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  • 19 years in business
  • 93 hires on Thumbtack
  • Clearwater, FL 33765

Edward P.

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Every single attorney I contacted quoted me outrageous prices and sped the free consult so fast I barely was able to describe what was happening... Every attorney but James Stanton. I texted him that I needed help and on Christmas Eve this man not only responded immediately, but we talked extensively about a case I hadn't even paid him for his time for. Most lawyers use the scare tactics to get you to hire them or else it's PRISON for your loved one, not James Stanton... He was definitely very informative given the information I was able to give him. You will not beat his prices. Give him a try.

  • 8 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tampa, FL 33607

Patrick P.

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Let me answer the last thing first... Nothing could have been better than Ajay Pallegar. The entire experience with him was excellent. He is super competent, informed, and confident. He made me feel secure during a very insecure , never will I repeat, part of my life. He did so well with communication that he enabled me to make my personal life really come together. I had hired a "big" law firm at first. Huge mistake!!! They were horrible in every aspect. I was so worried having them represent me that I researched thoroughly and found Ajay Pallegar. Thank God. I fired the "Big" law firm, who were complete pompous idiots, and Ajay swooped in and took care of my case literally in a week! The other lawyers literally made me wait months, telling me that I was at the whims of the State and couldn't do anything until the State made up there mind of what they were going to do to me! Then they would do something! Wow!!! They just wanted as much money as they could squeeze out of me and out of my misfortune! They give attorneys that bad reputation!!!!!!!!! Ajay did the complete opposite. He is honest, aggressive, very very educated, and made the other attorneys look like complete jackasses. Ajay is a true gentleman. He will answer your calls and texts. He will look out for you like a good defense attorney should. He restored my hope, then my world. I honestly can't say enough about Mr. Pallegar. If you are having a rough time, contact him and he will guide you to a much better place.

  • 8 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

Jason K.

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Mr. Maltezos was the first attorney I talked to that made me feel like everything was going to be ok.Me and my girlfriend had gotten in trouble in Tampa Fl at a music festival.The charges were serious felonies.Mr. Maltezos attacked our cases right away.He was successful at getting me probation even with similar prior charges on my record.Even better he got the state to drop all charges against my girlfriend..unheard of in the state of Florida.He has answered every call or text promptly and even though my case is over he is still helping me with probation and the hoops that go with it.Took 3 months for my case start to finish..Got girlfriends charges dropped in 2 weeks!You will not find a better attorney in the area.He helped us with the fees which were a lot more reasonable than most I talked to from Tampa..All around great guy who cares a lot about his clients.Much thanks and respect to Stephen Maltezos.

  • 6 years in business
  • 34 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tampa, FL 33605

Brian B.

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I highly recommend working with Brett and Sam!!! I was facing a less than favorable case. I prefer not to get into the details. But I will say that I could have been easily convicted. It was not going in my favor by any stretch of the law. After working with Brett Metcalf and his partner Sam Harden....they were able to get my case dismissed. I am more than happy with the outcome as I was facing a charge that I did not want to have to explain for the rest of my working career. Brett and Sam both were very patient with me and kept my mind at ease throughout the process of many sleepless nights thinking about this case. I am so happy that this is all over with and I would highly recommend working with them if you are facing any kind of prosecution. Before hiring them I spoke to several other attorneys who were not as confident or reassuring of my case outcome. I would just like to say thank you for being patient with me and working with me throughout the process! I hope for my sake I never need to hire you again...but if I ever need another attorney you will be first on my list!

  • 5 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tampa, FL 33602

Ammar E.

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These guys are great. Brett handled my case much better then I could have ever asked for. He was always in direct contact with me every step of the way. They were able to get my case completely DISMISSED. These guys really care about each individual case not just claim to care to get another client. If you are looking for lawyers that are very professional with great communication and who get the job done Greater Tampa Law is the place to go.

  • 7 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tampa, FL 33602

Karissa B.

