Pensacola Criminal Defense Attorney

Serving Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties

A Firm That Focuses on Criminal Defense

At the law firm of Michael J. Griffith, P.A., we devote much of our practice to helping people who have been charged with criminal offenses. We have served the people of Pensacola, Florida, and the surrounding areas for more than 30 years. Our attorneys have practiced throughout the United States in drug and sex crime cases. Our goal is to obtain the best outcome possible in your case.

We fight aggressively for people who have been charged with the following offenses:

Drug Offenses

We defend people charged with drug possession and other drug-related offenses. Through detailed investigation, we develop a strong defense against the charges.


If you have been charged with manslaughter or murder, your freedom and your future are at stake. We use police reports, statements, investigators and expert witnesses to mount an aggressive defense of our clients' rights.

Sex Crimes

Sex crime charges can involve a wide range of offenses involving sexual assault, child pornography, the solicitation of a minor and many others. A sex crime charge has major implications for your reputation and your life. The counsel of an experienced attorney is vital if you have been accused of a sex crime.

Burglary and Home Invasion

Burglary and home invasion charges carry serious consequences. If you have been accused of one of these offenses or another related charge, we will fight to make a strong case for you. We will fight to shift the burden of proof in your favor.

Domestic Violence

If you have been charged with a domestic violence offense, you are likely already feeling the impact of the accusation. You may have been barred from seeing your family or even returning to your home. Our lawyers will fight to have your side of the story told.

White Collar Crimes

The consequences are serious if you have been charged with embezzlement, bank fraud, Medicare/Medicaid fraud or another white collar offense. We carefully scrutinize all the evidence in these cases and use accountants and other experts when appropriate to build strong, effective cases for our clients.

Driving Under the Influence/Vehicular Homicide

Serious charges that can carry severe consequences. We diligently examine all angles and develop strong, strategic defenses for our clients.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Contact us for a free consultation if you have a criminal defense matter or you have been injured in an accident.