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Gary Kollin

Gary Kollin

Civil Rights and Civil Trial Lawyer
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Gary Kollin, P A
Fort Lauderdale, FL

About Gary Kollin

Attorney Biography

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.

Practice Areas

Civil Rights (12%)
Police Brutality (10%)
Civil Trial Law (10%)
Excessive Force (9%)
False Arrest (8%)
Police Misconduct (8%)
Appellate Law (8%)
Personal Injury (7%)
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving (5%)
Criminal Defense (4%)
Federal Crimes (3%)
Drug Crimes (3%)
Marijuana Defense (2%)
Juvenile Defense (2%)
Criminal Appellate Law (2%)
Firearm and Weapon Charges (2%)
White Collar Crime (2%)
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record (1%)
Theft Crimes (1%)
Probation Violations (1%)
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Résumé - Gary Kollin

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Medicaid Fraud Field Counsel

Assistant State Attorney

Assistant Public Defender

Computer Programmer

Gary Kollin, P A

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University of Miami School of Law
University of Miami School of Law
Juris Doctor

Harvard University
Bachelor of Arts

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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Awards & Recognitions

Lifetime Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court - Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida

United States Supreme Court

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Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin, P A
1844 N Nob Hill Rd Suite 140
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322
Office: 954-723-9999
Fax: 954-791-6565

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Bar Membership 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.