Doug is a State and Federal Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation attorney located in Jacksonville, Florida
Originally from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Doug graduated from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio and attended Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. As a public defender and private attorney in both Pennsylvania and Florida he has litigated all levels of cases, from traffic infractions to homicide charges. Prior to joining Willis Lucas Law Group, Doug represented individuals in the Repeat Offender Court (ROC), where all of his clients faced mandatory minimum or enhanced sentences. Doug vigorously defended against enhanced sentences involving Florida’s 10/20/Life, Habitual Felony Offender, Habitual Violent Felony Offender and Prison Release Reoffender statutes.
Doug understands the life changing consequences when one is accused of a crime and prides himself as an attorney who listens and communicates often with his clients becoming their advocate in the legal system.
Since joining Willis Lucas Law Group, Doug has also expanded his practice to include civil litigation, construction law and personal injury.
Contact Doug at Willis Lucas Law Group at (904) 270-8707
Willis Lucas Law Group, P.A.
320 First Street N, Ste. 613
Jacksonville Beach, Florida 32250
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Doug Clifton is a very skilled and dedicated criminal defense attorney. He zealously advocates for each and every one of his clients. He is honest, hard working and very knowledgeable in law. I highly recommend Doug Clifton.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2008||10/02/2016|
|Assistant Public Defender||Public Defender Office, Duval County||2014 - 2015|
|Senior Assistant Public Defender||Cumberland County, PA Public Defender's Office||2012 - 2012|
|Associate Attorney||Abom & Kutulakis, LLP Attorneys At Law||2012 - 2014|
|Assistant Public Defender||Office Of The Public Defender, Duval County, FL||2009 - 2012|
|Attorney||McConnaughhay, Duffy, Coonrod, Pope & Weaver, P.A.||2008 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|Northeast Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2015 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Cumberland County Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Dauphin County Bar Association||Member||2012 - 2014|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||N/A||2007|
|John Carroll Univesity||Communications||BA||2002|
|CCBA Lunch & Learn CLE||"You Are What You Share" Admissibility of Social Media||2013|