Gary Kollin is a sole practitioner in a boutique law firm concentrating in criminal defense and civil rights litigation. He has represented clients in the state and federal courts charged with crimes ranging from petit theft to first degree murder including federal charges of drug trafficking and continuing criminal enterprises. Gary Kollin represents clients in the state and federal appeal courts and argued the case of Smith v. United States, 508 U.S. 223 (1993), before the United States Supreme Court. Gary Kollin was counsel in a class action suit against the Sheriff where because of the illegal practice of holding people in jail after they were found not guilty, the federal judge ordered the Sheriff to pay damages in excess of $1,000,000.00. Gary Kollin is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Expert in both Criminal Trial Law and Criminal Appellate Law. He is also Nationally Board Certified as an Expert in Criminal Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is Martindale-Hubbell AV rated and has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" in civil rights, appellate, and criminal trial law.