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When making the decision to hire a criminal defense lawyer, several things must always be kept in mind. It is better to involve legal representation sooner, rather than later. Should you choose to work with an inexperienced firm or a public defender, you may get exactly what you pay for. With their time spread thin and their experience at a minimum, you risk facing serious consequences when using their services.

Our legal team, however, has vast experience and seasoned advice to offer all of our clients. We work with you to find a reasonable and aggressive solution to your case, and it does not stop there. We will always protect your rights, in and out of court, and we will work day in and day out until we know that we have a competent and compassionate argument on our side.

  • Member of the National Trial Lawyers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Nearly 20 Years of Experience and a Recognized Record of Success
  • Licensed to Practice in Florida State and Federal Courts
  • Thousands of Cases Handled as a Former State Prosecutor
  • Member of the National Association of the Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers



"A major part of being a successful defense attorney... knowing how to recognize the weaknesses in the State's case against your client. As a former prosecutor, I ask myself, 'Could I convict this person, and how would I do it?' If you know how to successfully prosecute a case, you can then recognize the area or areas that are vulnerable to an attack."


  • During my worst days of life, he not only made me feel like family, but he gave me hope.

    “This review is long overdue and more than deserved for such an outstanding attorney. Miles Kinsell helped me immensely through the darkest battle of my life. He was honest, determined, caring and with me every step of the journey. During my worst days of life, he not only made me feel like family, but he gave me hope. He made sure my voice was heard and he fought hard for me every step of the way. Miles and his assistant Libby, made sure I was always informed and understood the process and status of the case. I was confident in him from the beginning and I couldn’t have asked for an attorney to be any more professional, diligent or attentive. I would hands down, highly recommend Miles Kinsell for anyone seeking an attorney, ever.”


  • I was very impressed with Mr. Miles ability to work a miracle on my behalf!

    “I want to thank Mr. Miles Kinsell and his team member Miss. Libby for the outstanding work they did for me on my court case. I was very impressed with Mr. Miles ability to work a miracle on my behalf! I would recommend Mr. Miles Kinsell and his team to anyone who is dealing with a court case of their own and may think that there is no hope but there is hope when you contact the Kinsell law firm located in Gainesville Florida!”


  • Miles Kinsell is the best defense attorney in Gainesville.

    “Miles Kinsell is the "Best Defense Attoney in Gainesville. Mr Kinsell just finished my case where he successfully had 5 felony charges aginst me dropped. He took on my case and I was facing the posiibility of many years in prison and with his amazing skills he was able to get this charges dropped. I wouldn't use any other attorney but Mr. Kinsell he is the best!”

    Former Client

  • I feel lucky to have found a firm as good as this one.

    “This legal team is stellar, I was facing DUI charges and I was really afraid of how this would affect grad school, my record and life in general. Miles, John and Libby made the ordeal painless, Miles and John actually work on cases together so your getting 2 attorneys for the cost. And in my book their fees were minimal considering they got the charges dropped through a deferment period and at the end of said time period the DUI will become reduced to a citation and I can have the whole ordeal expunged. They have great communication and service even after the bulk of the legal work is completed, they are personable, informative and they say call or email anytime with future questions or concerns. I feel lucky to have found a firm as good as this one, I have met a few folks that have faced DUI in the past and they said their attorneys (different firms) didn't do a things for them and they still got the book thrown at them when it was all said and done. Not me, and I own it to Kinsell and Whitaker.”

    Former Client

  • Mr. Kinsell and his legal team worked tirelessly to get the charges dropped.

    “I was in Gainesville recently and charged with a serious crime. I hired Mr. Kinsell to represent me. He and his legal team worked tirelessly to get the charges dropped. I highly recommend him as a defense attorney.”



At Kinsell Law Firm, we strive to provide the highest quality of legal aid to our clients throughout the Gainesville area. If you hire us, not only will we help defend your rights, but we will also advocate your freedom. As a seasoned law firm, we can conduct a thorough investigation into your recent charges to determine the best possible defense strategy. Once we create an innovative and creative defense strategy, we will move forward conducting interviews and further investigations. Our lawyers believe that directly handling every case themselves is the only way to obtain the best possible outcome. Whether you are facing charges of your first DUI or a serious violent crime, our firm is ready to defend you. You will be in trustworthy, professional and reliable hands with us.


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