David Haenel | Sarasota Criminal Lawyer
Criminal, DUI-DWI, Traffic, Felony, Misdemeanor
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Attorney David A. Haenel is one of the most celebrated criminal defense, DUI and traffic ticket attorneys in Florida. Since 2000, Mr. Haenel has been working to ensure the best possible results in each case he tries.
After graduating in the top third of his law school class at the Widener University School of Law, Mr. Haenel went on to earn a Master of Law degree in criminal law from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Mr. Haenel’s career began in the State Attorney’s Office. He was named the State of Florida DUI Prosecutor of the Year while he was in this role. His experience as a prosecutor is now put to work on behalf of clients who are accused of various criminal, DUI and traffic offenses. Mr. Haenel has earned a stellar reputation among his clients and peers.
Mr. Haenel is admitted to practice law before the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the State Courts of Florida and the State Courts of New Jersey. He is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Sarasota County Bar Association.
|Owner||The Law Place||Sarasota, FL||Present|
|Widener University School of Law||JD||Law School||1999|
|SUNY Buffalo School of Law||LL.M - Master of Laws||N/A||2000|
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- Florida Bar Association
New Jersey Bar Association
Sarasota County Bar Association
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Orange County Bar Association
National College of DUI Defense
Honors & Awards
- Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2010, 2011
Florida DUI Prosecutor of the Year, MADD, 2004
Criminal Defense | Case No Billed by the State Attorney | The Defendant was involved in an accident that was investigated by the Polk County Sheriffs Office. Following the Polk County deputy's investigation, the defendant was charged with reckless driving with serious bodily injury pursuant to Florida statute 316.192. After several negotiation sessions with the state attorney in Polk County, Florida the state declined to file charges on the case.
DUI & DWI | Null Prosse(Dropped) | Client involved in a rear end collision in Orange County. FHP officer arrives on scene, has client perform field sobriety exercises and arrests her. Client submits to a breath test and urine test. We set the case for trial and on the day of jury selection the state dropped the case.
- Aspatore Book publication, Negotiating a Plea Deal in DUI Cases, 2011
Channel 10 News Tampa, 10 News Investigators Find SunPass Problems Lead to License Suspension, 2011
Florida DUI Survival Guide, Florida DUI Survival Guide-A Citizen's Protection Manual, 2010
The Florida DUI Report, Florida DUI Magazine, 2009
Sarasota Herald Tribune, DUI Arrests Plunge, 2008
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|(2001) Licensed as Attorney in Florida. Verified with State Bar of Florida.||July 27, 2015|
|(2000) Licensed as Attorney in New Jersey. Verified with New Jersey State Bar Association.||July 27, 2015|
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2445 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
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