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David Ashley Haenel

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

I spent countless hours working on my websites and growing my practice through attending seminars and lecturing.   Unlike other lawyers, I personally put in case results and work on video shots.  My clients or prospective clients need to understand that I am deeply concerned about the outcome of their case. 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Criminal Defense: 34%
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 33%
  3. DUI & DWI: 33%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

35 total 

  • Thomas S. Hudson

    David is one of my biggest competitors, and yet honesty compels me to say he is a hell of a lawyer. He is a fighter, and knows the law better than almost anyone I know. I recommend him without reservation.

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    Thomas Hudson DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William C. Head

    I have known David for 3 years. he has impressed me as being a very astute attorney and a great businessman. That is rare in attorneys, who usually can wear ONE of these hats, but not both. David has assembled a team of attorneys with varied legal backgrounds in order to efficiently process traffic offenses of every type (e.g., speeding, failure to maintain lane, red light violation) all the way up to serious driving offenses, such as DUI and vehicular manslaughter. That "team" effort capitalizes on the synergy of collective strategy, trial planning and outside-the-box thinking in approaching each case. A citizen accused of any traffic-based offenses in west central Florida will be well-served by such an attorney as David, backed by the power of this law firm.

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    William Head DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact Info

Finebloom and Haenel, P.A.

200 N Washington Blvd.
Sarasota, FL, 34236-5922

Finebloom and Haenel, P.A.

3426 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL, 33609

Finebloom & Haenel, P.A.

390 North Orange Avenue
Suite 2300
Orlando, FL, 32801

Finebloom & Haenel, P.A.

4500 140th Avenue North
# 101
Clearwater, FL, 33762

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200105/07/2015
NJActive200003/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2011
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2010
Florida DUI Prosecutor of the YearMADD2004

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerFinebloom and Haenel, P.A.2004 - Present
Assistant State AttorneySarasota County State Attorney's Office2001 - 2004

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Bar, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeChair2012 - 2013
Florida Bar, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeVice-Chair2011 - 2012
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2009 - Present
Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of CourtMember2006 - Present
Sarasota County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Sarasota chapter)Vice President2005 - 2006

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State V DDNot Guilty
State of Florida v. RNCase No Billed by the State Attorney
State V. MNNull Prosse( Dropped)

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Aspatore Book publicationNegotiating a Plea Deal in DUI Cases2011
Channel 10 News Tampa10 News Investigators Find SunPass Problems Lead to License Suspension2011
Florida DUI Survival GuideFlorida DUI Survival Guide-A Citizen's Protection Manual2010
The Florida DUI ReportFlorida DUI Magazine2009
Sarasota Herald TribuneDUI Arrests Plunge2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at BuffaloN/ALL.M - Master of Laws-Criminal Law2000
Widener University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Hartwick CollegeSociologyN/A1993

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Lawyernomics 2013Legal Marketing Panel Discussion2013
Florida Bar, Traffic Court Rules CommitteeFlorida Bar2013
Florida BarTraffic Infractions2013
Strategic & Ethical Business Development for LawyerPanel Discussion2012
Handling First DUI CaseFlorida DUI Law2011
2011 DUI Adjudication LabDUI and Traffic Law2011
DUI for DEPDUI and Traffic Law2010
Radar and Laser TrainingRadar and Laser Certification Course2009
2008 Bench-Bar Conference "Stepping Up to Leadership"Technology and Your Case-Criminal Division2008
Sarasota Police AcademyRADAR/LASER TRAINING2007
DUI-DWIDUI Defense/Marketing2006
DUIDUI Defense2006
CMS InstructorTraining Class2004
Florida Breath Test ConferenceLecture2003
DUI School (LEVEL 1)DUI2003
DUI School (Advanced)DUI2003