2500 Rhode Island Avenue
Suite B
Fort Pierce, FL 34947

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Jeffrey Garland, Esq.

What Clients Say
What Attorneys Say

“Mr.Garland is a great defense attorney, I highly recommend him. Was facing several years and got it drop. A great trial lawyer.”

Leeangelo R.

“I would recommend Jeffrey Garland as a Trial attorney if your ever in need of on attorney he does a good job on my nephew case.”

Michael P.

“Highly recommend Mr.Garland. His knowledge and experience are amazing. He takes great care in the best possible defense of his clients. We would hire him again if ever needed.”

Mike J.

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“I endorse Jeffrey without reservation. He has demonstrated an exceptional grasp of the law and has the skills of a superb litigator.”

Brent H., Criminal Defense Attorney

“Jeff is an exceptional attorney, and DEFINITELY on my short list, should I ever have a bad day.”

David G., DUI and DWI Attorney

“I endorse this lawyer. I have known Jeff for as long as I have been a lawyer, and I consider him a mentor when it comes to arcane procedure and highly technical issues such as blood draws and how they affect narcotics based DUI cases.”

James R., Criminal Defense Attorney

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Mr. Garland practices in the following areas of law: Federal and State Criminal Defense; Federal and State Criminal Appeals; Forfeitures; Internet Crimes; Firearms; White Collar Fraud and Tax Crimes; Sexual Misconduct; DUI and DUI Manslaughter; Drug Charges; Healthcare Fraud; Immigration Crime and Domestic Violence.

Years Of Experience:
  • Over 38 Years
  • Law School: University of Florida – Juris Doctor (1980)
  • College: University of Florida – Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) (1978)
Admitted to Practice:
  • All Florida State Courts
  • Trial Bar, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • Trial Bar, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Florida Bar
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • St. Lucie County Bar Association
Reported Appeal Cases:
  • Tisdale v. State, So.3d (Florida Supreme Court 11/29/18), pet for writ of certiorari denied, S.Ct. (Denied 4/15/19)
  • United States v. Valdes, 11th Circuit Case No. 14-10252 (affirmed 3/9/17 via an unpublished opinion)
  • United States v. Badali, 11th Circuit Case No. 16-10606 (affirmed 11/8/16 via an unpublished opinion)
  • Long v. State, 191 So.3d 554 (Fla. 4th DCA 2016)
  • Garrido v. State, 162 So.3d 1069 (Fla. 4th DCA 2015)
  • United States v. Massam, 751 F.3d 1229 (11th Cir. 2014)
  • Stangarone v. State, 94 So.3d 652 (Fla. 4th DCA 2012)
  • Purnell v. Brown, 4D11-4332 (Appeal dismissed on 9/19/12 with fees awarded to Garland’s client as prevailing party)
  • Garrido v. State, 47 So.3d 341 (Fla. 4th DCA 2010)
  • Jew v. State, 18 So.3d 1254 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Jew v. Florida Parole Commission, 969 So.2d 1021 (Fla. 1st DCA 2007)
  • Reaves v. State, 944 So.2d 1042 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006)
  • State v. Gregory, 4D01-4530 (State appeal dismissed on 3/27/02 upon Garland’s motion)
  • Corona v. State, 814 So.2d 1184 (Fla. 4th DCA 2002)
  • Fay v. State, 753 So.2d 682 (Fla. 4th DCA 2000)
  • Minichino v. State, 776 So.2d 994 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2001)
  • Smith v. State, 743 So.2d 141 (Fla. 4th DCA 1999)
  • Cave v. State, 727 So.2d 227 (Fla. 1998)
  • Cave v. State, 660 So.2d 705 (Fla. 1995)
  • McArthur v. State, 671 So.2d 867 (Fla. 4th DCA 1996)
  • Cave v. Singletary, 84 F.3d 1350 (11th Cir. 1996)
  • Wild v. Dozier, 672 So.2d 16 (Fla. 1996) (reversing 4 th DCA’s en banc decision)
  • Dozier v. Wild, 659 So.2d 1103 (Fla. 4th DCA 1995) (en banc)
  • Cave v. State, 660 So.2d 705 (Fla. 1995)
  • Ennis v. Conran, 648 So.2d 784 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994)
  • O’Hara v. State, 642 So.2d 592 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994)
  • Telemaque v. State, 622 So.2d 1174 (Fla. 4th DCA 1993)
  • Barnes v. State, 588 So.2d 1076 (Fla. 4th DCA 1991)
  • Chandler v. State, 534 So.2d 701 (Fla. 1988), cert denied, 490 U.S. 1075 (1989)
  • State v. Russo, et al, 493 So.2d 504 (Fla. 1986)
  • Kmetz v. State, 483 So.2d 812 (Fla. 4th DCA 1986)
  • Karliss v. State, 477 So.2d 1092 (Fla. 4th DCA 1985)
  • Florida Freedom Newspapers v. Karliss, 471 So.2d 571 (Fla. 4th DCA 1985)
  • Miami Herald Publishing Co. v. Honorable Royce R. Lewis, 452 So.2d 144 (Fla. 4th DCA 1984)