College Student Defense Top-Rated Legal Counsel

Miami College Student Defense Attorney

Need Representation For Your Criminal &/or Disciplinary Proceedings?

As a college student, any run in with law enforcement or authoritative personnel can be frightening. A criminal conviction or a negative transcript can have a devastating impact on a student. At the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A., our defense lawyers in Miami work tirelessly towards the best possible outcome that will have a minimal impact on your future.

A Criminal Conviction May Have Serious Consequences For Your Future

More often than not, students from all over the world travel to Miami for spring break. Partaking in illegal activities at a party or driving while under the influence of alcohol are common things that occur during these trips and can result in an arrest and criminal charges. A criminal conviction has the potential to derail your education and future career plans. Moreover, students find that they are unable to complete their studies after serving time in jail. Convictions follow them into their professional lives, even if they do manage to finish school. We provide aggressive legal defense for college students facing misdemeanor and/or felony charges.

Disciplinary Proceedings Can Disrupt Your Education

A college student defense attorney can represent students in proceedings before university disciplinary committees. A suspension or expulsion can prevent you from finishing school, receiving scholarships and awards, and even attending graduate school.

We effectively defend students against all types of violations, including:

  • Fighting
  • Cheating
  • Participating in rallies or protests
  • Other forms of civil disobedience
  • Other school code violations

Students planning to attend certain graduate programs or pursue certain careers may be required to submit to a background check. In addition to defending clients in criminal and school proceedings, we help applicants and licensed professionals with background check disputes and professional licensure issues. We are committed to making sure our clients are treated fairly and that their rights are protected.

Case Victories

Fully Prepared to Get the Best Possible Results in Each Case
  • Violent Crime Case Dismissed

    Client was arrested and charged with battery.

  • Sex Crime & Restraining Order Reduced Charges

    Client was charged with more than twenty-five counts of lewd and lascivious conduct on a child less than 16 years old.

  • DUI & Traffic Case Dismissed

    A foreign national was cited for failure to comply with a steady red signal while visiting the United States.

  • DUI & Traffic Case Dismissed

    A foreign national was cited for improper lane change and no driver license while visiting the United States.

  • Federal Crime Sentence Reduced

    Client was indicted with conspiracy to commit money laundering and making a materially false statement to a federal agent.

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  • Lawyers of Distinction 2022
  • Best Law Firms 2021
  • Florida Legal Elite 2021
  • 2021 South Florida Legal Guide
  • Expertise 2022
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating - Criminal Defense
  • American Board of Criminal Lawyers
  • Av Preeminent
  • Best Lawyers - Jeffrey S. Weiner
  • Best Lawyers
  • Lawyer Legion
  • O'Connors Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2020
  • Top Rated Lawyers 2021
  • America's Most Honored 2021
  • Top Lawyers South Florida 2021
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What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

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    “Excellent knowledge and grasp of the law”

    - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Google
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    “"In this world it is not always "what" you know, it is truly "who" you know."”

    - Robert D., on Google
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    “"Jeff is not only a colleague, he is one of my closest friends, someone I respect and admire for the way he has served and continues to serve his clients."”

    - David Elden, on Google

Why Hire Our Firm?

See What Makes Us Different
  • We Are Top-Rated Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • We Get the Best Possible Result in Each Case
  • We Have Served Criminal Defense Clients and Fellow Lawyers For Over 47 Years
  • We Wrote “the Book” on Federal Criminal Rules & Cases
  • We Are Available 24/7 for Emergencies & Offer Free Initial Consultations