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He was amazing and very amusing. I was comfortable speaking with him and he was very honest with me. He worked fast and kept in contact with me through out the process, letting me know what was going on which was great because I did not have to worry about if calling him constantly asking him for details about my case. If I could give 10 stars I would.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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Attorney Robert E. Heyman provides legal services in the areas of personal injury and criminal law. He has 31 years of experience, and represents clients throughout the Tampa Bay area from his main offices in downtown St. Petersburg. Mr. Heyman previously served as a Pinellas County state attorney for 15 years, leaving that office in 1997 to enter private practice. He has handled thousands of cases, and personally tried well over 100 jury trials in both criminal and civil matters. Mr. Heyman has been awarded an AV rating from his peers as published by the Martindale Hubbell attorney rating service. This is the highest ,or pre-eminent rating an attorney can be awarded. In 2010, he was recognized as one of the area's "Top Attorneys" by Tampa Bay Magazine, and has received a "Superb" rating from the Avvo Attorney rating website. Mr. Heyman prides himself on providing personal service to his clients, through trial if necessary, to protect their legal rights and remedies.

  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Tampa, FL 33614

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I am an attorney for all your legal needs. Acevedo Law Firm takes pride in the aggressive representation of each client. Each client is given the individual attention their case requires and deserves. What sets us apart from others is that we also show compassion. We are not as interested in the retainer agreement as we are in your happiness. We are here to ensure your future happiness and freedom. Our offices specialize in the following areas: 1. Family Law - Adoption, Divorce, Child Support, Custody, Visitation, Paternity, Disestablishment of Paternity, Modifications of Child Support, Custody, Visitation and More 2. Criminal Defense and More Contact our office for a free consultation. There are payment plans available.

  • 3 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
  • Clearwater, FL 33765

Evangelin C.

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Great job on all the services expected so far

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Protect your career. Protect your benefits. Protect your reputation. Whether you have been charged with a criminal offense, charges are being referred to court martial, or you are a member of the military going through a divorce, protect yourself, protect your benefits, and protect your career by retaining an attorney who knows the uniqueness of a military divorce and the hurdles ahead for the military member charged with a crime. We can work with the ADC if you wish, but we work outside of the chain of command. Military law is controlled by the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), which lays out the rights, privileges, duties, and obligations of military personnel, establishes procedures for military discipline, and defines crimes and punishments according to the military law justice system. Our military personnel deserve aggressive, knowledgeable representation to navigate the complexities of a military case. The VanDerZee Law Group We offer free consultations. Payments are accepted (no credit check). We have base privileges to better serve our soldiers. If you have been charged with a crime off base, or charges have been referred to court martial, please call our firm of former JAG officers to fully understand the charges and possible consequences of your case.

  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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We are experienced DUI and criminal defense attorneys offering free consultation and covering the entire Tampa Bay area.

  • Brandon, FL 33511

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I am a personal injury lawyer and criminal defense attorney providing personal service. Speak to your actual lawyer, not a case manager or paralegal. Let my experience as a former state prosecutor and insurance defense attorney work for you! I handle many types of cases including car accidents, misdemeanors and felonies. See my website for more information.

  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33705

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Goldman Wetzel is a criminal defense trial institution involving in the Tampa Bay area including Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Hernando, Polk and Sarasota counties. The attorneys at Goldman Wetzel, Summer Goldman and Maribeth Wetzel, have more than fifteen years of combined experience. Ms. Goldman is a foregoing prosecutor, and Ms. Wetzel is a career defense counsel. With understanding and confidence, we zealously represent our clients. Using a team concept, we fight all types of cases related to criminal and traffic-related from speeding tickets to serious felony charges as well as if you have been arrested, received a arraignment, or are being attend for questioning by the police.

  • Tampa, FL 33607

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I will personally handle your legal matter/problem in the areas of bankruptcy, criminal defense, personal injury, slip and fall, automobile accidents, family/divorce law, and foreclosure defense. I'm a member of the Florida Bar in good standing and have offices in Tampa and South Florida. Please visit my website and leave me any questions there, and I will respond to you within 24 hours (usually). Thanks!

