Former State Prosecutor
Morris Law Firm, P.A.
You have just been through one of the most frightening and humiliating experiences of your life. You have just been arrested.
If you or a family member has been arrested, it's important that you carefully consider all of your legal options. Whether you have been arrested for a misdemeanor offense, such as theft or a serious felony drug crime, you have a lot at stake. You owe it to yourself to work with an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney who will never settle for the easiest outcome.
At the Morris Law Firm, your concerns are always our highest priorities. We understand the immense stress that a criminal charge or related administrative matter can bring. The Morris Law Firm will be there with you every step of the way, fighting to protect your future from the possibility of prison, jail, fines, and even a criminal record. Whether you are facing a DUI in St. Petersburg or a felony offense in Clearwater, we are here to help. Contacting a compassionate and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer in the Greater Tampa Bay area is an important first step towards getting your life back on track.
Melinda Morris, managing partner of the Morris Law Firm, is an experienced criminal attorney and former Assistant State Attorney with the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Clearwater, Florida. As a former prosecutor, Melinda Morris has handled thousands of criminal cases from investigation through sentencing. After gaining valuable experience as a prosecutor in Pinellas County, Melinda Morris entered private practice in order to focus exclusively on criminal defense.
With an office located in St. Petersburg, Florida, Melinda Morris' extensive knowledge of the Florida criminal justice system coupled with years of work both prosecuting and defending cases enables her the ability to identify weaknesses in the State Attorney’s case and pursue the best possible outcome for clients.
Dedicated to Criminal Defense
The Morris Law Firm is dedicated to criminal defense and represents clients throughout Pinellas County and the entire west Florida area. This includes Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Pasco County, Manatee County, and Sarasota County. Every client, no matter the severity of the offense they face, receives the utmost attention and highest levels of transparency throughout their case.
At the Morris Law Firm, our goal is to protect your constitutional rights and do everything possible to get you the best result. By using our knowledge of the inner workings of the State Attorney’s Office in Pinellas County and surrounding areas of Tampa Bay and our extensive experience in criminal defense, we are able to help you assert every possible defense in your case as we vigorously fight for you. We always fight for the most favorable options for your case, including case dismissal and not guilty verdicts.
We Represent Out of State Clients
If you have been charged with a crime or have an outstanding warrant in the Florida but currently reside outside of the State of Florida, we can still represent you in your criminal case. If you retain the Morris Law Firm, in many cases you will not be required to return to Florida to deal with your criminal charges as Ms. Morris will appear in court on your behalf.
Our office can correspond with you via e-mail and phone and effectively provide you experienced criminal defense representation while keeping you informed and working to defend your rights. This can significantly reduce the burden you face and allow you to move on with your life, while we defend your freedom and record.
Same Day Representation
The Morris Law Firm understands that your circumstances are unique and oftentimes urgent which is why we offer Same Day Representation services. This means that after your Free Initial Consultation, should you retain the Morris Law Firm, we can get started on your case the same day. When the prosecution and law enforcement officials are wasting no time in trying to prove your guilt, a proactive defense is imperative.
The criminal justice system in Pinellas and Hillsborough County carries with it a myriad of complexities and requirements, which are all critically time-sensitive. A St. Petersburg criminal defense attorney from our firm can help you navigate the criminal justice system and work to secure your rights. Ask for Same Day Representation and Let Us Fight For You today.
Get Help Now - Time is of the Essence
Call the St. Petersburg criminal defense firm, Morris Law Firm, to find out more information about your legal options. Let our experienced criminal defense attorney help you understand what happens next, understand the potential punishment, determine if you can avoid a criminal record, and determine if your charge can be dismissed or reduced to a lesser offense.
Acting quickly before the State Attorney files charges can be beneficial to your case. This helps us gather time-sensitive evidence, witness testimony, and gather documents to support your case. If you are concerned about the costs of maintaining an attorney, we keep our fees reasonable and offer payment plans for many situations. You deserve quality legal representation during your time of need.
Our Pinellas County criminal defense lawyer represents clients throughout Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, Sarasota County, Pasco County, and Manatee County, FL. This includes St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Largo, Pinellas Park, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, and surrounding areas. Please call (727) 388-4736 or send an online message to begin combating the charges you face and getting your life back on track.
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