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  • 766 Hudson Ave, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    A question that I am often asked is "why have you dedicated so much of your career to defending criminals?" The answer is this.   First, experience has proven to me that many people who find themselves arrested or accused of a crime are hardworki...
  • Glenn and Hibbert, P.A.
    100 Wallace Avenue, Suite #360, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 9.4  
    Licensed
    Andrew T. Hibbert is a lifelong Floridian who was born in Orlando and then grew up in Islamorada in the Florida Keys. After graduating high school, Andrew went back to Orlando to attend the University of Central Florida. It was during his freshman...
  • The Law Place
    1414 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    AnneMarie Rizzo is a former Assistant State Attorney with extensive trial experience in the State of Florida. AnneMarie is the only female in the State of Florida with the Forensic Lawyer Scientist certification. She graduated with her Bachelor’s ...
  • The Law Place
    1414 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I spent countless hours working on my websites and growing my practice through attending seminars and lecturing.   Unlike other lawyers, I personally put in case results and work on video shots.  My clients or prospective clients need to understan...
  • The Byrd Law Firm
    2151 Main St Ste 201, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
            I am an Attorney at The Byrd Law Firm where I practice Criminal Defense and Family Law.  I was born and raised on Long Island in New York and came to Florida to pursue a college degree at Stetson University.   While studying at Stetson I...
  • The Collins Law Group, P.L.
    1800 2nd St., Suite. 785, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Review: “In giving Peter an excellent rating, it's not high enough for his professionalism and how I was represented prior to and in court!! He is up front with his opinion and being realistic in what you might expect. I have ...
  • The Law Place
    1414 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Much of my time is devoted to my clients and their individual cases.  I strive to provide each client with personal and excellent representation, and to do that, sacrifices are made in my personal life.  To relax and in every moment I have not in ...
  • Soler & Simon
    2170 Main Street, STE 103, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    PERFECT 10 AVVO RATING.  A+ BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU.  AVAILABLE 24/7.  FREE CONSULTATION. FIRST-TIME OFFENDER? We offer reduced rates for people with no prior criminal history. HOW TO FIGHT - AND BEAT - A CRIMINAL CASE A good criminal lawyer wil...
  • Aiken, O'Halloran & Associates, 2060 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 9.8  
    Licensed
    Experience, compassion and dedication in providing quality representation in Florida criminal cases
  • Zimmerman & Zimmerman P.A.
    434 South Washington Blvd Ste 250, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 9.7  
    Licensed
    I am a Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer since 1999 (only 5% of all Florida Lawyers are Board Certified).  Former member of the Twelfth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commision.  My background also includes 9 years of extenti...
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    The Byrd Law Firm
    2151 Main St Ste 201, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Aggressive, dedicated, and well respected Criminal Defense/ DUI Lawyer, board-certified in criminal trial law for the last 19 years, Recognized as a “Super Lawyer” for the past 10 years, Listed in Best Attorneys in America for the past 20 years s...
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    70% Criminal defense, 30% DUI and DWI

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    FL, Active since 1996

  • Michael S. Perry, PA
    1962 Main Street, #217, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 9.9  
    Licensed
    I was born in Philadelphia and moved to Sarasota with my family when I was 13 years old.  I went to Cardinal Mooney High School and graduated with honors earning an academic scholorshiip to Manatee Community College (now named State College of Flo...
  • The Law Office of Matt Sandburg
    1620 Main Street, #4, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    Matt is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney.  He  was born and raised outside of Chicago, IL. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he received Bachelor Degrees in both Economics and Philosophy. Matt then attended the Unive...
  • Sarasota Office
    950 S. Tamiami Trail, Suite #208, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    I am a trial lawyer. I focus my practice on handling cases at every stage of the legal process at or before the trial court level in both State and Federal Courts. My clients are international, national, and local businesses and individuals that n...
  • The Law Place
    1414 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
    Avvo Rating: 10  
    Licensed
    When someone is accused or charged, regardless of whether it is a DUI, child abuse, sexual assault, drug possession, theft, or homicide, no one possesses more motivation than Mr. Finebloom in zealously protecting his client's rights under the law ...

If you have criminal charges in Sarasota County, you might need an experienced criminal defense attorney familiar with Florida state law and local county law. Criminal defense attorneys based in Sarasota County are more familiar with the county legal process, evidence commonly gathered to prove guilt, and the types of defense strategies to get you a favorable outcome. They will work to defend you against the criminal charges, trying to get the case dismissed or reduce the sentence. Criminal defense attorneys will negotiate conditions to prevent a trial but will represent you in a trial by jury or by the judge. They work to ensure clients don't experience loss of liberty.

How much does a criminal defense lawyer charge per hour in the Sarasota area

Many Sarasota County attorneys bill on contingency or other, non-hourly arrangements. This may be dependent on factors like experience and different specializations within criminal defense.