Jeffrey S. Weiner

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Miami, FL

Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A.
 | Two Datran Center, Suite 1910, 9130 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Miami, FL 33156
Phone: 305-670-9919
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Jeffrey S. Weiner has been practicing criminal law since 1974. His practice areas include white collar and corporate business crime, Internet crime, health care fraud, RICO charges, environmental crime and HAZMAT violations, military disciplinary hearings, professional grievance and disciplinary proceedings, international criminal law and other complex areas of criminal defense.

For more than 25 years, Mr. Weiner has been a Fellow of the American Board of Criminal Lawyers. He is also board-certified as a criminal trial advocate by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.

Mr. Weiner holds Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating of AV Preeminent*, was listed in Best Lawyers in America in 2010 and was named in Florida Trend Magazine's "Legal Elite." He has also been listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine from 2006 to 2013, listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and named in Who's Who in American Law.

Mr. Weiner is a former president of both the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. In addition, he served as chairman of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association's Criminal Courts Committee and the criminal law section of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Weiner graduated with his J.D. from the Illinois Institute of Technology/Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1974. He is a nationally respected lecturer and the author of countless legal articles on criminal law topics.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense (40%): Criminal Law

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Criminal Defense: Criminal Law

Appellate: Appeals

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About Jeffrey Weiner

Admitted: 1974, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.jeffweiner.com/jeff-weiner/

Honors and Awards:

  • Florida Trend Magazine's "Legal Elite"
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2010
  • Fellow, American Board of Criminal Trial Lawyers, May, 1984
  • Florida Bar Award for Media Excellence, 1988
  • Recipient, Moot Court Award, 1973
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Florida Leading American Attorneys and Law: Consumer Guidebook
  • National Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
  • National Directory of Criminal Lawyers
  • Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School Center for Addiction Studies, 1990 - 1992
  • Phi Alpha Delta

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocate, National Board of Legal Specialty Certification

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Criminal Law Section, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Chairman, Criminal Courts Committee, Dade County Bar Association, 1985 - 1986
  • President, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Federal Practice Commission, The Florida Bar, 1987 - 1988
  • Member, Criminal Law Section, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Criminal Law Section, Illinois State
  • Member, South Miami-Kendall
  • Board of Advisors, Inside Drug Law, 1986 - 1991
  • Witness, United States Federal Courts Study Committee, 1989
  • Member, Bar and Gavel
  • Member, Iron Arrow
  • Former Member, Board of Advisors, BNA Criminal Practice Manual
  • Barrister, American Inns of Court
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators, American Arbitration Association
  • Member, Legal Panel and Lawyers Council Steering Committee, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Member, Dade County Guardianship Ad Litem Program, 1988 - Present
  • President, Student Bar Association, 1973
  • Member, International Association of Penal Law
  • Chair, Judicial Relations Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1995 - 1996
  • Chairman, United States Department of Justice Liaison Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1992 - 1994
  • Chairman, Judicial Liaison Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1996
  • Chairman, Judicial Liaison Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1988 - 1991
  • Chairman, Lawyers Assistance Strike Force Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1985 - 1986
  • Chairman, Publications Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1984 - 1985
  • Co - Chairman, Lawyers Assistance Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1980 - 1982
  • Chairman, Local and State Bar Liaison Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1982 - 1983
  • Member, Board of Directors, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1979 - 1984
  • Member, Executive Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1985 - 1992
  • Member, Post Conviction Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1999
  • Co - Chair, Nominating Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1999 - 2002
  • Vice - Chair, Nominating Committee, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1998
  • President, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1991 - 1992
  • Life Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Illinois Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Member, Board of Governors, American Board of Criminal Lawyers, 1985 - 1987
  • Member, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Board of Directors, Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1977 - 1979
  • President, Florida Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, 1981 - 1982
  • Member, Criminal Law Section, The American Association of Justice
  • Member, California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
  • Member, Liaison with the Judiciary Committee, The Florida Bar, 1985 - 1986
  • Member, Post Conviction Committee, American, Criminal Law Section, 1999
  • Member, White Collar Crime Committee, American, Criminal Law Section
  • Member, Defense Function Committee, American, Criminal Law Section, 1987 - Present
  • Member, Federal, Criminal Law Section
  • Member, Dade County, 1975 - Present
  • Member, Police Standards Committee, Dade County, 1985
  • Co - Chairman, Dade County, 1984 - 1985
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1974
  • Florida, 1974
  • Illinois, 1974

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Exceptional Participation Pro Bono Project for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit and Dade County Bar Association, 1994 - Present

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Faculty, Advanced Criminal Litigation Course, American Association of Justice National College of Advocacy
  • "Taking the Lid Off The Government's Silent Partner", The Champion, January, 1990
  • Faculty, Advanced Criminal Law Seminar, Aspen, Colorado
  • Faculty, Advanced Criminal Practitioner Seminar, Hawaii, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia
  • Faculty and Board of Regents, National Criminal Defense College
  • Professor of Law, Southeast Florida Institute of Criminal Justice
  • Co-Author, "Prosecutorial Misconduct: Alive and Well," Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, 1990
  • "Counseling Counsel: Contempts, Conflicts and Disciplinary Action", The Champion, July, 1990
  • "Entrapment", Inside Drug Law, 1985
  • Editorial Board, "Drug Research Report", Harvard Medical School, 1985 - 1990
  • Editor, "Criminal Law News Letter", The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, 1979 - 1983
  • Managing Editor, The Kent Commentator, Chicago, Illinois, 1973

Representative Clients:

  • U.S. v. Levy-Cordero, 67 F.3d 1002, 1st Cir, 1995
  • State v. Mane, 780 So. 2d 82, Fla. 3rd DCA, 2000
  • Cowles v. State, 758 So. 2d 682, Fla. 3rd DCA, 2000
  • State v. Cowles, 790 So. 2d 426, Fla. 3rd DCA, 2001
  • Billie v. State, 774 So. 2d 819, Fla. 3rd DCA, 2000
  • U.S. v. Escobedo, 623 F.2d 1098, 5th Cir. 1980
  • State of Florida v. Robinson, 391 So. 2d 221, 1981
  • In re Raymond Seidler, 411 So.2d 873, 1982
  • State of Florida v. Gomez, 363 So. 2d 624, 1978
  • U.S. v. Hernandez, 574 F.2d 1362, 5th Cir. 1978
  • In re Witness - Attorney Before Grand Jury, No. 83 - 1, 613 F. Supp. 394, 1984
  • U.S. v. Koblitz, 803 F.2d 1523, 11th Cir. 1986
  • United States Supreme Court Argument, State of Florida vs. Jimeno, 111 S. Ct. 1801, 1991

Educational Background:

  • University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
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Office Location for Jeffrey S. Weiner

Two Datran Center, Suite 1910
9130 S. Dadeland Blvd.
Miami, FL 33156

Phone: 305-670-9919

 

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