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Attorney Melinda Morris AGAIN rated one of the Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg for 2021!

Seth Shapiro
By: Seth Shapiro
Feb. 09 2021

St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, Florida Attorney Melinda Morris of the Morris Law Firm has AGAIN been rated one of the Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg by ThreeBestRated.com for 2021. The ThreeBestRated review team selected Melinda Morris for the accolade using a 50-Point Inspection that includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, ratings,…
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Super Bowl 55 Could Land You In Jail

Seth Shapiro
By: Seth Shapiro
Jan. 30 2021

Super Bowls bring heightened law enforcement.  Super Bowls bring specialized sting operations focused on vice crimes and traffic enforcement.  Super Bowl 55 being played in Tampa Bay at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida will be no different.  Police will be out in force to focus on traffic enforcement including Driving Under the Influence (DUI)…
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3 Big Problems With DUI Tests During COVID-19

Melinda Morris
By: Melinda Morris
Dec. 31 2020

COVID-19 has changed the world, but it has not changed what happens during a DUI stop in Florida.  If you are stopped for a DUI there are several aspects of the stop that deserve special attention during the pandemic. DUI TEST PROBLEM #1 DURING COVID-19:  Once you are pulled over the law enforcement officer will…
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Attorney Melinda Morris rated one of the Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg for 2020!

Seth Shapiro
By: Seth Shapiro
Jan. 01 2020

St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, Florida Attorney Melinda Morris of the Morris Law Firm has been rated one of the Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg by ThreeBestRated.com for 2020. The ThreeBestRated review team selected Melinda Morris for the accolade using a 50-Point Inspection that includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction,…
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DUI Breath Test Machines – A Magic Black Box That Can Land You In Jail

Melinda Morris
By: Melinda Morris
Dec. 29 2019

  The breath test machine or instrument used in Florida, including St. Petersburg and Clearwater in Pinellas County, Florida, is called the Intoxilyzer 8000 manufactured by CMI Inc.  The Intoxilyzer 8000 has been used in Florida since 2006. A 2014 Court ruling in Florida referred to the Intoxilyzer 8000 DUI breath test machine this way:…
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No More Excessive Fines or Penalties in Florida

Seth Shapiro
By: Seth Shapiro
Jul. 22 2019

Florida criminal defendants facing excessive penalties or seized property can thank Indiana resident Tyson Timbs for relief via the US Supreme Court. Tyson Timbs struggled with drug addiction. A painkiller prescription had escalated to heroin abuse.  In an unfortunate turn he was arrested selling heroin to undercover officers to fund his addiction. Timbs pled guilty…
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DUI & BUI Enforcement 4th of July Weekend 2019

Melinda Morris
By: Melinda Morris
Jul. 03 2019

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has announced that they will participate in The Florida Sheriff’s Task Force “Operation Knot Lit.” Operation Knot Lit seeks to target those who fail to comply with the statutory requirements regarding driving under the influence (DUI) and boating under the influence (BUI). “Operation Knot Lit” will be conducted from July 3, 2019,…
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Seth Shapiro Wins the 2019 Avvo Clients’ Choice Award

Melinda Morris
By: Melinda Morris
Jun. 29 2019

Seth Shapiro, Attorney at Law, Owner at the Morris Law Firm has been awarded the Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for 2019.  See Seth Shapiro’s Avvo Profile here. The Avvo Clients’ Choice Award is presented each year to attorneys based on their positive relationships with their clients. Recipients of the Clients’ Choice Award are primarily evaluated…
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Attorney Melinda Morris AGAIN rated one of the Top 3 Criminal Lawyers in St. Petersburg for 2019!

Seth Shapiro
By: Seth Shapiro
Jan. 25 2019

St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, Florida Attorney Melinda Morris of the Morris Law Firm has AGAIN been rated one of the Top 3 Criminal Defense Lawyers in St. Petersburg by ThreeBestRated.com for 2019. The ThreeBestRated review team selected Melinda Morris for the accolade using a 50-Point Inspection that includes everything from checking reputation, history, complaints, ratings,…
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Attorney Melinda Morris rated one of the Top 3 DUI Lawyers in St. Petersburg for 2019!

Seth Shapiro
By: Seth Shapiro
Jan. 24 2019

St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, Florida Attorney Melinda Morris of the Morris Law Firm has been rated one of the Top 3 DUI (Driving Under the Influence) Lawyers in St. Petersburg by ThreeBestRated.com for 2019. The ThreeBestRated review team selected Melinda Morris for the accolade using a 50-Point Inspection that includes everything from checking reputation, history,…
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