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Refik Werner Eler

Refik Werner Eler

  • Criminal Law, Divorce, DUI & DWI ...
  • Florida
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ELERLAW is a general trial practice law firm handling all family, criminal and general litigation matters in both State and Federal courts.

My 30 year legal career began as Assistant State Attorney in Duval County where I prosecuted criminal offenses.

For approximately 20 years thereafter I was a private practitioner in Jacksonville. I started as an associate attorney at the law Offices of Tassone & Ferebee and represented clients in criminal and civil litigation. I then went on to partner of Tassone & Eler, with a focus on complex and major litigation practices in criminal and civil law matters including homicide (Death Penalty), robbery, kidnapping, arson and drug trafficking cases.

In 2006, I launched The Law Offices of Refik W. Eler, P.A., a general practice law firm specializing in similar aspects of criminal and civil litigation in State and Federal Courts. Thereafter, I was appointed as Chief Assistant Public Defender. I was the Chief Assistant Public Defender serving the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, a post I held from January 2009 until January 2017.

For several years, I was an Adjunct Professor at The Florida Coastal School of Law where I taught trial advocacy including mock trial of criminal and civil cases to second and third year law students. Other legal memberships included; the Florida Public Defender Association’s Death Penalty Steering Committee and Mental Health Committee.

Since 2009, I have served as a Board Member for the Sulzbacher Center for the homeless and for five years I also sat on the Board at the Jacksonville Humane Society.

Pro Bono Attorney Award
Jacksonville Area Legal Aid
Jacksonville's Finest Top 12 Divorce and Criminal Litigation Attorney
Folio Weekly
Professional Associations
Florida State Bar  # 642126
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Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
Family Law
Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
Traffic Tickets
Suspended License
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
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Contact & Map
233 E Bay St
Suite 1133
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Telephone: (904) 236-4300
Fax: (904) 265-4299