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Diego Weiner

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Diego Weiner grew up immersed in the world of criminal defense. Throughout his formative years, he proudly watched his father, Jeff Weiner, fight to defend the Bill of Rights as a criminal defense lawyer. For Diego, being a criminal defense lawyer is more than a career, it’s a calling.

Diego received an academic scholarship to and is a graduate of St. Thomas School of Law in Miami, Florida. He is a member of The Florida Bar. He interned with both the Broward County Public Defender’s Office in Fort Lauderdale and the Federal Defender’s Office for the Southern District of Florida. He also clerked at Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A., where he assisted in countless state and Federal criminal cases as a law clerk, investigator, forensic interpreter and translator. He is fluent in Spanish as well as English. Diego is also admitted to the United States Supreme Court Bar.

Diego specializes in state, Federal and international criminal cases. He is heavily involved in investigation/pre-arrest representation, trial practice and appellate practice. Diego represents clients throughout the United States in state and Federal courts and in several foreign countries.

Diego is in NACDL Board of Directors and on the FACDL-Miami Chapter Board of Directors. 

Diego is often featured as a legal commentator on English and Spanish language national and local media outlets. He is routinely featured on national television to discuss headline cases, white collar crimes, “stand your ground” cases and other matters related to criminal defense issues.

Diego Weiner was a guest speaker for the National Organization for the Normalization of Marijuana Laws (N.O.R.M.L.) during their 2019 meeting in Key West, Florida. On “stand your ground” laws. Diego is a published author (2016) in the peer-reviewed publication, The Champion, published by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a proud member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has been selected to serve on the Fourth Amendment Committee in the organization. Diego is also a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

While in law school, Diego received many awards, including dean’s list honors for multiple semesters and the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Advocacy, awarded to the student with the top grade in the class.

Diego has worked for national political campaigns and has long been involved in national civic organizations. He is an alumnus of McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland where he majored in Political Science and International Studies. His studies took him throughout Latin America and Europe. During his time as a student at McDaniel College, he was twice elected team captain of his NCAA college varsity football team. Diego is an alumnus of Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, Georgia.

Diego Weiner is knowledgeable in all aspects of firearms and has trained extensively.

Diego is a passionate and zealous advocate for his clients. Diego’s clients constantly sing his praises and recommend him wherever someone needs a top-notch, serious criminal defense attorney.

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  • 2021 South Florida Legal Guide
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating - business
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  • Super Lawyers
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  • Best Lawyers - Jeffrey S. Weiner
  • Lawyer Legion
  • O'Connors Federal Criminal Rules & Codes
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2020
  • Miami Herald
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  • CNN
  • CBS
  • MSNBC
  • Top Rated Lawyers 2021
  • America's Most Honored 2021
  • Top Lawyers South Florida 2021
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Client Reviews

    "Jeff always gets the job done right because he is so diligent and really cares."

    “"In this world it is not always "what" you know, it is truly "who" you know."”

    - Robert D., on Google
    "I recommend Jeff to anyone who needs a criminal defense attorney."

    “"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
    "I highly recommend Jeff Weiner and co."

    “"I felt I was a family member talking to my kin. Yisel and Jeff made things happen!"”

    - Dan Campbell, on Google
    "Thank you very much DIEGO."

    “"Thank you very much DIEGO ... I arrived very worried at this office, because of a problem I should never have, I had many things at stake and they helped me until the last moment they were always there when I needed them they always answered my calls”

    - Miguel Estupinan, on Google
    "Jeff went into court and stood up and somehow worked a miracle with the judge."

    “"I had violated my probation and the federal gov't was trying to add another 8-10 felonies on top of that. The Feds wanted me to do jail time and to make a long story short Jeff went into court and stood up and somehow worked a miracle with the judge ”

    - Barry Goldman, on Google

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