Hager & Schwartz, PA

Firm Overview

My firm was established when my business partner and I saw a need for offering the residents of Florida the dedicated criminal defense they deserve. My firm is focused on offering those faced with criminal charges the skilled and experienced legal support they need. By working closely with our clients, we are able to help them navigate through the often turbulent, tricky waters of avoiding criminal conviction with as little pain as possible.

Example cases

• Case No. 09-002183MM40A Charge: Battery. Result: State Attorney dismissed the case.

• Case No. 08-027460MM10A Charge: Domestic Violence Battery. Result: Charges dropped.

Main Office
555 N. E. 15th Street Penthouse A
Miami  FL  33132
  • (800) 827-5193


Free Initial Consultation?
Yes, I do offer a free initial consultation.
Services Offered For Fixed Fees?
Contact me to discuss my fees.
Hourly Rates
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Office Information

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Emergency After Hours

Other Offices

2450 Hollywood Blvd.
Suite 105
Hollywood,  FL  33020
Boca Raton
One Park Place 621 N.W. 53rd Street
Suite 420
Boca Raton,  FL  33487
Daytona Beach
642 N Halifax Avenue
Daytona Beach,  FL  32118
Fort Pierce
207 Orange Ave.
Fort Pierce,  FL  34950
Criminal Defense
Don't let the heartbreak of a past criminal offense keep you from moving forward, because the team from Hager & Schwartz, PA is ready to help. Contact a criminal defense attorney serving Miami today to begin working towards a new beginning!
There are many people that don't know where to turn when it comes to finding a solid criminal defense attorney. You may feel as though you are lost in a slew of court proceedings and the painful question of your future, and you simply don't know what to do next. Thousands of families are affected by cybercrime, burglary, or counterfeiting charges on a yearly basis. You may have been charged with assault battery or a bench warrant, and simply need the help that a professional will be able to provide. No one wants to watch as their wellbeing is hemmed in due to an accident or the heartbreak of a questionable future. Rather, allow the team at Hager & Schwartz, PA to provide you with the careful consideration that is deserved. The team has more than three decades of influential experience. The team offers appointments on days, evenings, and weekends, and former state prosecutors round out the honest and attentive care that will be provided. With Hager & Schwartz, PA, you are always treated with the highest amount of respect and care. It's time that you're given the chance to move beyond what once was, and instead allow yourself to invest in the solidarity of the future. No one wants to watch as their wellbeing is inhibited by an accidental act or a mistake. That's why Hager & Schwartz, PA will make sure that you are provided with the effectual study and intricate workings that is so necessary within the courtroom. It's time to move forward, and you simply can't afford to wait any longer. You're always worth the new beginning. Contact a criminal defense attorney serving Miami today to begin working towards the case completion you desire!

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

I think that criminal defense is vitally important as it has a long-lasting, often life-altering affect on people's lives. Without the proper legal support, a criminal charge can cripple a person, leaving them with consequences that will branch off to touch every aspect of their lives. I wanted to be able to step in and help them in this time of need.

What is your firm's point of view regarding clients educating themselves on legal issues?

I believe strongly in clients staying involved in all steps of the process and strongly encourage them to keep themselves educated on all of the legal issues they are facing.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

I am willing to review all documents that I think will help me to assist my clients.

Is your firm willing to coach clients who want to represent themselves?

Depending on the situation, I am willing to help my clients decide how I will best be able to help them.

John S. Hager

I previously worked as an Assistant State Attorney in Broward County, as well working for a large insurance defense firm. Both have given me the trial experience needed to know the law intimately.

My previous experience working on the other side of the law has given me a full, well-rounded understanding of the law so that I am able to best represent my clients. By knowing how the other side operates, I am able to predict how they will react and stay several steps ahead of the pack.

I am creative and tenacious in all my efforts to defend my clients. I am not afraid to do whatever it takes to help them on their way to getting the result they need.

Personal interests:

I love practicing law and helping my clients in their efforts to fight for a brighter future.

  • Bar Number: 173967
    Florida , 1999
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Juris Doctorate , 1999
    Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL
  • University of Florida
    Bachelor of Arts , 1994
    Gainesville, FL

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