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D. Todd Doss

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



Retainer (Never)

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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


    Michael Waddington Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Sonya Margaret Rudenstine

    Todd Doss is among the rarest of attorneys: he combines a tremendous amount of experience in complicated litigation and appellate work with dogged advocacy and true decency. I cannot recommend him highly enough.


    Sonya Rudenstine Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

201 South Orange Avenue
Suite 300
Orlando, FL, 32801


FLMember in Good Standing199105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service AwardThe Florida Bar2011
President's Appreciation AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2011
Legal Elite, Criminal DefenseFlorida Trend Magazine2010
President's AwardFlorida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Assistant Federal DefenderFederal Public Defender2012 - Present
Sole practitionerD. Todd Doss2003 - 2012
Assistant Regional CounselCapital Collateral Regional Counsel2002 - 2003
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender, Third Judicial Circuit of Florida2000 - 2002
Sole PractitionerD. Todd Doss1991 - 2000

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Third Judicial Circuit chapter)President2011 - 2012
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors Statewide at Large Member2010 - Present
Third Circuit Chapter FACDLPresident & Founding Member2007 - 2009
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors, Chapter Representative2007 - 2010
Third Circuit Chapter of FACDLChapter Representative FACDL Board of Directors2007 - 2010
U.S. 11th Circuit Court of AppealsAdmitted to Practice1999 - Present
U.S. District Court, Middle District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice1999 - Present
U.S. District Court, Northern District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice1999 - Present
U.S. Supreme CourtAdmitted to Practice1999 - Present
U.S. District Court, Southern District of FloridaAdmitted to Practice1993 - Present
Florida BarMember1991 - Present

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Oklahoma State UniversityPolitical ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
State of Florida Innocence CommissionProfessional Responsibility Regarding Attorney's Fees in Appointed Cases2012
Death is Different XVIIIMitgation Primer for Death Penalty Cases2012
Life in the BalanceOngoing Developments in Lethal Injection Litigation2011
Life in the BalancePushing the Atkins Threshold: IQ Testing2011
Death is Different XVIIPushing the Atkins Envelope: WAIS III v. WAIS IV and the Stanford-Binet2011
FACDL 2010 Annual MeetingWhat Appellate Lawyer's Hate About Trial Lawyers2010
Showcase on SentencingU.S. Supreme Court Update2009
Death is Different XIVPresentation regarding obtaining appointed experts and getting the State of Florida to pay for them.2008
Black History MonthPanel member for capital punishment symposium2007
Life Over Death XXVHill v. McDonough and the Lethal Injection Controversy2006