Success Stories2022-02-07T13:38:44-05:00
St Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney
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I have developed a successful practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare in the criminal defense business. You will always know where you stand with me and I return phone calls or texts promptly. I look forward to helping you throughout this difficult time and thank you in advance for trusting me with this important task.”

~ Sean K. McQuaid

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Trespass Charge Dismissed from Downtown St. Petersburg

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

First Time DUI Reduced to Careless Driving

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |May 13th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Battery Charges After Fight at O’Maddy’s in Gulfport Dropped

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |May 12th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Charge Dismissed After Neighbor Accused Neighbor With Battery

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |April 28th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Cocaine and Marijuana Charges Dropped After Pinellas Park Arrest

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |April 15th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Domestic Battery Charges Dropped Against Husband

Facts: My client was involved in an argument with his wife. I do not know the details of why they were arguing. During the argument, he left the house and went outside to their RV. His goal was to avoid the conflict because he realized that his wife was very upset. She followed him outside to the RV and tried to get in. He wanted to avoid her until things calmed down. But, during the confrontation, he pushed the door of the RV, causing it to strike her. She called the police to report that she had just been the victim of a domestic battery. The police arrived and arrested him for a misdemeanor domestic battery. He had no bond until he saw a judge. First Court Appearance: His advisory appearance was on a weekend and his wife showed up in court. She begged the judge for contact. The judge agreed and released him on supervised ROR. Court Case: The case was assigned to Division R, which is the misdemeanor division for all domestic violence cases. My client had a very good job [...]

By |April 14th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Case Dropped After Client Charged With Battery

Facts: My client was arrested and charged with criminal battery. The allegations were that she knocked on her neighbors' door, while intoxicated, and attacked him leaving scratch marks on his body. The State Attorney's Office offer was a guilty conviction on a Battery and 12 months probation to complete an alcohol evaluation and treatment as well as anger management classes. The client is a nurse, and a conviction of this type jeopardized her ability to work as a nurse in the future. The Case: The client hired me. After evaluating the evidence of the case, I was able to argue our client was the one attacked. After hearing our side of the story, the State Attorney's Office dropped the case.

By |March 31st, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

DUI Violation of Probation Resolved for Time Served

Facts: My client pled to a DUI in September, 2021. He did not use my firm as his lawyer. After the plea, he left the state of Florida for medical reasons. He did not complete any of the conditions of his probation. In December, a warrant was issued for his arrest by Judge McKyton for the DUI violation of probation or VOP. The warrant carried no bond. This meant, that he had to be held in the Pinellas County jail until he got bond or his case was resolved. He came back to Florida in early March 2022, was quickly arrested on the warrant, and held in jail. The Plan: His family reached out to me three days before the pre-trial hearing in front of the judge. They expressed concern about his health and wanted him out of jail. Fortunately, they had the funds to help him out. We came up with a plan to pay off all of his financial obligations. This meant they had to pay his fines, court costs, probation fees, and buy out his community service hours. They did [...]

By |March 28th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Avoids Jail Sentence on Reckless Driving Charges

The Arrest Our client was arrested for Reckless Driving after law enforcement observed him driving 30 mph over the speed limit on his motorcycle, running a red light, and passing three vehicles in a no passing zone. He had over 10 citations in the past 5 years. The Criminal Case Our client appeared for his court date without an attorney and the Judge was extremely concerned by his driving history and the facts of the case. The Judge's initial offer was 30 days jail based on our client's terrible record and driving. Our client was smart and reached out to us after that court date and we got to work. The Resolution Because of our client's work, jail was not an option. We had our client do community service hours, ADI school (driving school), and wrote a letter of apology to the judge. Based on our client's actions at our recommendation, our client was able to avoid a jail sentence.

By |March 24th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Probation and No Felony Conviction for Cocaine Sale Charge

Facts: My client is a young man who had no prior record. He was asked by a friend to help sell cocaine to a new customer. I believe the friend was using him as a test to see if the new customer was a police officer. (unfortunately, that is not a defense) My client met the customer at the Winghouse parking lot on Ulmerton. He sold .2 grams of cocaine for $100. It was the only sale that was conducted. He went about his business for two years until the Pinellas County Sheriff's warrants division came knocking on his door. It turns out that the customer was an undercover detective with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The detective had sat on the case for over a year before turning it over to the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office, which took another several months to charge him. He was arrested for two felonies. The first count was for the sale of cocaine and the second was for possession of cocaine. Result: From the time of the sale at the Winghouse to the time the [...]

