Staats, White & Grabner

Staats, White & Grabner
  • Established in 1981
  • Firm Size 3
  • Smart, dedicated, and very experienced criminal and civil trial lawyers.
  • Peer Reviews
    4.7/5.0 (12)
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About this firm

Robert B. Staats opened the doors of 229 McKenzie Avenue for business in 1979. Lawyers working out of this office endeavor to provide the best possible representation to each and every client. Robert Staats was fond of saying that anyone taking on a case against a lawyer from 229 McKenzie was in for a fight. Aggressive, creative, smart, and ethical representation has always been the goal of the lawyers working out of this office.

James H. White, Jr. joined Robert B. Staats and Michael C. Overstreet, at 229 McKenzie Avenue in 1981. Mr. White is an AV rated criminal trial attorney.

Michael C. Overstreet left the firm in 1991 and is now a Circuit Judge; Robert B. Staats retired in 2000. Though Robert B. Staats has retired, the firm still bears his name in recognition of his contribution to the practice of law at 229 McKenzie Avenue.

Michael E. Grabner joined James H. White, Jr., at 229 McKenzie Avenue, in January 2003. Previously Mr. Grabner worked for Herman D. Laramore, Public Defender Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, as an Assistant Public Defender, in the Bay County circuit courts. Mr. Grabner became a partner of the firm in 2006.

Practice & Industry Groups

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

Areas of Practice (77)

Specific Practice Area and Industry Group Details across multiple offices:

  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Forfeiture
  • Fourth Amendment Law
  • Fifth Amendment Law
  • Assault and Battery
  • Burglary
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Crime Victims Compensation
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Forfeiture
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Death Penalty
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • DUI/DWI
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Expungements
  • Extortion
  • Extradition
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Felonies
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Forensic DNA
  • Forgery
  • Grand Jury Practice
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Hit and Run
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Murder
  • Money Laundering
  • Malicious Prosecution
  • Parole and Probation
  • Post-Conviction Remedies
  • Search and Seizure
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sexual Assault
  • Shoplifting
  • Stalking
  • Theft
  • Traffic Violations
  • Vehicular Homicide
  • Wiretapping
  • Wire Fraud
  • Weapons Charges
  • Alimony
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Relations
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Interstate Support
  • Legal Separation Agreements
  • Marital Agreements
  • Marital Property Distribution
  • Marital Property Law
  • Marital Property Settlements
  • Matrimonial Law
  • Military Divorce
  • Paternity
  • Post Divorce Modification
  • Postnuptial Agreements
  • Premarital Agreements
  • Spousal Support
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Condemnation
  • Inverse Condemnation
  • Land Annexation

People (3)

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (12 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.7/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.7/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0

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Bar Registry

  • Criminal Trial Practice

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