DeLand and Daytona Beach - Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer - Call 386-308-3000
Mr. Jancha brings more than a decade of criminal defense and criminal trial experience with him to the table. Whether the charge is a simple misdemeanor or 1st degree murder, Mr. Jancha has the experience to defend you during an undoubtedly stressful time in your life.
Attorney David Jancha received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Wabash College in Indiana, and went on to earn his Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida.
While in law school, Mr. Jancha worked as an intern at the 7th Circuit State Attorney's Office in DeLand, Florida. After graduation and admission to the Florida Bar he accepted a position in Orlando, Florida as a Public Defender in the 9th Circuit.
Working with both the State Attorney's office and the Public Defender's office provided him with a vast understanding of the criminal justice system and extensive trial experience. Recognizing his dedication, commitment to clients, and reputation among his colleagues, in 2010 Mr. Jancha was hired as a criminal trial attorney and became partner at well-known Orlando, Florida law firm. In March of 2019, Mr. Jancha resigned as a partner to fulfill a dream and open his own firm, Jancha Law, P.A.
Mr. David Jancha has also been active in the legal community as well. Having previously served on the Board of Directors for the Criminal Section of the Orange County Bar Association and previously elected by his peers to serve on the Board of Directors for the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Mr. David Jancha is “AV Preeminent” Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Jancha has also been consistently recognized as a “Top Attorney” and “Client’s Choice” by Avvo. He has been selected as a member of "The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers;" a member of the “Nation’s Top One Percent” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel; and a member of the “10 Best” Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. Mr. David Jancha has appeared on television and acted as a legal analyst for both recorded and LIVE legal commentary. Mr. Jancha has also been involved in various speaking engagements, taught college students, authored legal articles, and been quoted in local and national media.
In addition to his extensive experience in state court, Mr. David Jancha has also handles Federal court cases throughout the United States and is admitted in the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. His experience includes defending firearm offenses, drug offenses, mail offenses, Medicare fraud, insurance fraud, disability fraud and even “DUI” in the Federal Petty Offense Court. He is also one of a few attorney(s) who has defended case(s) involving the issuance of FISA warrants and “acting as an agent of a foreign government.” Mr. Jancha’s most recent jury trials have been for the offenses of Murder x2, Vehicular Homicide, Capital Sexual Battery, Burglary/Theft, and Reckless Driving.
David has successfully represented clients with a wide variety of criminal needs, including, but not limited to:
PreTrial Release (PTR)and bond issues (motions to set and/or modify conditions of bond/bail, 'no return and 'no contact' orders, etc.)
Driving under the Influence (DUI) and other Driving related offenses
Theft Offenses (Petit theft, Grand theft, Dealing in Stolen Property)
Assault, Aggravate Assault, Battery, Aggravated Battery, Battery by Strangulation, Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, etc.
Domestic Violence (Violation of PTR, Battery, Violation of Injunction(s), Stalking, etc.)
Weapons Offenses (carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a concealed firearm, possession of ammunition/firearm by convicted felon)
Burglary and Trespass
Robbery and other violent offenses
Possession of Controlled Substances (Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine, Ecstasy, Prescription pills, etc.)
Sale, Delivery, Conspiracy and Trafficking of Controlled Substances
Murder, Attempted Murder, Vehicular Homicide
Hate Crimes (Florida Statute 775.085)
Sex crimes: solicitation, lewd and lascivious, child pornography, sexual battery, traveling to meet a minor and internet solicitation
Scheme(s) to Defraud (including, but not limited to: insurance fraud, forgery of checks, uttering a forgery, false verification of ownership to a pawnbroker, unemployment compensation fraud, public assistance
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2007||04/04/2021|
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|Top 100||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Owner||Jancha Law, P.A.||2019 - Present|
|Partner||NeJame Law||2010 - 2019|
|Assistant Public Defender||9th Judicial Circuit of Florida-Orlando||2007 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Previously served on Board of Directors||N/A|
|Orange County Bar Association - Criminal Division||Previously served on Board of Directors||N/A|
|Orlando Style Magazine||Texting and Driving: Should Florida Punish Those Who Are 'Distracted'?||2011|
|Orlando Style Magazine||Florida Drug Laws: The Epitome of Hypocrisy||2010|
|St. Thomas University School of Law||N/A||2007|
|Frye and Daubert: The more things change; the more they stay the same- or do they?||Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Florida||2014|
|Rotary Club Event||State v. Georgia Zimmerman- Discussions on the Verdict and Society||2013|
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