By |March 16th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Client Charged With Carrying a Concealed Weapon — Charges Dropped

My client was in the security screening line at Tampa International Airport prior to boarding his flight. He placed his backpack in the x-ray machine and as it was processed a loaded firearm was located inside. He had forgotten the firearm was in his backpack. Despite this, he was arrested and charged with Carrying a Concealed Firearm which is a felony. I was able to speak with the Assistant State Attorney before charges were formally filed. After presenting mitigating evidence regarding my client, I was able to get the charges dropped. The client avoided any court dates or paying any fines.

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Domestic Battery for Girlfriend vs. Girlfriend Fight

Facts: My client is a young woman who had a girlfriend for the last few months. The two began living together as a couple. One night, my client was drinking and an argument started. During the course of the argument, it was alleged that my client scratched her girlfriend and pulled her hair. The police were called by a neighbor after hearing yelling. My client was arrested for domestic battery. The Case: My client's girlfriend went to court the following morning and told the judge that she was not in fear. She asked for contact and it was allowed. They went back home and contacted me to help them get the charges dismissed. I had the girlfriend sign a request not to prosecute and I filed it with the court and sent it to the prosecutor. The prosecutor called me and we discussed that no one wanted this pursued and that the couple was under control. The charges were then dropped. My client was very happy to have the case resolved within about three weeks after her arrest. We are now discussing whether [...]

By |March 14th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Charges Dropped for Young Professional Arrested in Downtown St. Petersburg

Facts: My client is a young professional with a good job. He had never been in trouble before. He was out with friends in downtown St. Pete and drank way too much. He eventually wound up at Club 201 and started causing a commotion. He was escorted out of the bar and then began to cause a disturbance on the sidewalk. Apparently, he began yelling at people as he walked around. As anyone who has been downtown knows, there are police everywhere. They heard him and immediately arrested him for disorderly intoxication. When they searched his pockets, they found a one hitter marijuana pipe. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia too. The Case: He contacted me immediately and was very worried about his job and his record. I had him contact his health insurance and get an alcohol and substance abuse evaluation. He was recommended to do outpatient counseling. He did a good job in counseling and after two months, completed the treatment. I sent the proof of the completed treatment to the prosecutor and asked for the charges to be [...]

By |March 11th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Above.15 DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

The Arrest Our client was arrested for DUI in Largo, FL he was stopped by law enforcement for driving 75 mph in a 45 mph zone. Largo Police officers smelled the odor of alcohol and our client was swaying and had bloodshot eyes. Law enforcement conducted a DUI investigation and our client performed poorly on field sobriety tests. After he was arrested for DUI, he provided a breath sample of .154% Breath Alcohol Content (BAC).   The Criminal Case After our client was arrested for DUI, he contacted our office right away. He is a healthcare worker and a DUI conviction may have negative implications. He is also green card holder from Africa and is in the process of applying for US Citizenship. While not necessarily a bar to citizenship, a DUI is considered as a part of the process. After he came in, we got to work on getting his charge reduced from a DUI. We had our client complete DUI school, a Victim Impact Panel, and community service through a local provider.   The Plea Deal Because his BAC was over [...]

By |March 10th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Second Time DUI Avoids Jail and SCRAM Monitor

The Criminal Case: Our client was pulled over for running a stop sign and drifting over the center line in downtown St. Petersburg. The St. Petersburg Police Department believed she was under the influence and they conducted a DUI investigation. She was uncooperative with police, attempted to walk away from the investigation, braced, tensed, and was profane. Because of her actions, she was arrested for obstruction during the DUI investigation. She later provided a breath sample of over .15% alcohol. To make matters worse, this was her second DUI and second obstruction charge. Our client hired us right away and we went to work on her case. We advised her to complete DUI school and the MADD Victim Impact Panel early turned out to be crucial for her case. The Resolution Because of her prior DUI and the prior obstruction charge the prosecutor was asking for 90 days of continuous alcohol monitor (CAM) as a part of her sentence. The CAM monitor, in addition to being a huge inconvenience, would have cost our client an additional $900.00. Additionally, our client was moving out [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Success Stories

Trespass Charge Dismissed from Downtown St. Petersburg

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |May 18th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

First Time DUI Reduced to Careless Driving

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |May 13th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Battery Charges After Fight at O’Maddy’s in Gulfport Dropped

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |May 12th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Charge Dismissed After Neighbor Accused Neighbor With Battery

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |April 28th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Cocaine and Marijuana Charges Dropped After Pinellas Park Arrest

