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Gannon Coens

Gannon Coens is an experienced and aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney with our firm, specializing in all areas of criminal law. Gannon has been an invaluable member of the firm since 2015, and has successfully represented hundreds of clients in a wide range of both violent and white-collar Felony cases, involving such crimes as Murder, Sexual Battery, Drug Trafficking, Conspiracy to Defraud, RICO, and numerous property crimes. He is an exceptionally skilled trial lawyer, having litigated cases across the State of Florida in both Federal and State court, and is devoted to ensuring that your rights are protected and that you receive the best possible defense.

Gannon is also a highly experienced DUI Defense Attorney, and is well-versed in the various technical components involved in litigating and fighting arrests for Driving Under the Influence of both alcohol and controlled substances. Having attended numerous trainings across the State specifically devoted to the intricacies of DUI law, Gannon is extremely knowledgeable in the defense of arrests for Driving Under the Influence, including the detailed review and careful scrutiny of records of the Intoxilyzer 8000, the breath test machine approved for use by law enforcement in Florida.

Gannon Coens is an active member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and currently serves as a Statewide Representative for the Tallahassee Chapter of the organization. Gannon was also recognized in 2020 by The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 as a “Top 40 Under 40” Attorney in the area of Criminal Defense.

Gannon Coens received his J.D. law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 2015. A True Seminole, he also received his Bachelor’s Degree from Florida State University, graduating Cum Laude with Honors in 2013, earning a dual degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Having both worked extensively and studied in the numerous areas of the Criminal Justice System for nearly 15 years, Gannon Coens is highly qualified and an excellent candidate to handle your defense.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2015

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. – December, 2015
  • Florida State
    • B.S. cum laude – 2013
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Major: Psychology

Past Employment Positions

  • Bodiford Law, P.A., Clerk
  • State Attorney’s Office for the Second Circuit of Florida (Leon County), Intern