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About me

After graduating from Stetson College of Law, I began working as an assistant public defender.  I successfully litigated thousands of cases as a public servant.  The experience I gained from working for the Public Defender's Office in the Sixth Circuit contributed to my desire to continue representing individuals accused of crimes in the private sector.  My law partner and I opened our firm in Pinellas County with the goal of offering our clients individualized service through open and honest communication and aggressive representation.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    12 years



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Powers Sellers & Finkelstein, PLC

6344 Roosevelt Boulevard.
Suite. B
Clearwater, FL, 33760


ALAuthorized to practice law200608/13/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200506/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Appreciation for Dedicated ServiceBob Dillinger, Sixth Judicial Circuit2009
Judge Everett Richardson's Trial Advocacy AwardCriminal Law Section2005
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Powers Sellers & Finkelstein, PLC2011 - Present
Associate AttorneyMaloney-Strohmeyer2006 - 2006
Dir. of Mental Health Jail Div/ Assistant PDPublic Defender Sixth Judicial Circuit2004 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Pinellas County Trial Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Alabama State BarN/A2006 - Present
Alabama Supreme Court, Southern DistrictN/A2006 - Present
Florida BarN/A2005 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaN/A2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
armed burglaryNot guilty by reason of insanity
traffickingNot guilty
solicitation for prostitutionNot guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
JRA PublicationsWhy it is so Important to Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney Early2012
Pasco PressPowers Sellers & Finkelstein Form Law Firm2011
Tampa Bay Business JournalHot Leads2011
Maddux News WirePowers Sellers & Finkelstein Form Law Firm2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual ConferenceBlood Stain/ Blood Spatter2014