Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers

We are Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers proudly fighting for our clients accused of crimes. We are board certified and aggressive. Unafraid of going to trial for you when needed. We work hard and keep you informed of your case.

Lake County is a beautiful place to call home! The courthouse is located in Tavares, a city that retains a charming small-town atmosphere, with tree-lined streets and historic buildings. The downtown area features quaint shops, restaurants, and local businesses. The city takes pride in its historic preservation efforts, ensuring that its unique heritage is maintained.

If you have not been here in a while, you almost won’t recognize Downtown Tavares in 2023 – because it looks a lot different than it did even 10 years ago. The courthouse has expanded and the garage for it is also new and clean.

We are honored to represent the people of Lake County in criminal court in the following areas:

Charges we defend in Lake County

Click on the below for more information on each crime and available defenses:

Battery Burglary
Child Abuse
Conspiracy Domestic Violence
Driving Offenses Drug Crimes DUI
Federal Crimes Fraud Firearms Offenses
Manslaughter Murder Probation Violations
Racketeering (RICO) Seal Expunge Records Sex Crimes
Shoplifting Tampering Trespass


Lake County Courthouse Details

Location: 550 W. Main St., Tavares, FL 32778

Hours: Open 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Phone: (352) 742-4100

Parking: There is a lot of parking available in courthouse’s new parking garage adjacent to the complex. The address of the parking garage is 200 N. Sinclair Ave, Tavares, FL 32778.

Parking Rates: Free

Official Website:

Lake County Courthouse

Outside of the Lake County Courthouse

What is Parking and Security Like in Lake County

Parking: Parking is real easy in Lake County. There is a beautiful new garage that they just built directly across the street from the courthouse – and it’s free!

Security: The security lines in Lake County go pretty quick, and you shouldn’t expect to have to wait more than five minutes. Just be sure to go into the line for the general public. The public goes through the same line as private attorneys and the security are usually very friendly.

A closer view of the Lake County Courthouse

A closer view of the Lake County Courthouse

What Sets Us Apart

Here are some ways in which we can go above and beyond for our clients as Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers:

Thorough Case Investigation: We conduct a comprehensive investigation of the case, gather evidence, interview witnesses, and explore all possible angles. We also may collaborate with investigators or experts to ensure no stone is left unturned in building a strong defense for you.

Strategic Defense Planning: We work with you to develop a strategic defense plan tailored to the specific circumstances of your case and your background. This includes analyzing the prosecution’s evidence, identifying weaknesses or inconsistencies, and formulating a defense strategy aimed at achieving the best possible outcome.

Expert Witnesses and Specialists: In complex cases, we will engage expert witnesses or specialists to provide testimony or analysis in areas such as forensics, psychology, or medical fields. These experts can help challenge the prosecution’s evidence or provide alternative explanations, bolstering the defense’s case.

Negotiating with Prosecutors: This one is big – and is influenced tremendously by your lawyer’s interpersonal skills and reputation. A skilled defense attorney can engage in effective negotiations with prosecutors to seek favorable plea bargains or reduced charges. They can advocate for their clients’ interests, striving for the best possible outcome without the need for a trial. We are very effective negotiators thanks to our years of experience and reputation in the field.

Courtroom Advocacy: During trial, experienced defense attorneys passionately and skillfully advocate for their clients in the courtroom. This includes presenting compelling arguments, cross-examining witnesses, and introducing evidence to challenge the prosecution’s case. They may also deliver persuasive opening and closing statements to influence the jury’s perception. As board certified criminal trial lawyers, the Florida Bar allows us to hold ourselves out as experts in criminal trial law.

Emotional Support and Guidance: Going through a criminal case can be emotionally challenging for clients. No doubt it’s tough. But your case is not our first rodeo. We provide empathy, support, and reassurance, guiding our clients through the legal process and explaining the potential outcomes. We also help manage expectations and offer advice on coping strategies during this stressful time.

Communication and Accessibility: A dedicated defense attorney understands the importance of regular and open communication with their clients. They can promptly respond to inquiries, provide updates on case progress, and ensure their clients are well-informed and involved in the decision-making process.

Post-Conviction Assistance: If a client receives an unfavorable outcome, defense attorneys can continue to assist by exploring avenues for post-conviction relief, such as appeals, sentence modifications, or habeas corpus petitions. They can tirelessly work to rectify any potential legal errors or injustices.

Referrals to Support Services: Criminal defense attorneys can also connect their clients with relevant support services, such as counselors, rehabilitation programs, or community resources that can address their specific needs during or after the legal process.

It’s important to note that the specific actions taken by a criminal defense attorney can vary depending on the nature of the case, the attorney’s expertise, and the resources available. A dedicated and competent defense attorney will strive to protect their client’s rights, vigorously advocate for their interests, and ensure a fair legal process. That’s what we do at Fighter Law. We fight because we care.

Lake County Detention Facility

Lake County Detention Facility

How our clients find us

Many of our clients find us by searching for Lake County Criminal Defense Attorney Near Me in Google or Bing or online directories. We are also honored to regularly be referred business by other attorneys in town. We like to think that is because of our hard work and reputation.

We are expert criminal defense lawyers in Tavares, Florida. We have been practicing in this county for many years and we know a lot of the important players. We fight to protect the rights and interests of our clients who are facing the most serious of criminal charges. Call us for a free consultation.

At Fighter Law, we are Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers proudly serving the entire Lake County area including the cities of Leesburg, Clermont, The Villages, Mount Dora, Umatilla, Lady Lake, Astatula, Eustis, Groveland, Howey-in-the-Hills, Mascotte, Minneola, and Montverde.

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