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Being charged with a crime in Clearwater can become a serious legal matter, the intricacies and machinations of which require the know-how of an experienced attorney. No matter what the charge, a legal professional with a strong track record can make a difference in whether you go to jail or obtain reduced charges, a diversion program, probation, or a case dismissal.

The quality of your legal representation can play a crucial role in how your case unfolds – and in your future opportunities in life. That is why we recommend that, if you’re facing criminal charges or a criminal investigation in Clearwater or the surrounding area, you contact Katz & Phillips, P.A. Our firm has a reputation for excellence in handling criminal cases of all types at both the state and federal level.

The competence and ability of our legal team has been recognized by many industry and media sources. We’ve earned the highest ratings possible from both Avvo and Martindale-Hubbell, two national organizations which rank law firms and attorneys. Our other distinctions include recognition by Super Lawyers, Newsweek’s Showcase of Leading Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Our founding attorneys are both former prosecutors, with one of them Board Certified in DUI Defense. With the distinctions we’ve earned, training and experience we’ve accrued, and the commitment we put into every case, we think you’ll be hard-pressed to find another criminal defense firm that can compete with Katz & Phillips, P.A.

Legal Representation for Any Criminal Matter

You may be facing any number of criminal charges in Clearwater, ranging from simple assault to first-degree murder. Our firm handles them all, including but not limited to:

  • Drug crimes:  possession, intent to  distribute, sales, manufacture, cultivation, and trafficking, including prescription drugs
  • Theft crimes: shoplifting, burglary, robbery, carjacking
  • Sex crimes:  sexual assault, rape, indecent exposure, child molestation, child pornography, prostitution
  • Federal crimes:  drug trafficking, antitrust violations, armed robbery, terroristic threats, and more
  • White collar crimes:  all types of fraud, identity theft, RICO, forgery, money laundering, and more
  • Violent crimes:  aggravated assault and battery, arson, kidnapping, manslaughter, murder
  • Domestic violence crimes
  • Internet crimes
  • Probation violations
  • Weapons offenses
  • Military crimes
  • Juvenile crimes
  • Expungement and record-sealing
  • DUI
  • Traffic offenses, including hit-and-run

Our highly trained and experienced legal team will set to work as soon as we’ve discussed your case with you in a free consultation. We’ll ensure that you understand where you stand, how we work, and how we can help you. We’ll begin by conducting a thorough investigation into the charges leveled at you or into the situation you are being investigated for by a law enforcement agency. With former prosecutors leading our firm, we know what to look for, how to strategize for the best possible options or solution, and how to exhaust all legal avenues on your behalf.

When it comes to federal crimes, many of these are investigated by such agencies as the FBIDEA, the ATF and more who will take a tough stance against you. You will want equally tough defenders who thoroughly understand federal law and court procedure and who will be as equally persistent in the protection of your rights and best interests.

Free Consultation with a Katz & Phillips, P.A. Defense Attorney

The sooner you contact us to speak to one of our experienced attorneys, the sooner we can get to work in building your defense. When it comes to your freedom and future, it is imperative to seek legal representation that is experienced and reliable. Let us put our considerable talent, knowledge, and skills to work for you. Contact us for your free consultation today.