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Richard Canina

Richard Canina

EXPERIENCED Brevard County Criminal Defense Attorney- 321-728-0989
  • Criminal Law, Domestic Violence, DUI & DWI...
  • Florida
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Summary

EXPERIENCE MATTERS! Since 1985, attorney Richard G. Canina has been practicing exclusively criminal defense in Brevard County, FL. Mr. Canina graduated with Honors from The University Of Florida at age 20, obtaining a B.A. in criminal justice. He later attended Stetson University College of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate. While at Stetson, Mr. Canina served as Vice President of Sigma Nu Phi Legal Fraternity and successfully completed an internship with the Office of The Public Defender, Sixth Judicial Circuit. After graduating from law school Mr. Canina took a position with the Brevard County Public Defender’s Office, where he served as an Assistant Public Defender in the trial division for nearly five years. As an assistant Public Defender, Mr. Canina successfully defended thousands of clients with charges ranging from misdemeanor traffic offenses to first degree premeditated murder. Mr. Canina is a full member of the Florida Bar. He is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has been a member of several legal organizations including the Brevard County Bar Association, The Orange County Bar Association, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Mr. Canina has dedicated his career to defending the legal rights and freedoms of the accused. His practice focuses 100% on criminal defense and criminal trial practice. He is proud of the fact that he has never worked as a state prosecutor. His philosophy is to unconditionally help his client no matter what the allegations may be.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • Juvenile Law
  • White Collar Crime
Additional Practice Areas
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary and Robbery
  • Child Abuse
  • Drug Crimes
  • Federal Crimes
  • Probation Violations
  • Sex Crimes
  • Theft Crimes
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Violent Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Flat/Fixed fees.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Owner/President
Richard G. Canina PA
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Partner
Mitchell and Canina P.A.
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Assistant Public Defender
Brevard County Public Defender
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Education
Stetson University
J.D. | Law
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University of Florida
B.A. | Criminal Justice
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Awards
Certificate of Merit
Stetson University College of Law Public Defender Clinic
Professional Associations
Orange County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Brevard County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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Florida State Bar # 503517
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
The Canina Law Firm
1901 S. Harbor City Blvd
Suite 804
Melbourne, FL 32901
USA
Toll-Free: (321) 728-0989