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Douglas J. Rudman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Boca Raton, FL

The Rudman Law Group
101 Plaza Real South, Suite 214
Boca Raton, FL 33432
Phone: 888-497-1668
Fax: 561-208-6083
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017
Licensed in Florida Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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Attorney Profile

Douglas J. Rudman, the founder and principal attorney of The Law Office of Douglas J. Rudman, P.A., is an aggressive advocate for clients in need of skilled state and federal criminal defense in South Florida. His experience includes defending those accused of a wide variety of misdemeanors and felonies, including DUI, traffic crimes, drug crimes, homicide, sex crimes, aggravated assault, domestic violence, white collar crimes and federal crimes.

Prior to opening his private practice, Mr. Rudman worked as a state prosecutor for the 15th Judicial Circuit in Palm Beach County, Florida. During his tenure as a prosecutor, he handled over 100 criminal cases that went to trial, many of which that were argued in front of a jury.

Today, Mr. Rudman puts his hands-on experience to work in zealously defending his clients' rights, freedom and reputation. As a former prosecutor pursuing justice for his clients, he strives to obtain results that not only protect his clients' rights but also helps them move forward with their lives.

Mr. Rudman's accolades include a Superb rating from Avvo, as well as the 2012 Clients' Choice award from the same organization, as well as a Dedicated Service Award from the Office of the State Attorney - Palm Beach County. He is also an active member of the Palm Beach Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Criminal Law Section of The Florida Bar and the Palm Beach County Bar Association.

Mr. Rudman received his law degree from The John Marshall Law School as well as his LL.M. in Criminal Trial Advocacy from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Florida and the District of Columbia.

Practice Areas
Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI

Selections

5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2013 - 2017

About Douglas J. Rudman

First Admitted: 2005, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.flatriallaw.com/About-Our-Attorneys/Douglas-J-Rud...

Honors/Awards

  • Superb rating from Avvo
  • Lifetime Charter Member, Best Attorneys of America, Rue Ratings, 2016
  • Clients' Choice award, 2012
  • Dedicated Service Award, Office of the State Attorney - Palm Beach County

Educational Background

  • Columbia College Chicago - B.A. Degree, 2000
  • LL.M. from Temple University - Trial Advocacy, 2005

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (Pennsylvania, Florida), 2004

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State of Florida - Admitted to Practice, 2005
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense Top 100 - (2013 - 2017), 2017
  • National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Criminal Defense (2013 - 2018), 2018
  • Southern District of Florida - Licensed to Practice, 2012
  • State of Illinois - Admitted to Practice Law , 2017
  • Northern District of Illinois - Admitted to Practice, 2005
  • District of Colorado - Admitted to Practice, 2005
  • District of Columbia - Admitted to Practice
  • National College of DUI Defense - Member, 2015
  • Member, The Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2005

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Judge for the Palm Beach County Youth Court Diversion program., 2012

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Best of Boca Raton (2 years Consecutive) Criminal, DUI & Traffic Defense, 2019
  • American Jurist Institute - Top 10 Criminal Defense Law Attorney of Florida, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Invited to speak on "An Individuals Path Through the Criminal Justice Process" to the Florida Atlantic University Chapter of Phi Alpha Delta., Lecturer, An Individuals Path Through the Criminal Justice Process, 2019
  • Speaker, The Investigation and Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases., West Palm Beach Rotary Club, 2010
  • Speaker, The Investigation of and Prosecution of Domestic Violence Cases., Delray Beach Rotary Club, 2010

