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Adam Leo Bantner II

Criminal defense Attorney at Valrico, FL

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Adam

Learn Adam’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    65%
    Cases range in seriousness from a second degree misdeanor to felonies punishable by life in prison, such as rape, kidnapping, and attempted murder.

    18 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    20%
    DUIs are serious crimes that have consequences that could follow someone throughout their life. They are also extremely complex crimes that should be handled with care and attention to detail.

    18 years

  3. Juvenile law
    5%

    14 years

  4. Personal injury
    5%

    8 years

  5. Speeding and traffic ticket
    5%

I believe in preparing every case as if it is going to trial. It is only by being ready for trial that you can expose the weaknesses in the State's case and have any real leverage for plea negotiations.

 

Criminal defense is my passion and I truly believe that my clients are entitled to my absolute best efforts on every single case. Whether your charge is a minor misdemeanor, DUI, or serious felony, my representation of you does not change.

I accept cases on every type of crime short of death penalty cases. You have to be certified to handle death cases and I have not reached the point in my career where I am eligible to be certified.

 

While I am proud of my past achievements, unfortunately Bar rules prohibit me from posting them on this website.


I am licensed to practice in Florida and Federal court (Middle District Florida)

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Location

Valrico Law Group
3626 Erindale Dr.
Valrico, FL, 33596
The Bantner Firm
1228 E. 7th Ave.
Suite 200
Tampa, FL, 33605
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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  3 customer reviews
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Posted by George | February 13, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
issue resolved
Had a DWI, Adam was very courteous and helped. Cost was nominal compared to other attorneys and results were great.
Posted by Carmen soria | February 20, 2015
so greatful
I meet mr bantner, 1 month ago. And I already recommend him for all your cases,he is responsible,and committed to helping hes clients, hes working on my son case, and has shown interest and is doing everything he can to get my son out of prison. Im glad I hired him!
Response from Adam Bantner February 1, 2017
Thank you for the kind words. I'm glad we were able to help your son!
Posted by anonymous | April 26, 2009
WONDERFUL!!
I needed help..He came to my rescue. I will recomend him even if I dont win, just because he is what lawyers should be about...Helping people...
Response from Adam Bantner December 11, 2009
Florida Bar rules prohibit the posting of client testimonials on websites. I certainly do appreciate a client's review of my performance, however, I in no way solicited or requested this review and I have been unable to remove this testimonial from my Avvo.com webpage.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
  • Hourly Rates $ 200-300 per hour
  • Contingency 20%-40%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Owner / Managing Attorney
  • The Bantner Firm
  • 2016 - Present
  • Associate
  • Brandon Legal Group
  • 2014 - 2016
  • President
  • Adam L. Bantner, P.A.
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Associate
  • Cohen & Depaul, P.A.
  • 2009 - 2011
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Public Defender's Office
  • 2007 - 2009
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Education

  • The Florida State University College of Law
  • J.D.
  • 2006
  • Florida Southern College
  • Bachelor's of Arts
  • 2001

Associations

  • Herbert G. Goldburg-Ronald K. Cacciatore Criminal Law American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
  • Board Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • East Hillsborough Bar Association
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Tampa Tiger Bay Club
  • President
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Tiger Bay of Tampa
  • Vice President
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Hillsborough Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • President
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce
  • Co-Chair of Government Economic and Advisory Council
  • 2011 - 2016
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2018
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2009
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2020
  • Legal Elite
  • Florida Trend
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2019
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2019
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2016
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Board Certification in Criminal Trial Law
  • Florida Bar Association
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2015
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • HCBA Leadership Institute
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2013
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Leadership Brandon 2011
  • Brandon Chamber of Commerce
  • 2010
  • Phi Delta Phi Honorary Legal Fraternity
  • FSU Chapter of Phi Delta Phi
  • 2005
  • Dean's List
  • FSU College of Law
  • 2004
  • Book Award Contracts I (Highest grade in class)
  • FSU Law School
  • 2003
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Speaking Engagements

  • Father's Day Bar-B-Q
  • Question and Answer Session
  • 2011
  • F.A.L.L.S.
  • Question and Answer Session
  • 2009

Attorney endorsements

Received (27)
Given (30)
Endorse Adam
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Adam to be an excellent attorney and a zealous advocate for his clients. I would highly recommend Adam to anyone in need an experienced criminal law attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam is a great attorney who cares about his clients! I highly recommend him to anyone needing quality and experienced legal representation. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"As a fellow attorney, I can attest that Adam is an excellent advocate for his clients. When I need a second opinion on a complex criminal issue, he is the first person I call. I highly recommend Adam to anyone seeking the services of an attorney. He’s one of the best."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this attorney. Adam is a dependable advocate for his clients. I heartily recommend Attorney Bantner, particularly for any complex or serious criminal defense matter."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam is the real deal when it comes to criminal defense. Tenacious, hard working, and always putting his clients first. I highly recommend, Adam for your criminal defense needs."
Juvenile law Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Adam Bantner is a fearless litigator who puts his clients' best interest at the forefront of his strategy. Mr. Bantner is extraordinarily diligent, keeping himself abreast of changes in the statutes that could affect his clients' rights, in addition a thriving practice that makes him a courthouse regular and friendly face to the judges. I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 22
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse Adam not only as a great trial lawyer but as a great person. I have known Adam more than a decade and have seen him grow as an attorney. Adam is is one of the true professionals in the legal field."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 21
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. I work with Adam and know him to be knowledgeable, experienced, thorough, and to give solid advice to his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse Adam Bantner as a criminal defense attorney without question. Adam is about as sharp as they come in his area of practice. He has a keen legal intellect and a sense of empathy necessary for criminal defense attorneys. Attorneys of this caliber are few and far between."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Bantner is a seasoned professional who fights for the rights of his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Adam for a few years now. He is professional, knowledgeable, and dedicated."
Juvenile law Attorney | Feb 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam is a dedicated advocate for his clients. He can be counted on provide excellent representation and support for those in need of his help and expertise."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"Adam just joined the firm and is a great fit with us. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 13
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. I work with Adam and admire his professional work ethic in representing his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Adam is a gifted trial attorney. He cares about his clients and his clients's right. Watching him in trial, he impressed me with the trial skills of a real-deal trial attorney. The real ones are few."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Adam is a superb criminal defense lawyer. He is aggressive, compassionate, and fights like a warrior for his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Adam. He is a highly skilled trial lawyer that aggressively fights for the rights of his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 18
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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