Many of my clients are first time offenders or have minimal prior records. Some are young adults who are struggling to find their way. In these circumstances, protecting their record and keeping them out of jail are my main goals. I understand how damaging a criminal conviction can be on a young person and I am routinely trusted to be a positive influence and protector of my client’s future. I have observed that some of my clients find themselves in bad situations influenced by drugs, alcohol, or by associating with people who are negative influences. Often, getting clean and sober and doing counseling is a good idea because while it does not admit guilt, the effort gives reassurance to the judge and the prosecutor that any problem is being addressed. I have developed a successful defense practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare. You will not find other attorneys with the reputation, experience, connections, and compassion that I bring to each case. I look forward to helping you and your family through [...]

By |April 15th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Domestic Battery Charges Dropped Against Husband

Facts: My client was involved in an argument with his wife. I do not know the details of why they were arguing. During the argument, he left the house and went outside to their RV. His goal was to avoid the conflict because he realized that his wife was very upset. She followed him outside to the RV and tried to get in. He wanted to avoid her until things calmed down. But, during the confrontation, he pushed the door of the RV, causing it to strike her. She called the police to report that she had just been the victim of a domestic battery. The police arrived and arrested him for a misdemeanor domestic battery. He had no bond until he saw a judge. First Court Appearance: His advisory appearance was on a weekend and his wife showed up in court. She begged the judge for contact. The judge agreed and released him on supervised ROR. Court Case: The case was assigned to Division R, which is the misdemeanor division for all domestic violence cases. My client had a very good job [...]

By |April 14th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Case Dropped After Client Charged With Battery

Facts: My client was arrested and charged with criminal battery. The allegations were that she knocked on her neighbors' door, while intoxicated, and attacked him leaving scratch marks on his body. The State Attorney's Office offer was a guilty conviction on a Battery and 12 months probation to complete an alcohol evaluation and treatment as well as anger management classes. The client is a nurse, and a conviction of this type jeopardized her ability to work as a nurse in the future. The Case: The client hired me. After evaluating the evidence of the case, I was able to argue our client was the one attacked. After hearing our side of the story, the State Attorney's Office dropped the case.

By |March 31st, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

DUI Violation of Probation Resolved for Time Served

Facts: My client pled to a DUI in September, 2021. He did not use my firm as his lawyer. After the plea, he left the state of Florida for medical reasons. He did not complete any of the conditions of his probation. In December, a warrant was issued for his arrest by Judge McKyton for the DUI violation of probation or VOP. The warrant carried no bond. This meant, that he had to be held in the Pinellas County jail until he got bond or his case was resolved. He came back to Florida in early March 2022, was quickly arrested on the warrant, and held in jail. The Plan: His family reached out to me three days before the pre-trial hearing in front of the judge. They expressed concern about his health and wanted him out of jail. Fortunately, they had the funds to help him out. We came up with a plan to pay off all of his financial obligations. This meant they had to pay his fines, court costs, probation fees, and buy out his community service hours. They did [...]

By |March 28th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Motorcyclist Avoids Jail Sentence on Reckless Driving Charges

The Arrest Our client was arrested for Reckless Driving after law enforcement observed him driving 30 mph over the speed limit on his motorcycle, running a red light, and passing three vehicles in a no passing zone. He had over 10 citations in the past 5 years. The Criminal Case Our client appeared for his court date without an attorney and the Judge was extremely concerned by his driving history and the facts of the case. The Judge's initial offer was 30 days jail based on our client's terrible record and driving. Our client was smart and reached out to us after that court date and we got to work. The Resolution Because of our client's work, jail was not an option. We had our client do community service hours, ADI school (driving school), and wrote a letter of apology to the judge. Based on our client's actions at our recommendation, our client was able to avoid a jail sentence.

By |March 24th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Probation and No Felony Conviction for Cocaine Sale Charge

Facts: My client is a young man who had no prior record. He was asked by a friend to help sell cocaine to a new customer. I believe the friend was using him as a test to see if the new customer was a police officer. (unfortunately, that is not a defense) My client met the customer at the Winghouse parking lot on Ulmerton. He sold .2 grams of cocaine for $100. It was the only sale that was conducted. He went about his business for two years until the Pinellas County Sheriff's warrants division came knocking on his door. It turns out that the customer was an undercover detective with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. The detective had sat on the case for over a year before turning it over to the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office, which took another several months to charge him. He was arrested for two felonies. The first count was for the sale of cocaine and the second was for possession of cocaine. Result: From the time of the sale at the Winghouse to the time the [...]

