Barbara Blount-Powell

Contact: 352.378.1107
Experience:
Law School: University of Florida
Jurisdiction: Florida

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About Barbara Blount-Powell
Barbara has practiced criminal defense in Alachua County and the Eighth Judicial Circuit since 1984, handling criminal matters including murder, manslaughter, dui/vehicular manslaughter, possession, sale and trafficking in drugs, robbery, burglary, grand theft, forgery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, gun crimes, and numerous other felony and misdemeanor offenses. Before joining DeThomasis & Buchanan, P.A. in 2001, Barbara practiced criminal law as an assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit for over sixteen years. Barbara was a member of the defense team for Danny Harold Rolling from 1992 through his capital murder sentencing proceeding in February of 1994.

She is a past President , Secretary, and Chapter Representative to the State Board for the 8th Judicial Circuit Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and a current member of both Florida and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Directory Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Free Consultation
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    • Flat Fee in some cases, other rates negotiable
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Professional Experience
Partner, DeThomasis & Buchanan
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Partner is Criminal Defense firm representing accused persons in State Court
Assistant Public Defender, 8th Circuit Public Defenders Office
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Represented indigent clients in all state court matters including first degree murder, drug trafficking, and vehicular homicide.
Associate, Salley, Barnes, Pajon, Guttman & Del Valle, PA
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Civil litigation and general banking law.
Education
University of FloridaDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (1978)Law
Honors: Member, Law Review
Duke UniversityB.A.Political Science/Economics
Professional Activities
Emeritus Member James C. Adkins Inn of Court 1995-Current
Chapter President, 8th circuit Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 1990-1991
Awards
Presidents Award, 8th Circuit Chapter, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Professional Associations
Member, Florida State Bar
-Current

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1800 N Main St
Gainesville, FL 32609
USA
Telephone: 352.378.1107
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