Jacksonville Criminal Defense An Aggressive Advocate Invested in You Facing a criminal charge? Your future is at stake.

At McCormick Law, we provide experienced, driven representation. Don't face it alone; protect your freedom with us. Call (904) 353-0436 today or click below to contact us online.

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney

Also Serving the Northeast Florida Counties of Nassau, St. Johns, Clay & Baker

If you have been charged with a crime, your future and your freedom could be at stake. A criminal conviction can have a serious impact on your life. Penalties can range from jail or prison time to hefty fines, restrictive probation, community service hours, and other court sanctions, depending on the case. 

The prospect of such penalties can be highly stressful, putting a strain on you and your family, all while facing the stigma of a criminal arrest. In some cases, you could lose your job, driver’s license, or professional license, threatening your livelihood. 

All of this can be emotionally draining and uncertain, especially as you face the criminal justice system, which can seem cold and even hostile. 

You must understand your case, how the law impacts it, and your rights. You also need guidance and an advocate whose sole purpose is to help you achieve the best possible outcome. 

At McCormick Law, you can turn to a proven criminal defense lawyer in Jacksonville, FL who provides seasoned and aggressive representation. Mr. McCormick has 14 years of winning experience, earning him top legal industry awards, such as Avvo Clients Choice and the National Trial Lawyer’s Top 40 Under 40. He has handled thousands of misdemeanor and felony cases of all kinds with a high rate of success. 

Schedule a free initial consultation with our Jacksonville criminal defense attorney to discuss your case. You can reach out online or at (904) 353-0436. Virtual appointments are available. Hablamos español. 

  • "Other Attorneys Wouldn't Cut It"
    I gave Mr. McCormick a call and met the next day about my case. Not only did he do a great job on my case, but he and his office worked quickly and did the groundwork to get all charges dropped.
    - Mike H.
  • "A Sense of Relief"
    Mr. McCormick came highly recommended. We have never been through any legal situations in our life so this was very stressful for our family. After discussing our situation with him we felt a sense of relief. Our overall outcome was better than we expected
    - Nick G.
  • "I Am Delighted!"
    Russell McCormick did a phenomenal job handling my case. He was always readily available, promptly addressing all my concerns. His dedication and responsiveness throughout the process were truly impressive.
    - Jillian B.
About the Firm Learn More About McCormick Law

Our experienced and aggressive attorney is ready to help fight for your future. As a former prosecutor, Russell B. McCormick knows what it takes to win. Read more about our approach and how we can help you in your criminal defense case.

Why Choose McCormick Law?

Attorney McCormick is a former prosecutor with a deep understanding of the inner workings of the criminal justice system. What sets him apart is not just his proven track record but his commitment to working directly with each client throughout the entirety of the case. 

At our firm, you are not just another file number but a valued individual with unique circumstances, needs, and goals who deserves dedicated and tailored legal counsel at a critical time in your life. 

The significant advantage of having a former prosecutor as your defense lawyer cannot be overstated. In any struggle, the advantage lies in knowing your opponent. As a former prosecutor, Mr. McCormick has unique experience and insight that enable him to anticipate the prosecution’s strategies. 

He knows how they build their cases and where to look for weaknesses in their arguments. This provides an invaluable edge in anticipating the prosecution’s approach and proactively building a more robust defense.

Whether you are facing a low-level misdemeanor or multiple violent crime felony charges, you can have confidence in the attention to detail, care, and tenacity our Jacksonville criminal attorney brings to your case. Our firm handles criminal cases at all stages, from initial investigations before charges are even filed to arrest, formal charges, arraignment, and all court hearings to post-conviction matters, such as record sealing or expungement

Criminal accusations can be life-changing. The criminal defense lawyer you choose can be one of the most important decisions you ever make. 

With the proper defense, the impact could be significantly mitigated. At McCormick Law, you will find a committed professional ready to fight for your rights and ensure you receive the best possible defense. 

Trust in the knowledge of a lawyer who knows the system, understands your situation, and is committed to securing optimum results. 

Get the help you need today from our Jacksonville criminal defense attorney by contacting us at (904) 353-0436.

Meet Russell B. McCormick

An Experienced Former Prosecutor On Your Side

With thousands of cases handled, Russell B. McCormick is equipped to meticulously defend your rights.


Stay in the Know
  • What Is the Criminal Defense case process?