  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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At Bruce H. Denson's law office in St. Petersburg, our goal is to give you aggressive and passionate personal counsel and legal representation in criminal defense cases. Because he is a sole practitioner, you will always speak directly with Mr. Denson, and he will attend every court hearing. He provides full attention on your case, and it won't be passed down to a less-experienced attorney. The Denson Firm's main priority is client contact and personal service. We now have a location open in Tampa: Bruce H. Denson - DUI Attorney 305 N. Armenia Avenue Suite C Tampa, FL 33609

  • Spring Hill, FL 34609

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Whittel and Melton, LLC is a full-service central Florida law practice, with an emphasis on representing clients in all Personal Injury cases, Wrongful Death tragedies, Criminal and DUI Defense, and all Divorce-Family Law matters. The firm was formed when Gainesville and Ocala Attorney, Robert G. Whittel, and Spring Hill and New Port Richey Lawyer, Jason M. Melton, joined their respective practices to better accommodate their clients. Primarily working from the Hernando and Alachua County offices, full-time injury law, family law, and criminal defense paralegals, legal assistants and administrative staff, as well as private investigators and experts, who work on a case-by-case basis, assist the five Florida lawyers at Whittel and Melton. Our lawyers include former State of Florida prosecutors, retired military, and a retired New York City police officer. The two founding members of the firm are, in fact, also former nominees for state and federal office. Our lawyers and staff are committed to meeting and exceeding our clients' needs. Whittel and Melton's success and reputation has always been based on high-quality legal work, performed by well-prepared lawyers, who are devoted to their clients. The firm's growth is due in large part to the wide range of services and varied interests of our clients. Our attorneys are proud to deliver a personalized and focused counsel to our many clients in Florida. Whittel and Melton remains dedicated to developing and maintaining long-term relationships in the different communities where we practice. Our firm routinely represents clients in the courthouses of Brooksville, Tampa, Bushnell, Gainesville, New Port Richey, Ocala, Orlando, Dade City, Inverness, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, Bronson, Tavares, Bartow and throughout the State of Florida.

  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33714

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When you're facing a criminal charge, DUI, or auto injury, you need attorneys who will fight for you. Call your St. Petersburg lawyers at Rooth Law Group, and learn how we get the best results for you. Ryan Rooth and Kelly Rooth are Tampa Bay Area's attorneys who are both committed to helping people who have been injured in accidents and defending the liberty interests of people accused of crimes.

  • Tampa, FL 33605

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When you are facing a DUI, a criminal charge or auto injury, you need attorneys to fight for you. Call your Tampa lawyers at Rooth Law Group, and learn how we get the best results for you.

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This Tampa law firm is a trial firm dedicated to representing clients injured through the negligence of others (auto accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death), those charged with criminal offenses, foreclosure and modification, and select real estate matters.

  • Orlando, FL 32814

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John Musca has devoted his legal career to criminal defense. He decided to open his own comprehensive criminal defense firm in 2001 after serving as a public defender in the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida. His practice has grown tremendously, now operating nineteen offices throughout the state, with plans to ultimately offer full-service criminal defense to all of Florida. Mr. Musca is committed to offering outstanding services to his clients and attributes the success of his law practice to the satisfaction of his clients and the diligence of the Florida criminal defense lawyers in the office. He describes his work as a criminal defense attorney as his passion, rather than just his job. During his career as a private criminal defense attorney and former public defender, Mr. Musca has handled thousands of criminal cases, from beginning to end, and tried over 100 cases. He believes in an aggressive defense philosophy, focusing on clients' strengths and the weaknesses in the prosecution's case. He is licensed to practice law in the state of Florida and the United States Federal Court, Middle District of Florida. Mr. Musca completed his undergraduate studies cum laude at Boston College in 1994 and received his Juris Doctor from the Case Western University School of Law in 1997. He speaks Spanish fluently and has attended international language and legal studies overseas at the world-renowned "Instituto Internacional" in Madrid, Spain. Additionally, he is involved in public interest legal work with local organizations that provide services to impoverished clients. Mr. Musca founded Musca Law with the goal of providing the highest quality criminal defense representation. He fights hard on your behalf, and he fights to win.

