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Firm Overview

The Caldarone Law Group, P.A. was established in 2009 and is a full-service Southwest Florida law firm servicing criminal and personal injury clients in the State and Federal Courts of Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Glades, and Hendry counties.

Former prosecutor and insurance defense attorney Justin P. Caldarone, the firm's founding shareholder, is, first and foremost, a seasoned trial attorney who prides himself in providing high quality, ethical, and client-focused legal representation in the fields of Criminal Defense and Personal Injury.

Attorney Caldarone is a former prosecutor with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, the largest and busiest judicial circuit in the state of Florida. During his tenure as a prosecutor, attorney Caldarone successfully tried and handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. As a former prosecutor, attorney Caldarone knows how police officers and prosecutors investigate and build criminal cases against people like you. Let attorney Caldarone put that knowledge and experience to work for you to get you the best possible outcome for your case.

Attorney Caldarone is also a former attorney for one of the world's largest insurance companies. As an insurance defense attorney, Mr. Caldarone defended hundreds of people involved in serious and complex personal injury cases, and, through that intensive experience, learned valuable lessons about how insurance companies value cases and how insurance defense attorney prepare cases for trial.

No matter what type of injury you have suffered as the result of the negligence of another, attorney Caldarone stands ready to listen and then aggressively act on your behalf.

Example cases

Defendant Jet Grant was on probation for attempted second degree murder and several other charges.

After his arrest for attempted sexual battery, Mr. Grant hired attorney Justin Caldarone to defend his case. Attorney Caldarone immediately investigated the background of the alleged victim and presented that information to the Assistant State Attorney assigned to the case. Attorney Caldarone persuaded the Assistant State Attorney not to file the new case.

As a result, the affidavit of violation of probation was dismissed and Mr. Grant was reinstated to probation.

Case dismissed!

In a second example, Defendant Mack Young was charged by Information with one count of Possession of Cocaine.

The State alleged that Mr. Young possessed a baggie of cocaine found in the glove compartment of a car Mr. Young was driving.

After reviewing the discovery provided by the State and researching the law of constructive possession in Florida, Mr. Caldarone persuaded the Assistant State Attorney that she could not prove that Mr. Young possessed the cocaine beyond and to the exclusion of every reasonable doubt.

Case dismissed!

Main Office

Main
2390 Tamiami Trail North
Suite 102
Naples  FL  34103

Phone
  • (239) 537-0439
Fax
  • (239) 349-2323

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Attorney Caldarone offers a free hour long initial consultation for criminal and personal injury cases.

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

The fees for each criminal case are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Attorney Caldarone works on a contingency fee basis for personal injury cases.

Hourly Rates

It varies depending on the case and the individual.

Office Information

Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Emergency After Hours

Yes

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

Attorney Caldarone chose criminal defense and personal injury work because of the impact he can have on his clients' lives.

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

Attorney Caldarone believes that clients should educate themselves on legal issues but should always consult with a licensed attorney.

Is your firm willing to review documents prepared by clients?

Attorney Caldarone is willing to review documents prepared by clients.

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

While coaching clients may be ethical in other states, the Florida Bar frowns on attorneys coaching clients who want to represent themselves.

Justin P. Caldarone

Attorney Justin P. Caldarone is a former prosecutor with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office where he tried and handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases.

After leaving the State Attorney's Office, attorney Caldarone joined the legal department of one of the world's largest insurance companies where he defended hundreds of people in serious and complex personal injury cases.

Always looking for new challenges, Attorney Caldarone joined a boutique complex commercial litigation firm where he represented a large state agency and numerous business owners with a variety of business litigation matters.

Attorney Caldarone's experience as a prosecutor and an insurance defense attorney gives him the advantage of seeing the criminal and personal injury cases from the other side. This allows him to better judge the strengths and weaknesses of each case in order to produce a better outcome for the client.

Attorney Caldarone's strengths are the knowledge gained by his time as a prosecutor and insurance defense attorney and his ability to get things done for his clients.

Personal interests:

Attorney Caldarone enjoys any type of competitive sport.

License
  • Bar Number: 574120
    Florida , 2002
Education
  • Northeastern University School of Law
    J.D. , 2002
    Boston, MA
    Mr. Caldarone's article entitled "Professional Team Doctors: Money, Prestige and Ethical Dilemmas" was published in the Tulane University School of Law Sports Lawyers Journal in 2002.
  • Pepperdine University
    M.A. , 1999
    Malibu, CA
  • Pepperdine University
    B.A. , 1993
    Malibu, CA

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