Richard G. Canina

Richard G. Canina

Criminal Defense Attorney

Melbourne, FL





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About Me

Since 1985, attorney Richard G. Canina has been practicing exclusively in the area of criminal defense in Brevard County, FL. Mr. Canina graduated with Honors from The University Of Florida at age 20, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. He later attended Stetson University College of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate. While at Stetson, Mr. Canina served as Vice President...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card


Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (60 minutes), Retainer (Always)

Client Reviews

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Posted by: a DUI client almost 2 years ago.

Rick Canina is extremely knowledgeable and has vast array of experience. Most honest, hardworking, caring and compassionate lawyer. He handled my...

Best Defense Lawyer in Brevard County!

Posted by: Rob almost 2 years ago.

From the first day I sat in his office, Mr. Canina was there for me every step of the way. You could tell that he truly cared about me as a person...
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Dmitry Gorin
Dmitry Gorin

Van Nuys, CA

25 days ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse attorney Richard Canina. He donates his time to provide excellent legal answers on Avvo from citizens seeking advise. A respected member in...
Derrick R Connell
Derrick Connell

Melbourne, FL

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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1985 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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1985 – 1990

Public Defender's Office, 18th Jud. Circuit


Showing 1 of 4 degrees

1985 Juris Doctor in Law

Stetson University College of Law


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2014 Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Client Review Rating



Showing 1 of 8 association entries

1985- present Attorney Member

Florida Bar

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Speaking Engagements

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1992 Administrative Hearings in DUI Cases

at Brevard County Bar Association

1991 Florida's Habitual Felony Offender and Habitual Violent Felony Offender Statutes

at Guest Lecturer

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