Our firm was established in April of 1990 and for more than 20 years has been fighting for the rights of the criminally accused. Our job is to competently represent the accused in court regardless of the crime alleged. We will fight to preserve your rights, protect your interests and make sure you get your fair day in court. Our goals include preparing your defense, aggressively challenging the government's evidence and seeking to secure the most favorable outcome of your case.Example cases
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1401 Lee Street
Fort Myers FL 33901
I mostly have lump-sum retainer agreements and am willing to offer a 5% discount to Nolo referral clients.
$250 to $350.
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
I speak fluent Spanish.
I enjoyed criminal law because it deals with fundamental liberty and justice, more so than any other area of practice.
It is essential for our clients to educate themselves about the legal process in general and their particular criminal case. The better informed our client is, the more likely that they will not have a similar legal problem in the future.
In order to better represent our client's interests, we always seek to learn as much about them and their circumstances as possible. To that end, we encourage our clients to share with us as much information as possible.
We rarely, if ever, recommend that a client represent themselves in court. The legal process, rules of procedure, and evidence code are difficult to understand and master. Individuals without formal legal training will often find themselves at a disadvantage when proceeding pro se. Nonetheless, we can and will attempt to educate as well as inform them as best we can should they still seek to take that approach.
Prior to going into private practice, I worked as an Assistant State Attorney (1988 to 1990) with the State Attorney's Office in Fort Myers.
Getting involved in my community (legal and non-legal) gave me a better sense of the human condition, which is essential to becoming a great lawyer.
I consider myself very personable and loyal to your defense.Personal interests:
I enjoy music, movies, sports, and travel.
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