Leland E. Garvin
Leland Eric Garvin, a Florida native and second generation trial attorney, began his legal career working as a State Prosecutor. While at the State Attorney’s office, he gained invaluable trial experience representing the State of Florida in countless jury trials at both the misdemeanor and felony levels.
Prior to taking the job with the State, and throughout law school; Mr. Garvin worked for one of the larger personal injury law firms in South Florida. When he wasn’t handling injury and auto accident cases; he made time for the Moot Court Honor Society. It was during his time with Moot Court that he developed a love for the courtroom and passionate advocacy.
After leaving his job as a prosecutor, Mr. Garvin started his own firm handling both criminal defense and injury cases. He and his father Jeff later decided to combine their two practices in an effort to better serve the needs of their clients.
In 2009, Leland was selected as “one of the best up and coming attorneys” in the state of Florida by Florida Trend Magazine and listed in the 2009 edition of Strathmore’s Who’s Who.
In 2010, Mr. Garvin was named by Florida Super Lawyers magazine as one of the Top Young Lawyers in Florida. Only 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers for this list. He has remained on this list each year since 2010.
Leland was also selected as one of the top 40 lawyers under the age of 40 in Florida by The National Trial Lawyers Association in 2012.
He is a founding member and current Board of Directors of Captains for Clean Water in addition to being a founding member and current Treasurer of the Southwest Florida Trial Lawyers Association.
Leland is a member of American Association for Justice, the Calusa American Inn of Court, and the Lee County Bar Association. He concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and select criminal defense litigation.
He is admitted to the Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the Middle District of Florida.
Throughout his career, Mr. Garvin has handled various State and Federal criminal cases including but not limited to Bank Robbery, Drug Trafficking, Drug Possession, Strong arm robbery, Robbery with a Deadly Weapon, Child Abuse, Possession of Child Pornography, Animal Abuse, Vehicular Manslaughter, as well as Misdemeanor offenses such as: Driving and Boating under the influence (DUI & BUI), Driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLS), Possession of Cannabis (Marijuana), Battery.
Mr. Garvin has also litigated various Serious Injury cases such as: Auto Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Police Brutality, Insurance Coverage Disputes, Medical and Legal Malpractice just to name a few.
Feel free to contact Mr. Garvin Today to discuss your case.
J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center
B.S., Florida State University, College of Business
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Florida Bar Association
Broward Bar Association
Lee County Bar Association
Florida Justice Association
American Association for Justice
Broward County Justice Association
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Florida Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company