Experienced Criminal Defense Representation: Serving Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton, and All South Florida

We will fight for your rights and your future in the courtroom and beyond.

Were You Arrested in South Florida? The Stakes are High. 

Being arrested in South Florida can lead to experiencing fear and uncertainty. 

Remember: The police don’t get the final word. There is hope if you were arrested and charged with a crime. 

Call for a FREE Consultation to learn how we can help fight for your rights & your future: (954) 764-6800

The Benefits of Working with our Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Team:

1. Defend your rights: Experience the confidence of knowing you have the right team fighting with you.

2. Give yourself the best chance to minimize or avoid incarceration: The best thing you can do for your criminal case in South Florida is to hire an experienced and well-respected legal team

 3. Secure your future: Your life doesn’t need to come to a screeching halt after an arrest. We help you fight for and secure your present and future.   

Call for a FREE Consultation: (954) 764-6800

We Understand The Complexities You are Facing

We know this is a difficult time in your life. Facing criminal charges is a nerve-wracking experience. 

With well over 40 years in the criminal defense field in South Florida, we have the skills and connections you need to fight for the best possible outcome on your case. We’ve helped thousands of people charged with crimes in South Florida. 

The Types of Criminal Cases We Handle in South Florida

We handle nearly any criminal charge in South Florida, including:

How Does Working with our Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Attorneys Work?

1. Call for a FREE consultation

      • We will answer any questions you have and explain how we’re uniquely suited to represent you.

2. Hire our skilled criminal defense team

      • You can relax knowing that you have a skilled, competent, and compassionate team fighting for and with you. 

3. Experience the confidence of knowing you’re doing the best possible thing for your case

    • Instead of experiencing dread, you can relax knowing that you have a passionate team working on your behalf. 

Does Working with a Criminal Defense Attorney Make you Nervous? Let us Help Clear the Air:

Common objections we hear include:

  1. 1. I can’t afford a private defense attorney

    • You also cannot afford to let a criminal charge derail your life, your career, or your future. Come in for a free consultation to find out how we can help you — we’re confident that you’ll find the benefits of great legal counsel far outweigh the costs. Especially when it comes to a criminal case, skilled criminal defense attorneys can help spare you from certain legal fees, costs, and more. We can also talk about payment plan options. 
  2. 2. The evidence against me is really strong; I’m going to be convicted no matter what 

    • A strong case against you is not a slam dunk for the prosecution, and is all the more reason you should hire a private criminal defense attorney. Private attorneys will have more time and resources to devote to your case to better fight for the best possible outcome.
  3. 3. Criminal Attorneys aren’t trustworthy 

    • We know that some people feel this way. This is one of the many reasons we offer a free consultation. You get to come into our office, meet and talk with us, and learn how we can help you. After our first meeting, we know that you’ll experience our team as compassionate, dedicated, and trustworthy. 

Contact Us for a Free Consultation Today

Call us: (954) 764-6800 or fill out the form below. 

Meet Our Attorneys

Attorney Glenn R. Roderman

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Attorney Glenn Roderman

Criminal Defense Attorney Glenn Roderman

Before making a name for himself as a criminal defense attorney on a national level, Attorney Glenn R. Roderman was a Florida State Prosecutor and a municipal judge in two cities in South Florida. 

Mr. Roderman has devoted more than 40 years exclusively to criminal law. He has been involved in thousands of criminal cases. He is relentless in his clients’ defense, whether in the courtroom or at the negotiation table. He is highly visible in the media, and he is highly respected within the judicial system – which is a huge asset when it comes to defending his clients.  

Glenn looks forward to helping you, your family, or friends through the very trying, stressful, and frustrating time of life that can at timed feel hopeless. 

