The goal and philosophy of The Sandefer Law Firm
To provide aggressive, high quality criminal and DUI defense representation, to maintain the highest level of professional and personal ethics, and to be known and respected for our knowledge, ability, preparedness, professionalism and our desire to provide the best possible defense for our client.
FLORIDA CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER LARRY SANDEFER VIDEOS
Honesty, integrity, and professionalism are not just words at Sandefer Law Firm. They are actions.
Experience, Reputation, and Commitment make the difference. We urge you to ask around. Ask attorneys, judges, court personnel, friends, and neighbors.
Larry Sandefer and Sandefer Law Firm are AV rated under Martindale-Hubble’s Peer Review Rating TM* Process. This is the highest possible peer review rating given for legal ability and ethical standards by Martindale-Hubble, the prominent national attorney rating organization.
Sandefer Law Firm handles all criminal matters including DUI/BUI/Traffic, Drug Trafficking, Drug Possession, Outstanding Warrants, Accusations, Sex Offenses, Lewdness, Domestic Violence, Consumer Fraud, Theft, Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Battery, Resisting Arrest, Pornography, Internet Crimes, Weapons Offenses, 10-20-Life, Homicide, Manslaughter, White Collar Crime, Record Sealing, Probation Violation, Felonies, and Misdemeanors.
Experienced Former Prosecutor
Former Division Director and Former Lead Trial Attorney
Larry Sandefer is not only a former trial prosecutor, where he handled thousands of court cases, while he was an assistant state attorney he became a Lead Trial Attorney handling major cases at trial including murder, robbery, organized crime and life felonies.
Mr. Sandefer also served in one of the top positions in the state attorney’s office, that of Division Director. As one of only three Division Directors at the time he supervised and trained other experienced felony attorneys and misdemeanor attorneys. As a Division Director he was in the position where he was called on to make filing and sentencing decisions and recommendations. He reported directly to the elected state attorney. The positions of Division Director in the State Attorney’s Office in the 6th Judicial Circuit operate under the same framework with the same authority as they did when Mr. Sandefer was a Division Director. Mr. Sandefer is one of only a select few former Division Directors in this area who are active in criminal defense.
Larry Sandefer was also on-call for homicides which had occurred and he responded to active homicide scenes where he advised the police and provided legal support. He has presented homicide cases to the Pinellas County Grand Jury. He has tried numerous major cases and cases of notoriety as both a prosecutor and defense attorney. These have included multi-jurisdictional homicides, death cases, sex crimes, and violent crimes. He has continued, as a defense attorney, handling major cases. He has tried over 15 murder cases and handled many more. Larry Sandefer is a graduate of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Law Enforcement Training Course on undercover narcotics investigation techniques put on by the DEA.
In his over 30 years of criminal courtroom experience, Larry Sandefer is proud of the many honors and recognitions that he has received (please see our section on the attorney profile), however, he takes the most pride in the work that he has done for the individuals he has represented who have depended on him when they have been accused of a crime by the State of Florida and they face the full resources of the State.