After his graduation from American University’s Washington College of Law, Miami criminal defense attorney Antonio F. Valiente, Esq. began his legal career at the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office. There, he gained valuable insight and extensive experience over the course of six+ years. Between his time at the Public Defender’s Office & since founding Valiente Law, he’s tried close to 50 felony jury trials as lead counsel, dozens of misdemeanor jury trials, taken over one thousand depositions, & dozens of juvenile trials/adjudicatory hearings. Mr. Valiente’s experience encompasses everything from minor traffic-related misdemeanors to serious first-degree murder charges.
He routinely assists clients throughout South Florida, offering sound legal counsel and aggressive representation for a wide range of cases. He has successfully argued for judgment of acquittal and motions to suppress, as well as "Stand Your Ground" motions on behalf of his clients. Additionally, Mr. Valiente has provided defense for clients in pre-trial detention and in hearings for alleged probation violations. His commitment to top-quality legal services and ethical standards has earned him an Avvo Rating of 9.4 Excellent.