S. Patrick Dray

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Miami, FL

S. Patrick Dray, P.A.
 | 40 NW 3rd St, Suite 200
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: 305-401-7300
Fax: 786-513-2244
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • French
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney S. Patrick Dray is the founder and owner of S. Patrick Dray, P.A., law firm in Miami, Florida. Board-certified by The Florida Bar as a criminal trial attorney, Mr. Dray has more than 20 years of legal experience, and he provides unmatched representation to clients throughout Miami-Dade County and beyond who stand accused of or are under investigation for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

    A former assistant state attorney, Mr. Dray has years of experience as a prosecutor, so he has invaluable insight into the criminal justice system that enables him to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for the accused. As a criminal defense attorney, he has successfully obtained favorable verdicts for his clients in challenging criminal cases, including federal criminal cases, and he has developed a niche in representing clients involved with self-defense and stand your ground cases.

    Along with providing invaluable defense counsel at trial, Mr. Dray also assists with post-conviction relief matters such as motions to vacate convictions and removing criminal convictions for immigration purposes. No matter the issues his clients are facing or how serious the charges against them, Mr. Dray maintains an unwavering focus on protecting their rights and liberties, and helping them to efficiently and cost-effectively obtain the positive results they expect and deserve.

    A 1989 honors graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada, Mr. Dray earned his Master of Arts in war studies from King's College at the University of London in 1990. He also completed training at the Canadian Forces Staff School, and he served as a Platoon Commander, United Nations Field Liaison Officer and Deputy Company Commander for the Canadian Military. Upon deciding to pursue his legal career, he attended the University of Miami School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1999.

    Mr. Dray is admitted to practice before all Florida state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. A leader in his legal community, he has served as chair of The Florida Bar's Professional Ethics Committee, and he is a member of the Florida and National Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Dade County Bar Association and the Eugene P. Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court.

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    • 100%Criminal Defense


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    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2021

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    Admitted: 1999, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://www.patdray.com/attorney/dray-s-patrick/


    • United Nations Peace Keeping Medal
    • NATO Service Medal
    • Wound Stripe
    • Dan Bradley Memorial Scholarship
    • First Place National Essay Winner, American College of Trial Lawyers
    • Who’s Who American Law Students

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Eugene P. Spellman-Hoeveler American Inn of Court
    • Dade County Bar Association
    • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • United States Supreme Court, United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Supreme Court, State of Florida
    • Chair - Florida Professional Ethics Committee, 2005

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • The Prosecutor’s Discovery Obligation, The Bulletin, Dade County Bar Association, 74 Miami Daily Bus. Rev. 1, 2000

    Educational Background:

    • MA in War Studies - - King's College London, United kingdom, 1990
    • Honors History - - Royal Military College of Canada, 1989
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    Website - www.patdray.com
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    Office Location for S. Patrick Dray

    40 NW 3rd St
    Suite 200
    Miami, FL 33128

    Phone: 305-401-7300

    Fax: 786-513-2244

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    Last Updated: 12/28/2020

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