Criminal accusations and arrests, such as a sexual assault offense, can be devastating to an individual, and the criminal process can be extremely stressful. Most people do not know where to turn or who to trust in their time of need. St Augustine residents who have been arrested depend on Law Offices of John M. Phillips for the legal representation they need.
A criminal defense attorney serves a key role in safeguarding the rights of the defendant in the criminal justice system. They make sure their clients receive a fair and speedy trial, as provided by the fundamental protections outlined in the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. Law Offices of John M. Phillips counsels each client through all stages of the proceedings, so they can make informed decisions and fully contribute to building their defense strategy. With a focus on sexual assault law, Law Offices of John M. Phillips is dedicated to defending those accused or arrested of a sexual assault offense through the St Augustine area.
A moment of bad judgment, and now you are facing sexual assault charges. Being charged with a sexual assault can be a difficult experience with life-altering consequences. Finding the right attorney to represent you is critical to avoid a possible negative outcome.
Record $2.6 Million Jury Verdict against Volusia County. Our trial televised on Good Morning America.view more
Represented the family of Jordan Davis and assisted with criminal prosecution of Jordan's killer, handled media relations of internationally reported case and obtained confidential civil settlementview more
Confidential settlement of over 120 cases against a pediatric dentist who was also prosecuted. We also assisted with shutting his dental practice down. He no longer practices dentistry.view more
Obtained verdict in Jacksonville, Florida of over $900,000 and added attorneys fees of over $250,000 on a case State Farm only offered approximately $30,000 for years.view more
We obtained an over $1 million verdict against Coca-Cola in moderate impact soft tissue damages case in Gainesville, Florida.view more
Phillips obtained a confidential settlement against a chiropractor who provided prescription pain medication to a boxer in advance of an Olympic qualifying fight. She sustained a brain injury due to secondary impact syndrome.view more
Matt Hunt was voted the Best Divorce Lawyer in Jacksonville by Folio Weekly, is a multiple time SuperLawyer and is the compassionate, but fierce voice behind our family law division. Clients say, “Since the very first day, Mr Hunt took my case seriously, he went beyond the rest: demonstrated high professionalism, kept contact with me on the phone during the most difficult times of my life, talked to witnesses, and most importantly showed compassion to my case and the facts. He is the best attorney in Jacksonville by far, and I would not hesitate to recommend him to anybody in the area.”More
Famed lawyer Robert Shapiro once called John, “the best lawyer in America.” He may not be there yet, but he works to be the best for his clients daily. John specializes in personal injury, wrongful death and civil rights cases. He has many million and multi-million dollar settlements and jury verdicts in automobile crash cases, trucking negligence cases, medical malpractice cases and also has worked on some of the highest profile cases in the nation. Passion and compassion are his calling cards.More
Before joining the Law Offices of John M. Phillips, Finley Williams worked as an Assistant State Attorney for nearly six years, trying cases regularly, including several high profile matters.More
What clients say, “Mr. Walker is a great attorney, very patient and always there. He helped when I was in a car accident. I was hurt and didn’t know what to do, he helped me understand the process and get the help I needed. Very grateful for his positive attitude during all of it.” Stephen, former client (review on Avvo). William handles a multitude of personal injury matters and has a particular understanding of medical malpractice cases.
Attorney Kirby Johnson joins the firm to assist our personal injury team and also handles mass torts and civil rights cases. What other lawyers say, “Kirby Johnson is an excellent personal injury attorney. He has keen understanding of the intricacies of this area of practice.”More