Catherine Ann Drees

Catherine Ann Drees

Criminal Defense Attorney

Daytona Beach, FL





No Misconduct



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About Me

I have been practicing for 30 years and I know and work well with everyone in the court system here in Volusia county.  I was an Assistant State Attorney for ten years and have been in private practice for 20 years.  I do not handle death penalty or serious cases because most of those are handled by the Office of the Public Defender.  Those types of cases take up a great deal of time and leave...

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Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Free Consultation (60 minutes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Client Reviews

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The best attorney that I ever hired...

Posted by: Patricia over 4 years ago.

I was visiting Florida and ended up needing legal assistance. Ms Drees gave me excellent service. She knows the law and was able to handle my case...

Excellent Service

Posted by: a Class Action client about 5 years ago.

Catherine listened to me, she helped me from the moment i stepped in the door. Even after my case was settled she still follows up with me, she was...
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Showing 2 of 15 peer endorsements

Kevin P. Landry
Kevin Landry

Providence, RI

28 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer. After reviewing many of Attorney Drees's responses to complicated legal matters it is clear that she has the utmost knowledge...
William Paul Arnau
William Arnau

St. Augustine, FL

6 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Ms. Drees is a well respected and a very effective criminal defense attorney. She works tirelessly for her clients and consistently achieves...
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1983 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/14/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1983 – 1987

State Attorney's Office 17th Judicial Circuit


Showing 1 of 3 degrees

1983 Advanced Lexis Certification in Legal research

University of Florida


Showing 1 of 3 awards

1986 DUI Prosecutor of the Year

Broward County Sherriff's Office


Showing 1 of 7 association entries

1993- present Practicing member

National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

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Showing 1 of 1 publication

2008 State v. Flassig

Florida Law Weekly Supplement

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Success as a female veteran and attorney

at American Association of University women

1993 Insurance Fraud

at National Insurance Crime Bureau