David Hardy

David Hardy

The Hardy Law Firm, P.A.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Appeals & Appellate
  • Florida, Rhode Island
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Summary

Attorney Hardy attended Suffolk University Law School's Evening Division. He graduated Magna Cum Laude (with high honors) in the top four percent of his class. From 2005 until 2010, Attorney Hardy served as a State Prosecutor in Tampa Florida. Since 2010 he has been in private practice. In Florida State Courts, he has handled thousands of cases ranging from DUI to first degree felonies. In Federal Court, he has handled international extradition cases, bank fraud, drug trafficking, firearms cases, and immigration offenses. Attorney Hardy is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Expert in Criminal Trial Law and is Nationally Board Certified in Criminal Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. In 2015 he was named to the National Trial Lawyers top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers. He practices in the areas of federal criminal defense, state criminal defense, and DUI defense.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Appeals & Appellate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
Rhode Island
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
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The Hardy Law Firm, P.A.
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Attorney David C. Hardy is an expert in the area of criminal law. He represents clients in both Florida state and federal courts. He is experienced handling cases involving international extradition, drug trafficking, bank fraud, immigration offenses, identity theft, firearms offenses, assault and battery, and driving under the influence.
Professor of Constitutional Law and Criminal Evidence
Hillsborough Community College
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Assistant State Attorney
Hillsborough County Florida State Attorney's Office
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Legal Intern
United States Department of Justice
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Education
Suffolk University Law School
J.D.
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Honors: Jurisprudence Award in Torts Best Oral Advocate Award Paul McLaughlin Fellowship Recipient Stanley Kava Award Magna Cum Laude (High Honors) graduate Top four percent of Class
Activities: Mock Trial Competition (semifinalist)
Boston College
M.Ed
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Providence College
B.A.
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Awards
Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
National Trial Lawyers
AV Preeminent Attorney Rating
Martindale Hubbell
Professional Associations
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Member
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The Florida Bar
Member
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The Rhode Island Bar
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Double Jeopardy and Hollywood
Criminal Justice Today
The Nuts and Bolts of Hearsay
Criminal Justice Today
United States Supreme Court Strikes Down the Florida Death Penalty
Criminal Justice Today
Be Careful What You Say In Public - The FBI May Be Listening
Criminal Justice Today
You Have the Right to Remain Silent
Criminal Justice Today
Standing Your Ground in Florida
Criminal Justice Today
The FBI Gambles with the Fourth Amendment in Vegas
Criminal Justice Today
United States Supreme Court to Decide Tampa Sarbanes-Oxley Case
Criminal Justice Today
The Law of Criminal Confessions in Florida
Criminal Justice Today
Searching Cell Phones Without a Warrant
Criminal Justice Today
Speaking Engagements
Effective Trial Testimony Strategies for Law Enforcement Officers, Criminal Justice Institute Conference on Law Enforcement Case Preparation, Tampa, FL
Hillsborough Community College Criminal Justice Institute
Certifications
Florida Board Certified Expert in Criminal Trial Law
The Florida Bar
National Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
The Hardy Law Firm, P.A.
1710 N. 19th Street
Suite 215
Tampa, FL 33605
USA
Telephone: (813) 990-9547