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Practice Areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 80%
  2. Federal Crime: 10%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%


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Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Katz & Phillips, PA

509 W. Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL, 32804

723 West Main Street
Tavares, FL, 32778

Suite 207
Longwood, FL, 32779

912 NW 56th Terrace
Suite A
Gainesville, FL, 32605

800 West Platt Street
Suite 3
Tampa, FL, 33606



FLMember in Good Standing200609/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2015
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Top 40 Lawyers Under 40American Society of Legal Advocates2014
10 Best Under 40American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys2014
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Who's WhoStrathmore2013
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2013
Top 40 Under 40National Trial Lawyers2013
Renaissance ManOrlando Style Magazine2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Client's Choice AwardAVVO2012
Central Florida's Best AttorneyOrlando Style Magazine2012
Academic LeadersipSigma Alpha Epsilon2000
Academic/LeadershipVetern's Post1999
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerKatz & Phillips, PA2009 - Present
Senior AssociateFaulkner Legal Group, P.A.2007 - 2009
Assistant State AttorneyOffice Of The State Attorney for the 18th Judicial Circuit2006 - 2007
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney for the 1st Judicial Circuit2005 - 2006
Association NamePosition NameDuration
The National Trial LawyersMember2013 - Present
Association of Federal Defense AttorneysMember2011 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
Florida BarMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationOfficer2006 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
Aspatore Book publicationThe Ongoing Gun Control Debate2014
LawReview CLEDUI Defense: Jurly Selection, Objections & Cross Examinations2013
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases -2014 Edition2013
US Law Shield Monthly NewsletterThe Castle Doctrine & Stand Your Ground in Florida2013
LawreviewCLEDUI Science :Fact or Fiction?2013
Law Review CLEDUI Breathalyzer Test: Basics of Testing & Toxicology2012
K&P PressFlorida DUI Laws- What to Know if You Have Been Charged with DUI2012
Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books)Defending DUI Vehicular Homicide Cases2012
LawReview CLEHandling First DUI Case2011
LawReviewCLEHandling First DUI- Fall Seminar2011
Aspatore Book publicationInside the Minds: Negotiating a Plea Deal in DUI Cases2011
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Southern MississippiPsychologyBS - Bachelor of Science2001
University of Southern MississippiBiologyBS - Bachelor of Science2001
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
U.S. Law ShieldJustifiable Use of Deadly Force2014
Wyoming Antelope Club's Monthly MeetingStand Your Ground Law and Self Defense2013
Rotary ClubUse of Deadly Force2013
DUI Science: Fact or Fiction?Urine Testing and Breath Testing2013
DUI Science- Fact or Fiction?DRE Program, Breath, Urine and Blood Testing in DUI cases2013
DUI DefenseDUi Defense: Jury Selection, Objections & Cross Examinations2013
Florida Surety Agents Association SeminarStand Your Ground Law/ Self Defense2012
DUI Breathalyzer Test:Basic Testing and ToxicologyBreath Testing and Toxicology2012
Handling First DUI- Fall SeminarDMV and Criminal Consequences of DUI2011
Handling First DUI- Fall SeminarClient Consultation/Information Gathering2011
Handling First DUI Case- Fall SeminarCourt Process and Procedure2011
Handling First DUI CaseThe Court Process: Step by Step2011
Handling First DUI CaseDUI2011
Handling First DUI CaseEthics in DUI Advertising2011
Client InterviewHandling First DUI Case2011
Starting You Own FirmLaw Office Practice and Management2008
Advocacy in Practice 2012Defending and Beating Breath TestN/A

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