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The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger

Many criminal defense firms have some prosecution experience, usually three years or less. That is not the case at The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger. Tim Hessinger spent 15 years in the State Attorney's office and was in the Major Crime Division - Special Prosecution Unit for eight years. During his years at the State Attorney's Office, Tim handled major cases including capital murder, serial rape, shaken baby deaths, theft rings, firearm crimes, career criminal cases, sexual predator cases, and many other cases that garnered significant media attention.

Shortly before going into private practice in 2005, Tim was recognized as Prosecutor of the Year. Tim Hessinger opened his criminal defense practice in February of 2005 and put his experience gained from years of prosecuting cases to work for his clients in the Tampa Bay area.

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When you are accused of a crime there is nothing more critical than immediately retaining skilled and experienced representation. Our experienced criminal defense attorney uses a detailed approach on every case to maximize every client's chance of a successful resolution of their case. We take pride in the hundreds of cases we have effectively defended in the courtrooms throughout the Tampa area. For this work on behalf of his accused clients, Attorney Hessinger has received a Superb AV Preeminent® Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the most prestigious hallmarks of accomplishment in the industry.

Years of prosecution experience allow us to strategically optimize a client's position by anticipating the prosecutor's next move. Our knowledge of the criminal justice system allows us to provide our clients with alternative options for case resolution that would otherwise be overlooked. With countless cases effectively defended behind us, we urge you to contact our firm to discuss your personal situation so that we can advise you as to the best course of action.

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