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Jason Hendly Cromey

Criminal defense Attorney at Pensacola, FL

5.0   4 reviews

About Jason

Learn Jason’s areas of practice.

Jason Cromey received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Auburn University and graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree from the University Of Alabama School Of Law. After graduating from law school Jason began his legal career working for the Office of the Public Defender in West Palm Beach, Florida.

After rising through the ranks of the office, ending his tenure at the West Palm Beach Public Defender’s Office as a Felony Division Supervisor, Jason, his wife and children moved to the panhandle of Florida, settling in Pensacola. Jason joined the Office of the Public Defender in Pensacola as the Misdemeanor Chief, Director of Training and Recruitment, and as one of the office’s only Death Penalty lawyers. One of Jason’s numerous job responsibilities was to teach and provide his analysis of new case law and statutory changes to all the Office’s attorneys in both the misdemeanor and felony divisions. He is widely considered one of the foremost authorities on DUI laws in the Pensacola area and keeps current on the constant changes that occur to DUI laws in Florida and Pensacola. In addition, as the Misdemeanor Division Chief, he was charged with not only training new attorneys but also handling problematic cases, issues and crises that occur within the five county court divisions, often having to meet with various judges, public defenders and prosecutors to resolve conflicts or problems.

During the past few years Jason has developed a reputable Appellate and Post Conviction practice. He has handled appeals, writing briefs and post-conviction matters from County to Circuit Court, before the First District Court of Appeals, which is the appellate court having jurisdiction over Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton County Cases, as well as doing the same legal work before the Fourth District Court of Appeals in South Florida.

In addition to state court trial and appellate work Jason has authored briefs to the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Federal Appeals, the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals and the Alabama Supreme Court. He is licensed to handle matters in both Federal and State Courts in Florida and Alabama.

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Licensed for 17 years
State AL
Status Occupational License - Authorized to Practice
Acquired 2007
Updated 11/10/2022
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2005
Updated 11/23/2022

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

Contact Jason

Cromey Law, PA
101 S. Jefferson St.
Ste. C
Pensacola, FL, 32502


5.0 / 5.0
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Posted by anonymous | May 5, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The dude is really the true Goat when it comes to going to court. Thank you Jason. Highly Recommended
Posted by Joe | May 24, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Thank you, Jason!
I was in an unfortunate situation that was tremendously untimely. After consulting with 6 different lawyers, I decided to go with Mr. Jason Cromey. The reason Jason initially stood out to me was because of his incredible history in and out of the courtroom. I, without a doubt, am very happy that I put my trust into Jason. My case seemed like it was not going to end well for me. I felt like I had everything going against me. Jason was honest and straightforward with me the entire time. There was no sugar coating or anything of the sort. However, he still had a way of easing my mind throughout the process. He was honestly kind of amazing with the amount of time and research that he put into my case. Jason was able to find evidence in every little crack, that ultimately brought about a successful resolution in my case. I immediately felt a huge weight lifted off of my shoulders, and am now moving forward with my life. 10 out of 10 times, I would recommend my family and friends to hire Jason Cromey.
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Posted by Belinda | June 19, 2015
We Feel So Blessed to have found Jason Cromey
I feel like we were so blessed to have found Jason out of all the lawyers that's in Pensacola to have been able to find and use Jason was from God . We ended up in court over something that should have never gone to court and over a lie and another Lawyer not doing his JOB. So we have learned the importants of a good lawyer that what we found in Jason THE BEST he was Smart, Brillant in the courtroom, caring, Understanding, He Listen, He explain what was happening, he was a pleasure to be with, He was calm, He truly cares about his clients, You go in as a client and leave as a friend. Now don't think I feel this way because of our good outcome I told him before we ever went into the court room for the last time no matter what happen in here I appreciate all you have done because he did his best and I believed just that way.I am 63 years old never needed a Lawyer in my life and Jason was my Brothers lawyer and he (Jason) will tell you he wasn't my lawyer but he felt like my lawyer. He treated us with respect and he did his BEST and what more can you ask for. I would send any member of my family to him. That is how much faith I have in him.
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Posted by Arnetta | June 5, 2015
We had the pleasure of having Mr. Cromey as our attorney and as a family going through the court system not understanding what meant what he always kept us updated. He is understanding and caring to family members and his client and brilliant in the courtroom. Absolutely brilliant and he does his research so when you hire this man to represent you, know you are getting the best.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • County Court Chief, Director of Training and Recruitment
  • Public Defender's Office, 1st Judicial Circuit
  • 2009 - 2012
  • Felony Division Chief
  • Public Defender's Office, 15th Judicial Circuit
  • 2005 - 2009


  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • 2005

Legal Cases

  • Intoxilyzer 8000 Source Code Litigation


  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Chapter Representative
  • 2019 - Present
  • Super Lawyers
  • Rising Star
  • 2016 - Present
  • The National Trial Lawyer Top 100 Trial Lawyer
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Seville Rotary, Pensacola Florida
  • Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • Society of the Criminal Defense Bar
  • President
  • 2009 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • Member
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Membership Recognition
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2012
  • European Union Law
  • Book Award
  • N/A
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Speaking Engagements

  • ESRBA CLE Series
  • Preserving the Appellate Record in Criminal Cases
  • 2019
  • PD Training
  • Case Law Updates
  • N/A

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (1)
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason Cromey is one of the brightest and most dedicated criminal defense attorneys that I've met. Jason has a unique ability to see the "whole picture" and approaches all of his cases with an insight that is rare."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Cromey is a superbly talented attorney with an excellent track record of success and a superior research ability. He is an asset to the community and his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason gets results. He is respected throughout the local community for his expansive knowledge of the law and his dogged determination in getting the best outcome for his client."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason Cromey is a great attorney. He is who you want for criminal defense. He is tireless in researching and fighting your case. He is knowledgeable about the legal issues that may arise. He is experienced in arguing a case at trial. He is the attorney you would like to have on your side."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 11
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Jason Cromey is a legal phenom. He is one of the most skilled litigators that I have ever met. His research and legal drafting skills are unmatched. Additionally, his dedication to his clients is inspirational. I gladly endorse Mr. Cromey. He is the lawyer I would hire if I were ever in need of representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Cromey is one of the brightest criminal minds in Pensacola, if not Florida. He is creative, very intelligent, and driven. I personally would hire him for any legal matter without giving it a second thought!"
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