Why Hire Hager & Schwartz, P.A.?


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Being charged with a crime can be an extremely stressful experience. If you are convicted of your charges, you could face some very serious penalties—including extensive prison sentences, hefty fines, probation and many other penalties. A Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyer from Hager & Schwartz, P.A. can provide you with the aggressive representation you need.

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Top-Rated Criminal Defense Lawyers

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, the legal team at 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 of your case. 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 your goals regarding the outcome of your case. We can provide you with skillful representation that will fight against false accusations and twisted evidence. Do not hesitate to contact our firm for help.

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

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 for you to take and provide you with aggressive representation of your case in court if you choose to work with us. Do not hesitate to contact our firm today for a free case review.

Client Reviews

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Recognition & Accolades

  • Super Lawyers - 2017
  • Super Lawyers - 2018
  • Super Lawyers - 2019
  • MartindaleHubbel - 2018
  • MartindaleHubbel - 2017
  • 100 Nation's Top Attorneys

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