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Mitchell Adam Stone

Criminal defense Attorney at Jacksonville, FL

5.0   1 review

also known as Mitch Stone, Mitchell A. Stone

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  • State Years
    Florida - FL 35 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 33 years
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1989
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 33 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1991
    Status
    Resigned No misconduct found

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

About Mitchell

Learn Mitchell’s areas of practice.

IF YOU HAVE BEEN ACCUSED OF A CRIME YOU NEED A BOARD CERTIFIED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY

I have been board certified in criminal trial law by the Florida Bar since 1999. I have conducted over 150 criminal jury trials to verdict in State and Federal Courts. I specialize in the represention of the criminally accused. I was elected to the office of secretary of FACDL in 2017 and will ascend to the office of president in 2020. I served as editor of The Florida Defender magazine a publication for criminal defense lawyers. I chaired the FACDL annual Blood Breath & Tears DUI seminar for 7 years and have served on the faculty of the Gerald Bennett annual advanced trial practice criminal law seminar,and other criminal law seminars. I have been published over 25 times in books and magazine articles concerning criminal law matters. I am a frequent lecturer at criminal defense seminars involving Federal law, Guns and DUI. I teach other lawyers how to defend criminal cases. I am a regular legal analyst in local, state and national media.

Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating

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Posted by Andi | May 30, 2015
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Awesome lawyer. Absolutely I would recommend and have recommended him. He did a great job. Told me the truth, weather I liked it or not. He was on top of things and the most important answered the phone even late at night. Thank you Mitch.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Mitchell A. Stone, P.A.
  • 2018 - Present
  • Partner
  • Stone Lockett
  • 2012 - 2018
  • Principal
  • Stone & Associates, P.A.
  • 1998 - 2012
  • Partner
  • Healy Stone & Zahler
  • 1992 - 1998
  • Associate
  • Fannin & Tyler
  • 1991 - 1992
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • State Attorneys Office
  • 1988 - 1991
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Education

  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • law
  • 1989

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. Clements
  • For Clements based on Theory of Defense Argument

Associations

  • Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association
  • Past President
  • 2019 - Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • President-Elect
  • 2017 - Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Past Board Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Chair Criminal Law Section
  • 1990 - Present
  • Criminal Law Section of the Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Chairman
  • N/A
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • The White-Collar Conference
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Blood Breath and Tears
  • Chair
  • N/A
  • Jacksonville Beaches Bar Association
  • President
  • 2017 - 2018
  • Northeast Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • President
  • 2003 - 2004
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top Attorneys in Florida
  • The Miami Herald
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Top Lawyers in Florida
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • 2011
  • Legal Elite
  • Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • U.S. News and World Report
  • 2005
  • Criminal Trial Law
  • Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • 1999
  • Leading Lawyers
  • Jacksonville Magazine
  • N/A
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • The Editor's Column:Learning the Ropes by Serving
  • 2019
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • Who Are We? William “Bill Sheppard, Esq.
  • 2018
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F Words: Follow the Bitcoin.. or Track Me If You Can
  • 2018
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F Words: Defending a Case of Criminal Legal Malpractice
  • 2017
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F words: Fact is Sometimes Stranger Than Fiction
  • 2016
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F Words: Do you Have a Dog in This Fight
  • 2016
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F Words: Do You Have the Right to Remain Silent?
  • 2016
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F Words: Did He Just Use the F Word in Front of the Jury?
  • 2015
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • F WORDS: Get Your Federally Incarcerated Client an Amendment 782 Sentence Reduction Now! Well, Sort of…
  • 2015
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • The Fantasy About Fantasy Games in Florida
  • 2015
  • Aspatore Book publication
  • Property Crimes Defense Strategies
  • 2014
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: The End of DUI Defense? Maybe, But Not So Fast
  • 2014
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Pop Stars Get Popped
  • 2014
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Cause and Rehabilitation in DUI Trials
  • 2013
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: The End of an Error
  • 2013
  • Florida Defender
  • DUI Notes: Ch-Ch-Cha –Changes… Recent Changes to laws concerning DMV Suspensions
  • 2013
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: What Difference Does a Hole Make?
  • 2013
  • Aspatore Book publication
  • Strategies for Defending DUI Cases in Florida
  • 2012
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: ONE AND DONE? Maybe Not.
  • 2012
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: It’s Not a Cinderella Story
  • 2012
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: An Unintended Consequence
  • 2012
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: A Case for Accident Reconstruction Experts
  • 2012
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: You’re Putting Me ON, Right?
  • 2011
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Is He Really Permitted to Ask You to Blow?
  • 2011
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Affirmative DUI Defenses that Might Just Work
  • 2011
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Bullcoming!
  • 2011
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: DUI MURDER A Matter of Prosecutorial Discretion
  • 2010
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Guilt by Implication –Implying More than Consent
  • 2010
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Who Said Hearsay was Admissible?
  • 2010
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Working’ with Workman
  • 2010
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Nothing to Sneeze At
  • 2009
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: DMV Fought the Law and the Law Won Or Can I get some BTUs
  • 2009
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Oh, Brother What Will They Think of Next
  • 2009
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Boating Under the Influence
  • 2009
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: Cowboy Killer or Candy Bar… Read the Label
  • 2009
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: An Achiever’s Guide to Law Enforcement Jurisdiction in Florida
  • 2008
  • Florida Defender (FACDL)
  • DUI Notes: 3 Things You Should Know About
  • 2006
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Speaking Engagements

