Justin Petredis grew up outside of Cleveland, Ohio. After studying Political Science and Finance at Miami Univeristy in southwestern Ohio, Mr. Petredis went to Law School at Tulane University in New Orleans where he met his wife who was born and raised in Tampa.
Mr. Petredis moved to the Tampa area in May of 2004 where he studied for and passed the Florida Bar in August. In the fall of 2004, Mr. Petredis began at the Pinellas/Pasco State Attorney's Office where he worked for almost 8 years. During that time Mr. Petredis tried over 75 jury trials including Attempted Murder, Capital Sexual Battery, Robbery, Burglary, Grand Theft, Aggravated Battery, Possession of Controlled Substance, Trafficking in Controlled Substance and DUIs. Mr. Petredis also tried over 50 Final Hearings for Violations of Probation as well as over 50 Motions to Supress.
Mr. Petredis is also involved in his community. He has been a Big Brother for over 5 years and participates in Steak and Sports Day, which is an annual event that provides a day of enjoyment for children located at the Children's Home. For the past 7 years, Mr. Petredis has also volunteered as a judge for the Honorable Robert J. Simms Mock Trial Competition in which local high school teams compete for the right to represent Hillsborough County at the State level, and each year participates in Relay for Life benefitting the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Petredis was recently given the distinction of becoming a Board Certified Attorney in the area of Criminal Law. Only six percent of all attorneys in Florida are Board Certified in any category with less than 400 currently certified in the area of Criminal Trial. As such, Mr. Petredis is recognized as an expert and specialist in the area of Criminal Law.
Mr. Petredis has extensive knowledge of virtually every area of criminal law. As a former State Attorney, Mr. Petredis knows the criminal justice system and is ready to use that knowledge in your case.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2004||08/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Board Certified - Criminal Trial||Florida Bar||2013|
|Owner/Managing Partner||The Law Office of Justin Petredis, P.A.||2012 - Present|
|Assistant State Attorney||State Attorney's Office||2004 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||Chair, Criminal Law Section||2014 - Present|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Magazine||Right to (Unknown) Representation||2016|
|Tulane University Law School||law||N/A|
|Practicing with Professionalism||Solo Practitioner - Practicing with Professionalism||2016|
|1st Degree Murder Acquittal||Acquittal - Jury found client Not Guilty|
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Mon Feb 18 2013
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