The Firm

The FirmThe law firm of Robbins, Tunkey, Ross, Amsel, Raben, & Waxman, P.A. was established as an exclusive criminal defense firm in 1977 and continues to handle criminal defense matters only for individuals and entities in state and federal courts, locally, nationally and throughout the world. Our founding members included experienced prosecutors from the major crimes division of the Dade County State Attorney’s Office whose mission, in forming the law firm, was to provide aggressive and competent legal defense to criminal charges in State and Federal courts. The firm’s attorneys continue to specialize in the defense of criminal cases and its members include lawyers certified by the Florida Bar as specialists in the areas of criminal trial law and criminal appeals. The firm and each of its partners enjoy the highest rating (AV) by the Martindale Hubbell Legal Directory. In addition, the firm and its attorneys  have been consistently recognized as among the best in the state of Florida by Miami Magazine, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine,  Law and Leading Attorneys, The South Florida Legal Guide and The Wall Street Journal/Miami Herald Best Lawyers polls. Two members of the firm are Adjunct Professors of Law at the University of Miami School of Law’s Litigation Skills Department. For more than 35 years, the firm has succeeded in attaining its goal of providing experienced, aggressive and competent legal representation in criminal matters. Our attorneys are among the most experienced criminal defense lawyers in South Florida in every aspect of criminal defense in both State and Federal Courts. Our attorneys have vast experience in all criminal matters ranging from DUI to First Degree Murder in the State Courts and from misdemeanours to the most serious felonies in Federal Courts. A very significant part of our practice involves white collar federal cases, locally and nationally, including Medicare/Medicaid fraud, mortgage fraud, criminal tax cases, health care fraud, securities fraud, ponzi schemes, money laundering and computer/internet fraud. Our Appellate staff’s experience includes appeals at every level of the Florida State Court system as well as Federal Appeals in nearly every Circuit in the country including a successful appeal to the United States Supreme Court. The firm’s commitment to providing the highest level of service and competent, zealous and thoughtful representation of our clients includes our commitment to be available and accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We invite contact by clients and prospective clients.