Miami-based Criminal Defense Attorneys

Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A.,Attorneys at Law, is one of our nation's premier criminal defense law firms. For over forty years, we have successfully defended clients in all types of state, federal and international criminal cases throughout the United States and abroad. We offer advocacy based on years of experience and a thorough understanding of the law and facts of each case and of each client, we have an unwavering adherence to the unique needs and complexities of each client's case. We spend the necessary time to fully prepare cases and to get the best possible results in each case,

Survey after survey of fellow attorneys has named Jeffrey S. Weiner among the "best" criminal lawyers, with a national and international reputation for providing quality, result-oriented representation for our clients. Jeffrey S. Weiner is listed in the most prestigious publications in which practicing attorney rate their peers. As a few examples, Mr. Weiner is listed in the 2010 Best Lawyers in America ™, in Florida Trend Magazine's "Legal Elite" ™ (the top "1.8 percent of the 57,968 Florida Bar members who practice law in the state."), Super Lawyers Magazine ™ and Mr. Weiner has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell legal directory (the highest available rating), in which lawyers are rated for their skill and ethics.

Jeffrey S. Weiner is a former president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a former president of the Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Association. He is also a former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association Criminal Courts Committee and of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers criminal law section. Additionally, Mr. Weiner lectures throughout the United States and is the author of numerous legal articles. Jeff Weiner also co–authored the 2010 'Federal Criminal Rules & Codes plus', an important reference source for attorneys and judges throughout the United States.

We provide representation at the investigative, grand jury, trial, plea, post-conviction and appellate levels (appeals) to individuals and corporations facing criminal charges in Miami-Dade County, Broward County,  Palm Beach County, South Florida, State and Federal Courts across the United States, and all over the world.

We care about our clients, and understand the anguish and stress that a person charged with a crime experiences. Being charged with a crime is a nightmare - not only for the individual charged, but for his or her family as well. We will guide you through the process, answer your questions and provide you with the highest quality representation.

Comprehensive, Cutting-Edge Representation

Since 1974, Florida and Illinois criminal defense lawyer and firm founder, Jeffrey S. Weiner, has been a dynamic and leading advocate for the preservation and protection of constitutional rights - before, during and following an arrest, the filing of formal criminal charges by an indictment, an information, or a complaint.

The pursuit of a successful defense strategy, coupled with one-on-one client interaction, has been the hallmark of Mr. Weiner's practice throughout the past thirty-eight years.Our firm is the choice for people and businesses seeking cutting edge, high quality and personalized criminal defense representation. Guided by the philosophy that the situation of every person facing criminal charges is unique, we tailor our defense strategies to the facts and circumstances of each case, as they apply to the law, we attain the best possible results for our clients. A creative and intensive approach to criminal charges can make a big difference in the result in your case, as does your choice of lawyer to represent you.

We welcome you to compare our reputation, experience and results with that of any criminal defense lawyer or law firm in the country. Our professionalism and skill help us to obtain the best results and satisfaction for our clients.

In addition to representing people charged with crimes, we regularly represent professionals (physicians, fellow attorneys, veterinarians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, etc.), professional school and college students, and athletes, facing regulatory, disciplinary and grievance proceedings. We represent law students before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, medical, veterinary, dental and nursing students; Olympic team athletes, professional athletes, including jockeys; real estate agents, insurance agents, teachers, pilots, flight attendants, etc. We represent middle and high school, college and university students alleged to have violated school rules.

We represent foreign nationals facing United States immigration consequences, such as deportation, or denial of U.S. visas, resulting from State or Federal criminal investigations, charges and/or convictions. A criminal conviction even from years ago, is often the basis for exclusive proceeding even for people who have been law abiding for years! Too often, applicants are denied United States visas based merely on hearsay and false rumors.

In light of our law firm's reputation and extensive experience in international law and diplomatic matters, many foreign embassies and consulates, as well as foreign lawyers from all over the world, refer clients to us for representation. We appreciate their faith and confidence in recommending us.

Please visit our practice area overview for information on some of our specific areas of criminal defense practice, or E-mail us directly at or call us at 305.670.9919.

Our legal defense teams include professional forensic interpreters, translators, paralegals, and private investigators to assist our non-English speaking clients. Our lawyers will answer your questions and take time to ensure that you feel comfortable in fully understanding your rights, your options, and the consequences of your decisions.

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The above drawing by a CBS News artist is of Jeff Weiner arguing before the United States Supreme Court in the landmark Fourth Amendment search and seizure case of Florida v. Jimeno . Mr. Weiner argued the case against the then Deputy Solicitor General of the United States John Roberts, who is now the Chief Justice of the United States. To learn more about the fascinating and important case and to actually listen to Mr. Weiner present his argument before the Supreme Court, and hear him answer questions of the Supreme Court Justices, click here. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear Mr. Weiner argue before the United States Supreme Court. If possible, you should always see and hear your attorney "in action" before you retain him or her. It will be well worth your time to listen.

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Individuals and businesses facing the threat of investigation or imminent criminal charges are urged to CONTACT the Miami law office of Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A. today for a complimentary consultation and immediate intervention from our respected South Florida criminal defense law firm.

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