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Criminal defense lawyer in Tallahassee.  Board Certified Specialist in criminal appeals.  

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Luke Newman, P.A.

908 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL, 32303

Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
  2. Violent Crime: 35%
  3. White Collar Crime: 10%
  4. Federal Crime: 5%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Luke. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.

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  • Arthur Collin Cherry

    Luke is an excellent lawyer.

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200406/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Board Certified - Criminal AppellateFlorida Bar2011
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCo-Chair, Jury Instruction and Rules Subcommittee2014 - Present
First District Appellate American Inn of CourtBarrister2013 - Present
Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section, Certification CommitteeCommittee Member2012 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersChapter Representative2010 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersBoard Member2010 - Present
Tallahassee Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Florida BarMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Ronald Joseph v. State, 988 So. 2d 133 (Fla. 1st DCA 2008)Criminal conviction reversed
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of TexasGovernmentBA - Bachelor of Arts2001
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FACDL CLEPreservation of legal argument2013
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Showcase on SentencingPreserving Sentencing Errors for Review2009