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Sonny Im

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Personal Injury

About Me

Languages Spoken: Korean

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1991

  1. Personal Injury: 33%
    24 years, 500 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 33%
    24 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 33%
    24 years, 3 thousand cases



Hourly ($300/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Robert Edward Heyman

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Sonny for his entire career - first as a fellow prosecutor, then as a County Court Judge, and now as a fellow criminal defense attorney. He is tenacious, hard working and ethical in defense of all his clients. I strongly endorse his work.


    Robert Heyman Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Joseph Tyson Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Sonny Im for 17 years. He is a diligent and highly competent attorney who always places the utmost emphasis on his client's interests. I strongly recommend his services.


    William Tyson Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

39780 US Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL, 346898306



FLMember in Good Standing199105/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Sonny Im, P. A.2005 - Present
County Court Judge6th Judicial Circuit2002 - 2005
Manging PartnerMiller & Im, P. A.1995 - 2002
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office1991 - 1995


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Countryside Youth Soccer AssociationBoard Member2004 - 2006
Harborside Christian ChurchElder2003 - 2007
Florida Court Language Interpreter Task Force for the 6th Judicial CircuitTask Force Member2002 - 2005
Florida Commission on Trial Court Performance and AccountabilityCommissioner2002 - 2005
Pasco Hernando Community CollegeLegal Assisting Advisory Committee Member2002 - 2008
Asian American Advisory Board of Hillsborough and Pinellas CountyBoard Member1997 - 2002
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point HospitalFounding Member of Ethics Committee1997 - 2002
Korean Association of West FloridaDirector1992 - 2002
Florida BarMember1991 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State of Florida vs. Clint ChapmanNot Guilty, sexual battery; guilty, simple battery

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Publication NameTitleDate
Korean American JournalFlorida DUI Law1997


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Korean Elders Association Scholarship Awards CeremonyGuest Speaker2003
Korean War Veterans MemorialKorean War Vets1999
Civil Traffic Hearing Officer Training ProgramCommonly Encountered Civil Traffic Infraction Defenses1999