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When you are charged with a crime, your search for legal representation is a task of tremendous importance. You will need to make decisions about who to hire to defend you against criminal charges and which lawyer inspires confidence in you.


Robert Buonauro's education, background and experience includes (Samford University, B.A., 1968, and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1972, admitted to the Florida Bar, 1972).His successful career as a criminal trial specialist began in 1972. His board certification as a criminal trial specialist by the Florida Bar is indicative of his qualification and expertise.

In addition, his "AV" rating by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory is the highest qualifications rating awarded. Additionally, Martindale-Hubbell publishes annually the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. This endorsement is given only to those lawyers who have earned a very high measure of esteem in their profession and in their specialty. Mr. Buonauro is one of the lawyers in Orlando listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers in the criminal field.

The defense of clients charged with murder, drug offenses, vehicular homicide, robbery and federal crimes dominates his law practice. In addition, he has handled numerous high-profile trials in Florida. His clients have included elected officials, prominent citizens, the sons and daughters of judges and other lawyers, entertainment and sports figures, as well as those charged with hate crimes and sophisticated white collar crimes.

Examples of cases involving celebrities, homicides, white-collar crimes and drug trafficking are documented in various newspaper accounts of some of the clients and charges Robert Buonauro has defended. You are encouraged to ask questions regarding experience and qualification of the lawyers whose services you need.

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