Extensive Trial Experience. Proven Results.
Roger Futerman is a Former State Prosecutor, and a Nationally Board Certified Criminal Defense Attorney(certified by the NBTA) and has been named one of the Best Defense Attorneys In The Tampa Bay Area. In 2013 he was named as one Nations Top 100 Trial Lawyers, by the National Trial Lawyers Organization.
He is a Preeminent AV Lawyer rated by Martindale Hubbell. This is the highest rated peer review a lawyer can receive from judges and lawyers. Click here for comments.
He is also a Nationally published
author having been featured in
“The Champion” June edition 2011.
He was recently a legal analyst for NBC News channel 8 Tampa Bay including the Casey Anthony case, the George Zimmerman case. His cases and remarkable results have appeared on Fox, and in the Tampa Tribune and St. Petersburg Times, as well as CNN.
Mr. Futerman is currently representing Cara Ryan, the school teacher accused of murdering her husband.
Call (727) 344-5511 in Pinellas County or (813) 221-4400 in Hillsborough County for a free consultation, our phones are answered 24 hours a day.
Extensive Criminal Defense Trial Experience
Mr. Futerman has handled over 5000 State and Federal criminal cases, tried as solo or lead counsel in over 100 jury trials and is very proud of his trial record, having personally achieved NOT GUILTY verdicts in Manslaughter, Attempted Murder, Attempted Murder of a Law Enforcement Officer, DUI, BUI, Felony DUI, DUI Manslaughter, BUI Manslaughter, Drug Trafficking, Aggravated Battery, Domestic Battery, Lewd and Lascivious Battery, Sexual Battery, Traveling to Meet a Minor for Sex, Solicitation of a Minor via the Computer, Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle, Burglary, Theft, Grand Theft, Fraud, Resisting Arrest, and Obstruction, among many other cases. Click on the verdict forms to view the actual verdicts.
High Profile Cases
Video clips of some of Mr. Futerman’s more publicized cases include an attempted murder case where his client received no jail time, the highly publicized Virgin Mary vandalism case where his client received no conviction, a racketeering case resulting in a hung jury and racketeering charges being dropped, and a very large drug bust where his clients received only probation, as well as being a legal analyst for local news channels. He also represented one of the 25 clients that were arrested a part of “operation grim reaper”, featured in the NBC report, “how to catch a predator”). Of the 25 arrested, 24 are in prison. Mr. Futermans’ client is free, having been acquitted at trial of all charges. Because we have experience trying and handling media cases involving high profile cases and clients accused of a crime, we are well versed in sheltering our clients from media exposure.
Our Many Happy Clients
Much of our business comes from the referrals of our previous happy clients. You can read some of those testimonials here or come into our office and read the hundreds upon hundreds of thank you cards and letters we proudly and prominently display.
Our Commitment to Excellence
Mr. Futerman personally guarantees his firm’s 100% commitment to do everything possible to help you with your case. Our firm’s reputation depends on the success of your case, we look forward to hearing from you.