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Client Testimonials
  • "We are very fortunate to have hired such a wonderful team!!" by A.K., Past Client
  • "I trust this law firm so much that I refer them friends and family. They are always there for you with advice and guidance." by A.S., Past Client
  • "Don Pumphrey is a very respectable and trustworthy person" by Alejandro M.
  • "He takes care of everything from start to finish. If you are looking for the best, go with Don!" by Amanda S., Past Client
  • "If your college kid makes a mistake this is the attorney you need" by Anonymous (AVVO Review), Parent of Past Client
  • "I couldn't have asked for a better law firm!" by Anonymous (Google Review 2), Past Client
  • "Mr. Pumphrey and his staff are true experts at interpretation of the law and worked hard to protect my rights." by Anonymous (Google Review 3), Past Client
  • " I would highly recommend this firm if you want diligent, brilliant attorneys working for you. The proof is in his results!" by Anonymous (Google Review), Past Client
  • "Superlative firm, experienced and professional. Definitely a stand out in Tallahassee." by Austin C., Past Client
  • "I would recommend him to anyone wanting a trustworthy, diligent, aggressive attorney that knows how to navigate the legal system and get the best possible outcome." by B.J., Past Client
  • "The legal and emotional support is unsurpassed." by Braxton O., Wife of Past Client
  • "Would recommend if looking for a law firm that is committed to every case and personal circumstance" by Cameron J., Past Client
  • "I would trust him with my case 10/10 times, A+ lawyer!" by D. Hoffman, Past Client
  • "If you have a fight on your hands, you want Don Pumphrey in your corner." by D. Williams, Past Client
  • "He took his time with my case and made sure to get me the best results." by David H., Past Client
  • "Today, my relative is no longer in the system, having to report on a weekly basis, graduated college & gone on with his carer, having avoided prison - Thanks to Don Pumphrey JR." by Donna J., Relative of Past Client
  • "Best criminal attorney in Florida" by Elizabeth R., Past Client
  • "He went above and beyond to help me in my troubled time." by Eric U., Past Client
  • "Mr. Pumphrey took one look at my case and had all of the charges dismissed" by Evie, Past Client
  • "I have never felt so taken care of from an attorney. " by J. Burke, Past Client
  • "I would recommend them to anyone that is in need of the best legal care available!!! " by J. Martinez, Past Client
  • "When the quality of rest of your life is at stake go with Don trust me he has literally saved my life more then once" by J. Smith, Past Client
  • "[Don] is honest, truthful and the person you want in your corner." by J. Williams, Past Client
  • "Don Pumphrey and his staff will fight unremittingly for your your rights!" by J.C., Past Client
  • "Without question, the best criminal defense attorney in Tallahassee." by J.P.M., Past Client
  • "Saved my life best lawyer ever!" by Jacob S., Past Client
  • "I highly recommend them for your legal needs." by Jane S., Past Client
  • "If you are looking for top-notch legal council either locally or abroad, look no further. Don Pumphrey and his staff will fight unremittingly for your your rights!" by Jeremy C., Past Client
  • "I would challenge anyone to find a more experienced, knowledgeable and result oriented criminal defense attorney anywhere" by Jonathan E., Peer
  • "You will not find a finer, more experienced criminal attorney in Tallahassee to handle mistakes made by yourself or your student." by Kim, Parent of Past Client
  • "I will definitely be recommending his firm to anyone I come across that needs legal counsel. Thank you Don! You put our anxiety at ease and established a relationship and referrals for a lifetime!" by Kim S., Past Client
  • " I am very grateful for their help and would recommend contacting them for your legal troubles" by L.C., Past Client
  • "Highly recommended if you need the best representation" by L.L., Past Client
  • "Don can minimize your momentary lapse in judgement!" by Laura B., Past Client
  • "They were there for me every step of the way and I never felt like just another case to them." by Lauren J., Past Client
  • " Don Pumphrey is the best attorney in Florida." by Luke S., Past Client
  • " He's a great person and cares very much about his clients." by M.G., Past Client
  • " I would gladly recommend his law firm to represent you or anyone else. They are the real deal." by M.H., Past Client
  • "His dedication to his clients and office is remarkable." by Matt D., Past Client
  • "His passion for justice is second only to his unwavering commitment to his clients." by Michael M., Past Client

Criminal Defense Practice Areas

After a criminal accusation or arrest in the Tallahassee area, including Leon County, Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Liberty County and Wakulla County, you should hire an experienced attorney to help you fight for the best possible outcome in your case.

