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Brian Hobbs Mallonee

Criminal defense Attorney at Fort Pierce, FL

5.0   32 reviews
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1998
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Brian

Learn Brian’s areas of practice.

2
Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    60%
    Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

    26 years

  2. DUI and DWI
    40%
    Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

    26 years

CREATIVE. SMART. TOUGH. --- WE TAKE DEAD AIM AT WINNING EVERY CASE WE HANDLE. CALL TODAY!

Our certifications, awards and accomplishments include a combination that is unmatched by any criminal defense attorney on the treasure coast, including the following:

Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law – The highest recognition awarded by the Florida Bar, certifying lawyers as experts and specialists.

Avvo rating of 10/10, or Superb – A leading independent lawyer rating and review website.

AV® Rated by Martindale-Hubbel – A peer-review designation indicating that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence.

Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel member – Highly competitive process whereby a select few lawyers are appointed by federal judges to represent indigent people in federal criminal court.

We invite you to look into our reputation and then give us a call. Most people find us after they ask around for the top criminal defense lawyer or best DUI lawyer in Fort Pierce, Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Stuart, or Okeechobee, Florida.

Our office is located near the courthouse in downtown Fort Pierce.

Awards

AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Client's Choice 2018
Client's Choice
2018

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Fort Pierce Criminal Lawyer & St. Lucie DUI Defense Including
Federal Crimes, State Crimes, Computer & Sex Crimes, DUI & DWLS, Drug & Narcotic Crimes, Violent & Gun Crimes, Theft & Property Crimes, Juvenile Crimes, Probation Violations, Record Sealing

