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Leifert & Leifert - Prosecutors

Judicial CircuitWhat are the advantages of being represented by a Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Lawyer and West Palm Beach Criminal Defense Attorney who are Former Prosecutors?

In order to answer the question, consider this issue: how can a criminal defense lawyer properly defend an allegation of criminal wrongdoing without a clear understanding of what is legally required by the prosecution? The truth is that it’s nearly impossible. Hiring a criminal defense lawyer with inside knowledge on only one side of the courtroom means risking your time, money and freedom.

Our seasoned criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert have all worked for the other side, prosecuting felony, misdemeanor, DUI and traffic-related offenses. Our training and experience as former prosecutors in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade County has given us the ability to best analyze your case from all perspectives. We have found this to be an invaluable tool when representing our clients. Specifically, because of our background knowledge and experience in prosecuting the very types of criminal cases that we know defend, we know what strategies the prosecution will implement and how best to counter them.

Since completing our training as prosecutors in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach nearly two decades ago, as Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers, Florida DUI Defense Attorneys and Florida Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys, we have dedicated our practice to representing individuals facing allegations of criminal wrongdoing and/or traffic infractions.

Our experienced Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert understand that any criminal allegation of illegal or unlawful activity (regardless of the merits of such accusations) can have a devastating effect on your reputation, your livelihood and overall well-being. It is crucial that any and all criminal cases be handled with extreme care and caution by an experienced Florida criminal defense attorney, such as one of our experienced lawyers. Each case needs to be carefully assessed to determine if it can be dismissed and removed from your record. If you are a first time offender, for instance, you may be eligible for outright dismissal and clearing of your record, but only a skilled attorney familiar with Florida criminal law and the State Statutes will be able to arrange a situation wherein your record can be cleared.

Even if you are not facing criminal charges, non-criminal traffic tickets can also have a harmful effect on your day-to-day life. If you need your car to get to and from work, to pick up your child from school and even to go to the grocery store, having a suspended license can seriously damage your ability to live your life. Moreover, without a skilled, experienced Florida traffic defense lawyer on your side, you’re far more likely to face additional “points” on your license, which can yield not only fines but also spiked insurance rates.

At Leifert & Leifert, we have a passion for what we do and we continue to be driven by helping people restore their reputations and return order to their lives. Our goal is to supply the very best legal representation available. We are regarded as aggressive, unbending attorneys when it comes to fighting for our clients. We never back down from a fight, and we have the experience necessary in successfully mounting a legal defense to counter even the most aggressive prosecutors. As former South Florida prosecutors, our attorneys know the strategies employed by the prosecution and we know what defense techniques work and which don’t.

To see how we can help you, please contact us to schedule a free, legal consultation by calling 1-888-5-DEFEND (1-888-533-3363).

Douglas Leifert & Brian Leifert
Client Reviews
  • Leifert & Leifert has always gone above and beyond. Brian and his staff are such a pleasure to work with. They are always willing to help and guide you in the right direction. I would highly recommend Leifert & Leifert.
  • Brian Leifert is an excellent criminal defense attorney, well experienced in criminal court cases such as DUI and drug possession as well as traffic cases. If you have a traffic ticket in Broward or Palm Beach County you just bring it to his office and they take care of it. They maintain excellent communication to let you know what is happening with your case. I refer anyone that needs his services and they are always happy.
  • Consulted with Doug on a speeding ticket which I really didn't deserve, in my opinion...
    Doug is great! He is professional, fair and follows through. He took care of my case quickly and thoroughly. I was at ease throughout the entire process. My case was dismissed, no points, no traffic school and his fee was very reasonable!
  • I received a ticket for a stop sign violation. I am a careful driver and had a perfect driving record until now. I hired Douglas Leifert and was thrilled that he got my case dismissed - no points, no traffic school, no fines. Would definitely hire again!
  • After consulting several attorneys, I hired Mr. Leifert to represent me on a complicated and potentially devastating case. I found Mr. Leifert and his staff to be experienced, accessible and willing to go the extra mile to accommodate my situation. Leifert & Leifert exceeded my expectations and I wholeheartedly recommend this firm.
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