Attorney in St. Petersburg, FL

Bruce Denson, JD

Bruce Denson, JD | Attorney photo
Criminal Defense Lawyer
St. Petersburg, FL
Criminal defense attorney taking cases in Tampa Bay and throughout Florida. Our focus is your case. We look for immediate solutions that protect your future.

I help people who do not have a criminal record keep it that way. Special emphasis on first-time offenders, drug cases, DUI and people struggling with addiction issues. I seek long-term solutions to immediate problems for you, and your family.

I have over 20 years of experience helping people navigate the criminal justice system. Our goal is to have your case dismissed, avoid a conviction or resolved in the best way possible.

The best time to start defending your case is now. Give us a call.
 Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Mr. Denson graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in Business Administration from University of Florida. He received his Juris Doctorate in 1994 from Stetson College of Law.
Bruce H. Denson is a partner in the firm of Bruce H. Denson, P.A. After passing the bar in 1994, Mr. Denson was Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit. As an Assistant State Attorney, he prosecuted a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony cases including over fifty jury trials. In 1998, Mr. Denson left the State Attorney’s Office and eventually became a shareholder in the firm Whittemore, Denson PA. At Whittemore, Denson PA, Mr. Denson focused on complex product liability cases. Mr. Denson, with cocounsel, is the first attorney to collect on verdicts against Phillip Morris and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company in individual consumer cases. He started his own firm in 2006 to devote himself to representing those accused of crimes and plaintiffs in cigarette litigation. Mr. Denson has lectured for the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, the Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and for Bar Associations across the state of Florida. He is a published author and has written for the Florida Bar Journal, the Journal of the Florida Justice Association, the Defender magazine of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the St. Petersburg Bar’s Paraclete. He sat on the Executive Committee of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and served as the President of the Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. In 2011, Mr. Denson founded a non-profit, Paddle Addict, Inc., that helps people in recovery from substance abuse through watersports activities.
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