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Brett Metcalf

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Tampa, FL

Brett Metcalf, Criminal Defense Attorney, P.A.
2011 W. Cleveland Street, Suite A-1
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-437-3226
Fax: 888-260-2442
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
Licensed in Florida Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (40%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (30%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%), Food and Drugs (10%)
Attorney Profile

The founder of his eponymous law firm that is located in his native city of Tampa, Florida, Brett Metcalf focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense matters. As an undergraduate, he majored in finance at the University of Florida and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2006. Mr. Metcalf then went on to pursue his legal education at Florida State University College of Law, and he served a legal internship with the State’s Attorney’s Office for the 2nd Judicial Circuit before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 2009.

Mr. Metcalf represents people throughout Florida who have been charged with having committed misdemeanor or felony offenses. The cases that he has worked on have included driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, sex crimes, domestic violence, drug possession and distribution, and homicide, assault and battery, and other violent crimes. Mr. Metcalf has mounted successful defenses on behalf of his clients and has been able to obtain dismissals and acquittals. He has also frequently negotiated favorable plea agreements with the prosecution.

Mr. Metcalf has a personal injury and wrongful death practice as well. His clients in this regard are people who have been harmed as a result of the negligence of other parties in cases involving motor vehicle accidents and defective or dangerous products, and he has been able to gain significant compensation on their behalf. Mr. Metcalf’s successful track record in his professional endeavors has earned him a great deal of recognition from his colleagues, including a 10.0 “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, his name has been added for inclusion to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Food and Drugs
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, DUI/DWI, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

About Brett Metcalf

First Admitted: 2009, Florida

Professional Webpage:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Military & Veterans Affairs Luncheon/CLE, Practitioner’s Guide to Veteran’s Treatment Court, 2017
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division Quarterly Luncheon, Fantasy Sports in Florida, 2016 


  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100, 2014
  •, Client’s Choice Award, 2013 
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2014
  • SuperLawyers, Rising Star, 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Tampa Magazine, Top Lawyer – #1 in DUI Defense, 2018 & 2020

Educational Background

  • University of Florida, B.S.B.A., 2006

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Middle District of Florida, 2014
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, Board of Directors/Parliamentarian, 2015 – 2016
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, Events Committee, 2013 – 2015
  • Florida, 2009
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association – Young Lawyers Division, Director/Board of Directors, 2016 – 2019
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Office Location for Brett Metcalf

2011 W. Cleveland Street
Suite A-1
Tampa, FL 33606

Phone: 813-437-3226

Fax: 888-260-2442

Last Updated: 10/15/2021

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