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Allied Veterans Case and Attorney General Pam Bondi

Pam Bondi is pushing hard for private prisons in Florida.

Jacksonville Attorney, Cynthia Veintemillas recently reported: After deliberating for a couple of days, jurors found Kelly Mathis guilty in the Allied Veterans of the World Scandal.  Mathis is a well-known attorney in Jacksonville FL.  He was “charged with operating a … Continue reading

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Criminal Lawyers Business Declines with Florida Crime Rates in 2012

Crime Rates in Florida Dropped almost 6 percent in 2012.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Report The Florida Department of Law Enforcement Uniform Crime Report (UCR) system provides standardized reports on crime statistics. The data is based on information gathered from across the state. Florida Department of Law … Continue reading

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Jacksonville Beach Floods for Surfing in the Streets

Jacksonville Beach Flood

Flooding in Jacksonville today sunk a few police cars, and inundated many local businesses and homes with water. Below you can find images of the flooding and some Jacksonville Beach locals taking advantage of the floods to catch up on … Continue reading

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Florida Bans Texting While Driving | Jacksonville Lawyer’s Perspective

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Posted on October 1, 2013 by Cynthia Veintemillas, Attorney at Law at criminallawyerinjax.com. New Florida traffic law bans texting while driving.  “Florida is joining 40 other states in the U.S. where it is illegal to text and drive… The prohibition on texting while driving comes … Continue reading

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Justin Slavinski 20 Years for battery, molestation, and solicitation of a minor.

Pam Bondi and Rick Scott are after pill mills.

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution Justin Slavinski has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for charges including lewd or lascivious battery and molestation, traveling to meet a minor for sex, and computer solicitation of a minor. … Continue reading

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Secretary of State Ken Detzner on Florida Elections

Following the 2012 General Election, Governor Rick Scott tasked Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner with making recommendations to increase the accessibility and efficiency in Florida Elections. In response to this task and in an effort to make the most … Continue reading

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Rick Scott Ensures Profits for JP Morgan and Chase

Florida Governor Rick Scott

Every time a debit card or credit card is used, a bank gets to skim the transaction. Multiply these small transaction fees by the thousands of teachers and the profits do more than add up, they multiply. On July 31, … Continue reading

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Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Pfizer Settlement

Attorney General Pam Bondi announced today that Florida will receive nearly $1.3 million from a national settlement, including other states and the federal government, with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc. over off-label marketing allegations. Rapamune is only approved by … Continue reading

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Freddie Schinz | Citizens Property Insurance Corporation

Senate President Don Gaetz announced the appointment of Mr. Freddie Schinz to the Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Board of Governors. “Mr. Schinz’ more than 40 years of experience as both a commercial builder throughout our state, business leader and insurance … Continue reading

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Hit and Run Lawyer in Jacksonville Florida on Janya Diane Solomon

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If you have a Florida drivers license, it is important to know Jacksonville Florida’s Traffic Laws especially if you have been involved in a hit and run.  Visit Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyers website and readJacksonville Hit and Run Laws After Leaving the Scene of a … Continue reading

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Lawyer Sets Turning Point in Zimmerman Trial

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Two days ago, a reporter called me from Newsweek.  Christine Pelisek from the Daily Beast asked me to comment on the opening statements of the Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman second degree murder trail.  She wanted to speak with a Florida criminal lawyer that … Continue reading

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Florida Police Push the Line on Sexual Assault

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After stopping Zoe Brugger, a young mother and resident of Lakeland, for driving with a broken taillight, Florida law enforcement subjected her to a humiliating drug search, ordering the young woman to lift her shirt and shake out her bra. Florida … Continue reading

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Florida Governor Rick Scott State of the State Address

Florida Governor Rick Scott

On Tuesday, March 5th, Governor Scott gave his third State of the State Address. After two years of hard work, we know ‘It’s Working.” Governor Rick Scott: Putting Florida Families First March 5, 2013 State of the State Address Embargoed … Continue reading

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Jacksonville DUI Lawyers and BAC Legal Limit

Jacksonville Lawyer Cynthia Veintemillas

Around a week ago, we started hearing about the National Transportation Safety Board’s proposal to reduce the legal limit for the crime of driving under the influence of alcohol.  They were asking states to decrease the blood and breath alcohol legal … Continue reading

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