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Collin Cherry

Collin Cherry


Personal Injury and Employment Lawyer
Law Office of Collin Cherry, P.L.
Tallahassee, FL
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Attorney Biography

Collin is one of the top trial attorneys in North Florida. He was awarded the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America Award in 2014 and 2015. He earned his degree from St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. He received a degree in Business Finance and minors in Economics from Florida State University. He served as a State Prosecutor in Felony, Misdemeanor, Traffic, and Juvenile divisions where he handled over 6,000 criminal cases. He also served as a State Attorney Liaison for the Weed and Seed drug program. Collin gained additional experience and insight working as Senior Counsel for the Florida Department of Insurance prosecuting insurance companies for fraudulent practices. He opened his private practice in 2002. Collin handled the defense of the one of the largest drug cartel cases recorded in Leon County which was in excess of 9,000 pounds of cannabis. Collin obtained a 12 minute not guilty verdict on a Food Lion manager accused of 3 counts of sexual assault after a week long trial. His firm has worked to obtain a $335,000 verdict on a $25,000 insurance policy and a $100,000 settlement in an auto accident case with a $10,000 auto insurance policy due to bad faith insurance practices. Collin handles medical malpractice, wrongful death, products liability, whistleblower, civil rights, class action and consumer justice cases. Collin has helped his clients obtain millions of dollars in recovery since starting his private practice in 2002. Collin had several drug cases dismissed for jurisdictional reasons, for police overzealous tactics and civil rights violations including making vehicle stops and home searches without legal cause. His client was arrested with over 100 cannabis plants in his home grow operation and all charges were dismissed for an illegal search without a warrant. Collin practices in both federal and state court. Collin is a passionate, highly skilled and aggressive lawyer who will fight for your rights in and out of court. Collin is the right attorney for you.


Practice Areas

 
Police Misconduct (12%)
 
Personal Injury (11%)
 
Motor Vehicle Accidents (4%)
 
Pedestrian Accidents (4%)
 
Boating Accidents (4%)
 
Motorcycle Accidents (4%)
 
Commercial Truck Accidents (4%)
 
Medical Malpractice (4%)
 
Mass Tort (4%)
 
Insurance Law (4%)
 
Wrongful Death (3%)
 
Class Action (3%)
 
Workplace Injuries (3%)
 
Nursing Home Abuse (3%)
 
Spinal Cord Injuries (3%)
 
Dog Bites (3%)
 
Premises Liability (3%)
 
Products Liability (3%)
 
Brain Injury (3%)
 
Employment Law (3%)
 
Discrimination (3%)
 
Wrongful Termination (3%)
 
Sexual Harassment (3%)
 
Civil Rights (3%)
 
Legal Malpractice (3%)
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Résumé - Collin Cherry

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1997

Work Experience

Law Office of Collin Cherry, P.L.
2002Present

Florida Department of Financial Services
19992002

Office of the State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit of Florida
19972000

Pat Thomas Law Enforcement Academy - Assistant State Attorney Lecturer
19971999

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Education

St. Mary's University School of Law
St. Mary's University School of Law
Juris Doctorate
1996

Florida State University
B.S.
1993

Emory of Oxford
1988

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Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2020

Florida Justice Association
Member
Florida Justice Association
2002

American Bar Association
Member
American Bar Association
2002

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
1999

Member
Jefferson County Bar Association
2002

Member
Tallahassee Bar Association
2002

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Awards & Honors

Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
The National Trial Lawyers Association
2015

Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
The National Trial Lawyers Association
2014

Who's Who in American Law Students
Who's Who in America
1997

Who's Who in American Law Students
Who's Who in America
1995

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Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2021

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Contact Collin Cherry

Collin Cherry
Law Office of Collin Cherry, P.L.
1114 East Park Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32301
www.cherrylaw.us
Office: 850-224-1100

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Bar License Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Nonprofit Organizations

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1988, FACDL promotes excellence in the practice of criminal law while protecting the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in the State of Florida are active in this trusted organization. FACDL unites and educates attorneys in the criminal justice system in Florida.



Florida Justice Association -

The FJA is a professional association that advocates for fair access to Florida's civil court system and works support and educate attorneys who protect the rights of plaintiffs seeking justice. Many of the top personal injury and civil trial lawyers in , belong to this respected non-profit organization.


National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


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