Because of Florida's expansive coastline, it's a hotbed for all different types of illegal activity and law enforcement has invested massive resources into combating crime. Florida is infamous for its harsh criminal justice system, especially for those crimes involving the possession, manufacture, distribution or trafficking of illicit drugs. When you are searching for a South Florida criminal defense attorney, it's a wise idea to select someone who is not only a defense attorney, but who also has experience working as a Florida prosecutor.
Eric M. Matheny is more than your average Miami-Dade criminal defense lawyer, he is a former prosecutor as well. His legal career began during law school while he was interning for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office. There, he served as lead counsel on six trials under the supervision of an Assistant State Attorney. Upon graduation, he was offered a position as an Assistant State Attorney for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office.
Today, attorney Eric M. Matheny practices strictly criminal defense in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. When he left the State Attorney's Office, he took with him the knowledge and experience that he had acquired along the way. He knew that he could use his inside knowledge to the advantage of those being accused of criminal offenses in Florida.
Throughout his legal career, he has garnered a reputation for being meticulous, aggressive and tenacious in his legal representation. He is driven by results and thereby 100% dedicated to the success of his clients. If you are looking for the best legal representation in South Florida, having a former Florida State prosecutor such as Eric M. Matheny on your side could potentially make all the difference in the outcome of your case.
Only a former prosecutor has knowledge and perception into how the opposition thinks and acts. As a former Florida prosecutor, Attorney Matheny knows exactly where to look for holes or flaws in a prosecution's case. Other South Florida attorneys without the same level of experience may miss such flaws, which could be detrimental to their clients' cases. Let's face it, when you are facing criminal charges in the state of Florida, you are going to need all the help you can get.
Contact a Miami-Dade criminal defense attorney from The Law Offices of Eric M. Matheny, P.A. today!
With an insider’s perspective on how the justice system works, our lawyer case assess the strengths and weaknesses of a case which gives him the ability to make wise, informed decisions on how to proceed, no matter what you are facing. Attorney Matheny has handled over 50 jury and non-jury trials and proudly serves the accused and arrested in Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and Palm Beach County.Learn More about His Experience