    Facing a criminal defense case can be frightening and confusing if it's your first time. Knowing what to expect helps you feel more ready. Here are the main steps:

    1. Arrest
    2. Arraignment
    3. Pre-trial motions
    4. Please negotiations
    5. Trial
    6. Sentencing hearing
    7. Appeal

    Not all cases go to trial; many are resolved through plea negotiations. Our skilled attorney can negotiate a favorable plea deal for you. If a plea deal isn't best, we're prepared to advocate for you in court. Read more on our Criminal Defense page.

  • Are you successful with that approach?

    Yes. Below are some of our results.

    State v. M.B. 2013-CF-60XX (Duval)
    Client accused of F1-Buy or Sell Minor for Naked Performance; F3-Transmission of Pornography; F2-Possess with Intent to Promote Movie/Photo of Sexual Performance by Child; F3-Sell or Surrender Minor for Property; F3-Forcing Another to Become Prostitute; and 3 1st* MM’s. Mr. McCormick attacked the case early and was able to get client time served on one misdemeanor, avoid further prosecution, and have all felonies and remaining misdemeanors dropped.

    State v. D.C. 2013-MM-71XX (Duval)
    Client accused of and arrested for throwing Victim to the ground and striking Victim’s head against vehicle causing bruises and injuries to the Victim. Mr. McCormick exposed the alleged Victim’s lies to the prosecutor and charges were dropped.

    State v. J.P. 2013-CF-6XX (St. Johns)
    Client accused of and arrested for F3-Domestic Battery Strangulation and M1-Domestic Battery for choking Victim and bloodying her nose. Mr. McCormick was able to expose some inconsistencies in the Victim’s allegations quickly and have the felony dropped. After more thorough investigation was conducted, Mr. McCormick also had the misdemeanor dropped.

    State v. R.M. 2013-MM-55XX (Duval)
    Client accused of and arrested for pushing the Victim to the ground and swinging at her. Mr. McCormick exposed inconsistencies between the witness and alleged Victim accounts of the incident to the prosecutor. All charges dropped.

    State v. J.W. 2013-MM-68XX, 2013-MM-55XX (Duval)
    Client accused of and arrested for violating an injunction by punching the Victim in the face several times, pushing and kicking her. The Victim also had her son make an incriminating statement against Client. Mr. McCormick successfully revealed to the prosecutor inconsistencies in the Victim, witness, and police officer’s account of the incident. All charges dropped.

    State v. D.P. 2013-CF-22XX (Duval)
    Client accused of and arrested for Burglary to a construction site. Mr. McCormick was able to negotiate with the State Attorney’s Office to allow Client release from jail, avoid further prosecution or arrest, and all charges will be dropped in 6 months!

    State v. D.T. 2013-CF-72XX (Duval)
    Client accused of and arrested for F2-Dealing in Stolen Property, F3-Grand Theft, and F3-False Verification. Mr. McCormick negotiated with the State Attorney’s Office for Client to be released from jail, avoid further prosecution, and all charges will be dropped in 8 months!

    State v. A.S. 2013-MM-60XX (Duval)
    Client accused of and arrested for physically attacking the Victim and leaving visible injuries. Mr. McCormick exposed to the prosecutor that Client was in fact acting in self-defense. Charges dropped.

    State v. E.E. 2013-CF-73XX (Duval)
    Client arrested on a warrant for Grand Theft after being accused of stealing a laptop computer from a plush downtown condominium. Mr. McCormick exposed the alleged Victim’s lies to the prosecutor. All charges dropped.

    State v. J.V. 2013-MM-10XX (Duval)
    Client arrested for choking Victim and slamming her head into microwave and counter top. Mr. McCormick again revealed to the prosecutor inconsistencies in the Victim’s account of the incident as well as the possibility that the injuries to the Victim were inflicted in self-defense. All charges dropped. Client ecstatic that military clearance unaffected.

    State v. J.W, 2013-CJ-7XX (Osceola)
    Client arrested after an undercover officer witnessed him burglarizing a home. Mr. McCormick successfully negotiated with the State Attorney’s Office to allow Client to avoid further prosecution or jail and all charges will be dropped in 7 months!

    Every case is unique and presents unique circumstances. We cannot promise or guarantee results. The Florida Bar deems promises or guarantees with respect to results an ethical violation.

  • What can you do for me?
    We approach every client’s issues as if they are our own. We take a strategic, aggressive and professional approach to defending your case.

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