I have more than 20 years of courtroom experience and I have tried more than 80 cases. I served the people of Pinellas County as a Prosecutor for 6 years (1996 to 2002). In 2002, I entered private practice representing persons injured as a result of the negligence of others at Beltz & Ruth P.A. In 2006, I opened my own office to provide my client’s with hands on personable representation. I strive to apply the more than 19 years of diverse training and experience that I have obtained through my years of practice in Pinellas County and the Tampa Bay Area.
Please contact me today for a free initial consultation at 727-538-4155 or visit my website at www.montronelaw.com. I look forward to helping you regarding your legal matters.
I have represented criminal clients charged with such crimes as Murder, Armed Robbery, Capital Sexual Battery, Trafficking in Cocaine, Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, DUI and other criminal traffic offenses. My civil practice has included representing clients injured in automobile accidents and premises liability claims, domestic violence injunction hearings, sealing and expunging arrest records, civil traffic infractions, and driver's license suspension issues.
I am a member of the Federal Middle District of Florida, United States Supreme Court Bar, St. Petersburg Bar Association, Clearwater Bar Association, Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, and Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association.
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I've known Joe for many years and know him to be a fine lawyer. He is well experienced in criminal defense and civil litigation. Joe fights hard for his clients and makes it a priority to communicate with them. He has an excellent reputation among his peers.
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Joe and I worked for many years together and he is one of the finest attorneys I've had the pleasure of working with. He is extremely conscientious, smart and hard working. I frequently send him referrals for criminal cases because I have so much faith in him.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1996||06/20/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2016|
|Victor O. Wehle for Excellence in Trial Advocacy||Stetson University College of Law||1995|
|First Place Mock Trial Competition||Stetson University College of Law Trial Advocacy Society||1995|
|Best Oral Advocate Freshman Moot Court||Stetson University College of Law||1993|
|Owner||Joseph Montrone, Jr., P.A.||2006 - Present|
|Associate||Beltz & Ruth, P.A.||2002 - 2006|
|Assistant State Attorney||Pinellas County State Attorney's Office||1995 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|United States Supreme Court Bar||Member||2012 - Present|
|Clearwater Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|St. Petersburg Bar Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2006 - Present|
|United State District Court for the Middle District of Florida||Member||2003 - Present|
|State of Florida v. Fettig, 07-5661XDTANC||State reduced DUI to Reckless Driving|
|State of Florida v. McCray, 07-27902CFANO||State dropped Felony Possession of Marijua Charges|
|State of Florida v. Potter, 07-21809MMANO||State dropped charges|
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|https://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||Your DUI case: You Can’t Judge a Book by Its Cover||2011|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||Child Abuse or Corporal Punishment||2011|
|http://montronelaw.Wordpress.com||Leaving the Scend of an Accident in Florida||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com||Fleeing and Eluding in Florida||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com||Romeo & Juliet Law In Florida||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com||Should I Hire A Lawyer For My Florida DUI Arrest||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com||DOMESTIC BATTERY IN FLORIDA: It's Not Like Every Other Crime||2010|
|https://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||What Should I Do After An Auto Accident In Florida?||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK: HOW THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS CAN LEAD TO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN FLORIDA||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||Uninsured Motorist Insurance In Florida: Are You “Fully Covered?”||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||Defending Child Sex Crimes||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||Top 7 Reasons Why You Should Avoid a Violation of Probation and File a Motion For Early Termination of Probation||2010|
|http://montronelaw.wordpress.com/||You Have the Right to Remain Silent . . . USE IT!||2009|
|Stetson University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of South Florida||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|