Location

Brian Hobbs Mallonee
130 S. Indian River Dr. Ste. 302
Fort Pierce, FL, 34950

Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
  32 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2018
Client's Choice
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Posted by anonymous | January 26, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Simply the Best
Thankyou for being as Good as your Reviews state! The whole team is amazing Excellent communication, Experience, Professionalism, compassion, Expertise, I could go on and on. Cassandra is also amazing, stressful situation but this is a Great Lawyer. Once Again Thankyou
Posted by anonymous | November 10, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Profesional and diligent
I would highly recommend Brian and his assistant Cassandra. They both handled my case professionally and smoothly. I was part of the process every step of the way and contact between us was always maintained. My case felt like a priority and that was most important to me.
Posted by Tiffany | October 29, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
A+ criminal defense attorney
Did an outstanding job on my criminal case in Indian River County. The office made the process bearable and allowed me to move on with my day today activities without the weight on my shoulders. They were very personable and professional putting everything in layman's terms for my comprehension. They are the best out there , hands down, with my highest regards and recommendation. I cannot thank them enough and I'm completely satisfied with my outcome. I have nothing but gratitude for making this inconvenience a closed book for me.
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Posted by Jacqui | October 29, 2021
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Not Enough Stars to Give!
Brian and his team are AMAZING! There isn't enough stars to be able to give them and nobody else I would recommend. My son was falsely accused of crimes he did not commit and this team was on top of every last detail. The opposing side did not even make it half way through and they dropped the case. I can never thank Cassandra enough for taking every last one of my phone calls some even twice a day. They took their time to find every last detail proving my sons innocence. Not once did this team make my family and I feel not important or that we were not their top priority. We loved that Brian is 100% straightforward and honest with every move of our case. He told us what the worst could be and the outcome we were going for at all times. Thank you so much for all of your support, patience, and help we can finally sleep again.
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Posted by Winny | October 14, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Best Law firm on the Treasure coast
I hired Brian and his team to have some charges dropped. Amazing work thank you so much every time I called they would return my phone call within five minutes explained everything to me,Cassandra went above and beyond, I could not get to the office she actually came by and had things notarized for me at work I could not ask for a better team to work with ,I’m so happy with the results I can honestly say, I highly recommend Bryan as an attorney and Cassandra so amazing.
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Posted by Marilyn | January 31, 2019
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Brian Mallonee
Mr. Mallonee and his staff were extremely helpful in working with my family handle a very difficult situation. Throughout the entire process Brian was always straightforward, honest and patient. He always explained step by step the process of the law and the challenges we would face. We always felt that he had my brother’s best interest at heart. In light of a such an unnerving situation Brian’s determination and experience were crucial in getting my brother the best results. We are very grateful to him and his staff, Cassandra & Lerin. I would highly recommend him! Thank You! Marilyn
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Posted by JAMES | January 2, 2019
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DUI / FORT PIERCE
Outstanding organization. Detail oriented. Professional. Very well organized. Knowledgeable and well respected and know by the Prosecutor, Judge and Probation Officer I had. Give them a call or swing by the office, they are good people. Plus there is an outstanding Italian baker/coffee shop located downstairs from his office, worse case have a great breakfast pastry and espresso.
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Posted by Nelson | December 15, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Definitely a good lawyer
He worked hard and got me the minimum punishment. The secatary communicated very well. Overall good experience with Brian and his office.
Posted by William | November 21, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Father of (Willie)
I highly recommend Mr. Maloney for anybody that wants to have good representation. He's an excellent excellent attorney and he did a good job on my son case, they were trying to give him 20 years and 32 years of probation. He did his research on the case and he defended him so good that they only gave him 3 years of probation. he's worth every penny and he's an asset to anybody that wants to be defended by him. I rate him 5 stars.
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Posted by Charlie | November 7, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Great lawyer
Mr. Mallonee was great on my case. He got all my charges dropped. Very pleased. His staff was respectful and nice.
Posted by Christy | October 4, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Incredible lawyer.....
5 stars to Brian. He is an incredible lawyer as well as a person. Helped me and my friend in a situation. Everything was resolved better than we ever expected. I recommend him 100%.
Posted by Rob | September 26, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
If you have a Legal need, you just found the answer, Look no further!!
Brian and Lerin helped me beyond what I asked for. They handled everything to the tee, and even went beyond that to make sure papers reflected the change "everywhere". Courteous, professional, and smart!! Thanks Brian and Lerin !!!
Posted by Lori | September 26, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
When your dam breaks and your boat won't float ......
Overwhelmed ... with anger, fear and lack the knowledge of what to do next, I called The Law Firm of Brian Mallonee and it was the wisest decision I ever made. Brian and his legal assistant Lerin are an amazing team working together against the FALSE information DUI that is WRONGLY filed against you by individuals in authoritative positions due to their lack of accountability in doing their job. Brian and Lerin's driven determination to produce the Factual Information (that somewhere along the process had never been asked or documented, overlooked or lost) with that kind of tenacity and expertise representing you, you have complete confidence they are fighting for YOU! Brian speaks to you not at you. He keeps you completely informed of each step, encourages your opinions and questions. Brian takes charge (a respectful control) in the court room. My wrongful DUI was dropped. I can absolutely tell you that if I would not have had their legal representation, I would have LOST everything including my job. I wish we would have met under different circumstances, but I have my freedom and now 2 new Friends .... I am so Thankful that I had Brian and Lerin!
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Posted by tammy | September 21, 2018
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Brian Mallonee is an extraordinary attorney
Brian Mallonee is an extraordinary attorney. Hopefully I will never need to hire a criminal defense attorney again, but if I do it will be Brian Mallonee. After I was wrongfully accused and arrested for DUI, Brian was the first call I made and it’s a decision I will never regret. From the beginning Brian was very clear about all the potential outcomes and explained in detail how we would build my defense to increase my odds of a favorable outcome. He immediately recognized how improper my arrest was. Brian and his assistant Lerin were so amazing and kept me up to date on everything happening with my case, and always answered my numerous emails and questions in a timely manner if not immediately. Brian and Lerin were a joy to work with! Brian Mallonee is Professional, Knowledgeable, Tenacious, Meticulous to detail, and Compassionate. These qualities are exactly what you need in a criminal defense attorney. Brian came up with a game plan and executed it flawlessly. Most first time DUI’s are pleaded down to reckless driving but for some reason mine was not. We went to jury trial. Huge mistake by the prosecutor. Ultimately prosecution was averted due to case facts presented by Brian and his courtroom prowess. I was acquitted of all charges and it is all thanks to Brian Mallonee and his team! Not only did he represent me in the criminal court case but also in in the DMV hearing regarding the suspended driver license since I refused to blow and requested a formal review. I now have my driver license and there is no refusal to blow on my record. I really cannot thank Brian Mallonee and his team or recommend them enough for their extreme professionalism and amazing help during a very trying time in my life. Brian is not only a smart, superb lawyer but also an amazing person as well. Best money I ever spent!
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Posted by Greg | August 21, 2018
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Knowledgeable and professional
Brian did a fantastic job with my case. I had serious doubts with my legal troubles but Brian came prepared to win. I would absolutely reccomend him to anybody searching for a good lawyer.
Posted by zach | June 27, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
The Best Lawyer
Mr Mallonee did everything he could to get the right outcome in my case. While it wasn’t ideal it was better then I originally faced. He gave me a shot when no one else would and I’m forever grateful.
Posted by Dave | February 21, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
When you are about to Lose Your Freedom, you’d Better have the Best!
When you are about to Lose Your Freedom, you’d Better have the Best there is to help you! I had a self-defense case go haywire that could have cost me my freedom and my right to vote, along with losing years of my life being incarcerated, so I am 100% glad I chose the Law Offices of Brian Mallonee! I say “law offices,” because not only was Brian a superstar lawyer who knows the system’s ups and downs, the players, the laws, and the caveats, he did it all while keeping me calm and totally controlling the situation. He did exactly what he said he would do, when he would do it, and even showed he knew how it would mostly wind up. His staff was there for me numerous times with the “months” of paperwork, the depositions, the explanations of processes and legal terminology and more, so I say, “Thank you, guys Very Much!” Never in a million years would I have thought that one bad evening and some “mixed officer reporting” might ruin my future like this situation could have. Brian and his staff handled this case and, more importantly, me (because I am not always easy to deal with). Imagine how distraught you’d be, looking at years behind bars! While doing all that, we got the work done that was needed, the paperwork filed, and the outcome we were looking for. You might purchase generic food from Wal-Mart (as I do –love the Great Value brand), but when it comes to your freedom, you’d better make certain you have the best, and these guys are it! Thank You Again!
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Posted by David | January 30, 2018
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The best!
Brian and Cassandra are such a great team. They helped me get my past mistakes taken care of . Cassandra was incredibly easy to talk to and deal with. I’m in Pennsylvania and they handled everything for me without me even having to come to Florida. I am so grateful for everything they have done for me.
Posted by anonymous | June 6, 2017
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| Hired Attorney
The best
I google this attorney when I was in great need. I spoke with his assistant Cassandra then on to Brian. For some unknown reason i just trust him. I have never seen an attorney with so much passion like Brian. He fought for my husband and friend situation like we were his family. You want a honest, reliable, knowledgeable, caring and an understanding attorney? Brian is the guy. My husband and my friend were his client. I am not trying to give Brian rating cause I have time to waste. He has done a phenomenal job at his craft and I will be forever grateful. Thanks again to you Sir and you staff for wining my hisband and friend case. God Bless.
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Posted by Chris | May 15, 2017
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He saved my career
Not only is he amazing. But his office staff are top notch, professional, and amazingly friendly and kind. The day I spoke to his paralegal Cassandra and she told me not to worry that I had the best lawyer in St. Lucie County. I knew by the sound of her voice and the look in her eyes that she was telling the truth and not just trying to build another client. Thank you again Brian and all of you thank you so much for your help. You all saved my career
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Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Sole Practitioner
  • Law Office of Brian H. Mallonee
  • 2003 - Present
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • 19th Circuit Public Defender
  • 1999 - 2002

