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Karen Jean Tufte

Karen Jean Tufte

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense

About Me

Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist since July 2000.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1994

  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    21 years

Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

14 total 

  • Julia Grace Baginski

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Karen is a compassionate and very smart lawyer.

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    Julia Baginski Criminal Defense Attorney
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  • James Regan

    I endorse this lawyer. Karen is a knowledgeable, competent, diligent, caring, and zealous advocate.

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    James Regan Criminal Defense Attorney
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Contact Info

Law Office of Karen J Tufte
903 Delaware Ave
Fort Pierce, Florida, 349508558

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199405/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - Criminal TrialFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2010
Board Certified - Criminal TrialFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2005
LeadershipSt. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce2004
Board Certified - Criminal TrialFlorida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Karen J Tufte1998 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender's Office - 19th Judicial Circuit1994 - 1998

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
St. Lucie County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersTreasurer2008 - 2010
St. Lucie County Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2007 - Present
St. Lucie Business NetworkingMember2005 - 2008
St. Lucie county Chamber of CommerceMember2003 - 2009
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2000 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionMember1998 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1994 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State vs. ArmstrongJury found her Not Guilty - both counts
State vs. CastanedaNot Guilty
State vs. HillNot Guilty - both counts

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Mississippi College School of LawLawJuris Doctorate1993
SUNY New PaltzPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1990
Orange County Community CollegeLiberal ArtsAA1988

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
LectureCriminal Procedure Overview2009