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The Goal and Philosophy of The Sandefer Law Firm Can Help You
Our goal is simple and straight forward–To be there for you, the client and to provide you with aggressive, high quality criminal defense and DUI defense representation, to maintain the highest level of professional and personal ethics, and to be known and respected for our knowledge, ability, preparedness, professionalism and our desire to provide the best possible defense for our client.
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Honesty, integrity, and professionalism are not just words at Sandefer Law Firm. They are actions.
As you can imagine, Experience, Reputation, and Commitment can make the difference in the outcome of any case, and that includes your case. We urge you to ask around. Ask attorneys, judges, court personnel, friends, and neighbors. You will be confident you made the right decision.
Larry Sandefer and Sandefer Law Firm are AV rated under Martindale-Hubble’s Peer Review Rating TM* Process. This is the highest possible peer review rating given for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubble, the prominent national attorney rating organization.
Sandefer Law Firm handles defense of all criminal matters including DUI/BUI/Traffic, Drug Trafficking, Drug Possession, Outstanding Warrants, Accusations, Sex Offenses, Lewdness, Domestic Violence, Consumer Fraud, Theft, Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Battery, Resisting Arrest, Pornography, Internet Crimes, Weapons Offenses, 10-20-Life, Homicide, Manslaughter, White Collar Crime, Record Sealing, Probation Violation, Felonies, and Misdemeanors.
“I Have Been Arrested, What Can I do Now? I Need Help.”
“I need someone who knows the system and deals with the court system every day someone who knows what to do and who can defend my case.”
There is something you can do-
You Can Put an Experienced Pinellas County Criminal Defense Attorney and Former Prosecutor to Work for You
Larry Sandefer was both a Former Division Director and Former Lead Trial Attorney at the State Attorneys Office. He is one of only a few defense attorneys who held both of these positions. As lead trial attorney he tried major cases including homicides, drug trafficking, as sex offenses among others.The State Attorneys office in the 6th Judicial Circuit covers all of Pinellas and Pasco Counties, including Clearwater, St. Petersburg, New Port Richey, and Dade City. The Judges are rotated between these locations.
A Division Director is one of the top positions at the state attorneys office. As one of only three Division Directors at the time he supervised and trained other experienced felony attorneys and misdemeanor attorneys. As a Division Director he was in the position where he was called on to make filing and sentencing decisions and recommendations. He reported directly to the elected state attorney.The positions of Division Director in the State Attorney’s Office in the 6th Judicial Circuit operate under the same framework with the same authority as they did when Mr. Sandefer was a Division Director.
As a Division Director, Larry Sandefer was also on-call for homicides and on the homicide response team for murders which had occurred and he responded to active homicide scenes where he advised the police and provided legal support. He trained other prosecutors. He has presented homicide cases to the Pinellas County Grand Jury. As a prosecutor and a defense attorney Larry has taken to jury trial over 20 murder cases.
Having done over 200 jury trials and numerous high profile trials, Mr. Sandefer is not hesitant to take cases to trial when necessary.These trials have included multi-jurisdictional homicides, death cases, sex crimes, and violent crimes, as well as DUI, theft, drug crimes and more.Larry is a graduate of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Law Enforcement Training Course on undercover narcotics investigation techniques put on by the DEA which is designed as education for undercover law enforcement officers.
In his over 30 years of criminal courtroom experience , Larry Sandefer is proud of the many honors and recognitions that he has received (please see our section on the attorney profile), however, he takes the most pride in the work that he has done for the individuals he has represented who have depended on him when they have been accused of a crime by the State of Florida and they face the full resources of the State. When you need a Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyer or a Pasco County Criminal Defense Lawyer, Call Sandefer Law Firm. Pinellas And Pasco County are both part of the 6th Judicial Circuit and have the same State Attorney and the same Judges.
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