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Jury Trial: Aggravated Assault with Firearm Verdict:  Not Guilty Collier County Case No.: 2018CF000829, 2020
  • Aggravated Assault w/ Firearm - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2017CF009398AXX, 2017
  • Possession of Heroin - Resolved to Misdemeanor charges Palm Beach Case No.: 2015CF005400AXX, 2015
  • Burglary of a Structure - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2016CF005093AXX, 2016
  • Possession of Cocaine - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2016CF003446AXX, 2016
  • Felony Criminal Mischief - Nolle Prosse/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2015CF012292AXX, 2015
  • Second Violation of Probation - Reinstated  Palm Beach Case No.: 2015CF010055BXX, 2015
  • Domestic Battery - No File/Dismissed Broward County Case No.: 19012456MM10A, 2019
  • Possession of MDMA and Schedule 1 Substance - Nolle Prosse/Dismissal Palm Beach Case No.: 2019CF001348AXX, 2019
  • Domestic Battery by Strangulation - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2017CF008973AXX, 2017
  • Possession of Cocaine - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2016CF003813AXX, 2016
  • Grand Theft - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2017CF000512AXX, 2017
  • Child Abuse, Aggravated Assault, Domestic Battery - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2019CF005494AXX, 2019
  • Attempted First Degree Murder w/ Firearm  - Pled to Aggravated Battery (5 Years DOC + Probation) Palm Beach Case No.: 2013CF002909AXX, 2013
  • Robbery, Resist Arrest - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2019CF005269AXX, 2019
  • Grand Theft - No File/Dismissed Broward Case No.: 18008617CF10A, 2018
  • Aggravated Battery on Person 65 Years or Older - Nolle Prosse/Dismissed Palm Beach County Case No.: 2018CF000035AXX, 2018
  • Leaving The Scene of an Accident w/ Serious Bodily Injury - No File/Dismissed Broward Case No.: 19008541CF10A, 2019
  • Felony Retail Theft - Nolle Prosse/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2017CF010351AXX, 2017
  • Felony Battery - Nolle Prosse/Dismissed Case No.: 2016CF011922AXX, 2016
  • Felony Insurance Fraud - Nolle Prosse/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2017CF011087AXX, 2017
  • Possession of Forged Notes/Bills - No File/Dismissed Broward Case No.: 18015597CF10A, 2018
  • Attempted First Degree Murder - Dismissed by Court Broward Case No.: 018876CF10A, 2018
  • Domestic Battery - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.:  2020MM002936AXX, 2020
  • Aggravated Battery Deadly Weapon Jury Trial:  Not Guilty as to Aggravated Battery Broward Case No.: 16012858CF10A, 2016
  • Domestic Battery - No File/Dismissed Palm Beach Case No.: 2020MM002622AXX, 2020
  • Charge:  Battery  Immunity Granted based upon Stand Your Ground Law. Miami Case No.: B19025578, 2019
  • Aggravated Battery Immunity Granted based upon Stand Your Ground Law. Palm Beach Case No.: 2016CF010376, 2016
  • Jury Trial: Driving Under the Influence Verdict:  Not Guilty as to Palm Beach DUI Case No.: 2018CCT007165, 2019
  • County:  Palm Beach Case Number:  2011Cf006758Axx Judge: Marx Charge: Possession of Roxycodone/Possession of Marijuana/Possession of Paraphernalia Result:  Filed As Misdemeanor-Nolle Prosse/Dismissed, 2011, 2011
  • County:  Palm Beach Case Number:  2011Cf000783Axx Judge: Colbath Charge: Grand Theft (Excess of $300) Result:  (Deferred Prosecution) – Pending Nolle Prosse, 2011, 2011
  • County: Palm Beach Case Number: 2011Cf006757Axxaxx Judge: Miller Charge: Possession of Roxycodone/Possession of Ecstacy/Possession of Paraphernalia Result: Nolle Prosse/Dismissed, 2011, 2011
  • County: Palm Beach Case Number: 2011Cf004245Axx Judge: Colbath Charge: Grand Retail Theft (>$300) Result: Nolle Prosse/Dismissed, 2011, 2011
  • County:  Palm Beach Case Number:  2011Ct023435Axx Judge: Castor Charge: Driving Under The Influence Result:  Resolved To Lesser offense of Reckless Driving, 2011, 2011
  • County:  Palm Beach Case Number:  2011Cf003420Axx Judge: Rapp Charge: Possession of Marijuana With Intent To Sell / Possession of Paraphernalia Result:  Filed As Misdemeanor - Nolle Prosse/Dismissed (Deferred Prosecution), 2011, 2011
  • County: Palm Beach Case Number: 2011Cf013631Axx Judge: Rapp Charge: Domestic False Imprisonment/Stalking Result: No File/Dismiss, 2011, 2011
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Office Location for Douglas J. Rudman

101 Plaza Real South
Suite 214
Boca Raton, FL 33432

Phone: 888-497-1668

Fax: 561-208-6083

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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