Why Should You Hire Hager & Schwartz, P.A.?

Award-Winning Defense Firm Serving Broward County, FL

Our legal team, made up of John S. Hager, Esq. and Brett M. Schwartz, Esq., offers outstanding qualifications in the field of criminal defense. Both have served as former state prosecutors, and have extensive experience in handling difficult and complex trials. You have a distinct advantage when you are represented by Hager & Schwartz, P.A. After an initial interview, the strategy for your defense can be determined. Our lawyers strive to provide personal attention to each of our clients with exceptional communication and service. Our approach to each case is a personal one.

We believe that each client deserves to be informed of the following:

  • The progress of their case
  • What should be done to minimize damage
  • Whether we are negotiating for a reduced sentence
  • If we are fighting to suppress evidence

With a thorough review of your circumstances, how the arrest was made, how the evidence was obtained, and a full analysis of the case, our legal team will advise you of how to move forward with your defense. In all cases, our clients' best interests are our utmost concern. Seeking the best result possible is always our goal at Hager & Schwartz, P.A., and many cases have resulted in a dismissal of charges or a reduced sentence.

How Hager & Schwartz, P.A. Can Help You

At Hager & Schwartz, P.A., we are highly experienced legal representatives with a long history of success. Having served as former state prosecutors, each of our lead attorneys has experience on both sides of the courtroom—which could be highly beneficial to your defense.

We are a firm marked by numerous awards & achievements:

  • 10 out of 10 "Superb" rating from Avvo
  • Rated "Top Attorney for Criminal Defense" on Avvo
  • Named to South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers List in 2012
  • AV® Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Our defense attorneys have been serving the residents of Fort Lauderdale for many years in various criminal matters. We have been highly regarded by both our peers and our clients throughout the years of practice we have had and the many clients we have represented.

Our Firm Cares About Our Clients

To put it simply, Hager & Schwartz, P.A. cares about our clients. If you choose to work with us, you can be sure that we will work to help you obtain a favorable outcome. In fact, our firm offers a free case evaluation 24/7 so that you may obtain legal assistance at any time and without any financial obligation or commitment on your part. We believe in the necessity for personal attention, and we take the time to understand you in order to build a case that will specifically fight for your rights and work toward your goals regarding the outcome of your case.

Available 24/7 – Call for Your Free Consultation

When you choose to work with us, you will be represented by skilled litigators. We will be able to answer all questions regarding your case, discuss your options, advise you of the best legal action to take, and provide you with aggressive representation in court if needed.

Don't take chances with your future. Call us today at (954) 840-8713.

Client Reviews

    He over time has become more than an attorney but truly a friend

  • Arthur S

    He is a connoisseur of his craft and conveyed all arguments to its full potential.

  • John Bruno

    He got it done!

  • anonymous

    John Hager is one of a Kind!!!

  • Lisbeth

    "I guarantee he will not disappoint"

  • Michael

    "He worked tirelessly and relentlessly to get my case dropped"

  • Jeanette

    "Hager & Schwartz saved me"

  • Sally

    "He knows how to get the job done"

  • Mario

    "He fought for the result we wanted"

  • Tim

    "Provided me with the ideal outcome"

    "I was lucky to have Mr. Schwartz as my lawyer. He is by far one of the best"

  • Katie

    "Brett Schwartz is one of the best attorneys available in Florida"

  • Carie

    "Thank you for giving me back my life"

Recognition & Accolades

  • Super Lawyers - 2017
  • Super Lawyers - 2018
  • Super Lawyers - 2019
  • Super Lawyers - 2020
  • MartindaleHubbel - 2018
  • MartindaleHubbel - 2017

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Case Results

  • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
  • Armed Robbery Case Dismissed
  • Battery Case Dismissed
  • Burglary Battery Resolved
  • Disorderly Conduct Charges Not Filed
  • Domestic Battery Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Battery Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Battery Dismissed
  • Domestic Violence Battery Charges Dropped
  • Domestic Violence Battery Charges Dismissed
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