The Law Office of Chris Beardslee
Chris is a graduate of The Florida State University College of Law and received his undergraduate degree in Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. During his time at Florida State University, Chris was elected President of the Mock Trial Team and was certified by the Florida Supreme Court to act as trial counsel on criminal cases as a CLI for the Public Defender’s Office.
Chris practiced as an attorney for the 2nd Circuit Public Defender’s Office on thousands of misdemeanor, felony, and juvenile cases and attained multiple “not guilty” verdicts in jury trials. He has also worked in private practice on a wide range of criminal cases, including DUIs, drug charges, violent crimes, and sex crimes. He achieved several dismissals on charges and reduced charges on serious offenses through his in-depth knowledge of criminal procedure and case law. Chris has handled criminal matters all over the state of Florida, including the following counties:
Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Manatee, Polk, Lake, Orange, Seminole, Volusia, St. Johns, Flagler, Brevard, Baker, Union, Putnam, Bradford, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Gadsden, Liberty, and Leon.
Chris has received training on the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) Standardized Field Sobriety Exercises, the same course police officers attend during their DUI training. He has also attended the Intoxilyzer 8000 Operator course and is familiar with the machine’s functions as well as its limitations. Chris is a member of the National College of DUI Defense, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Denver Bar, the Colorado Bar, and the Florida Bar.
Chris is licensed to practice law in all Florida and Colorado state courts, as well as the Federal Middle District of Florida.
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