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Patrick Desmond Doherty

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Appeals

  • St. Petersburg, FL

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Practice Areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 80%
  2. Appeals: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Lori Doganiero Palmieri

    Although I have known Pat Doherty for 20 years and have prosecuted cases against him in the past, I just had an opportunity to represent co-defendants together with him in federal court in the last year. We were both court-appointed on a very sad case of parents distributing prescription drugs to their son who died from an overdose. Working with Pat was an extraordinary experience for me. The depth and breath of his vast criminal defense experience was invaluable in getting through such a disturbing case. I only wish that I had the opportunity to try a case with the "master of cross examination." Pat is a true gentleman and a great lawyer. I am proud to call him my friend.

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    Lori Palmieri Federal Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Brown & Doherty Attorneys at Law

450 Carillon Parkway
Suite 120
St. Petersburg, FL, 33716-1209

450 Carillon Parkway Ste 120
St Petersburg, FL, 33716

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
COInactive199808/07/2015
FLInactive197308/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America1994
President's Pro Bono Service AwardThe Florida Bar1990
Award for Outstanding Service to the BarClearwater Bar Association1987
Nelson Poynter Civil Liberties AwardThe St. Petersburg Times1982
Award for Outstanding ServiceN/A1975

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar Association, Local Grievance CommitteeMember1990 - Present
Florida Bar Association, Young Lawyers Board of GovernorsMember1980 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pinellas County Criminal Defense LawyersMemberN/A
Barney Masterson's Inn of CourtMemberN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
Loyola UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Life Over DeathDeath PenaltyN/A