Adam L. Bantner, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tampa, FL

The Bantner Firm
 | 1228 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
Phone: 813-397-8017
Selected To Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    An attorney at Valrico Law Group, Adam L. Bantner II represents clients in Hillsborough County, Tampa and Brandon, Florida, in criminal law cases. Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by The Florida Bar, he has over a decade of experience handling criminal cases, including DUI, drug charges and probation violations. Along with criminal law, Mr. Bantner also handles matters of personal injury, mostly motor vehicle accidents.

    Throughout his career, Mr. Bantner has tried over 30 cases in jury trials and has an Avvo “Superb” rating. His experience includes cases of petitions for delinquency, termination of parental rights, petitions for dependency, murder and capital sexual battery. He is a past-president of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and also heavily involved with the Hillsborough County Bar Association (currently serving on Diversity and Inclusion Committee).

    Admitted to practice in Florida in 2006, Mr. Bantner is considered an expert in criminal trial law by The Florida Bar. He is heavily involved with the community in which he practices, currenlty serving as Vice President of the Valrico/FishHawk Chamber of Commerce, on the Advisory Board of the Spurlino Family YMCA, and is a Rotary with the FishHawk-Riverview Club.

    After graduating from Florida Southern College in 2001, he went on to earn his Juris Doctor in 2006 from Florida State University College of Law and began defending clients immediately after.

    Mr. Bantner also is actively involved in many other civic organizations including Tampa Tiger Bay Club, the Plant City Chamber of Commerce, Brandon Chamber of Commerce (past board member), and Riverview Chamber of Commerce, and he is a past member of the Citizens Advisory Committee for the Board of County Commissioners.

     
    Practice Areas
    • 70%Criminal Defense
    • 10%Personal Injury - General
    • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    Focus Areas

    Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Criminal Domestic Violence, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, White Collar Crime, DUI/DWI

    Selections

    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

    Rising Stars: 2012 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Adam Bantner, II

    Admitted: 2006, Florida

    Professional Webpage: https://tampacrimeattorneys.com/about/

    Honors/Awards:

    • AVVO Perfect “10.0” Rating
    • After meeting eligibility requirements for Board Certification (5 years in practice, at least 25 trials, peer review, etc.), I passed the exam to earn Board Certification in Criminal Trial Law., Board Certification in Criminal Trial Law, Florida Bar, 2016
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012-19

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Elected President of Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2016
    • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
    • Elected to the Board of Directors of the East Hillsborough Bar Association in 2017.
    • Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Past President 
    • Elected Vice-President of Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2015
    • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Temple Terrace Chamber of Commerce
    • Rotary Club of Brandon
    • Elected to the Board of Directors of the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, 2015
    • Valrico Fishhawk Chamber of Commerce
    • West Tampa Chamber of Commerce
    • Spurlino Family YMCA, Board of Directors
    • Tampa Tiger Bay Club, Past President
    • South Tampa Chamber of Commerce
    • Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce
    • Past Member of Board of County Commissioners’ Citizens Advisory Committee
    • Plant City Chamber of Commerce

    Educational Background:

    • Graduated from Florida State University College of Law, 2006
    • Graduated from Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida., 2001

    Industry Groups

    • East Hillsborough Bar Association
    • Florida Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Florida Bar
    • Hillsborough County Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association
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    Office Location for Adam L. Bantner, II

    1228 E. 7th Avenue
    Tampa, FL 33605

    Phone: 813-397-8017

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    Last Updated: 1/15/2020

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