Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, you need an experienced, knowledgeable attorney on your side to fight for you; you need Tad A. Yates. For over 18 years, Mr. Yates, has dedicated his Central Florida law practice to upholding the rights of persons charged with a crime.
Criminal Defense Representation
The Law Offices of Tad A. Yates is pleased to offer representation in the following matters:
- Sex Offenses
- Drug Offenses
- Domestic Violence
- Traffic Crimes
- Violations of Probation
- Sealing and expunging records
- Criminal Mischief
The prosecution has the burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you committed the crime with which you are charged. Every crime has a set of elements, each of which must be satisfied, in order for a defendant to be found guilty of that crime. More importantly, there are many defenses which may be raised that can negate an element of the offense, or lessen the sentence handed down in your case. Mr. Yates works diligently to ensure that your rights and interests are fully protected.
Your Criminal Defense Attorney
Mr. Yates is a distinguished criminal defense attorney who is very active in the legal community. His accolades include:
- Former President of the Orange County Bar Association
- Former President of the Legal Aid Society
- Member, Florida Bar’s Criminal Rules Committee
- Volunteer Guardian Ad Litem, Legal Aid Society
- Appointed by Governor Rick Scott in 2011 to the Judicial Nominating Committee for the Ninth Judicial Circuit
- Chair, Judicial Nominating Committee for the Ninth Judicial Circuit
- AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the national directory of attorneys
- Super Lawyer
- University of Florida, Phi Beta Kappa, 1991
- University of Florida College of Law, 1994
Client Centered Approach
Mr. Yates provides his clients with the professional representation they need and deserve. He answers questions and addresses concerns; his clients are apprised of his legal strategies as well as the status of their case on a regular basis because Mr. Yates understands the importance of communication when your liberty is at stake.
To discuss your case in more detail with Mr. Yates, contact his office today. For the convenience of his clients, Mr. Yates is also available for consultations on weekends and in the evening by prior appointment.