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Criminal defense attorneys at Katz & Phillips, P.A. can represent clients throughout the Palm Harbor area who have been accused of breaking the law. We understand how much is at stake if you are faced with misdemeanor or felony charges or have been accused of a federal crime. Our attorneys have the experience and compassion necessary to fight to protect your freedom and reputation.

Conviction for a criminal offense can impact future employment opportunities and result in significant fines and penalties. In some cases, conviction can even mean weeks, months or years of incarceration. You need to understand your options and make informed choices to potentially reduce the penalties you face or avoid a guilty verdict. Katz & Phillips, P.A. is here to represent you.

Arrested or Under Investigation for a Crime in Palm Harbor?

The FBI has more than 77 million individuals on file in a master criminal database. As The Wall Street Journal reports, nearly one out of every three American adults is in the database and between 10,000 and 12,000 new names are added daily. Authorities have made more than a quarter-billion arrests in the past two decades, and it has become easier than ever to access information on someone’s criminal history over the Internet.

Even being arrested or questioned for a crime can have serious consequences in today’s world. You need to contact an experienced legal professional as soon as possible if police question you or arrest you so you can protect yourself and do everything you can to avoid going to jail or getting a record.

Katz & Phillips, P.A. can provide you with the legal help you need. Our attorneys include:

  • Board Certified DUI defense experts
  • Trial lawyers with more than 10,000 courtroom hours
  • Former prosecutors and former FBI agents
  • Recipients of Client Distinction Awards
  • Trial attorneys who have been named among the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in the country
  • Super Lawyers named among the Rising Stars of 2013
  • Leading criminal defense attorneys recognized by Newsweek in 2013

We have top ratings from Avvo and are a BBB-Accredited Business. Our legal background helps us provide you with the representation you need to navigate the criminal justice system. Whether you are accused of a federal crime, a state felony or misdemeanor, we will help you:

  • Understand your legal options
  • Explore diversion programs and plea bargains
  • Get charges dropped if there is insufficient evidence or if your rights were violated
  • Investigate the circumstances of your charges so you can raise an optimal defense in court
  • Introduce reasonable doubt to potentially avoid a guilty verdict
  • Appeal a guilty verdict

From the time you are first questioned by law enforcement until the end of your case, we will be by your side fighting for you.

Contact Us | Free Legal Consultation

Katz & Phillips, P.A. has a long history of providing legal representation to clients in or near Palm Harbor. If you or a loved one has been accused of a crime, call us today to learn about how we can put our legal knowledge and backgrounds to work on your case. Your initial consultation is free and confidential.