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Charlton Stoner has 30 years of successful litigation experience. His law firm concentratrates in three areas of the law:

Business Law and Litigation / Real Estate Law and Litigation / Criminal Defense

Charlton Stoner has an exceptional reputation for successful representation of clients faced with complex legal and business issues including public, noteworthy and affluent clients as well as clients in unpopular industries and with unpopular causes. Charlton Stoner has extensive formal training and three decades of experience as a skilled negotiator with a proven record of satisfying clients seeking strategic, goal oriented, conflict resolution by all available means including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, litigation, or trial by judge or jury. Year after year Mr. Stoner has won many jury trials, bench trials (decided by a judge without a jury), arbitrations and pre-trial evidentiary hearings.

Charlton Stoner works hard to develop an in-depth understanding of his client's problems, objectives and needs, to provide the client with confidence and peace of mind that comes from receiving the best strategic advice available, to work well with his clients and communicate effectively, and to obtain the best possible solutions for the client. His ability to think creatively, his understanding of and empathy for his clients, jurors and jurists, and his record of sucessfully tackling his client's problems, both complex and simple, are a large part of the reason the Firm is proud of having so many sucessful, long-lasting client relationships year after year.

The Firm Focuses on the Following Areas:

Commercial / Business Dispute Resolution and Litigation This area of practice includes such matters as contract disputes, partner and shareholder disputes, fraud and misrepresentation, vendor and customer relations, commercial collections, replevin and other writs for possession of property, breach of commercial lease disputes, receiverships, and enforcement of secured transactions. The Law Offices of Charlton Stoner specializes in providing exceptional counsel to, and representation of, individuals and businesses engaged in all types of industries and commercial relationships. Throughout the years Charlton Stoner has developed specialized knowledge in many particular industries and businesses such as the hospitality industry including restaurant and bar finance and vendor relations, the alarm and security industry including bulk account sales and acquisitions, the towing and storage industry, wholesalers, exporters and distributors.

Real Estate Dispute Resolution and Litigation The Firm represents buyers, sellers, brokers, developers, and lenders in matters involving buyer/seller disputes, commission disputes, enforcement of buyers and sellers rights, deposit forfeitures and refunds, mortgage forclosures, enforcement of and defense against personal guaranties, lender liability issues; and counsel to prevent breach of real estate contracts and enforce closing rights. Charlton Stoner has the extensive trial experience and reputation as a successful litigator unequaled by most real estate attorneys, which provides clients with a distinct advantage in dealing with real estate disputes. The Law Offices of Charlton Stoner specializes in providing exceptional counsel to, and representation of, individuals and businesses engaged in all types of real estate transactions and investments, both commercial and residential. Charlton Stoner possesses extensive knowledge of and the ability to provide effective, efficient solutions for real estate developers, lenders, investors, sellers, buyers, agents and brokers, and mortgage brokers.

Resolution of Criminal Charges; Criminal Defense and Trial This Law Firm vigorously defends its clients accused of criminal conduct. With his previous experience as a former prosecutor with the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office, his broad knowledge of the criminal justice system and his common sense approach to criminal trial practice, Charlton Stoner has earned a reputation as a successful and extremely ardent and diligent defender of his clients' rights. Mr. Stoner has won 'not guilty' jury verdicts, outright judicial dismissals and dropping of charges in many cases involving such allegations as money laundering, conspiracy, false statements, mortgage fraud, medicare fraud, theft, drugs, sexual battery, assault and battery, domestic abuse, DUIs, and many others. In addition Mr. Stoner has personally represented a number of military members in Courts Martial proceedings with an outstanding record of success. While this Firm reserves the right to be selective in the clients it chooses to defend and the types of cases it will agree to handle, nonetheless the Firm recognizes the right of even a guilty client to the best defense and the most vigorous enforcement of guaranteed and protected rights available. Therefore, the most important criteria for case selection is the ability of the Firm to provide in a particular case the most effective defense available.




Practice areas


  1. Unspecified: 10%
  2. White Collar Crime: 10%
    31 years, 50 cases
  3. Real Estate: 10%
    31 years, 500 cases
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 10%
    31 years, 1 thousand cases
  5. Other: 60%
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Law Offices of Charlton Stoner, P.A.

500 S Pointe Dr Ste 230
Miami Beach, FL, 331397318


FLMember in Good Standing198106/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Criminal Procedure AwardUniversity of Miami Law1979
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant State AttorneyMiami Dade State Attorney's Office Felony Division1981 - 1983
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bank vs client of Charlton StonerClient released from personal guaranty of 7 million dollar construction and mortgage loan without liability
National trucking company vs. client of Charlton StonerTrial Jury gave verdict for Charlton Stoner's client and found towing company not liable for the $100,000 claim.
United States of America vs. several clients of Charlton StonerDismissal of Indictments charging clients with mortgage fraud conspiracy
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981