Jon May

Jon May

Federal Crime Lawyer

Fort Lauderdale, FL





No Misconduct

About Me

Attorney Jon May defends individuals and institutions accused of serious violations of federal law, including: health care fraud; mortgage fraud; money laundering; mail and telemarketing fraud; and racketeering. He handles cases before the Federal Courts throughout the United States. Mr. May has been counsel in cases that have been covered by the national and international media including the...

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Practice Areas

Client Reviews

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Excellent Criminal & Appellate Attorney

Posted by: lance over 3 years ago.

Jon served as an advisor to my trial attorney. Even though my trial attorney tried to stay with his own defense when I initiated the addition, he...

Client Review

Posted by: a Criminal Defense client over 5 years ago.

My only regret was that I did not find John sooner. My situation was very complicated and multifactor. After dealing with MANY Attorneys, John is...
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Showing 2 of 5 peer endorsements

Christian K. Lassen II
Christian Lassen

Philadelphia, PA

Over 1 year ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Top-notch attorney. Highly respected in the legal community.
Cynthia Eva Hujar Orr
Cynthia Orr

San Antonio, TX

About 4 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

Jon is a cut above most criminal defense lawyers. He is brilliant and a tenacious advocate. In the case in which we were recently associated, he won...
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1979 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 08/30/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1986 – present

May & Cohen P.A.


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1978 JD in Criminal Law

University of Florida School of Law (Levin)


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2010 Presidential Commendation

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers


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2009- present Chairman, White Collar Crime Section

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Showing 2 of 19 publications

2012 Stopping the Train Before it Leaves the Station: Convincing Prosecutors Not to Charge Your Client

The Champion

2012 The New British Invasion: Will the UK Bribery Act of 2010 Eclipse the FCPA?

The Champion

Speaking Engagements

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2009 Ethics and Fees

at Second Annual Defending Drug Cases Seminar

2007 The Seven Principles of Effective Plea Bargaining

at Cutting Edge Criminal Defense

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