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At Bruce L. Udolf, P.A., we provide dynamic, skilled legal representation to individuals and businesses facing serious criminal allegations. Based in Fort Lauderdale, we defend clients in courts throughout Florida and beyond. With more than 30 years of criminal law experience, Bruce Udolf has demonstrated the capability to effectively defend people facing all types of charges.
Prior to joining th...e defense bar, Bruce served as the elected District Attorney for the Northeastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia. He went on to serve as Chief of the Public Corruption/Integrity Section for the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida. During his final year with the Justice Department, Bruce was selected to serve as an Associate Independent Counsel in Washington, D.C., during the Whitewater investigation.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Federal Crime: 30%
  2. White Collar Crime: 30%
  3. Criminal Defense: 30%
  4. Tax Fraud: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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    I strongly endorse Bruce Udolf. He zealously represents his clients; mentors attorneys; supports causes and people that serve the public good; and upholds the highest ethical standards.


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Contact info

Bruce L. Udolf PA

500 E Broward Blvd Ste 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33394-3024


FLMember in Good Standing199106/21/2016
GAInactive Member in Good Standing 197907/15/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
South Florida White Collar and Non-White Collar Criminal Defense"Best Lawyers," U.S. News & World Report2014
RecognitionChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2007
White Collar Criminal LawChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business2007
Special CommendationUnited States Customs Service, Office of Internal Affairs1997
Vince Antel AwardAssistant U.S.Attorneys Association1996
Special CommendationDirector, Federal Bureau of Investigation1994
Outstanding Achievement AwardUnited States Department of Justice1994
Special CommendationUnited States Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Professional Responsibility1994
Special CommendationDirector, Federal Bureau of Investigation1991
Outstanding Achievement AwardUnited States Department of Justice1991
Outstanding Achievement AwardUnited States Department of Justice1990
Special CommendationBureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms1989
"Super Lawyer," White Collar Criminal Law and Criminal LawFlorida Super LawyersN/A
Top Lawyer, White Collar Criminal LawSouth Florida Legal GuideN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
"Florida Legal Elite"Florida Trend MagazineN/A
RecognitionMarquis Who's Who in American LawN/A
RecognitionBest Lawyers in AmericaN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys, Southern District of FloridaPast PresidentN/A
Federal Bar Association (Broward County)Past President, Past Vice President, DirectorN/A
Florida BarPresident's Attorney-Client Privilege Task ForceN/A
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaAd Hoc Committee on Rules and ProceduresN/A
American Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Florida Bar FoundationFellowN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersLifetime MemberN/A
Federal Bar Association (National)Member, Government Relations Committee2010 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
The National Law JournalMortgage Fraud Now on the Rise2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
University of Miami School of Law Criminal Justice Ethics SymposiaLegal Ethics2014
National CLE Conference on Criminal LawCriminal Procedure2002
Corruption and Organized Crime, St. Petersburg, RussiaPublic Corruption1995
Trial Techniques ProgramTrial AdvocacyN/A
Nova Southeastern University School of LawTrial TacticsN/A
Florida Bar, Business Law Section, CLE CommitteeCriminal Law for the Business LawyerN/A
Florida Bar Bi-Annual MeetingAttorneys Fees-Liability for the Criminal PractitionerN/A
Corruption and Money Laundering Conferences in La Paz, Bolivia; Caracas, Venezuela; Tegucigalpa, HondurasPublic Corruption, Money LaunderingN/A
Attorney General's Advocacy InstituteTrial AdvocacyN/A
Anti-Money Laundering Conferences in Kazakhstan and KyrgyzstanMoney LaunderingN/A