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About me

 I am a former police detective who is certified in both Georgia and Alabama as a police officer.  I have an extensive background in the area of DUI through my certifications in the following areas:


Standard Field Sobriety Testing


Accident Crash Investigation

Death Investigation

Advanced Vice and Narcotics

Auto Theft

Domestic Violence

Reasonable Cause and Use of Force

Verbal Judo


In addition to these police certifications, I am also a member of the following groups:


The National DUI College

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Florida Bar

Criminal Defense Group, Florida Bar

Family Law Group, Florida Bar

Sarasota County Bar

Manatee County Bar


I work zealously to represent our cleints and ensure that they are satisfied.  To find out more about me, please vist our website at




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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 90%
    9 years, 315 cases
  2. Family: 10%
    9 years, 335 cases



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Contact info

Daniels & Hannan, Attorneys at Law

1348 Fruitville Road
Suite 201
Sarasota, FL, 34236-5865


FLMember in Good Standing200701/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Attendee at the Harvard Law School Summer SessionNational College for DUI Defense2013
Attendee at the Harvard Law School Summer SessionThe National DUI College2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyDaniels & Hannan, Attorneys at Law2009 - Present
AttorneyLutz, Bobo & Telfair P.A.2007 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
National College of DUI DefenseMember2012 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2011 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense (Sarasota County Chapter)Member2011 - Present
Sarasota County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Manatee County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Manatee County Bar Association, Family Law SectionMember2007 - Present
Florida BarMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
DUI Dismissed because police failed to use propoer protocalCase dismissed
.147 breath test case dismissedCase dismissed
Felony DUI reduced to Reckless DrivingWithhold of Adjudication
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Publication nameTitleDate
Sarasota Herald TribuneDeputy's DUI arrests, traffic stops under question2012
Tampa Bay Business JournalJudge Isses Restraining Order2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Auburn University, AuburnCriminologyCriminology2000
Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Coldwell BankersBankruptcy basics for realtors dealing with short sales2009