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Varinia Van Ness
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Varinia Van Ness

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Foreclosure, Family, Juvenile

About Me

Thank you so much for visiting my profile. Please visit my web cite at www.vannesslawgroup.com and view "as seen on TV" for footage on National Television Appearances on The O'Reilly Factor and guest commentator on Court TV. You can also view apppearances on Spanish Television "La Guia TV".



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Please visit my web cite at www.vannesslawgroup.com

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Languages Spoken: French, Italian, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    24 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 20%
    24 years
  3. Foreclosure: 10%
  4. Juvenile: 5%
    24 years
  5. Family: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

15 total 

  • Brandon M Daniels

    I endorse Varinia, I have witnessed her in court on multiple occasions and she have superior intellect and fights hard for her clients. She is a great attorney and is well respected by all on the defense bar.

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    Brandon Daniels DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Roman Amarosa II

    I endorse this lawyer. Ms. Van Ness is a great lawyer and is always willing to help. I would recomend this lawyer to anyone needing her services. JRA

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    James Amarosa Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact Info

Van Ness Law Group, P.A.

46 N. Washington Blvd.
Suite 9
Sarasota, FL, 34236-5932

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199108/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
BV Rating,Martindale-Hubbell2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentVan Ness Law Group, P.A.2002 - Present
Program AttorneyGuardian Ad Litem Program1998 - 2002
Assistant State AttorneyOffice of the State Attorney (Sarasota) 6 1/2 years1991 - 1998

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Sarasota ChapterPresident2008 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Florida ChapterMember2007 - Present
Junior League of SarasotaMember2003 - Present
Children's Guardian FundBoard of Directors2002 - 2004

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Simmons vs. StateVictory
Delane JohnsonVictory

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJuris Doctor1991
University of FloridaEconomicsBachelor of Arts1988

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Blood Breath and TearsEthics Panel2014
Masters of DUIEthics Panel2013
The PracticeSolo Practice--The Women of FACDL2012
Family Law SeminarCriminal Law Issues that Impact Family Law Issues2008
Girl's Inc., Girls' Rights WeekPanel discussion on the Super Girl Dilemma. Guest panelist in group of role models who have achieved a great deal.2007