Education

  • SMU Dedman School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1998
  • University of Florida
  • Bachelors of Arts
  • 1995

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Resisting Arrest & Disorderly Intoxication - State v. J.D., Case No. 18-MM-2605
  • Charges Dropped
  • DUI TRIAL — State v. G.L.; Case No. 18-CT-765
  • ANOTHER NOT GUILTY VERDICT!
  • Capital sexual battery - State v. A.M.; Case No. 562008CF004630 (Saint Lucie County)
  • Not Guilty All Counts
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Associations

  • St. Lucie Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
  • legal committee
  • 2004 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • St. Lucie County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2003 - Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • member
  • 2000 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Board Certification Test Grader
  • Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2013
  • Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Appointee
  • Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Florida
  • 2012
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer
  • Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • 2012
  • 2011 Rising Star
  • Florida Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer
  • The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • 2007
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Speaking Engagements

  • Jetty Lounge Legal Brainstorm
  • Medical Marijuana in Florida -- The past, present and future
  • 2014
  • Boozgeois Legal Roundtable
  • Your rights during a DUI stop
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (14)
Endorse Brian
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Brian is an excellent lawyer. His experience in criminal defense and DUI will help anyone during a difficult time. His attention to detail, strong investigative skills, and fearless attitude in the courtroom is what every person needs in their criminal defense lawyer. I highly recommend Brian for any criminal defense or DUI needs."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have rarely encountered a lawyer with the zeal, knowledge, and bravery of this attorney. I have known Mr. Mallonee for over ten years and have referred him many cases over that time. I have always received positive feedback from the clients I have sent his way. This attorney is all about results!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have seen Brian Mallonee in practice over the years and he is an extremely zealous advocate for his clients. He has exceptional legal knowledge and a passion for the work that is refreshing to see. I highly recommend Brian."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have watched Brian practice for over 10 years and have always been impressed with his passion for the profession and the way he aggressively defends his clients. He is a true advocate with great legal ability and know how."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Brian. He is a highly skilled trial lawyer that aggressively fights for the rights of his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have a ton of respect for Brian. I worked against him on many matters when I was a Prosecutor in Fort Pierce, Florida and always knew him to be prepared, knowledgeable, and passionate about representing his clients. After I made the transistion to handling criminal defense cases I routinely sought out his advice and was always impressed with his willingness to assist me and others with the common goal of trying to seek out justice for our clients. Brian is an extremely good lawyer. I would recommend Brian for any of your criminal defense needs without any hesitation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"In the course of my practice I have had the opportunity to handle cases both with and against Mr. Mallonee. He strives to be and succeeds at being one of the most highly regarded and well read lawyers in the area in his chosen field. I heartily endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 15
Relationship: Other
"Brian is a tireless advocate for his clients. He works hard and continues to fight until the job is done. He is at home both inside the courthouse arguing cases to a jury and in front of his computer researching and writing winning legal motions. This dual skill set exhibited by Brian is a rare and winning combination."
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