Frank Schwartz is a Miami attorney who concentrates his legal practice in the area of criminal defense Mr. Schwartz is proud to have established a highly successful and effective criminal defense trial practice in South Florida.
Mr. Schwartz has extensive trial and courtroom experience which includes over 100 trials in both Federal and State Court. He is experienced in handling all felonies and misdemeanors including white collar crimes, money laundering, Medicare Fraud, drug possession and trafficking cases, computer and internet crimes, sex offenses, homicides, theft and burglary charges, assault and battery, DUI, Grand Jury investigations and proceedings, post-conviction relief matters, appeals, bond hearings, arraignments, sealing and expunction of records, administrative hearings and professional regulation matters.
In 2013, The National Trial Lawyers named him Top 100 Trial Lawyer . Mr. Schwartz’s established his stellar reputation as an effective criminal defense lawyer after obtaining not-guilty verdicts for his clients in both State and Federal court. For the last 14 years, Mr. Schwartz has also obtained numerous other successful results, including the dismissal of charges without the need for a trial and/or a reduction in charges against his clients.
Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Schwartz was an Assistant State Attorney in Miami-Dade County, the third largest prosecutors’ office in the United States. In less than three years in the state Attorney’s Office, Mr. Schwartz was promoted to the highly coveted position in the Career Criminal Robbery Unit. There, in this select unit, he prosecuted the most dangerous defendants that qualified to receive the toughest penalties due to their numerous prior criminal convictions. In addition to prosecuting hundreds of violent crimes, Mr. Schwartz prosecuted numerous homicides, home invasions, armed robberies, drug trafficking cases, as well as complicated white-collar crimes. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Schwartz worked a boutique civil litigation firm in Miami where he focused his practice on representing corporate clients in business litigation. Since 2002, Mr. Schwartz has dedicated his practice in the area of criminal defense.
Mr. Schwartz received his B.A. degree from the University of Florida where he graduated with Honors and his J.D. from the University of Miami.
He is a member of The Florida Bar, The Supreme Court of the United States of America; The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida; The United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Schwartz is an active member of The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The American Bar Association, and the Dade County Bar Association.
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Although the office is located in Miami, Mr. Schwartz defends criminal and other cases in the South Florida area and across the United States. He has a satellite office in Bogota, Colombia.