth
soccer. Call 850-792-1111 to partner with an authority on federal crime law in Tallahassee, Florida.