Manatee County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Nothing can throw your life into chaos like criminal accusations levied against you by the state or the federal government. Depending on the charges you face, your freedom, your future, and your social relationships may be threatened by such accusations. When involved with the criminal justice system, whether at the state or federal level, you are dealing with a complex organization with many rules, procedures, and unknowns. Facing that system without a strong legal advocate is never a good idea. You need someone in your corner who can give you the advice and guidance you need every step of the way and who is committed to helping you pursue the best possible outcome.

Katz & Phillips, P.A. is a criminal defense firm that offers many outstanding qualities which can work to your advantage. Ours is a highly-respected firm led by two former prosecutors who thoroughly understand both sides of the courtroom. Many of the attorneys at the firm excel in specific areas of criminal defense and, working together, can combine talents, skills, training, and specific experience to give your case the benefit of the most thorough and comprehensive legal strategy. As courtroom-tested trial lawyers, our team has earned an A+ BBB rating, recognition by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Super Lawyers, and more.

How Manatee County Criminal Defense Attorneys at Katz & Phillips Can Help

We handle all types of criminal charges as well as criminal investigations into alleged misdemeanors ranging from simple assault to drunk driving and serious felonies which can vary from felony DUI to drug trafficking, fraud, robbery, and murder. Our team represents clients in and around Manatee County, including but not limited to the following cities:

We know what is at stake and how a criminal conviction can impact your life. A simple background check when applying for a job, housing, or credit can limit the opportunities available to you once your criminal charges have been found. publishes statistics related to why employers, for example, are increasingly conducting such checks on job applicants.

Furthermore, it’s a well-known fact that law enforcement agencies can make errors, violate your legal rights, or engage in overzealous action. The criminal justice system is also far from perfect and has been known to punish innocent people ruining their lives for years or even decades. All of this means that you need a criminal defense attorney who knows the system and how to thoroughly defend you. Knowledge, experience, and the commitment needed to fight for the best outcome are what you can count on with the attorney team at Katz & Phillips, P.A.

Call Our Manatee County Criminal Defense Law Firm Today

Our firm handles even the most complex cases; regardless of the charges you face you are innocent until proven guilty. Our firm will get to work immediately on your behalf providing you with experienced legal guidance in the face of any criminal charge or multiple charges. We offer an initial free case consultation so that you can sit down with an experienced attorney immediately who will review and evaluate your situation. The sooner you call us, the sooner we can get to work to help find the best possible options for your defense. Contact us for your complimentary consultation today.

We Serve the following Cities:


509 W Colonial Dr. Orlando, FL 32804

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