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Brett Michael Schwartz

Brett Michael Schwartz

Miami Criminal Defense Attorney with 26 Years of Experience
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime ...
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Biography

Brett M. Schwartz, Esq., a leading Miami criminal defense lawyer, is well-known for his expertise and dedication in court. Influenced by his father's work as a defense attorney, Brett has a strong understanding of the legal system. He has worked both as a prosecutor and a defense lawyer, giving him a broad view of criminal cases. His education includes a degree from the University of Miami and a law degree from South Texas College of Law. Brett is highly recognized in his field, with awards like The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in 2022, Top Attorneys in Florida in 2019, and consistently being rated as a Super Lawyer from 2014 to 2023. These honors show his strong ethics and effectiveness as a lawyer, making him a standout choice for anyone needing a criminal defense attorney in Miami.

Education
South Texas College of Law
J.D. | Law
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University of Miami
B.A. (1994)
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Professional Experience
Partner
Hager & Schwartz, P.A.
- Current
Associate
Conroy, Simberg, Ganon, Krevans, Abel, Lurvey, Morrow & Schefer, PA
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Assistant State Attorney
Miami-Dade State Attorneys Office
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In my four years as a prosecutor, I handled all misdemeanor criminal cases from DUI & Domestic Violence battery charges to serious felony charges included but not limited to sexual battery, armed robbery and homicide cases.
Publications
Articles & Publications
What is a Risk Protection Order
Stand Your Ground, Good or Evil?
Hager & Schwartz, P.A. Criminal Blog
Awards
Florida Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Have been listed as a Florida SUPERLAWYER in the area of criminal defense every year since 2015.
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell
Have been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell every year since 2009
Professional Associations
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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American Bar Association
Member
Current
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The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Current
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The Dade County Bar Association
Member
Current
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Shaken Baby Alliance
Board of Directors
Current
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Florida State Bar  # 150680
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    We accept payment by all major credit cards as well as Zelle, Venmo or CashApp.
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
White Collar Crime
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Juvenile Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Miami Criminal Defense
Blog
Contact & Map
Hager & Schwartz, P.A.
555 NE 15th St
Penthouse A
Miami, FL 33132
Telephone: (305) 330-1360
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Hager & Schwartz, P.A.
110 Tower 110 SE 6th Street
Suite 1715
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Telephone: (954) 840-8713
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Hager & Schwartz, P.A.
210 South Beach St.
Suite 200A
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Telephone: (386) 693-1637
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours