Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney
Defending Your Rights & Freedom
Scott Monroe Law, P.A. primarily handles criminal defense cases for those who have been arrested and are accused of committing a crime in Jacksonville or any of the surrounding counties. We are greatly experienced in criminal defense and capable of zealous representation for any crime. However, driving under the influence defense and DUI related crimes is an area of criminal law that Scott Monroe Law, P.A. focuses on due to the extensive experience Mr. Monroe has regarding DUI cases.
Mr. Monroe is a former Assistant State Attorney in Jacksonville and Special Prosecutor in the Florida Panhandle. While at the State Attorney’s Office in Jacksonville, Mr. Monroe was the DUI Unit prosecutor for nearly two years focusing specifically on DUIs. He was a guest instructor on DUIs at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Academy, was hired by the State of Florida to travel throughout Florida to teach prosecutors and law enforcement DUI enforcement and DUI law. Mr. Monroe has handled thousands of DUI cases and tried numerous DUI cases both as a prosecutor and defense attorney.
Since leaving the State Attorney’s Office Mr. Monroe has focused on DUI defense and is here for you if you have been arrested for any crime.
Drug Related Offenses & Crimes (Possession of Controlled Substance & Trafficking)
Alcoholism and addiction are at an all-time high in the United States. Few states have felt the effect more than Florida. It affects families, employers, and everyone in between. Addicts and alcoholics are being incarcerated in the United States at a staggering rate, often because the government does not understand the problem.
According to the American Medical Association, addiction is a disease. Often times people end up in prison because they suffer from the disease of addiction and are robbed of their chance to get treatment, recover and go on to have a fulfilling life. The State has several alternatives to jail and prison for addicts and alcoholics like Drug Court, Veteran’s Court, and State facilities that offer inpatient substance abuse treatment.
If you or a loved one is suffering from addiction of any kind and are accused of a crime, call our Jacksonville criminal defense attorneys at (904) 474-3115. We will fight for you, educate the State on the nature of your illness, and advocate for treatment instead of or prison or jail.