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Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist since 1987

Personal Attention to your case.

Aggressive Criminal Defense for over 30 years.

AV Rated Preeminent Martindale Hubbell

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



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Don West Law Group, P.A.

636 W. Yale St.
Orlando, FL, 328045356


FLMember in Good Standing198106/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Board Certified - Criminal TrialFlorida Bar1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial LawyerDon West Law Group1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersN/AN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. George ZimmermanAcquitted
USA vs Lou PearlmanNegotiated Plea
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of PennsylvaniaN/ABachelor of Arts, MS EdN/A
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawN/AJuris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Toledo Law SchoolGeorge Zimmerman Trial: Challenges and Lessons2015
Barry Law SchoolDiscovery Issues in the Zimmerman Trial2015
Phi Alpha Delta International ConferenceChallenges of a High Profile Case2014
National Trial Lawyers Summit 2014Discovery Challenges: The Defender's Toolbox2014
Florida Public Defender AssociationDealing with the Media in a High Profile Case2014
Anatomy of a Capital CaseForensic Gunshot Evidence in Homicide Cases2014
Advanced Criminal Law Conference in AspenLessons Learned: The George Zimmerman Case2014
Fall Luncheon ProgramEvidentiary Issues in the Zimmerman Case2013
Buffalo Niagra Trial Advocacy SeminarSuccess at Every Stage of Trial2013