Experienced Key West, Florida, Criminal Defense Lawyers

Both misdemeanor and felony criminal charges have serious consequences. The lawyers at Horan, Wallace & Higgins, LLP, in Key West, Florida, have considerable experience representing individuals and businesses involved in criminal investigations and criminal charges. We recognize the impact a criminal conviction can have and are committed to defending our clients’ legal interests.

Effective Criminal Law Attorneys

Our firm has the skill and resources to manage straightforward criminal matters and complex cases such as those involving white-collar crime and narcotics. Cara Higgins is a former award-winning prosecutor with extensive experience in criminal law. She has significant trial experience, having successfully tried numerous felony cases, including narcotics cases, violent offense cases, and high profile rape and attempted murder cases.  She has also represented her clients in the defense of federal offenses, including but not limited to violations of the Lacey Act.

Our attorneys can help you if the police have charged you with, or are investigating you, for:

  • Violations of the Lacey Act
  • White collar crimes
  • Theft/Fraud/Embezzlement
  • Homicide, murder, manslaughter
  • Corporate malfeasance
  • Theft
  • DUI (Driving Under the Influence)

The police or other authorities initiate criminal investigations for many reasons. Having law enforcement personnel investigate you, and even having charges brought against you for a criminal offense, are not equivalent to a jury finding you guilty or convicting you. Once we are hired, we immediately begin working to prevent formal criminal charges. In cases where law enforcement has already filed charges, we work to have them dismissed or reduced. While we strive to avoid trial when possible, our criminal law attorneys understand how to investigate a criminal charge, prepare a case, and successfully present it to a jury.


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