Andrew M. Coffey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Andrew M. Coffey, PA
 | 208 SE 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: 954-406-9272
Fax: 954-467-5810
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Andrew M. Coffey is the founder and owner of Andrew M. Coffey, P.A., a criminal defense law firm located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Board certified by The Florida Bar as a criminal trial law specialist and possessing over 22 years of legal experience, Mr. Coffey has helped hundreds of clients protect their rights and achieve the favorable outcomes they expect for their serious legal challenges.

Although he handles all types of criminal law cases, Mr. Coffey maintains a specific focus on cases involving drug offenses, domestic violence, DUI, juvenile offenses and crimes against persons and property. A veteran of more than 100 jury trials, Mr. Coffey has earned a reputation as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the state.

After graduating from Emory University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in history, Mr. Coffey attended Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1996. The Florida Bar admitted him to practice that same year, and Mr. Coffey is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Regarded as a leader in his field, Mr. Coffey regularly serves as guest lecturer for legal classes at both Nova Southeastern University and St. Thomas University School of Law. In addition, he helped create an on-line graduate level course for the Nova Southeastern University Criminal Justice Institute, which focuses on juvenile law.

Active in his legal community, Mr. Coffey is a member of the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He serves his local community through his involvement with the Florida Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association, as well as serving on the advisory board of the Autism on the Seas organization.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (100%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Probation, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

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

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 1 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Andrew Coffey

Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.amcoffey.com/Attorneys-Profile/Andrew-M-Coffey.sh...

Honors/Awards:

  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Dean's List: Fall 1994, Winter & Fall, 1995
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Top 20%
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, cum laude and Goodwin Fellowship

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Law Specialist, Florida Bar 

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Southern District of Florida Trial Bar, 1999  
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1999
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member  
  • Florida, 1996
  • Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Autism on the Seas, Advisory Board Member  

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lecturer, St. Thomas Law School & Nova Southeastern University  

Educational Background:

  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, Bachelor of Arts, Honors: Dean's list: Fall 1990, Fall 1992, Winter 1993, Major: History, 1993
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Office Location for Andrew M. Coffey

208 SE 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-406-9272

Fax: 954-467-5810

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Last Updated: 5/20/2019

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