St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Lawyer
Focused ∙ Experienced ∙ Reliable
Facing the criminal justice system or the juvenile justice system could be the fight of your life. If convicted, you could face prison or jail time, serious fines, license suspensions, and, in a few cases, the death penalty. If you are facing criminal charges, you need to be able to trust your attorney. You need someone who knows the law, who has experience defending clients from criminal charges, and who you can count on.
I am a R. Lane Lastinger, a St. Petersburg criminal defense attorney. I can help you understand how the criminal justice system works, or how the juvenile criminal justice system works, and I will do everything possible to help you get the best outcome possible in the defense of your criminal matters.
Focused on Criminal Defense in Pinellas County
Two things are especially important to the representation that my clients receive at the Law Office of R. Lane Lastinger, P.A.:
- I am focused solely on criminal law matters. This allows me to stay current with the changing laws and procedures.
- I focus only on Pinellas County. This helps me stay familiar with the local procedures and the players involved in criminal trials.
Experienced in Defending Clients From Criminal Convictions
I have been defending clients in criminal matters for more than 17 years. I have an in-depth understanding of Florida criminal law and procedure, and I know how to get my clients the most lenient sentences possible under law. I am also first chair death penalty qualified, which means that I have the experience, training and certification necessary to defend you in a death penalty case. I can defend you in a wide variety of cases:
- Felony charges
- Sex crimes
- Drug crimes
- Drug trafficking
- Traffic offenses
- Driver's license suspensions
- Probation violations
- Other criminal offenses
Reliable Legal Counsel
As a U.S. Marine combat veteran, I learned how to be focused on getting the job done. This carries over into my legal practice. My clients can count on me to keep them informed of their case status and to come through for them when it matters most.
Contact a Clearwater, Florida, Warrants and Probation Violation Attorney ∙ 877-782-7151 ∙ Free Initial Consultation
Either call my Pinellas County office or contact me online to schedule a free initial consultation with a first-time, repeat offender, and juvenile offenses lawyer.