Keith W. Upson

Keith W. Upson: Attorney with The Upson Law Group, P.L.

Biography

Mr. Upson received his law degree from Tulane School of Law in New Orleans in 1997 and has practiced in Florida ever since. He represents clients in all Florida Courts of Appeal and the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals including inmates in postconviction and habeas proceedings.

Mr. Upson teaches Florida Criminal Appellate Practice and Advocacy and Florida Criminal Procedure as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Criminal Appeals
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Appeals
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
239-330-7551  Phone
239-330-7548  Fax
upsonlawgroup.com
Law School Attended:
Tulane University of Louisiana, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997
Admission:
1998, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1998, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1997, Florida; 2015, United States Supreme Court
Memberships:

Appellate Court Rules Committee, The Florida Bar (2017 – 2020 term).


The Bruce R. Jacob-Chris W. Altenbernd Criminal Appellate American Inn of Court (2012 – present), President (2016 – 2017).


The Michael R.N. McDonnell American Inn of Court (2016 – present). Treasurer (2017 – 2018).


Chair, Criminal Practice Section, Lee County Bar Association (2012 – 2015).


Charter Member, Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association (2015 – present).


Appellate Practice Section, The Florida Bar (2007 – present).

Reported Cases:

Postaski v. State, 203 So.3d 967 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016).


Turner v. State, 210 So.3d 92 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016).


Aristil v. State, 191 So.3d 989 (Fla. 2d DCA 2016).


Walek v. State, 129 So.3d 1185 (Fla. 2d DCA 2014).


Diaz v. State, 106 So.3d 515 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).


Kidder v. State, 117 So.3d 1166 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

ISLN:
913159871
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Other

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (12 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.7/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Government Counsel on 09/24/14 in Criminal Appeals

    I have a high regard for this lawyer. Keith will take on any case and work hard, go the extra mile for the client.

    I have a high regard for this lawyer. Keith will take on any case and work hard, go the extra mile for the client. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Other Law Firm Position on 10/02/14 in Appellate Practice

    Keith Upson is a very competent, highly ethical lawyer, well respected by his peers

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (3 reviews)
  • 100% (3 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/17/17 in Appellate Practice.

    Unfortunate circumstances brought us to Mr. Upson. Mr. Upson is compassionate, honest, informative, professional, etc. He always kept us informed with any updates, never ignoring our inquiries, Mr. Upson walked us through this appellate process step... Read more

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    Unfortunate circumstances brought us to Mr. Upson. Mr. Upson is compassionate, honest, informative, professional, etc. He always kept us informed with any updates, never ignoring our inquiries, Mr. Upson walked us through this appellate process step by step. Was never a time where he presented negativity. Always providing us with positive thoughts. I still can't say enough about his integrity. He will always be a part of our hearts!! Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/16/17 in Appellate Practice.

    What a talented lawyer and after he won my case instead of just calling to tell me that he won. He gave me more good news. He said to me that he was done and I did not owe him anymore money. Ethics are everything. If you hire this guy your going to g... Read more

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    What a talented lawyer and after he won my case instead of just calling to tell me that he won. He gave me more good news. He said to me that he was done and I did not owe him anymore money. Ethics are everything. If you hire this guy your going to get the real deal. I would recommend him to any person that I care about and I have absolute confidence in him Read less

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