By |March 16th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Client Charged With Carrying a Concealed Weapon — Charges Dropped

My client was in the security screening line at Tampa International Airport prior to boarding his flight. He placed his backpack in the x-ray machine and as it was processed a loaded firearm was located inside. He had forgotten the firearm was in his backpack. Despite this, he was arrested and charged with Carrying a Concealed Firearm which is a felony. I was able to speak with the Assistant State Attorney before charges were formally filed. After presenting mitigating evidence regarding my client, I was able to get the charges dropped. The client avoided any court dates or paying any fines.

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Domestic Battery for Girlfriend vs. Girlfriend Fight

Facts: My client is a young woman who had a girlfriend for the last few months. The two began living together as a couple. One night, my client was drinking and an argument started. During the course of the argument, it was alleged that my client scratched her girlfriend and pulled her hair. The police were called by a neighbor after hearing yelling. My client was arrested for domestic battery. The Case: My client's girlfriend went to court the following morning and told the judge that she was not in fear. She asked for contact and it was allowed. They went back home and contacted me to help them get the charges dismissed. I had the girlfriend sign a request not to prosecute and I filed it with the court and sent it to the prosecutor. The prosecutor called me and we discussed that no one wanted this pursued and that the couple was under control. The charges were then dropped. My client was very happy to have the case resolved within about three weeks after her arrest. We are now discussing whether [...]

By |March 14th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Charges Dropped for Young Professional Arrested in Downtown St. Petersburg

Facts: My client is a young professional with a good job. He had never been in trouble before. He was out with friends in downtown St. Pete and drank way too much. He eventually wound up at Club 201 and started causing a commotion. He was escorted out of the bar and then began to cause a disturbance on the sidewalk. Apparently, he began yelling at people as he walked around. As anyone who has been downtown knows, there are police everywhere. They heard him and immediately arrested him for disorderly intoxication. When they searched his pockets, they found a one hitter marijuana pipe. He was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia too. The Case: He contacted me immediately and was very worried about his job and his record. I had him contact his health insurance and get an alcohol and substance abuse evaluation. He was recommended to do outpatient counseling. He did a good job in counseling and after two months, completed the treatment. I sent the proof of the completed treatment to the prosecutor and asked for the charges to be [...]

By |March 11th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Above.15 DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

The Arrest Our client was arrested for DUI in Largo, FL he was stopped by law enforcement for driving 75 mph in a 45 mph zone. Largo Police officers smelled the odor of alcohol and our client was swaying and had bloodshot eyes. Law enforcement conducted a DUI investigation and our client performed poorly on field sobriety tests. After he was arrested for DUI, he provided a breath sample of .154% Breath Alcohol Content (BAC).   The Criminal Case After our client was arrested for DUI, he contacted our office right away. He is a healthcare worker and a DUI conviction may have negative implications. He is also green card holder from Africa and is in the process of applying for US Citizenship. While not necessarily a bar to citizenship, a DUI is considered as a part of the process. After he came in, we got to work on getting his charge reduced from a DUI. We had our client complete DUI school, a Victim Impact Panel, and community service through a local provider.   The Plea Deal Because his BAC was over [...]

By |March 10th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments

Second Time DUI Avoids Jail and SCRAM Monitor

The Criminal Case: Our client was pulled over for running a stop sign and drifting over the center line in downtown St. Petersburg. The St. Petersburg Police Department believed she was under the influence and they conducted a DUI investigation. She was uncooperative with police, attempted to walk away from the investigation, braced, tensed, and was profane. Because of her actions, she was arrested for obstruction during the DUI investigation. She later provided a breath sample of over .15% alcohol. To make matters worse, this was her second DUI and second obstruction charge. Our client hired us right away and we went to work on her case. We advised her to complete DUI school and the MADD Victim Impact Panel early turned out to be crucial for her case. The Resolution Because of her prior DUI and the prior obstruction charge the prosecutor was asking for 90 days of continuous alcohol monitor (CAM) as a part of her sentence. The CAM monitor, in addition to being a huge inconvenience, would have cost our client an additional $900.00. Additionally, our client was moving out [...]

By |March 7th, 2022|Categories: Success Stories|0 Comments
St Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney
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I have developed a successful practice and premier reputation by being honest with my clients and putting their interests first, which is rare in the criminal defense business. You will always know where you stand with me and I return phone calls or texts promptly. I look forward to helping you throughout this difficult time and thank you in advance for trusting me with this important task.”

~ Sean K. McQuaid

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