Tampa Bay Criminal Attorney

Your Personal Injury & Criminal Defense Attorney

A Brief Overview of My Expertise and Experience

Hello, I am Joel Berman, your dedicated Tampa Bay criminal attorney at the JB Law. Since 2009, I’ve been steadfastly serving our Tampa Bay community and the entire state of Florida, providing legal representation in a variety of criminal defense cases. As a Spanish-speaking firm, I’m proud to assist our diverse community in their language, offering a personalized and comprehensive defense to those who need it most. 


Our Process

1. Understanding Criminal Charges in Florida

Facing criminal charges in Florida can be a challenging and stressful experience. These charges can range from a variety of misdemeanor and felony cases such as: white-collar crimes, drug trafficking, sex crimes, violent crimes, domestic violence, and DUI. As a former Assistant State Attorney with years of experience, I understand the intricacies of the criminal justice system here in Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco County and all other counties throughout Florida. I can guide you through the legal process to make sure all of your rights are always protected every step of the way.

2. Importance of Hiring a Criminal Attorney

Retaining a criminal defense law firm in your corner is critical when facing criminal charges. The repercussions of a conviction can be far-reaching, impacting your future prospects and freedoms. As your criminal defense lawyer, I will work tirelessly to protect your future, drawing on my background and previous experience as a former Assistant State Attorney.

Explanation of Criminal Charges and Penalties in the Tampa Bay Area

Different criminal charges carry varying penalties. These penalties can range from fines, probation, and incarceration. For example, drug crimes, especially drug trafficking, are severely penalized and can lead to substantial prison time.

Similarly, violent crimes, sex crimes, and domestic violence can have severe legal and personal consequences. As your Tampa Bay area criminal defense attorney, I am committed to helping you understand these charges and penalties and to formulating a robust defense strategy to minimize potential harm.


Types of Criminal Cases I Handle

As your attorney, I will handle a wide range of misdemeanor and felony cases. These areas include but not are not limited to, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, white-collar crimes, domestic violence, and DUI. With my extensive experience and knowledge, I understand how to handle even the most complex cases, ensuring you receive the best possible legal representation.


What to Expect During the Legal Process

The legal process can often be very complex and daunting. However, with my years of experience, I will guide you through every step, from the initial arrest, bail hearings, plea negotiations, trial, and even appeals if necessary. I will ensure that you are fully informed and prepared at each stage, and I’ll answer all your questions.

A Firm Commitment to the Tampa Bay Community

As a criminal defense attorney, I am proud to serve the Tampa Bay area and the broader Florida community. I am deeply invested in our community’s well-being and am committed to providing robust and effective defense to those in need.

Why I Enjoy Being an Attorney in These Areas of Law

Being a criminal defense attorney is not just my job; it’s also my passion. I find immense satisfaction in helping someone who has been charged with a crime get back on their feet. It’s about upholding justice, ensuring that the state attorney’s office and law enforcement follow the law, and providing a voice for those who might otherwise be unheard.

I’m a proud member of the Florida Bar, AAJ, the Florida Justice Association, and the Tampa Bay Trial Lawyer’s Association. I am committed to continued excellence in service, as I’m also a member of the University Club, the Clearwater Bar Association, and the St. Pete Bar Association.

A Personalized Approach to Every Case

Each legal case is unique, and every client deserves a personalized approach. As a Spanish-speaking firm, we focus on always communicating effectively with our clients, ensuring that language is never a barrier to justice.

We always take the extra time to understand your situation, craft a defense strategy, and work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome. We believe in keeping you well-informed each step of the way, so you always know where you stand.

Need a Criminal Defense Attorney? Contact JB Law Today

Facing criminal charges can be an overwhelming experience, but you don’t have to face them alone. With the JB Law Firm, you get more than a legal representative; you get a committed criminal defense attorney who will stand with you every step of the way.

My expertise as a former Assistant State Attorney and my vast knowledge in all areas of the law make me uniquely suited to take on your case and fight for your rights. If you are facing any criminal charges, don’t wait. The earlier you seek legal representation, the better your chances of a favorable outcome.
Contact JB Law today, and let’s work together to protect your future.

Let us help you!

If you need any help, please feel free to contact us. We will get back to you within one business day. Or if you are in a hurry, call us now.

Call : (727) 609-4588

contact@joelbermanlaw.com *Hablamos español