Donald J. Kilfin
Top rated criminal defense attorney in St. Petersburg, FloridaThe Kilfin Law Firm, P.C.
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 areasCriminal defense, Criminal defense: DUI/DWI
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
First Admitted: 2000, Florida
Professional Webpage: https://www.kilfinlaw.com/about/
- 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
- 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
Office location for Donald J. Kilfin
400 Carillon Parkway
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
- Rising Stars: 2010