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 an immediate 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.
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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.
He is a connoisseur of his craft and conveyed all arguments to its full potential.
“It is with great pleasure to write briefly and comment on John's performance, professionalism and compassion for me as his client. As an attorney, he always stayed ahead of what was going on, worked diligently and efficiently to satisfy all requests.”
He got it done!
“I hired John Hager, because my teen son got into a dispute in Ft. Lauderdale, and needed legal help. John turned out to be as advertised, he is smart, competent, detailed, and responsive to the client and his or her needs.”
I got my FREEDOM back because of Mr. John Hager
“Mr. Hager took on my case and in the following months he always returned my calls and replied to my emails promptly. His staff was also great at keeping me apprised of all court matters.”
"I guarantee he will not disappoint"
“Due to his hard work, the charges were never filed and case was dropped which is truly a miracle and we are so grateful for all his dedication. Should you ever need a defense attorney he is the person to contact, I guarantee he will not disappoint.”