  • Federal Defense
  • Federal White Collar
  • 2019
  • Masters of DUI
  • DUI
  • 2018
  • Masters of DUI
  • DUI
  • 2017
  • Gun Law in Florida
  • Firearms Defense
  • 2017
  • Blood Breath & Tears
  • DUI
  • 2016
  • Showcase on Sentencing
  • Sentencing
  • 2011
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Attorney endorsements

Received (11)
Given (6)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I strongly endorse Mr. Stone. I had the pleasure of working alongside him in a federal wire fraud case in which we had separate clients. He did a fantastic job on the case, and I would recommend him to anyone facing criminal charges."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mitch is a stellar attorney. He's a zealous courtroom advocate, and one of the hardest working attorneys I've met. He's respected throughout the entire state for his DUI expertise, and any lawyer who is serious about DUI defense is grateful to Mitch for everything he does to organize the annual DUI seminar, "Blood, Breath & Tears." I would highly recommend hiring Mitch if you need help with a criminal case."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"You cannot go wrong hiring Mitch Stone to represent you. He doesn't just "handle" cases. He litigates cases and litigates successfully. I fully endorse Mitch Stone."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mitch Stone is an excellent criminal defense attorney. He knows how to effectively advocate for the client. He has the trial skills that are admired by fellow defense attorneys, prosecuctors, and the judges. If you, a family member, or friend is faced with a difficult situation in the form of an arrest or criminal prosecution, Mitch Stone is a great choice to serve as the defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mitchell. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 25
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mitchell Stone is an excellent lawyer who agressively advocates for his clients. I recommend him highly."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have referred several DUI criminal cases to Mitch. When I was a prosecutor, I handled cases against him. He is trustworthy as an opposing lawyer and he provides an aggressive defense for his clients."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Oct 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have referred him criminal cases, since I handle only the immigration portion, and he has done a SUPERB job on handling all of the cases referred to him. He is hard working and can get a job done that no one else can do! I highly recommend his work and refer all of my clients that need a criminal attorney to him. I have heard nothing but great things from my clients that I have sent to him. Also, his staff is very friendly and helpful."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer's work. I have sent several clients to Mitch and all have been very pleased with his work. He is regarded as the premier DUI defense lawyer in Jacksonville. I would highly recommend him."
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Jacksonville Criminal defense Lawyer Mitchell Adam Stone
Mitchell Adam Stone
Criminal defense Attorney
Jacksonville, FL
Licensed for 35 years
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