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Brooke Victoria Elvington

About me

My background is in both State and Federal criminal defense.   I have handled cases ranging from misdemeanor offenses to first-degree murder and terrorism.  I now dedicate my practice to criminal appeals & post-conviction.  In addition to my own cases, I regularly consult with attorneys throughout the State of Florida.  In recognizing that this area of law involves incredibly difficult challenges for clients, I offer my skill, experience, compassion and honesty.  Please feel free to read more about my background on my criminal appeals website, www.FLCriminalAppeals.com.  


 


When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my husband and children.  We travel regularly and have a particular love for all things Italy!  


 

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Licensed

  1. Appeals: 100%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael Alexander Misa

    Brooke is very knowledgeable in the area of criminal defense and appeals. Brooke helped me work with my client on a difficult 3.850 which was truly not in his best interest. It became clear that Brooke put the clients ultimate interest first, and the case was resolved without any further liability to the client. I endorse this lawyer.

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    Michael Misa DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Melinda A. Morris

    Brooke has a tremendous amount of experience with criminal appeals and is very thorough in her work. She is a vigorous advocate, and searches for every possible avenue to secure a favorable judgment for her criminal appeals clients. I recommend her to anyone looking for a professional, capable criminal appeals attorney.

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    Melinda Morris DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Brooke Elvington, Attorney at Law

1727 Coachman Plaza Drive
Suite 108
Clearwater, FL, 33759

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Bar Register of Preeminent Women LawyersMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
selected for inclusionMarquis Who's Who in American Law2013
Best Advocate AwardFlorida Defender college2002
Woolsack Honorary societyPennsylvania state university2001
Award for excellencePennsylvania state university- Dickinson law1999
Award for Excellence in Contracts IPenn State University - Dickinson Law1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyElvington Law, P.A.2013 - Present
PresidentLaw Office of Brooke Elvington2008 - Present
PartnerBarack, McLaughlin & Elvington2007 - 2008
Associate AttorneyEscobar, Ramirez & Associates2005 - 2006
AttorneyUnited States District Court2003 - 2005
AttorneyPublic Defender Office2002 - 2003
AssociateButler, Burnette & Pappas2001 - 2002
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Sectionmember2013 - Present
Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyersmember2013 - Present
Florida Association for Women Lawyers (Pinellas County chapter)Member2013 - Present
Bruce R. Jacob Criminal Appellate American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaAttorney Member2005 - Present
Florida BarMember2001 - Present
Clearwater Bar AssociationMember2008 - 2010
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2006 - 2010
Florida Drug Teen CourtHearing Master2003 - 2003
Barney Masterson Inns of CourtMember2002 - 2003
Dickinson Law ReviewAssociate Editor1999 - 2001
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Hicks v. State, 35 Fla L Weekly D 1590Conviction vacated
Seago v. State, 23 So. 3d 1269Reversed and remanded for new trial
Vazquez v. State, 23 So.3d 1269Reversed and remanded for evidentiary hearing
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Rollins CollegeInternational RelationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawN/AN/A
University of OxfordCriminologyN/AN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Bruce Jacob Inn of CourtRestorative Justice2015
Appellate Preservation SeminarAppellate Preservation2015
Law RetreatPreventing Ineffective Assistance Claims2009