Criminal Defense When facing criminal charges, it’s important to have an experienced legal team on your side. If you have been arrested or are under criminal investigation, you need to hire a defense attorney right away. As former State prosecutors in Miami-Dade County, the criminal defense attorneys at Lopez & DeFilippo know what it takes to get the job done in securing the most favorable results for their clients. Criminal defense attorneys are not all the same and who you hire matters. Many criminal defense attorneys have little to no courtroom litigation experience and most were never felony prosecutors in a major U.S. metropolitan area. During their years at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, the criminal defense attorneys at Lopez & DeFilippo were responsible for prosecuting thousands of crimes. This experience has provided the criminal defense attorneys at Lopez & DeFilippo with an unsurpassed knowledge of Florida criminal law and a deep understanding of the intricacies and inner-workings of the Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach County criminal justice systems. This unique background allows the criminal defense attorneys at Lopez & DeFilippo the ability to craft individual defenses specifically tailored to your case using proven methods that often lead to dismissal of charges.