How to pick a lawyer

By May 15, 2018Criminal Resources



  1. Does the attorney have EXPERIENCE fighting this type of criminal charge?
    Jessica J. Travis has handled every type of charge from DUI to murder.  For a detailed list of cases Jessica has handled, click here.
  2. Does the attorney have EXPERIENCE in the court that will be handling the criminal case?
    Jessica J. Travis has appeared in front of almost every judge in Brevard County and many judges in other jurisdictions.  She is licensed in Florida, Kansas, Missouri and has been admitted in federal courts including U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
  3. Did you have a good EXPERIENCE when you met with the attorney?  Did the attorney listen to you or talk about themselves?  Does she appear available?  Do you feel she will fight for you in court?  Did she appear knowledgeable and organized?
    Jessica J. Travis has represented thousands of clients from all walks of life.  She is text and email friendly.  She develops a case plan for clients so they know what to expect.  Call for a Jessica free consultation:  321-728-7280.

I can’t afford to hire an attorney – now what?

At first appearance, arrestees can apply for the public defender.  If bond is posted before this happens, the judge at the next court appearance will ask if the defendant needs the public defender.

How does the public defender work?

Public defenders are attorneys so can do everything needed.  If you have the public defender, call them for direction:

Brevard County Public Defender:    (321) 617-7373

Seminole County Public Defender:    (407) 665-4524

18th Judicial Circuit Public Defender website: