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Languages spoken: Korean

Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 33%
    25 years, 500 cases
  2. DUI & DWI: 33%
    25 years, 3 thousand cases
  3. Criminal Defense: 33%
    25 years, 3 thousand cases
  4. Unspecified: 1%



Hourly ($300/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (always), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Robert Edward Heyman

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Sonny for his entire career - first as a fellow prosecutor, then as a County Court Judge, and now as a fellow criminal defense attorney. He is tenacious, hard working and ethical in defense of all his clients. I strongly endorse his work.


    Robert Heyman Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William Joseph Tyson Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Sonny Im for 17 years. He is a diligent and highly competent attorney who always places the utmost emphasis on his client's interests. I strongly recommend his services.


    William Tyson Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

39780 US Highway 19 N
Tarpon Springs, FL, 346898306


FLMember in Good Standing199106/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Sonny Im, P. A.2005 - Present
County Court Judge6th Judicial Circuit2002 - 2005
Manging PartnerMiller & Im, P. A.1995 - 2002
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office1991 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2005 - Present
Florida BarMember1991 - Present
Countryside Youth Soccer AssociationBoard Member2004 - 2006
Harborside Christian ChurchElder2003 - 2007
Florida Commission on Trial Court Performance and AccountabilityCommissioner2002 - 2005
Pasco Hernando Community CollegeLegal Assisting Advisory Committee Member2002 - 2008
Florida Court Language Interpreter Task Force for the 6th Judicial CircuitTask Force Member2002 - 2005
Asian American Advisory Board of Hillsborough and Pinellas CountyBoard Member1997 - 2002
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point HospitalFounding Member of Ethics Committee1997 - 2002
Korean Association of West FloridaDirector1992 - 2002
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida vs. Clint ChapmanNot Guilty, sexual battery; guilty, simple battery
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Publication nameTitleDate
Korean American JournalFlorida DUI Law1997
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Korean Elders Association Scholarship Awards CeremonyGuest Speaker2003
Korean War Veterans MemorialKorean War Vets1999
Civil Traffic Hearing Officer Training ProgramCommonly Encountered Civil Traffic Infraction Defenses1999