H. MANUEL HERNÁNDEZ has been an attorney for more than 30 years. He is dual Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Criminal Trial Law and Criminal Appellate Law, and is also Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Criminal Trial Advocate. AV rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, the highest rating bestowed on attorneys by this venerable and renowned legal bibliographer, he is also listed by Martindale-Hubbell in "The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers"a listing of the most experienced and respected lawyers in America.
His practice emphasizes criminal trial, appellate litigation and civil litigation. He has handled all types of criminal litigation in state and federal courts, from DUI cases to cases where clients have been charged with first degree capital murder, vehicular homicide, federal and state drug trafficking, bank fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, telemarketing fraud, and money laundering. He has represented civil litigants in cases involving such diverse areas as civil RICO, civil fraud, quiet title matters, specific performance of real estate contracts, and dissolution of marriage. As a result of his many years with the U.S. Department of Justice as a federal prosecutor and his extensive litigation experience, Mr. Hernández also represents many litigants in federal and state forfeiture cases, administrative proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal regulatory agencies, and state administrative licencing proceedings.