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Jeffrey Lawrence Thomas

Jeffrey Lawrence Thomas

also known as Jeff Thomas

About me

I am a Tampa criminal defense attorney who represents clients who have been accused of misdemeanor and felony charges. Some of the most common types of crimes our clients have been charged with includes, driving under the influence (DUI, DWI), aiding and / or abetting, assault and battery, burglary, conspiracy, domestic violence, drug crimes, hit and run, internet crimes, military crimes, perjury, pre-file investigations, probation violations, sex crimes, stalking, juvenile crimes, three strikes crimes and white collar crimes. I also assist clients who have been charged with obstruction of justice, who are being sought for extradition or who are seeking expungements of their previous crimes.


Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
    25 years, 3.5 thousand cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 9%
    25 years, 500 cases
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 1%
    25 years, 2 thousand cases



Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Jeff Council Paulk

    I have worked with Jeff Thomas for over 10 years and his results speak for themselves. I would recommend that anyone looking for a criminal lawyer take the time to speak with Jeff Thomas. Jeff Thomas only handles criminal cases and he has the experience to help your case as former prosecutor at the State Attorney's Office in Hillsborough County.


    Jeff Paulk Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Thomas & Paulk, P.A.

217 N. Howard Ave
Ste. 100
Tampa, FL, 33606-1519


FLMember in Good Standing199709/08/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
GraduateFlorida Prosecuting Attorney’s DUI SchoolN/A
GraduateFlorida Prosecuting Attorney’s Prosecution SchoolN/A
GraduateFlorida Prosecuting Attorney’s Evidence SchoolN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Felony Prosecutor13th Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County1997 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Criminal Lawyers (NACDL)N/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Robbery ChargeDismissed
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Publication nameTitleDate
Thomas & PaulkTampa Criminal Defense Attorney Blog2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of FloridaN/AN/A1993