Your Sarasota & Bradenton Criminal Defense Attorneys

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Why Choose Us?

With over 30 years experience, our legal team is dedicated to obtaining the best possible outcome to your criminal case through:

  • Communication
    We understand that you may have many questions and concerns about your case as it moves through the criminal justice system. Our legal team is dedicated to proactive communication with our clients to ensure they have an understanding of what is happening with their case at each phase of the legal process.
  •  Protection
    With over 30 years experience, our criminal defense attorneys in Sarasota, Bradenton, Manatee County, and Venice have the experience, respect and reputation necessary to protect you from the potential consequences associated with your criminal charges. 
  • Reputation 
    Lawyers, prosecutors, and judges throughout Florida know that our criminal defense attorneys are skilled professionals who are thoroughly prepared to defend our clients at every step of the legal process.
  •  Respect
    Our legal team has worked to vigorously to earn the respect of both our colleagues and adversaries. We also understand that mutual trust and respect between our legal team and our clients are critical to achieving a favorable outcome.
  • DUI
  • Felony Battery against a Healthcare Worker
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Felony Possession of Marijuana
  • Traffic Infraction Resulting in a Fatality

Recognitions & MILESTONES

  • September 2023
    James Fowler is recognized as Top Elite Attorney in criminal defense by SRQ Magazine.
  • September 2023
    Andrew Pouget is recognized as Top Elite Attorney in criminal defense by SRQ Magazine.
  • August 2022
    James Fowler is recognized as Top Elite Attorney in criminal defense by SRQ Magazine.
  • August 2022
    Andrew Pouget is recognized as Top Elite Attorney in criminal defense by SRQ Magazine.
  • AUGUST 2022
    James Fowler is selected as top attorney by Super Lawyers.
  • JULY 2022

    Andrew Pouget named Americas Top 10 under 40 in Crimanal Defense

  • JUNE 2022
    James Fowler is recognized as America's Top 50 Lawyers.
  • JUNE 2022
    James Fowler is given the Lawyers of Distinction Award.
  • October 2021
    Andrew Pouget is made managing partner of Fowler Law Group.
  • SEPTEMBER 2021

    James Fowler is recognized as Top Elite Attorney in Criminal Defense by SRQ Magazine

  • SEPTEMBER 2020

    James Fowler is recognized as Top Elite Attorney in criminal defense by SRQ Magazine

  • SEPTEMBER 2020

    Andrew Pouget is recognized as Top Elite Criminal Defense Appellate Attorney by SRQ Magazine.

  • FEBRUARY 2019

    Attorney Andrew Pouget joined Fowler Law Group in an “Of Counsel” capacity.

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Client Reviews

HEAR WHAT FORMER CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY About Us
  • Made an unpleasant experience more bearable.

    “Both Mr. Fowler and his staff were a pleasure to work with and made an unpleasant experience more bearable. I greatly appreciate his assistance and would highly recommend him to anyone.”

  • Best choice for my legal defense.

    “In August 2016, I was arrested for driving under the influence. After my release from jail, my best friend Jessica gave me a number for a defense lawyer so I could hopefully fix my current legal situation involving my arrest by Sarasota PD. Mr. Fowler previously helped my friend get out of her sticky situation with the law. After briefly speaking to Mr. Fowler about my situation, I decided that he would be the best choice for my legal defense.”

  • Demonstrated true passion & professional in my case.

    “Mr. Fowler took on a criminal case in my behave & display full attention to my concerns, he demonstrated true passion & professional in my case. If you ever need a criminal attorney, I highly recommend this law firm for your situation.”

  • Great Job!

    “Mr. Fowler did a great job. He worked hard for my defense and got me the best possible out come for my case.”

  • Highly Recommend!

    “Highly recommended. James is very knowledgeable.”

Contact a Team of Skilled Criminal Defense Lawyers in Sarasota & Bradenton

At Fowler Law Group, our experienced criminal defense attorneys know how to effectively defend both adults and juveniles who are accused of offenses such as DUI, domestic battery, drug-related crimes, theft, traffic crimes, and sex crimes.  We also handle matters pertaining to probation violations and record sealing or expungement.  As a former Sarasota and Bradenton prosecutor, James Fowler has a unique insight into how the State handles criminal cases.  Additionally, Mr. Fowler has completed training programs in “Prosecuting the Drugged Driver” and “Prosecuting Refusal Cases” and is an active member of the National College for DUI Defense.

The legal team at Fowler Law Group is committed to aggressive criminal defense. If you or a loved one have been arrested or charged with a misdemeanor or felony, our firm will thoroughly review the evidence and work vigorously to protect your legal rights and driving privileges.  To learn more about our services and your case options, contact our criminal defense law firm us today by completing our online form below or calling us. We proudly serve Sarasota, Bradenton, Manatee County, and Venice, Florida.

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