I am Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar. Only Board Certified Lawyers can refer to themselves as experts. There are more than 100,000 lawyers in Florida and less than 400 lawyers have that certification.
My journey in Gainesville began in 1995 when I became a Gator in undergraduated school. In law school, I fell in love with trial work. I was on the trial team and found my first job out of school with one of my trial team coaches. Soon after graduating, I started coaching trial team myself and began focusing on providing criminal defense for people in Gainesville.
Today I still provide criminal defense to those accused of crimes. I also use my courtroom skills to help people injured in automobile accidents. I also enjoying spend time teaching at the law school and meeting with local community groups to discuss issues in the law.
I really enjoy working in and being a part of this community. I have spent more than half my life in Gainesville and I do truly consider myself lucky to call this home.
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As a family law attorney, there are many times when a criminal law issue will arise in a family law matter I am handling. When that happens, I call Nick Zissimopulos for advice. I have always been impressed with his knowledge of criminal law and ability to think outside the box. If I am ever arrested the first person I plan to call is Nick. I highly recommend his services.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2003||06/21/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified - Criminal Trial||Florida Bar||2014|
|Managing Partner||Glassman and Zissimopulos||2015 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor for the Criminal Defense Clinic||University Of Florida Levin College Of Law||2015 - 2015|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||N/A||2014 - Present|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||2004 - Present|
|James C. Adkins, Jr. American Inn of Court||President||2003 - Present|
|Eighth Judicial Circuitl Bar Association||N/A||2003 - Present|
|Eighth Judicial Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Former President||2003 - Present|
|STATE OF FLORIDA -VS- WITHERSPOON, OBIE CARL||Case Dropped.|
|STATE OF FLORIDA -VS- DEMPS, KANIKA KEHINDI||Case Dismissed|
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|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2002|
|University of Florida||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1999|
|Adkins Inns of Court||Legal Jeopardy||2015|
|Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor/Public Defender Clinic||Criminal||2014|
|Adkins Inn of Court||Law and the Movies||2014|