Rusty Shepard

Rusty Shepard

Panama City Criminal Defense Attorney
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Social Security Disability
  • Florida
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Summary

After graduating from Florida State University College of Law in the year 2000, Attorney Rusty Shepard became the Assistant State Attorney in Chipley for four years. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Shepard is well-versed in the legal system, judicial processes and how to best anticipate choices on the part of the prosecution in his current cases. Coming up with aggressive and intuitive defense tactics, Attorney Shepard is devoted to obtaining the best possible verdict for his clients, doing everything in his power to have their charges reduced or dismissed altogether. He is the President of the Bay County Chapter at the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In addition, he was also the former President to the Bay County Bar Association and is committed to pursuing justice above all else. Attorney Shepard was chosen for the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award, which is only given to 20 lawyers in the entire state. Providing legal counsel on numerous well-known news stations such as NBC and ABC, he is considered to be a highly reputable Panama City criminal defense attorney. Panama City Living Magazine has listed him in “The New Vanguard: The Smart & Savy,” while he was also included in the Bay Life Magazine’s “One to Watch” list. Offering availability 24/7 for his clients, do not hesitate to contact his firm for a knowledgeable, free consultation. Your future is on the line if you are facing criminal accusations; contact Shepard Law to learn more today.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Social Security Disability
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founder
Shepard Law
- Current
Founding Partner
Appleman, Shepard & Trucks
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Assistant State Attorney
Chipley, Florida
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Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D.
Awards
President's Pro Bono Service Award
Florida Bar
Professional Associations
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association
Member
Current
Bay County Bar Association
Member (Past-President)
Current
St. Andrew's Bay Inns of Court
Bencher
Current
Bay County Bar Association
President
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Bay County Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ("Bay County Criminal Defense Bar")
President
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Florida Bar
Served on the Law Related Education Committee
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Shepard Law
2612 B West 15th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
USA
Telephone: (850) 215-5200