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Legacy of Success
I have been working within the criminal justice system with prosecutors and judges for over 32 years. I consider myself to have a proven track record of success against the prosecution.
I am a 1988 graduate from the University of Florida Law School. I work in all Florida state courts and the Northern District of Florida Federal Court. I have worked three years as a public defender and have been in private practice for over 30 years. I became a lawyer to defend the people to make sure their rights are protected. I believe everyone...
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