St. Petersburg Criminal Defense Attorney

Since 1999


Answers To The Top Three Questions To Ask After An Arrest

1. Do I need a lawyer to get through this? The answer is not always, yes. There are two things to consider. First, will resolution of this case affect your life? Will your job, family, licenses or reputation be negatively impacted by an arrest? Second, are you comfortable handling this yourself? If you are concerned with the impact of an arrest on your life and you are not comfortable handling the case by yourself, come see us for a free consultation to see if we are the right firm for you.

2. Where can I find honest information on the best attorney in Florida for my case? It can be difficult finding the right attorney for your criminal case. You may be reluctant to talk to friends about the charges and there is a lot of questionable information online. The top rating sites that smart consumers use are and Why would we send you to independent sites? Throughout our representation we want to make sure you are fully informed, and that starts right at the beginning. So take a look at what our prior clients and other attorneys say about us, and then call us for a free consultation.

3. How do I handle the long-term impact this arrest is going to have on me? If you are concerned with the affect of an arrest on your career or reputation, you should sit down with a lawyer as soon as possible. Early intervention can be key to a resolution that has a minimal shock. Dismissal of a case before it is filed can only occur with early representation. We seek immediate solutions to put you in the best position for the future.


  • Bruce was on task every step of the way. From the very beginning, he was able to stand out from other lawyers by communicating my options clearly and with certainty. He then executed everything that was discussed successfully. In my case, I was charged with a 2nd degree felony. Bruce was able to lower it to a 3rd degree, give me a withhold of adjudication, and keep me to 16 months of probation–which I did in 8 for good conduct…

    Anonymous, Avvo Review

  • Mr. Denson took my case literally a handful of days before my case was to be heard in court. He did a great job and was very thorough. He even followed up to ensure the court updated their records to note my ticket was dismissed. Great demeanor and very easy to work with.

    Anonymous, Avvo Review

  • Mr. Denson and his assistant Betty are top notch. Both of them had great professional yet personal demeanors and were easy to work with. Mr. Denson did a great job of handling my case. He saw it all the way through, even ensuring that the court updated their records and annotated my ticket as dismissed. I would definitely hire him again, but hoping I don’t need to.

    Jessica Antonio, Google Review