Mr. L. Derek Byrd

LB

Areas of Practice (9)

  • DUI
  • Drug Offenses
  • Sex Crimes
  • Assault/Battery
  • Theft/Burglary
  • Domestic Violence
  • Murder/Manslaughter
  • Probation Violations
  • Criminal Law

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
Florida State University, B.A., 1990
Law School Attended:
Quinnipiac College of Law, J.D., 1995
Year of First admission:
1996
Admission:
1996, Florida
ISLN:
913033003

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (24)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.7/5.0
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    4.6/5.0
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    4.6/5.0
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    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/21/13 in General Practice on 01/21/13

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 01/16/13 in General Practice on 01/16/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/16/13 in Criminal Law on 01/16/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 01/16/13 in Criminal Law on 01/16/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Judge on 01/16/13 in Criminal Law on 01/16/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 01/03/13 in Criminal Defense on 01/03/13

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/29/12 in Criminal Defense on 12/29/12

    As a former state prosecutor, I worked with and against Derek on a variety of matters. Derek is among the finest trial lawyers, and without question the best criminal att...

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    As a former state prosecutor, I worked with and against Derek on a variety of matters. Derek is among the finest trial lawyers, and without question the best criminal attorney, I've had the pleasure of working with. Derek consistently exercises the best judgment in his cases, whether it be to recommend that his client negotiate a plea or to take the case to trial. He is effective both as a counsel and an advocate.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Government Counsel on 12/15/12 in Criminal Defense on 12/15/12

    I was hesitant to mark "Excellent" in all categories for fear you'd assume I am merely a personal friend supporting a good evaluation for his advantage. I am a friend be...

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    I was hesitant to mark "Excellent" in all categories for fear you'd assume I am merely a personal friend supporting a good evaluation for his advantage. I am a friend because we have known each other probably 15 years now and worked together in the past, but we are not social friends. From my vantage point I've been able to observe him over the years and I have nothing but respect for his abilities and capabilities and can tell you he is very well respected by all who know him.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/14/12 in Criminal Defense on 12/14/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Mr. L. Derek Byrd

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 12/13/12 in Criminal Law on 12/13/12

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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