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Joel Shue Elsea

Criminal defense Attorney at Tampa, FL

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Joel Elsea

  • Licensed for 19 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2004
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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

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I am committed to getting you the best result for your case.  Every case is different- especially yours.  Let me use my education, training, and experience to fight for you.  


Elsea Law Firm, P.A.
806 E. Jackson St.
Ste. 3
Tampa, FL, 33602

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Posted by Jauan | May 7, 2023
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Mr. Elsea was instrumental in saving my career. His legal representation of me in court was phenomenal and against all odds he led me to the best possible legal outcome of my situation. Hiring him to represent me saved my life in so many ways, and I am forever grateful to him. Thank you Jauan and Kimberly
Posted by C.B. | May 27, 2022
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I highly recommend Joel Elsea for legal services!
I had the distinct pleasure of utilizing Joel Elsea for my legal case. He went above and beyond to ensure the best possible outcome of my case, which is exactly what I got. He is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and took personal care and interest in my well being and future. I would highly recommend Mr. Elsea's services to anyone seeking a lawyer who will work the hardest for your best result.
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Posted by Jose | May 26, 2022
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Joel Shue Elsea, for the people!!!
From the moment I spoke on the phone with Mr. Elsea I knew I found the right lawyer for myself!!! The way he made me feel understood and not alone was everything for me. Truly went above and beyond with his service from the very begging till even after all was done. Reminded me that everyone makes mistakes but as long as we’re willing to do what’s right everything will work out. Appreciate everything that he’s done for me and my family.
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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 7.9 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner, Manager, and Trial Attorney
  • Elsea Law Firm, P.A.
  • 2020 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Wilkes & McHugh, PA
  • 2016 - 2020
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Office Of The State Attorney (Tampa)
  • 2004 - 2016


  • Stetson University College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • University of Richmond
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001


  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2022 - Present
  • Hillsborough County Bar Foundation
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Order of Barristers
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2004 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Given (6)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 22
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Joel Elsea is one of the most knowledgable, experienced lawyers I know. He is a well respected trial attorney and always impressive in the courtroom. I've also observed him taking time to make sure his clients are fully aware of what is happening in their case and in the courtroom."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Joel is terrific. He and I assist one another in cross state cases, as he’s my guy for all things Collier and Pinellas county. Reliable and terrific."
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Tampa Criminal defense Lawyer Joel Shue Elsea
Joel Shue Elsea
Criminal defense Attorney
Tampa, FL
Licensed for 19 years
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