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The SLAVIN LAW FIRM, based in Clearwater, handles all criminal and traffic-related matters throughout the entire Tampa Bay area.

If your case requires an aggressive, yet affordable, defense... the SLAVIN LAW FIRM will be there for you. 365/24/7.

Please visit for more information.

Aaron J. Slavin, Esq.


The SLAVIN LAW FIRM will always strive to provide each and every client with the following:


  • An honest assessment and evaluation of your case.

  • A competitive fee commensurate with like experience.

  • A response to your call or inquiry on the same day.

  • The flexibility of evening and/or weekend appointments.

  • 24-hour availability in times of emergency.

  • The proper balance of creativity and tenacity.

  • Good, old-fashioned, roll-up-the-sleeves hard work.


*** Major Credit Cards Accepted

*** Payment Plans Offered

*** FREE Initial Consultation


Aaron J. Slavin, Esq.


4707 140th Avenue North, Suite 211

Clearwater, Florida 33762

Local: 727-474-3785

Toll Free: 1-877-HIRE-SLF





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Practice areas

  1. Criminal Defense: 35%
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
  3. Violent Crime: 15%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Bryce Aric Fetter

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Bryce Fetter Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Regan

    My firm uses Aaron Slavin for criminal matters on the West Coast. Like myself, Aaron is a former Prosecutor for the State of Florida. This training and experience allows Mr. Slavin to effectively represent his criminal defense clients (with an insider's knowledge). If you have been charged with, or are being investigated for, a criminal matter in the Greater Tampa Bay Area and the Southerly Counties, you should consult with Mr. Slavin. You won't regret it.


    James Regan Violent Crime Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact info


4707 140th Avenue North
Suite 211
Clearwater, FL, 33762-3836


St. Petersburg, FL


Tampa, FL


New Port Richey, FL

4707 140th Ave N.
Suite 211
Clearwater, FL, 33762




Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Disbarment
    issued in FL, 2013


    This is the most serious penalty for a lawyer. If this attorney is currently practicing law, you should contact the Florida Bar to understand the reasons for this disbarment.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Finalist, Outstanding Business of the Year AwardSt. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce2010
2009 Up & Comers HonoreeTampa Bay Business Journal2009
Leadership St. Pete (LSP) - Class of 2010Leadership St. Pete (LSP) / St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce2009
tbt* "Rising Star"Tampa Bay Times (tbt*)2008
ADCAST GuestAD2 Tampa Bay2008
Nominee: "Leadership in Government" AwardSt. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, Young Professionals2008
Basic Gang Specialist CertificationFlorida Gang Investigator's Association (FGIA)2006
Removing Intoxicated Drivers - DUI Prosecution AwardRemoving Intoxicated Drivers (R.I.D. Tampa Bay)2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerSlavin Law Firm, LLC2008 - Present
Adjunct Faculty / InstructorSt. Petersburg College2006 - 2007
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney, 6th Judicial Circuit of Florida2003 - 2008
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney, 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida2002 - 2002
Certified Legal InternOffice of the State Attorney, 15th Judicial Circuit2001 - 2001
Law Clerk, Civil Litigation DivisionOffice of the Attorney General2000 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
Make-A-Wish FoundationPlanning Committe2010 - Present
Mafia Motorsports Racing, LLCSponsor2009 - 2010
St. Petersburg Young Professionals (SPYP)MIX Chair2009 - Present
Florida Bar Military Affairs CommiteeMember - "Operation Stand-By"2008 - Present
The Board - Networking ProfessionalsMember2008 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
St. Petersburg Area Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - Present
Clearwater Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Tampa Bay Area MAGTF (Multi-Agency Gang Task Force)Member2006 - 2008
United States Attorney's Office, Comprehensive Anti-Gang InitiativeMember2006 - 2008
Florida Gang Investigator's AssociationMember2006 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2003 - Present
Temple Beth-ElMember2003 - Present
Florida BarMember2002 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember1999 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. Wayne A. GreeneGUILTY as charged, sentenced to LIFE in prison
State of Florida v. William J. TruesdaleGUILTY as charged, Sentenced to LIFE in prison
State of Florida v. John Kelsey, Jr.GUILTY as charged, sentenced to 40 years in prison
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Publication nameTitleDate
Aspatore: "Inside the Minds" - Juvenile Criminal Defense Strategies"Defending the Juvenile Offender in the Age of Cell Phones and Computers: Is This a Child or an Adult?"2011
St. Petersburg Crime ExaminerRegularly Updated & Local Criminal Blog2010
TampaBayCriminalDefenseLawyerBlog.comTampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog2009
University of Miami Business Law ReviewThe "Las Vegas Loophole" and the Current Push in Congress Towards a Blanket Prohibition on Collegiate Sports Gambling2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor, cum laude2002
University of Maryland, College ParkDouble Major: Criminal Justice and Criminology & SociologyB.A.1999
University of London, United Kingdom Study AbroadN/A1998
Ocean Township High SchoolN/AHigh School Diploma1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Prescription Addiction RadioThe legal issues associated with the rise of prescription drug abuse throughout the Tampa Bay area.2010
"Ask an Attorney" radio showRadio call-in questions: Criminal and Traffic Law2009
"Gang Panel"Criminal Street Gangs2008
"Building the Case for Successful Prosecution"Gang Investigations and Prosecutions2008
Statewide Grand JuryFlorida Gangs2007
Florida Bar's "Justice Teaching" ProgramConstitutional Rights and the Criminal Justice System2007
DUI and Mock TrialDUI Prosecutions & Courtroom Demeanor and Testimony2007
"Mock DUI Crash"DUI Manslaughter2007