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Gregory L. Olney II

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    30 years, 5 thousand cases



Hourly ($200-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

21 total 

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  • Justin Seth Drach

    Skip is a highly respected criminal defense attorney in the state of Florida. He comes from an education and professional pedigree that is second to none and his experience ensures that his clients obtain the best results possible every time.


    Justin Drach Criminal defense Attorney
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  • Michael Patrick Loberg

    I have known Mr. Olney for many years now. He is a highly respected lawyer in the community and known for his great results on cases both large and small. His relationship with the State Attorney's Office is excellent and his dedication to his clients is never in question. I fully endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Loberg Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Meros, Smith, Lazzara & Olney, P.A.

757 Arlington Avenue North
St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, FL, 33701-3621


FLMember in Good Standing198306/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top 100 LawyersAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
nation's top one percentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Top Lawyers of TampaLawyers.com2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rated AV Preemminent for Ten YearsMartindale-Hubbell2013
Tampa Bay's Top LawyersTampa Bay Magazine2010
Leading Florida Attorney -Criminal DefenseAmerican Research Corporation1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerMeros, Smith, Lazzara, and Olney, P.A.1986 - Present
Lead Trial AttorneyState Attorney's Office1982 - 1986
PresidentOlney Farms, Inc.1973 - 1980
CaptainUnited States Army1969 - 1973
Association namePosition nameDuration
Clearwater Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Florida Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pinellas County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Pinellas County Criminal Defense BarMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
state v. smithprobation with no incarceration
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
CitadelPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1969