Gainesville Criminal Defense Attorney

Criminal Defense Lawyer Serving Bushnell, Gainesville & Ocala, Florida

Facing a criminal charge can be extremely upsetting. If you have been charged with a crime and you need experienced legal counsel, it is very important that you take the time to contact the firm. The sooner you speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer, the better.

Gainesville criminal defense attorney Robert G. Whittel protects the legal rights of clients throughout Florida who have been accused or charged with serious crimes and need the help of a dedicated and experienced lawyer. Attorney Robert G. Whittel graduated cum laude from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and received his law degree from the University of Florida, graduating Order of the Coif. Mr. Whittel was a member of the prestigious Florida Law Review and holds an MBA in finance from the University of Florida. Attorney Robert G. Whittel first began practicing law for a large international law firm and was later appointed as a criminal prosecutor. While serving as a prosecutor, he accepted an invitation to study international law at Cambridge University in England.

Robert G. Whittel is a former Lt. Commander in the United States Naval Reserve. Today, attorney Whittel is a founding partner of the Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC. He is committed to protecting the rights of the accused. He provides his clients with his years of expertise in criminal defense and will fight for your constitutional rights. Mr. Whittel has handled many cases with an outstanding winning success rate and represents clients within and outside the cities of Ocala, Bushnell, Gainesville, Spring Hill, Inverness, Tampa, New Port Richey and Tarpon Springs Florida. Mr. Whittel is recognized as one of the premier criminal defense attorneys in the area and focuses on defending all major felony and misdemeanor criminal cases.

Areas of Practice: Gainesville Criminal Defense

No matter the particular circumstances of your case or what evidence may have been collected against you, it is crucial that you consider consulting a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. Your right to legal counsel is clearly stated in the U.S. Constitution, and failing to take full advantage of this right can have disastrous consequences as you face the full penalties that the criminal justice system can deal out. Our firm takes on cases throughout Gainesville and the surrounding areas in Florida, including such cases as:

We also assist clients with criminal appeals, in order to help seek a retrial or altered sentence following a conviction in criminal court. Whether this is your first arrest or you already have a criminal record, we can offer our knowledgeable criminal defense representation to help.

Florida Attorney Robert G. Whittel

Without the immediate and aggressive legal counsel of a skilled attorney, you risk the very real possibility of facing imprisonment, heavy fines, restitution, probation, sex offender registration, driver’s license suspension, and a slew of other penalties that may result from a criminal conviction in Florida. Additionally, having a criminal record can damage your reputation, your personal and professional relationships and your opportunities in employment, housing and finances. Choosing the right lawyer to work with you can make a significant impact on the outcome of your case, as well as the final penalties that you may face.

Attorney Robert G. Whittel’s is devoted to defending criminal offenses in Florida. As a criminal defense attorney, Mr. Whittel knows how to build a winning defense strategy and has earned a reputation for his hard-hitting defense by securing many “not guilty” verdicts. When you work with our law firm, you will have the help of a veteran team of experienced lawyers and staff ensuring that we will fight for you in your criminal defense case.

When choosing a criminal defense attorney, it is very important that you select an attorney with a proven track record, litigation skills and a practical, working knowledge of Florida law as it applies to your case. As each case is unique, your attorney should also be dedicated to giving you personalized attention and a tailor-made defense. Mr. Whittel has devoted his practice to protecting the legal rights of those charged with criminal offenses.

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