In 1989, attorneys Craig DeThomasis and Michael Buchanan began their professional association together in the private practice of criminal defense in Gainesville, Florida, after working together at the Office of the Public Defender for the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida. In 1994, the law firm of DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA was formed and devoted to defending individuals charged with criminal misconduct in the state courts of Florida. Barbara Blount-Powell joined the firm in 2001 after practicing criminal law for sixteen years at the Office of the Public Defender for the Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida. The criminal defense attorneys at DeThomasis & Buchanan practice law exclusively in the Gainesville Florida area and have not merely opened a "branch" office in Gainesville.
Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers in the Gainesville Area
The criminal defense attorneys at DeThomasis & Buchanan are all ranked as "superb" and "preeminent" by Florida Bar approved independant lawyer rating organizations. Each of the firm’s attorneys, Craig DeThomasis, Michael Buchanan and Barbara Blount-Powell, have practiced criminal defense for more than twenty-five years in Gainesville, Florida and the surrounding areas, including Alachua, Bradford, Levy, Union and Gilchrist Counties. Each attorney cares deeply about providing competent and effective legal representation to individuals facing governmental prosecution. Their combined experience, along with the assistance of a full time staff, can be relied upon to provide representation for individuals in all types of criminal litigation, from the least serious to the most complex.
A Gainesville Law Firm Devoted to Criminal Defense
The lawyers in the DeThomasis & Buchanan firm have actual experience representing individuals in all types of criminal cases, and proceedings related to criminal cases, including the following: Underage Alcohol Possession, Assault, Battery, Burglary, Domestic Violence, Drug Sale or Possession, DUI and related DMV hearings, Firearm and Weapon Offenses, Injunctions, Homicide, Robbery, Sex Offenses, Suspended License, Theft, Fraud, Violation of Probation or Community Control and University of Florida Disciplinary Proceedings.
Contact a Gainesville criminal defense attorney from the DeThomasis & Buchanan law firm to protect your rights and fight for your freedom in court.