When clients need a tough, experienced attorney to help them with complicated tax or criminal defense issues, they trust A. Antonio Tomas to get the job done right. Tomas Law Firm is known throughout Florida for aggressively yet fairly defending the rights of its clients. With a background as a certified public accountant for over 20 years, Mr. Tomas has the knowledge to tackle a variety of complex tax issues; also, his experience litigating state and federal criminal cases gives him an advantage defending those accused of serious crimes. Mr. Tomas has tried over 100 jury trials and has secured acquittals for clients charged with capital murder, non-capital murder, racketeering, federal crimes, attempted murder, robbery, burglary, and battery. He has also successfully obtained favorable results for his clients without having to go to trial and has secured pre-trial dismissal of charges such as murder, rape, manslaughter, tax evasion, kidnapping, drug trafficking, and DUI.
Mr. Tomas is Board Certified by the Florida bar as an expert in both Tax Law and Criminal Trial Law. He is the only attorney in entire state of Florida with both these designations. He is also aboard Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Mr. Tomas is also one of a very few select attorneys in the state who is "death certified" which means he is qualified to accept court appointments to represent defendants who are facing the death penalty.
Mr. Tomas handles a full range of criminal defense issues, such as white collar crimes, capital felonies, DUI, sex offenses, murder and grand jury representation. He represents clients on various tax issues, including employment and payroll, tax collections, IRS liens and seizures, offshore compliance, voluntary disclosures and civil tax controversies. He also regularly counsels clients on the subjects of trust and estate planning, general tax planning and corporate structuring.