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Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Morris Law Firm, St. Petersburg criminal defense attorney aggressively defends clients throughout Pinellas County. If you have been convicted of committing a misdemeanor or felony crime, contact our office immediately to get Attorney Melinda Morris started on your case. 

Submit brief details about your case in our online form or call (727) 592-5885 for a free initial consultation.

We have been effective in consulting with prosecutors prior to the formal filing of the charges. It is extremely important to hire the Morris Law Firm as early as possible, so we can intervene and convince the prosecution that your offense is a one-time event, and present evidence on your behalf. Without early intervention, the prosecution will likely file the charges for which you were arrested by the police.

Morris Law Firm | Criminal Defense

Morris Law Firm is experienced and knowledgeable in fighting a wide range of criminal charges in Pinellas County. We are dedicated to providing our prospective clients with valuable resources and information through our website. There is extensive information on how we can help available for the following criminal charges:

Our Clearwater criminal defense law firm provides aggressive tailored legal representation to all clients in Pinellas County the entire Pinellas County. We have defended clients facing all natures of criminal charges, from first-time offenders to felony criminal charges.

Arrested in Pinellas County

If you have been arrested in Pinellas County, contact the Morris Law Firm today at (727) 592-5885. We will assess your case, negotiate with prosecutors, and be your guide you during this sensitive and stressful period. Without the assistance of legal representation, you run the risk of making an adverse mistake that could severely affect the outcome of your case.

Pinellas County Official Government Website – Visit the Pinellas County Government website for detailed information on the local government, business, and residential community.

County Government Information Desk

315 Court St.

Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 464-3000

TDD (727) 464-4431

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department – The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department is dedicated to being the leaders of providing a safer way in Pinellas County.

Pinellas County Jail

14400 49th Street NorthClearwater, FL 33762

(727) 464-6415

Florida Commission on Human Services – Florida Commission on Human Services – The FCHS make available community information and resources for Pinellas County. Research information on community organizations, law enforcement, refugee/immigration services, and legal services.

Pinellas County Domestic Violence Task Force – The Pinellas County DVTF mission is to support the inhibition of domestic and sexual violence. They are also striving to enrich victim welfare and to hold batterers liable for criminal charges.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement – The FDLE strives to promote public safety and reinforce domestic security by providing services in partnership with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies to prevent, investigate, and solve crimes while protecting Florida’s citizens and visitors.

Pinellas County Clerk’s Office – The Pinellas County Clerk’s office is committed to customer service excellence. Visit the Pinellas County Clerk’s Office for assistance with traffic, misdemeanor, felony, ordinance violations & criminal case questions.

Clearwater Courthouse

315 Court Street

Clearwater, FL 33756


Pinellas County DUI School – Suncoast Safety Council mission to support healthier, safer and more sustainable communities. Today, the organization serves as a credible, reliable and comprehensive resource for safety information, education and awareness in all aspects.

Suncoast Safety Council, Inc.

1145 Court Street

Clearwater, FL 33756

(727) 442-0233

FAX (727) 447-1677

Morris Law Firm | Pinellas County

Act now to consult with an attorney and find out how to best protect your rights and future opportunities. The Morris Law Firm is dedicated to defending clients throughout Pinellas County including Saint Petersburg and Clearwater.

Morris Law Firm represents client in Pinellas County, including:

Anona, Baskin, Bay Pines Bayview, Belleair, Belleair Beach, Belleair Bluffs, Belleair Shores, Boca Ciega, Bridgeport, Clearwater, Clearwater Beach, Coachman, Cross Bayou, Crystal Beach, Curlew, Dellwood, Dunedin, Dunedin Isles, East Lake, Feather Sound, Fort De Soto, Four Corners, Gandy, Gulfport, Habor Bluffs, Harbor Bluffs, Harbor Palms, High Point, Highpoint, Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores, Innisbrook, Kenneth City, Largo, Lealman, Madeira Beach, Mitchell Beach, North Redington Beach, Oldsmar, Ozona, Palm Harbor, Pasadena, Pinellas Park, Redington Beach, Redington Shores, Ridgecrest, Safety Harbor, Saint George, Saint Pete Beach, Saint Petersburg, Seminole, Shore Acres, South Highpoint, South Pasadena, Sunset Beach, Sunshine Beach, Tarpon Springs, The Jungle, Tierra Verde, Treasure Island, Ulmerton, Victor, Wall Springs, and Walsingham.

Meet The Attorneys Melinda Morris & Seth Shapiro

Why Choose Our Law Firm?

See the Difference Our Service Provides
    Melinda Morris is a former prosecutor and has handled thousands of criminal cases from investigation through sentencing enabling us to identify weaknesses in the State’s case against you.
    We never settle for the easiest outcome or the typical result. We know how to negotiate with the State Attorney and we will work to get you the best possible outcome.
    Melinda Morris has practiced criminal law for over 20 years. Our clients trust advice that comes from experience in nearly every type of criminal case.
    We will know every client’s story because we will take the time to listen and understand. You will work with your attorney one-on-one at every stage of the process.
    You will have the cell phone number of your attorney. Your attorney will directly return your call, email, or text to answer your pressing questions.
    The government is wasting no time in trying to prove your guilt, a proactive defense is imperative. Prompt and decisive action from your defense attorney is of critical importance.

CLient Testimonials

Hear From Real People We've Helped

At Morris Law Firm, P.A., your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Look no further than Morris Law"
    Seth Shapiro is the most professional, courteous, caring attorneys I’ve dealt with in all of my 70 years. He did a fabulous job representing me defending me and getting charges dropped. I couldn’t have dreamed of better counsel.
    - Stephen on AVVO
    "100% satisfied with Morris Law Group."
    100% satisfied with Morris law group. Melinda was able to resolve my legal issues with no additional expenses other than my original retainer. I highly recommend this firm for professional and competent representation.
    - Peter R. on Yelp
    "Best legal representation"
    If you want the best legal representation, look no further than Morris law firm. Melinda reassured me from the very first time we spoke over the phone. She is very professional and keeps you updated on the progress of your case. I really liked that I didn’t have to reach out to her Everything was smooth, straightforward and she put my mind at ease. You’ll be in good hands with her. Thank you Melinda
    - Hassan on Google
    "Thanks to The Morris Law Firm"
    Mr.Shapiro helped my case by looking at the police body cam diligently which supported my testimony . He presented evidence to the prosecutor .I hired Seth Shapiro to defend me after a domestic battery charge in which I was wrongfully accused and arrested. My case was dismissed thankfully. .Couldn't have asked for a better outcome. This was an extreme difficult time for me. Seth Shapiro was knowledgeable and compassionate in my case. He followed up with my concerns. I would highly recommend this firm.
    - Melody Z.
    "Goes above and beyond"
    Melinda has represented me on numerous cases and the outcome has always been great. Melinda goes above and beyond to defend your rights and get you the best possible outcome. I highly recommend hiring her.
    - Shasta on Google
    "They closed my case in a very short terms, for what I'm very grateful."
    Morris Law Firm is a very professional and responsive. They closed my case in a very short terms, for what I'm very grateful. Strongly recommend them especially Seth Shapiro. He decreased my case from felony to misdemeanor in short terms and during 6 months my case was totally closed.
    - Elina P. on Google