Warren W. Lindsey is a Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and all the state courts of Florida. He has practiced law in Winter Park since 1980 after graduating from the University of Florida College of Law with honors. He represents clients in a wide range of criminal matters, including felony, misdemeanor and...Read more
Warren W. Lindsey is a Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and all the state courts of Florida. He has practiced law in Winter Park since 1980 after graduating from the University of Florida College of Law with honors. He represents clients in a wide range of criminal matters, including felony, misdemeanor and traffic allegations. He represents lawyers on disciplinary matters and professionals before the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
Orlando Magazine selected Warren Lindsey as their 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Criminal Defense Non-White-Collar. According to the Orlando Magazine April 2016 issue, lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based upon particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments that Best Lawyers conducts with leading lawyers each week, and that “receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.
Mr. Lindsey is active in leadership roles in both the state and local bar associations. He previously served on The Florida Bar Board of Governors. He has served as chair of The Florida Bar Legislation Committee (2006-2007), co-chair of the Disciplinary Review Committee (2003-2004 and 2007-2008) and on the Executive Committee (2006-2007) and was elected President of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division for 1990-1991. He is a past member of The Florida Bar Criminal Rules Committee. He was President of the Orange County Bar Association from 1996-1997 after serving two years on its Executive Council. He has achieved many leadership positions in the Orange County Bar Association including Chairman of the Criminal Law Committee, Judicial Relations Committee, Fee Arbitration Committee and President of the Orange County Bar Association Foundation. He is a member of the Orange and Seminole County Bar Associations. He is past-President of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
He is a former member and past President of the Seminole County Legal Aid Society; a 1996 graduate of Leadership Orlando; and a 1998 graduate of Leadership Winter Park. Mr. Lindsey has been awarded the highest rating (AV rating) for ability and ethics by Martindale-Hubbell, and has been designated a leading attorney in criminal law following a statewide survey of Florida lawyers.
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: Cum Laude
Honors: With HonorsStetson University, Deland, Florida, 1977
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Cum Laude
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