Thomas D. Sommerville

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Orlando, FL

Law Office of Thomas D. Sommerville P.A.
 | 820 North Thornton Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Phone: 407-362-5291
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Thomas D. Sommerville is the founder of Sommerville Law in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Sommerville has more than 20 years of experience and focuses his practice on all aspects of criminal defense law, serving clients in Orlando and throughout Central Florida, including Brevard, Lake, Orange, Osceola, Polk and Seminole counties.

Mr. Sommerville is an aggressive litigator and has considerable trial experience. He handles matters involving federal crimes, homicide, narcotics crimes, professional disciplinary charges, sex crimes and white-collar crimes. He represents clients in all phases of the criminal process, including pre-indictment, negotiation, litigation, post-conviction relief and appeals.

Additionally, Mr. Sommerville represents medical and legal professionals in grievance proceedings before institutions, including the Florida Bar and the Florida Department of Health. Prior to founding his firm in 2012, he was a partner at Muller and Sommerville, P.A. and served in the Office of the Public Defender. He practiced at various private Florida-based firms and served in the Office of the Public Defender 9th Judicial Circuit, serving Orange and Osceola counties.

Martindale-Hubbell has given Mr. Sommerville an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, the highest rating awarded by the organization. He is active in the criminal defense legal community and belongs to the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Sommerville earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and received his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. A board certified criminal trial lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, he obtained his license to practice law in Florida in 1998. He is eligible to appear before all Florida state courts and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (80%)

Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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About Thomas Sommerville

Admitted: 1998, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://sommervillelaw.com/#about

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Educational Background:

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law , 1997
  • University of Florida Undergrad (B.A.) , 1993
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Office Location for Thomas D. Sommerville

820 North Thornton Ave
Orlando, FL 32803

Phone: 407-362-5291

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Last Updated: 1/25/2019

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