Attorney Don Pumphrey, Jr., has handled thousands of criminal law cases over the past 12 years.  Before opening Pumphrey Law, he gained valuable experience working as a law enforcement officer and an Assistant State Attorney for the State Attorney’s office in Pinellas County, Florida.

Although this site has invaluable information regarding numerous criminal charges in Florida, there is no substitute for speaking to an experienced lawyer.  Every situation is different. Small details in the case can make a huge different in how it is resolved. Call us for a consultation. The attorneys at Pumphrey Law will help you formulate the best defense to your criminal charge. We can help you find mitigating factors that might lead to an outright dismissal of all charges or at least having the charges reduced substantially.

The attorneys at Pumphrey Law will help you formulate the best defense to your criminal charge. We can help you find exculpatory evidence and mitigating factors that might lead to an outright dismissal of all charges or at least having the charges reduced substantially.


Types of Criminal Charges in Florida

The attorneys at Pumphrey Law take a variety of criminal cases including:

  • Drunk Driving / DUI
    Read more about the penalties for a first, second, third or subsequent drunk driving offense under Florida law. Our website also explains the pros and cons of refusing to take a chemical test of your blood, breath, or urine. Read more about enhanced penalties for a BAC over .15 or DUI with property damage.
  • Serious Traffic Violations
    Our attorneys represent clients on a variety of serious traffic offenses including fleeing and eluding a law enforcement officer, driving while license suspended as a habitual traffic offender, driving with no valid driver’s license, and drunk driving.
  • Drug Charges
    Read more about how Florida treats drug charges from simple possession of a controlled substance to more serious charges such as possession with intent to sell or deliver, charged involving delivery or sale of a controlled substance, possession of a drug house, and trafficking or armed trafficking.
  • Marijuana Charges
    Florida’s laws on marijuana / cannabis / weed are draconian. Any drug conviction, including a misdemeanor conviction for possession of marijuana less than 20 grams carries with it a two-year driver’s license revocation. Other serious consequences attach to your right to obtain financial aid or pursue certain higher educational opportunities. Read more about how we aggressively fight these cases to protect our clients.
  • Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence charges range from assault to battery to more serious felony charges such as domestic battery by strangulation or with serious bodily injury. Related offenses include interference with a 911 call and child endangerment.
  • Violent Crimes
    Crimes of violence including assault, battery, aggravated assault, battery on a law enforcement officer, kidnapping, and sexual battery. Find out more about these serious felony and misdemeanor charges and potential defenses.
  • Guns / Firearms / Weapons Charges
    Read more about how we protect individuals charged with firearm or weapon charges including the improper discharge of a firearm, possession of a concealed weapon or firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and more.
  • Theft / Shoplifting / Property Crimes
    Crimes against property including petit theft, shoplifting, grand theft, scheme to defraud, and trespass.
  • White Collar Crime
    While collar crimes typically involve allegations against a person who is respected in the community and holds a skilled, professional job. These crimes often involve allegations of fraud and regulatory violations. White collar crimes often include a wide range of financial and economic crimes.
  • Felony Charges
    Under Florida law, Felony charges are divided into three categories; third-degree felonies punishable by up to five years in Florida State Prison, second-degree felonies punishable by fifteen years in Florida State Prison, and first-degree felonies punishable by thirty years in Florida State Prison.
  • Misdemeanor Charges
    Under Florida law, misdemeanor charged are divided into two categories: first-degree felonies are generally punishable by up to 364 days in the county jail while second-degree felonies are generally punishable by up to 60 days in jail. Certain misdemeanor charges such as reckless driving are punishable by up to 90 days in jail while other offenses such as a first DUI is punishable by up to six months in jail.
  • Criminal Appeals
  • College Disciplinary Hearing
  • Seal or Expunge a Criminal Record
  • Violation of Probation
  • Early Termination of Probation
    Find out more about filing a litigating a motion to terminate probation early. The court is likely to grant a motion to terminate probation when at least one-half of the term of probation has been completed, and all special conditions have been completed.
  • UAS Infractions
  • Drone Arrests

Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Tallahassee, FL

We have the experience to help you fight your case. After a criminal accusation, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. Never talk to a law enforcement officer about a criminal accusation until after you have retained an attorney.

We are experienced with the tactics used by the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, the Tallahassee Police Department, and other local law enforcement agencies in the surrounding areas.

We represent clients at every stage of the case. Contact Pumphrey Law today for a consultation about your criminal charges at (850) 681-7777.


This article was last updated on Wednesday, September 15, 2016.