Give us a call to schedule a FREE consultation and learn more about how Attorney Roderman and Attorney Johnston can fight for your rights and your future: (954) 764-6800 

Attorney Philip Johnston

Philip C. Johnston, a Florida criminal defense attorney is pictured, he is smiling at the camera from the Fort Lauderdale criminal defense firm office

Criminal Defense Attorney Philip C. Johnston

Before becoming a renowned criminal defense attorney in South Florida, Attorney Philip Johnston was a highly successful journalist correspondent in Russia. After graduating from Columbia Law School in New York City, he spent 2 years clerking for a federal judge in Miami.  

Attorney Johnston has an incredibly successful track record when it comes to defending people facing white-collar crimes, general criminal charges, domestic violence charges, and more. In a recent case, a client was facing 125 years in prison and Attorney Johnston was able to negotiate a sentence involving ZERO jail time for the client. 

He recently succeeded in getting felony charges dropped in Broward and Palm Beach against a man accused of stealing cooking oil from fast-food restaurants, which is re-sold to make biodiesel. He also got charges dropped against a man accused of impersonating a police officer in Hillsborough County.

Give us a call to schedule a FREE consultation and learn more about how Attorney Roderman and Attorney Johnston can fight for your rights and your future: (954) 764-6800 

Google Reviews

Jim Brown
Jim Brown
23:24 16 Mar 22
This Is The BEST Lawyer I Ever Had Thus Far.A Well Determined Law Firm That’s Willing To Win For You. I Would Recommend Mr Glen And His Team To The World. They Are The BEST… Thanks A lot Guys!!!
greg cerasani
greg cerasani
14:12 12 Feb 22
Was recommended to Glenn From my family attorney. Was very pleased with the advice that he gave me. He saved me a lot of aggravation and money. All this with a phone. Would recommend this attorney for all legal needs Thank you sir
Josh Howard
Josh Howard
16:30 08 Feb 22
Glenn Roderman is one of the preeminent criminal defense attorneys in the State of Florida. No matter the severity of the charge, nor the evidence allegedly stacked-up against you, Mr. Roderman will make sure to give you both his unprecedented legal advice, as well as the undivided attention to your case that you need for a successful outcome.... This is why Glenn has been an outstanding member of The Florida Bar (as well as a former magistrate, state attorney and defense attorney), as well as a valuable and influential member of the South Florida judicial community. Glenn has helped hundreds of clients successfully move past their charges and onto successful lives. I have no doubt that should you trust him with your case, he will do the same for you. An excellent criminal defense attorney and even a better person.read more
Miss Haevan
Miss Haevan
19:01 06 Jan 22
Mr.Roderman and his Team are a complete blessing and I'm beyond grateful. Mr.Roderman resolved my complex case that I have been going through with the utmost attentiveness and educated me as we moved forward always making sure I was well prepared and informed. Mr. Norris, Roderman's assistant kept all of us on the same page communication wise and... always got the job done. Mr. Roderman's team is always prepared, determined and 100% defends and fights for their client to the fullest degree. Thank you for helping me get over and close a very hard chapter in my life and made it possible to move on, worry free.read more
More Google Reviews

What our clients say

  • ”There aren't enough words to express my gratitude & appreciation for taking care of my son.“
  • ”By your skills and efforts, you have made this a very special and happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for all your help for Brian.“
  • ”You are one of my most trusted friends! Words alone cannot express the thanks and affection I have for you! You are one of the most genuine people that I had the pleasure of meeting.“
  • ”Thank you so very much for your counsel and guidance in helping our daughter through this difficult situation. We feel so blessed to have been introduced to you and your professionalism.“
  • ”Your masterful handling of my son Brett's serious legal issues, the strategies you employed and your wise counsel that resulted in the most satisfactory outcome imaginable, certainly qualify as one of those rare instances. “
  • ”Through all my trials and tribulations, you have always been empathetic towards my financial situation and demonstrated a high level of patience with me as one of your clients. Your experience and professionalism was very essential towards the outcome of my case.“
  • ”Every day since Raymond's release we have talked of what an incredible job you did for him. Your efforts, knowledge, experience, and determination has given him his life back and set him on the path to a successful future.“
View more testimonials