DEDICATION TO THE RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF JUSTICE FOR ALL WHILE DEFENDING THE RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED CITIZEN OR ORGANIZATION WHETHER IN THE CIVIL OR CRIMINAL COURT SYSTEM

  • Criminal Defense
  • DUI Defense
  • Suspended Licenses
  • Drug Charges
  • Domestic Violence
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Appeals

SOUTH FLORIDA TRIAL ATTORNEY

Tom O’Connell is an experienced Fort Lauderdale criminal lawyer dedicated to protecting the rights of the accused citizen, corporation, or local government official. If the authorities charge you or a loved one with wrongdoing, you have the right to expect that the authorities have acted properly in their investigation and prosecution – and to have an attorney on your side who will challenge them forcefully if they have not.

For more than a decade, Fort Lauderdale criminal attorney Tom O’Connell has defended both individuals and corporations in both state and federal courts, winning exoneration, where possible, and negotiating the best settlement for his clients, where necessary.

WE BREATHE LIFE INTO THE CONSTITUTION EVERY DAY

Tom O’Connell, has represented numerous clients throughout the Tri-County area (Dade, Broward, Palm Beach), which include Statewide White Collar Crime cases, numerous Drug Trafficking cases, First Degree Murder cases, Domestic Violence cases, and all other types of civil and criminal cases which require the expertise of an experienced trial attorney. Read more about his background on the “About Tom O’Connell” page.

Non-English speakers: Our staff is tri-lingual (English, Spanish, and Portuguese) to better serve our diverse community. We can help non-English speakers understand their rights and obtain the translation services from the courts.

Parents or relatives of the accused: Perhaps your child or loved one has gotten themselves in trouble, but even so, you want them to have a second chance. Your Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Lawyer Tom O’Connell P.A. will work with the accused to present a more favorable impression to the court and seek a lenient plea deal.

Out-of-state defendants: If you were charged with a petty crime during a visit to Florida, we in many cases can help you avoid follow-up court appearances by entering a plea on your behalf. This is usually allowed for charges including Misdemeanor DUI, Driving While License Suspended, Trespass, Loitering & Prowling, Disorderly Conduct. We simply file a Notorized Plea in Absentia Form along with the Misdemeanor Change of Plea Form.

Call your Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Attorney & Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Attorney, Tom O’Connell today at 954-527-1092 (Fort Lauderdale) or 561-206-2198 (Palm Beach).