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About me

Before beginning the practice of law, I spent ten years in the United States Marine Corps flying F4 Phantoms and F/A-18 fighter aircraft on all-weather, day / night missions from land bases and aircraft carriers throughout the world.


I have been practicing criminal defense law for over twelve years and have handled thousands of felony, misdemeanor, violation of probation, DUI, driving offense, drug  and financial crime cases.


Additionally, I spent several years practicing civil litigation in the areas of professional liability, premises liability, construction defect, personal injury, real estate and business disputes.


I make myself avaible 24/7 to my clients and I stay in constant communication.




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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 90%
  2. Litigation: 10%



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Contact info

The Hamlin Law Firm

307 West Chase Street
Pensacola, FL, 32502


FLMember in Good Standing200206/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Captain / Fighter PilotUnited States Marine Corps1980 - 1990
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
Pensacola Navy Flying ClubPresidentN/A
Red Dragons Flight Demonstration TeamRight WingmanN/A
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Florida BarN/AN/A
United States District Court for the Northern District of FloridaN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2000