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Attorney Jackson Hilliard is the leading attorney at his Clearwater law firm, Hilliard Law, P.L. Mr. Hilliard has lived in St. Petersburg and the Tampa Bay area for the last ten years. He spent his undergraduate career at the University of Central Florida, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 1998. Mr. Hilliard then earned his law degree from Stetson College of Law in 2006. Attorney Hilliard is a member of numerous associations, including the Florida Bar, Clearwater Bar, St. Petersburg Bar, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


At Hilliard Law, P.L., Attorney Hilliard provides Florida residents with criminal defense and DUI defense. He has represented thousands of clients in cases ranging from felonies, misdemeanors, traffic cases, petty crimes, and more. Mr. Hilliard will assist clients who are facing a wide range of charges, including drug crimes, federal crimes, juvenile crimes, and white collar crimes. He has extensive experience in handling cases involving DUI charges. Attorney Hilliard is determined to protect licensed professionals, executives, and business owners from letting a DUI conviction ruin their careers. His trial experience gives him the ability to negotiate with prosecutors and work towards a lesser charge or dismissal of the client’s case. When a client charged with a DUI decides to work with Attorney Hilliard, he will first thoroughly examine the details of their case, and investigate the evidence prosecution is using against them. He will then help the client understand their legal rights and make sure they are aware of what all their options are. If it is in the client’s best interest is to request a DMV hearing where they challenge the suspension of their license, Attorney Hilliard will attend the hearing with the client and represent them. No matter what criminal charges you are facing, Attorney Hilliard is determined to do everything in his power to fight for you. To learn more about retaining the representation of Attorney Hilliard, contact Hilliard Law, P.L. 



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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 60%
    10 years, 750 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    10 years, 5 thousand cases



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

17 total 

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  • Byron L Kennedy III

    Mr. Hilliard is the "go-to" attorney when it comes to DUI issues. A lot of attorneys will say they take DUI cases and many will do an adequate job on simple cases but Mr. Hilliard knows the law inside and out and knows what to do when there are issues outside the average case. I highly recommend him.


    Byron Kennedy Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael David Barber Jr.

    Jackson shows a lot of enthusiasm about the law and his practice. I have also attended a DUI symposium with Jackson and he displayed a wealth of knowledge at that meeting. I would recommend him to others.


    Michael Barber DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Hilliard Law, P.L.

13575 58th St N #252
Clearwater, FL, 33760


FLMember in Good Standing200706/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top LawyerThe Global Directory of Who's Who2015
Harvard DUI Defense Summer Session ParticipantNational College for DUI Defense2014
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Client's Choice Award - DUIAVVO2014
Certificate of Completion - NHTSA SFST CourseNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration SFST Instructor2013
Harvard DUI Defense Summer Session ParticipantNational College for DUI Defense2013
Harvard DUI Defense Summer Session ParticipantNational College for DUI Defense2012
Leadership AwardStetson College of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerHilliard Law, P.L.2012 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender's Office 6th Judicial Circuit2007 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar Association (Middle District of Florida)N/A2014 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Clearwater Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Driving While License Suspended or Revoked.Reduced
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Publication nameTitleDate
Hilliard Law, P.L. | Criminal Defense BlogSupremes Review Warrantless Bloodtests2013
Hilliard Law, P.L. | Criminal Defense BlogNew Law Affects Driver License Suspension for DUI2013
Hilliard Law, P.L. | Criminal Defense BlogCourt reverses Florida DUI refusal suspension.2013
Hilliard Law, P.L. | Criminal Defense BlogWhy you shouldn’t post threats on Facebook.2013
Hilliard Law, P.L. | Criminal Defense BlogDrive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign to begin December 14, 20112.2012
Hilliard Law, P.L. | Criminal Defense BlogFlorida DUI Penalties2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD Juris Doctorate2006
Stetson UniversityBusiness AdministrationMBA - Master of Business Administration2006
University of Central FloridaFilmBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Misdemeanor MeetingCalling Expert Witnesses2009