St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Protecting your constitutional rights in the criminal justice system

William B. Bennett, P.A. is a criminal defense attorney in St. Petersburg that has a reputation for providing aggressive, knowledgeable representation in all stages of the criminal justice system — from law enforcement investigations to trials and appeals.

Law Office of William B. Bennett, P.A. St. Petersburg Criminal Defense
The aggressive criminal defense team at William Bennett Law can help fight your case.

Types Of Criminal Defense Cases

We can help provide aggressive criminal defense to protect your rights in cases involving:

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A Former prosecutor with more than 25 years of criminal defense experience

Attorney William B. Bennett was a misdemeanor lead trial attorney and felony prosecutor at the State Attorney’s Office for the 6th Circuit of the State of Florida. Mr. Bennett also served as a criminal law legal adviser to the city of Orlando Police Department and as a city prosecutor for the City of Orlando’s Attorney’s Office.  As a death penalty qualified lawyer, he represents clients charged with first degree murder.

How we can protect you

After your arrest, you have numerous urgent questions about your case. Our defense team is available immediately to discuss your options and advise you on next steps and potential outcomes. Our approach depends on your individual circumstances and the charges against you, and may include:

  • Protecting your constitutional rights
  • Arguing for the court to set a fair bail
  • Investigating your case and formulating a defense strategy
  • Negotiating for a reduced sentence or a diversion program, if in your best interest
  • Challenging the state’s case at trial
  • Enforcing your right to a speedy trial

Retain an experienced Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyer

For effective representation in the criminal courts, call St. Petersburg criminal justice attorney William B. Bennett, P.A. at (727) 821-8000 or contact us online.