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Donald J. Kilfin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in St. Petersburg, FL

The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C.
400 Carillon Parkway, #130
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
Phone: 727-256-3598
Selected to Rising Stars: 2010
Licensed in Florida Since: 2000
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Attorney Profile

As founder and owner of The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C., Donald J. Kilfin represents people in St. Petersburg, Florida, and the surrounding area. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, handling cases that involve the following: burglary, robbery, kidnapping, carjacking, theft, sex offenses, weapon offenses, assault and battery, homicide, drug charges, DUI, traffic offenses, white collar crime, sentencing and probation violations.

In 1996, Mr. Kilfin graduated from Trent University with a degree in political science. He then went to Stetson University College of Law and served as an intern at the law school's prosecution clinic. Mr. Kilfin received his Juris Doctor in 2000.

With a nonjudgmental and compassionate attitude, Mr. Kilfin has successfully defended his clients from criminal allegations. He understands that good people sometimes make bad choices and he believes that everyone deserves a fair chance and the opportunity to turn their life around. As a former prosecutor for Pinellas County, Mr. Kilfin helps clients understand the criminal justice system and what their options and rights are.

Mr. Kilfin understands that every criminal case is different and takes the time to understand his clients' situations and the factors involved. He then creates a plan that is tailored to each client's needs and goals. Clients have praised Mr. Kilfin for his dedication to them and his excellent communication skills. He is known for always responding to clients' concerns within a reasonable time and using his relationship with the prosecution to negotiate for a better outcome. Mr. Kilfin has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 and holds an Avvo "Superb" rating.

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


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2010

About Donald J. Kilfin

First Admitted: 2000, Florida

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Educational Background

  • B.A., Honors, Political Science, Trent University, 1996


  • In 2013, Mr Kilfin was published in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 by the The National Trial Lawyers, 2013
  • Published in the 2000 editions of Who's Who Among American Law Students and The National Dean's List based on his academic achievements at Stetson

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2019
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2014
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2019
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2014
  • Georgia Bar, 2012
  • Florida Bar, 2000
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Office Location for Donald J. Kilfin

400 Carillon Parkway
St. Petersburg, FL 33716

Phone: 727-256-3598

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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