Vincent A. Citro

Vincent A. Citro: Attorney with Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A. AV stamp icon
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Biography

As a partner at the Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro, P.A., Vincent A. Citro represents individuals, executives, and legal entities in criminal and related civil and administrative matters, including grand jury and internal investigations. Mr. Citro has represented clients in state and federal courts and has extensive experience in complex federal criminal and national security matters. Mr. Citro is a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar, and a Board Certified Advocate in Criminal Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Orlando 2019 for Criminal Defense, both for white-collar and general practice. Mr. Citro’s engagements include defending professionals in federal jury trials, conducting internal investigations for companies facing federal and state criminal investigations, and defending clients against the IRS, SEC, FTC, and several state attorneys general.

Prior to returning to private practice, Mr. Citro was a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), both in Washington, D.C. and Orlando. During his tenure in DOJ's U.S. Attorney's Office (USAO) from 2002 until 2010, Mr. Citro prosecuted the panoply of federal crimes. In addition, Mr. Citro was appointed as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for investigations in South Florida. Also, from 2011 until 2015, Mr. Citro supervised the USAO's national security program. As the USAO's first National Security Cyber Specialist and its Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council Coordinator, Mr. Citro oversaw and prosecuted matters in coordination with DOJ's Counterterrorism Section and Counter-Espionage and Export Control Section. He also held a top secret security clearance. Mr. Citro last held the position of Senior Litigation Counsel before joining what was then the Law Offices of Mark L. Horwitz, P.A.

In addition, Mr. Citro held two positions in the nation's capital. As a result of abilities he demonstrated as a federal prosecutor, including prosecuting homicides, Mr. Citro was appointed to serve on the Attorney General's Capital Case Review Committee. As a committee member, he analyzed cases throughout the U.S. in which the death penalty was authorized by law, and made recommendations to DOJ's leadership about whether the death penalty should be sought.

Finally, from 2015 to 2016, Mr. Citro served as a Trial Attorney in DOJ's National Security Division, Counterterrorism Section, where he advised and guided federal prosecutors, law enforcement agencies, and the intelligence community on cases affecting the United States' national security, including DOJ-priority cases involving international, domestic, and cyber terrorism . He also developed and managed national security cases for prosecution.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Criminal Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
844-793-2180  Phone
(407) 843-7733  Phone
(407) 849-1321  Fax
www.horwitzcitrolaw.com
University Attended:
Stetson University, B.B.A., 1998; Stetson University, M.B.A., 2000
Law School Attended:
Stetson University, J.D., 2000
Year of First Admission:
2001
Admission:
2001, United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida; 2018, United States District Court for the District of Columbia; 2017, United States Supreme Court; 2016, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; 2016, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 2016, United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; 2001, Florida; 2018, District of Columbia; 2016, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Certifications:
( Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocates Board Certified Advocate in Criminal Trial Law )
ISLN:
1000002174
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmericanExpress and Other
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (30 reviews)
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  • Judgment

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  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 10/29/18 in Criminal Law

    I have known Attorney Citro for over 20 years and he consistently exceeds the highest professional and ethical standards. I would highly recommend him for any criminal law matters.

    I have known Attorney Citro for over 20 years and he consistently exceeds the highest professional and ethical standards. I would highly recommend him for any criminal law matters. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Shareholder on 10/29/18 in Criminal Law

    I have referred several matters to Mr. Citro, when I have received calls looking for a criminal defense attorney in the Orlando area. Every person who I have referred to Mr. Citro has been impressed by his level of knowledge, his good judgment, and... Read more

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    I have referred several matters to Mr. Citro, when I have received calls looking for a criminal defense attorney in the Orlando area. Every person who I have referred to Mr. Citro has been impressed by his level of knowledge, his good judgment, and his legal experience. I wouldn't hesitate to refer other to Mr. Citro in the future. Read less

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