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Gerald Trainor Roden

Gerald Trainor Roden

  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI
  • District of Columbia, Florida
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Summary

Gerald Roden is a former Assistant Public Defender; former Assistant Attorney General and former Congressional aide. He is well known for his vigorous defense in DUI & Drug matters; knowledge of multiple criminal matters; trial skills & familiarity with cannabis law & highly regulated industries. A well respected attorney on the Treasure & Space Coast, he has lived in Florida since 1972. Mr. Roden has handled thousands of DUI cases and has taken seminars sponsored by the National College of DUI Defense at Harvard. He is heavily involved in the community and was formerly appointed by a Governor of Florida to serve on Volunteer Florida.

Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Florida State University - Panama City campus
B.S. (1986) | Political Science & Public Relations
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Cum Laude
Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Student Senator Traffic Violations Appeals Board
Professional Experience
Senior Partner
Roden Law Firm, PLC
- Current
Represent clients charged with DUI/DWI and Drug matters in county & circuit court in St. Lucie, Martin, Indian River, Okeechobee and Brevard Counties.
District Representative
U.S. Congressional Office of Dave Weldon
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Represented the congressman at the district level in Indian River & Brevard Counties via interacting with local groups and acting as an ombudsmen with federal agencies.
Assistant Attorney General
Office of the Attorney General, State of Florida
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Represented the State of Florida and the Department of Corrections in State & Federal Court via trial, motion and deposition practice.
Assistant Public Defender
Office of the Public Defender, 19th Judicial Circuit
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Represented clients in DUI and Drug cases via trial, motion and deposition practice.
Awards
Eagle Scout
Boy Scouts of America
Awarded the highest award in Boy Scouting. Only a small percentage of the population receive this award. Former Presidents, Astronauts, Lawyers, Politicians and Scholars are among the ranks of those who have earned it.
Professional Associations
Federal Court, Northern District of Florida
Federal Bar Member
- Current
District of Columbia Bar
Bar Member
- Current
Federal Court, Southern District of Florida
Federal Bar Member
- Current
Florida Bar
Bar Member
- Current
Volunteer Florida
Commissioner
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Activities: Appointed by Governor of Florida to oversee an organization entrusted with distributing Federal grants involving teaching, community service and disaster preparedness.
Indian River State College
Board of Trustees
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Activities: Appointed by the Governor of Florida to act as one of the two Indian River County trustees to oversee the operation of a state college on multiple campuses in the four county region of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee Counties
Early Learning Coaltion for Indian River, Martin & Okeechobee Counties
Chairman
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Activities: Appointed by the Governor to chair and implement a state run program providing free Pre-K education for all families in Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee County, Florida.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Florida
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Furnished upon request
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
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Contact & Map
Roden Law Firm, PLC
5220 US Highway 1
Suite 104, #250
VERO BEACH, FL 32967
USA
Telephone: (772) 538-8232