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Bjorn Erik Brunvand

Bjorn Erik Brunvand

Practice areas:

Federal Crime, DUI & DWI, Violent Crime, White Collar Crime, Juvenile

About Me

Languages Spoken: Norwegian

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1989

  1. Federal Crime: 30%
    25 years, 200 cases
  2. White Collar Crime: 20%
    26 years, 100 cases
  3. Violent Crime: 20%
    26 years, 400 cases
  4. DUI & DWI: 20%
    26 years, 400 cases
  5. Juvenile: 10%
    26 years, 50 cases



Hourly ($500-1000/hour), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes), Pro Bono (5%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

12 total 

  • Sidney Wallis Kilgore

    I have known Bjorn Brunvand for nearly three decades. He enjoys a reputation throughout the legal community in the Tampa Bay Area as an outstanding and effective criminal defense lawyer.


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    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Angelo Michael Ferlita

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Angelo Ferlita Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

615 Turner St
Clearwater, FL, 337565314



FLMember in Good Standing198908/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentBjorn E. Brunvand, P.A.1992 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender1989 - 1992


Association NamePosition NameDuration
NORML Legal CommitteeLifetime Member2003 - Present
Barney Masterson American Inn of CourtFormer Member2000 - 2004
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime Member1990 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime Member1990 - Present
Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationFormer President1989 - Present
Pinellas County Trial Lawyers AssociationFormer President1989 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
United States v. Yuri ChachrachNot Guilty Jury Verdict after six week trial

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of South FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1986
St. Petersburg Junior CollegePre-LawAA1984
Stetson University College of LawN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Immigration ConferenceCriminal Defense Issues and Immigration Consequences2003