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I offer a free initial phone consultation. Areas of legal practice include divorce and family law, general civil litigation, personal injury, criminal defense, among other areas. I have been practicing law since 1992 and am AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell. I am a former prosecutor in Hillsborough County, Florida. I am also a certified mediator (circuit and county courts) in the state of Florida. I have participation in approximately 100 jury trials and hundreds of non-jury trials/hearings. I am a former managing partner of Tampa office of a dual-state firm before entering private practice with a solo firm in 2006.

  • Tampa, FL 33603

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I have been a member of the Florida Bar for over 18 years. My experience includes over 20 years of criminal justice experience, which includes my time as a former probation officer, state prosecutor for both Hillsborough and Pasco counties, former law clerk for the state criminal judges, conducting research on 3.850 motions for post-conviction relief motions, former law clerk for federal judges, and former federal prosecutor. I was the former lead trial attorney and deputy chief for the drug division and that for the U.S. Attorney's office. I prosecuted federal drug offenses, wire taps and RICO violations, as well as organized fraud and both criminal and civil asset forfeiture cases. I am board certified in criminal trial law by the Florida Bar (of the 75,784 lawyers in Florida, there are only 323 attorneys certified in this area). I have been admitted to practice in both state and federal court, as well as the United States Supreme Court. Y hablo Espanol

  • 13 years in business
  • Tampa, FL 33605

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At our law firm, we provide guidance for clients facing a DUI or theft crime-related charge. We understand the legal dedication a criminal matter may take. We will be able to provide the knowledge and support you need. Call the firm to discuss why you should hire a member of our team. We are waiting for your call.

  • 15 years in business
  • Tampa, FL 33626

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We offer criminal defense representation in federal and state courts in Florida by board-certified criminal trial lawyer in 24th year of practice. Office is located conveniently to Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties with plenty of free parking. We provide free consultation via telephone or in office. We offer personalized, detailed, thorough and aggressive representation of all criminal matters, whether under investigation or after arrest.

  • 8 years in business
  • Tampa, FL 33606

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We fight for good people who are going through difficult times because of divorce, injury, or arrest. We help people transition into a better place than they think possible. We are Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers, or more specifically, personal injury, divorce, and criminal defense lawyers. Our clients are predominantly professionals and business owners. We have offices through out the Tampa bay area to make it as easy as possible for our clients to see their lawyers.

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If you or someone you love has been arrested and you are seeking representation from a skilled criminal defense lawyer in Tampa, consider calling and speaking with Taracks Rickman & Associates. This law firm is comprised of attorneys with more than 50 years of collective experience in the legal field. Many of the lawyers at the firm also formerly worked as prosecutors which affords them a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system. The firm handles state and federal criminal defense. Some common cases include DUI, drug crimes, expungement, domestic violence and many others. Taracks Rickman & Associates is a firm that is also known for its trial experience. Many of the firm’s attorneys have served as lead counsel in a number of criminal jury trials. If you would like to learn more about this firm and how they can help you, call today for a free consultation.

  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33702

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We provide personal legal representation at a price you can afford in the areas you need most, such as family, criminal defense and personal injury law. We are representing individuals in Pinellas (St. Petersburg and Clearwater) and Hillsborough counties (Tampa), as well Pasco (New Port Richey) and Manatee counties (Bradenton).

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
  • Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

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The Morris Law Firm is dedicated to criminal defense, and represents clients throughout Pinellas County and the entire Tampa Bay area (including St. Petersburg and Clearwater in Pinellas County, Tampa in Hillsborough County, Dade City and New Port Richey in Pasco County, Bradenton in Manatee County, Bartow in Polk County, and Sarasota County, Florida) for the following types of misdemeanor and felony crimes: - DUI or driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs - Domestic violence - Juvenile offenses - Drug offenses (including drug trafficking) - White collar crimes - Traffic offenses - Driver's license suspensions and revocations - Battery/assault - Theft - Burglary/robbery - Firearm/weapons offenses - Violations of probation - Sealing/expunging criminal records

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