Rated "Excellent" for Federal and State criminal defense. 20 years of criminal law trial experience.Expert criminal defense attorney for State and Federal court. Miami criminal defense trial lawyers.Over 20 years of trial experience as a criminal defense attorney in Federal courts across the U.S.
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Mr. Petruzzi is truly an exceptional advocate and he has been an inspiration to me as a young lawyer. I worked with Mr. Petruzzi for quite some time and I can sincerely say that he is intelligent, hardworking and committed to his clients. I learned something new each day I worked with him. Mr. Petruzzi goes above and beyond what is normally expected of him. He is not afraid to explore novel and creative methods in seeking favorable resolutions for his clients. No challenge is too great for him. Mr. Petruzzi enjoys the practice of law which is reflected in the results he is able to obtain on behalf of his clients. I have and always will recommend Mr. Petruzzi to anyone seeking a criminal defense attorney.
Krystle-Marie Medina Criminal defense Attorney
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I have worked with Paul on a complex Federal criminal matter as I needed to get admitted pro hac vice into the Southern District of Florida. Paul is extremely competent and experienced, and he is a pleasure to work with. I have already referred him other clients of mine to take care of local cases.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1993||08/31/2016|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
An admonition means an attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar gives the lawyer an admonition in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior.
Paul’s comment: “Technical rule violation during a case where the prosecutor was also referred for a rule violation involving his use of improper tactics. Always a Member in Good Standing with the Florida Bar. Never reprimanded, suspended, or anything of the sort. Unfortunately, AVVO fails to make this important distinction.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers Association||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers Association||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2011|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2009|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2008|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||The American Trial Lawyers Association||2007|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2006|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2005|
|Book Award -Legal Research and Writing||University of Miami School of Law||1990|
|Associate||Black, Srebnick & Kornspan, P.A.||1995 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Lifetime Member||2000 - Present|
|National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||Legal Committee||1999 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Lifetime Member||1995 - Present|
|United States v. Agilio Ramos, Case No. 11-Cr-00282-SDM (Middle District of Florida)||Not guilty as charged|
|United States v. Andrew Kinsey, Case No., 12-Cr-60027-Cohn (Southern District of Florida)||Not Guilty on all counts|
|United States v. Williams, et al.||acquittal|
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|University of Miami Entertainment & Sports Law Review||First Amendment||1993|
|Hamilton College Law School||Government||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|University of Miami School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|