Duval County Prosecutor and Florida Criminal Lawyer Opening Statements in Zimmerman Case

After approximately two weeks of jury selection, the George Zimmerman murder case started today.  In a Florida criminal trial, the State of Florida presents their case first.  This means that the prosecutor will always give the first opening statement.  There … Continue reading

Zimmerman’s Criminal Attorneys Argue Martin Was Violent

Jacksonville criminal lawyers and attorneys all over the state have been following the Trayvon Martin shooting.  This is mainly due to the fact that Florida’s stand your ground law was thrown into the middle of a national controversy.  Read Florida … Continue reading

Jacksonville FL Anger Management for More than Battery

As a Jacksonville criminal lawyer, I have represented people charged with crimes such as Florida assault and battery.  Jacksonville aggravated assault is a felony and simple assault is a misdemeanor.  The same is true for Jacksonville aggravated battery and simple … Continue reading

Duval County State Attorney to Prosecute Jacksonville Stand Your Ground Case

Last year was a big year for the Florida Stand Your Ground Law.  The George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin case drew the most attention to Florida’s self defense laws.  Although this case did not occur in Jacksonville, Duval County became … Continue reading

Jacksonville Criminal Attorneys Perspective of 10-20-Life Statute

Jacksonville FL Firearm Lawyer

Florida’s 10-20-Life law was intended to prevent gun crimes.  Instead, this Florida gun law takes the power away from judges and juries.  The people that are in the best position to evaluate cases based on the facts and circumstances are … Continue reading

Jacksonville Lawyers and the Media in FL Criminal Cases

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer News

Florida has had many high profile cases in the past couple of years.  There was the Casey Anthony trial in central Florida.  Casey Anthony was found not guilty after being charged with the first-degree murder of her daughter, Caylee Anthony.  … Continue reading

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty in Duval County Shooting

Florida Murder Self Defense Shooting

Michael Dunn was arrested over 3 weeks ago for “the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.”  (Defendant in Jacksonville teen’s shooting death pleads not guilty).  His arrangement occurred this morning at the Duval County Court House.  The Duval County Office … Continue reading