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Each lawyer in this firm has more than 25 years experience practicing criminal defense in Gainesville, Florida and surrounding areas, including Alachua, Levy, Bradford, Union and Gilchrist Counties.

(352) 378-1107

1800 N. Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32609
Fax (352) 378-0103
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About the law firm of DeThomasis & Buchanan:

•  Two lawyers: each with more than 25 years experience practicing criminal law.

•  The attorney you speak with will be the lawyer that handles your case. 

•  No young associate lawyers.

•  We limit our practice to criminal defense and matters related to criminal cases.

•  Located in Gainesville, Florida.  We are not a “branch office”.

Attorney Ratings:

•  Our criminal defense attorneys are all ranked "superb" and "preeminent" by
    Florida Bar approved independent lawyer rating organizations.

•  View biography and ratings of Craig DeThomasis.

•  View biography and ratings of Michael Buchanan.

Client Reviews and Testimonials:






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 Law Firm Stability:

• In 1989 Craig DeThomasis and Michael Buchanan began their professional association together in the private practice of criminal defense in Gainesville, Florida.

•  In 1994 the law firm of DeThomasis & Buchanan was formed.

The lawyers in the DeThomasis & Buchanan firm have decades of experience representing individuals in all types of criminal cases, juvenile cases and proceedings related to criminal cases, including the following: Underage Alcohol Possession (MIP), Assault, Battery, Burglary, Domestic Violence, Drug Sale or Possession, DUI and related DMV hearings, Firearm and Weapon Offenses, Injunctions, Homicide, Robbery, Sex Offenses, Suspended License, Theft, Fraud, Violation of Probation or Community Control and University of Florida Disciplinary Proceedings.

Contact a Gainesville criminal defense attorney from the DeThomasis & Buchanan law firm to protect your rights and fight for your freedom in court.