No matter what sort of criminal defense case a person finds themselves in, it is integral that they connect with an attorney they can trust and who is experienced in their field.

John Trevena is a highly accomplished Board-Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer who has worked in criminal defense for over 33 years. He has been a part of the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education since August 1, 1992.

Trevena completed his Bachelor of Arts in 1982 from the University of South Florida and then went on to complete his Juris Doctor from Stetson University in 1985.

He currently holds a membership with the following:

  • Clearwater, St. Petersburg and American (Member, Criminal Law Section)
  • Life Member of The Florida Bar; the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • American Judicature Society
  • Lifetime Member of Phi Delta Phi

Trevena was also previously on the editorial board for the Florida Bar Journal and Florida Bar News from 1990-1993 and served as Assistant State Attorney from 1985-1987.

The benefit of working with John Trevena’s firm, Trevena, Pontrello & Associates as compared to other law firms is the guarantee of experience. John Trevena has used ingenious strategies over the last few decades to help his clients through seemingly impossible situations. Florida Super Lawyers magazine, which has an intensive selection process has listed Trevena in the years 2006-2009 as among the top 5% of attorneys working in criminal defense and he was selected for inclusion in the top 100 Trial Lawyers for the state of Florida for 2007-2015.

Trevena Pontrello and Associates named Florida Law Firm of the Year by Corporate America

On top of gaining recognition in the press, Trevena Pontrello is one of the few American attorneys (less than half of one percent) who boasts a Fellowship with the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA has an intensive selection program and only invites the best lawyers based on their accomplishments in their field and based on their ethical reputation. He is also a member of the American Trial Lawyers Association which has a similarly rigorous selection method.

Not only has Trevena received acknowledgment from Super Lawyers’ magazine and the LCA, but his law firm was also named the Criminal Law Firm of the Year for Florida by the publication Corporate America.

Trevena was elected as a Fellow for the American Bar Foundation in 2010. The American Bar Foundation is an organization that only represents one-third of licensed attorneys and it is comprised of judges, legal scholars, and lawyers who are elected by their peers due to the amazing achievements they have carried out throughout their time working as lawyers.

Trevena Pontrello and Associates specialize in dealing with all criminal defense cases, including:

  • DUI crimes
  • Drug-related crimes
  • Marijuana law
  • White-collar crimes
  • Misdemeanor charges
  • Felony charges

Get in touch with John Trevena at Trevena Pontrello Law, to get expert legal advice on any criminal defense-related matter.

Reach us at:

801 W Bay Drive Suite 509, Largo, FL 33770

Landmarks Located in the Wells Fargo Bank Building

Service Area Proudly Serving West Central Florida, including Belleair Bluffs and Largo

Phone (727) 581-5813

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