Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney, Ben Stechschulte, is a board-certified expert in criminal trial law. He has been practicing in the Tampa Bay area for nearly 15 years and has tried over 60 cases to verdict. His experience is both varied and comprehensive, which makes him uniquely qualified to aggressively and effectively defend his clients who are facing criminal charges or have been injured in an accident. Ben attended Stetson University College of Law, which is recognized as one of the top law schools in the country for trial advocacy. After graduating in 2005, Ben served as a prosecutor in Hillsborough County. Ben prosecuted DUIs, drug crimes, gun crimes, domestic violence crimes, and sex crimes. Having worked as a prosecutor, Ben understands how prosecutors build their cases and how to effectively defend his clients against criminal charges. After working for 3 years at the Prosecutor’s office, Ben was recruited by a prestigious trial law firm in North Tampa. Ben handled nearly every criminal case the firm had, along with some personal injury cases. Ben’s criminal practice gave him invaluable experience defending an extensive list of different types of criminal charges. Ben represented countless clients facing DUIs, drug, gun and domestic violence charges, sex crimes and a host of other criminal charges. Ben’s comprehensive experience in the field of criminal law allowed him to gain the prestigious status of being a board-certified criminal trial lawyer, placing him in the small minority of lawyers who have earned this elite level of recognition as an expert in Criminal Trial Law.
- Stetson University College of Law
- Board Certified - Criminal Law
- Florida Bar
- Free Consultation
The majority of our initial consultations are free of charge.
- Credit Cards Accepted
The practice accepts all forms of payment. We recognize that hiring a criminal defense attorney is an unexpected expense and so offer several payment plan options for certain types of cases. Our goal is to provide the representation you need within an installment plan that fits your budget. After the initial down payment, there is either bi-weekly or monthly installments. The length of the payment plan is flexible to allow you to pay your representation over time without defaulting on your other financial commitments. Flat FeesIn some instances we charge a flat fee for our services. These are based on actual court action where we can anticipate the process and work efficiently to achieve a resolution. There is no payment plan for flat fee services. Regardless of your legal and financial situation, we will do our best to work with you to find a payment solution for you to get the best representation available.
- Criminal Law
- DUI & DWI
- White Collar Crime
- Traffic Tickets