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Over 12 years professional experience in defending individuals charged with criminal offenses such as  a felony, misdemeanor, DUI, drug trafficking, domestic violence, assault, battery, theft and murder.


Donald A. Pumphrey, Jr. founded his own private practice in 1999 after working as the Lead Trial Attorney in Pinellas County and Assistant State Attorney for the State Attorney’s office in Pinellas County. Pumphrey, also a former law enforcement officer, has been known for his accomplishments outside of criminal justice as a former NFL Player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneer.


The Law Offices of Don Pumphrey, Jr., is located in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, and serving individuals charged with both misdemeanor and felony crimes in Leon County and surrounding areas throughout Florida's Second Judicial Circuit including Bristol in Liberty County, Crawfordville in Wakulla County, Monticello in Jefferson County, or Quincy in Gadsden County.


If you are facing criminal charges, and would like to contact the Law Offices of Don Pumphrey, Jr., call 850.681.7777.  You can speak with Tallahassee criminal defense attorney Don Pumphrey about your case.  It is important to protect your rights after an arrest or you will face the strictest punishment and have lose your opportunity to argue the charges.  Call now to begin building your case.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    18 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Violent Crime: 25%
    18 years, 250 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 25%
    18 years, 500 cases



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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Donald. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Dean Fussell

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred several cases to Mr. Pumphrey since coming to know him through shared membership in the state criminal defense association. He is thorough, knowledgable, and diligent. The client's who I have referred to him have always spoke very highly after the representation was concluded.


    David Fussell Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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FLMember in Good Standing199709/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerThe Law Offices of Don Pumphrey, JR1999 - Present
Lead Trial AttorneyState Attorney’s office in Pinellas County1997 - 1999
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney’s office in Pinellas County1996 - 1999
Law Enforcement OfficerState Of Florida1989 - 1991
Offensive Line (Tackle, Guard, Long Snap)Tampa Bay Buccaneers, National Football League (NFL)1987 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana LawsMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
National College of DUI DefenseMemberN/A
NFL Alumni AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Charles Free, a.k.a. Jack HazenStill going on
Richard HarteWon - all charges were dropped
Driving Under the Influence (2010 CT 4068 A1)Found Not Guilty by a jury of his peers
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJuris Doctorate1996
Florida State UniversityCriminologyBS - Bachelor of Science1989
University of Georgia, Valdosta State UniversityBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1985
Northeast OKlahoma A & M Junior CollegeBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1983
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FSU New Student OrientationCrime and Punishment2008