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Ernest Leo Chang

Ernest Leo Chang

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • Florida, Pennsylvania
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Ernest L. Chang is an experienced Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer, having practiced exclusively in the field of Criminal Defense since his admission to the Florida Bar in 1990. Mr. Chang obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctor degree in law from Nova Southeastern University. Mr. Chang has also appeared pro hac vice, in other jurisdictions, most recently in the State of Arizona. Past experiences include prosecuting Felony trials as a Certified Legal Intern with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office, Former Public Defender with the 18th Judicial Circuit and Criminal Defense with the law firm of Reinman, Harrell, Graham, Mitchell and Wattwood. Mr. Chang has extensive trial experience having handled several thousand criminal cases since 1990. He has litigated to verdict over two hundred jury trials, including several Capital 1st Degree Death Penalty murder cases. Mr. Chang is a Life Member of the Florida Association of Criminal defense Trial Lawyers (FACDL). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of that organization as the Chapter Representative from Brevard County. He was one of the inaugural members of the Vassar B. Carlton American Inn of Court. Mr. Chang has obtained acquittals in many types of cases, including manslaughter, rape, lewd and lascivious acts, bank robberies, drug trafficking, DUI Manslaughter, theft, DUI, battery, and various other crimes. Mr. Chang is a lifelong firearms enthusiast. He has been listed an an expert witness on firearms in a local Brevard County case and has lectured at firearm seminars for lawyers.

Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
J.D. (1990)
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University of Florida
B.A. (1986)
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Criminal Trial
Florida Bar
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar  # 202596
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Board of Directors
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Florida State Bar  # 867550
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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11th Circuit
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
Juvenile Law
White Collar Crime
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Melbourne, FL 32940
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