2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update:
Effective March 16, 2020, we will be conducting all client conferences via telephone or Skype. If you have court, DO NOT assume it is cancelled – contact Joe or Gannon for confirmation. We will be available for you during this time. Please be super careful, keep a healthy distance from away folks, and wash your hands and face!
March 18, 2020:. The Chief Judge of the Second Judicial Circuit has issued an order that court will essentially close except for emergency hearings. Bodiford Law will continue to monitor the situation for our clients and the public. IF YOU HAVE COURT, do NOT assume it is cancelled. Contact your lawyer for confirmation.
Read the order here: Administrative Order 2020-03, dated 3-18-20
Tallahassee Criminal Defense Lawyer
Tallahassee criminal defense lawyer Joe Bodiford is an expert. In a criminal trial, your attorney’s experience and expertise can make all the difference in protecting your rights and preserving your freedom. Joe Bodiford’s years of experience, recognized expertise, skills, and knowledge make him the best of the best.
The Tallahassee criminal defense team of Joe Bodiford and Gannon Coens have a unique hands-on approach. You case will have both attorneys working on it and with you. They pride themselves on being available to you. We have state-f-the-art tools available to us to assist in your defense.
With more than 23 years of criminal trial experience, Tallahassee criminal defense attorney Joe Bodiford has the knowledge, expertise and resources to defend you in any type of criminal case. Based in Tallahassee but practicing statewide, Bodiford Law, P.A., provides aggressive defense for people accused of all types of misdemeanors and felonies in Florida or federal courts.
Joe and Gannon are zealous and resourceful advocates who rely on many years of experience in the courtroom. They uses their vast experience to argue the clients’ case for a wide range of criminal cases, including:
- Charges of driving under the influence (DUI)
- Drug possession, trafficking and other drug-related charges
- Violations of probation
- Fraud and other white collar (economic) crimes
- Assault, murder and other violent felonies
- Record sealing and expungement
- Appeals and post-conviction relief
- Personal Injury and Accidents
Experienced and Aggressive Criminal Defense
The Board Certification Advantage
Joe Wrote the Book on
Cross Examination in a Nutshell
Tallahassee criminal defense lawyer Joe Bodiford’s Cross Examination in a Nutshell is available from West Academic! Joe’s book is in law libraries across the country, including Stetson, Florida State University, University of Florida, Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Georgetown. Notably, it is also in the Library of Congress, the New Mexico Supreme Court – and even in law libraries in Spain and Australia! Cross Examination in a Nutshell is part of West’s famous “Nutshell” series, which has been relied on by law students for decades.
Put Tallahassee criminal defense attorney Joe Bodiford’s cross examination expertise to work for you!
Joe Wrote the Book on
Florida Criminal Law
Florida Criminal Cases Notebook
The Florida Criminal Cases Notebook by Joe Bodiford is available through James Publishing.
Tallahassee criminal defense attorney Joe Bodiford is the author of one of the most widely trusted and used books on Florida Criminal Law in the state. Joe’s book covers every aspect of Florida criminal procedure, Florida criminal cases, Florida sentencing, juvenile law, and other important areas of criminal law. Because of this, Joe’s book is relied on by judges, attorneys, law professors all over Florida.
So, why hire a lawyer who has the book, when you can hire the lawyer that wrote the book?!? Joe’s book covers virtually every topic in Florida criminal law, and is updated with new cases yearly. Put Joe’s Florida criminal law expertise to work defending you.
Tallahassee Criminal Defense Lawyer Joe Bodiford is recognized by:
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards. Courtroom scenes on this website are dramatizations.