Panama City, FL Criminal Defense Attorney Firm

Former Florida Prosecutor and Panama City Criminal Defense Lawyers Handling DUI Defense, Assault or Battery Charges, Domestic Violence, Drug Charges & More

There are many good lawyers in Panama City, Florida, offering to maximize your chances of achieving the best outcome possible. So why hire the Morris Law Firm for legal advice to review and defend your case?

Dana Morris is a Bay County criminal law attorney with over 23 years experience practicing law as both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney. He appreciates the enormous importance of fighting hard for his clients’ cases and getting them the best outcome possible.  Throughout his career, Mr. Morris has successfully handled thousands of criminal cases including DUI, VOP, drug charges, assault and battery, domestic violence and much more.

Chelsea Stewart has been practicing law since 2013.  After practicing law in the private sector and serving as a prosecutor at the State Attorney’s Office in Panama City, Mrs. Stewart joined the Morris Law Firm specializing in criminal defense and estate planning.   At the Morris Law Firm, Mrs. Stewart strongly advocates for her clients as a talented criminal defense attorney.  She has had a lot of success managing a wide range of criminal cases, working hard to secure the best possible outcome for her clients.

Mr. Morris and Mrs. Stewart have worked hard as criminal defense attorneys to uphold justice and defend their clients.  They have achieved not-guilty verdicts and negotiated many favorable plea deals in cases ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies, earning the respect of both other attorneys and their clients.

The Morris Law Firm is a Panama City, Florida criminal defense law firm where our goal is to have every client’s phone call, text and email returned within an hour, even less in emergencies. Yes, this includes nights and weekends. Give us a call or contact us now, 24 hours a day, if you need a free consultation with a criminal defense attorney, (850) 257-5680.

Sadly, prosecutors often only see defendants as criminals, not people. Public defenders are often too busy to give the attention to each case that is required for the best possible outcome.  Mr. Morris and Mrs. Stewart, both Panama City private attorneys, truly listens to their clients.  They prepare their best possible defense strategy unique to each client, and personalizes the client in every conversation held with State prosecutors. We know the best results matter to you. Excellent results matter to us, too!

Experience Representing Students Arrested while on Spring Break in Panama City Beach, FL

If you, or your son or daughter, traveled to Panama City Beach for spring break and experienced the nightmare of being charged with a crime and arrested while on vacation, you are not alone.  At the Morris Law Firm we have successfully represented a lot of spring break cases just like yours. Consequently, we handle alcohol-related arrests, including minor in possession and DUI charges, assault and battery, as well as misdemeanor and felony drug-related arrests involving marijuana, edibles, spice, ecstasy, molly, meth and many other street drugs or controlled substances including drug trafficking.

We understand that most students arrested on spring break are experiencing the criminal justice system for the first time, and to top it off, are likely far from home, scared and unsure about how to handle the situation. Let us help you with your case. We will guide you through the legal process, doing our best to help make sure that one bad decision, or being in the wrong place at the wrong time, has as little effect as possible on your life and on your future.

Commitment to Our Calling & Our Clients

When faced with criminal charges, from a first offense to a probation violation, our best legal advice is to hire an attorney who will fight aggressively to protect your rights, guide you through the complicated criminal justice system, and provide legal counsel with your best interests at heart.  At the Morris Law Firm, we are committed to our calling and our clients—we know the law and we know that our representation can impact the rest of your life. See below to learn more about the areas of criminal defense that we specialize in:

As your lawyer, we will help you deal with any local, state, or federal law enforcement agency in the course of an investigation. Once you have hired us, you will no longer be alone. If you are charged with an offense and hire one of our attorneys, we will appear at all of your court proceedings from the time you are charged until the time your case is completed. Often we can get it approved so that you don’t have to appear in court and we will stand in for you on your behalf.  We will bring our best knowledge of the law and legal experience with the court system to bear in any situation that presents itself.

Contact a Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer at The Morris Law Firm – We Put Our Clients First

If you or a loved one needs the assistance of a Panama City, Florida, criminal law attorney, do not hesitate to contact The Morris Law Firm. We’re available 24/7, so call us now if you need help from an experienced lawyer in Panama City or the surrounding areas, (850) 257-5680. We also have a Spanish translator available if you are looking for a Spanish speaking criminal defense attorney (abogado de defensa criminal) on your defense team.  We’ll provide the compassionate support, sound legal advice, and aggressive advocacy you need to get through this difficult time.  Furthermore, we’ll be happy to schedule a free consultation with you and our attorney to discuss your case and your rights at your convenience.