Tampa Criminal & DUI Defense Attorneys

Contact Us Today at (813) 321-7323

At Thomas & Paulk, we have handled more than 7,000 criminal cases throughout our legal careers. We have helped thousands of clients fight their charges to obtain successful outcomes, and we are ready to help you too. Give our criminal defense law firm a call today to put heavyweights in your corner. If you have been charged with a crime in Florida, we can help you! Call us today at (813) 321-7323.

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Putting Our
Clients First

Each of our attorneys has an extensive training and is extremely familiar with the legal system. When we take on a case, we do everything we can to obtain exceptional results for our clients. At Thomas & Paulk, every client is considered a top priority.

What Sets Us Apart

Criminal law matters don’t wait for convenient office hours. We know that, which is why we don’t limit our availability. If you’re facing charges or if a loved one has been arrested, you will need an attorney—and you will need an attorney fast.

Give us a call and be confident knowing we will be there to answer the phone. Beyond our around-the-clock availability, we provide aggressive defense strategies rooted in our years of hands-on experience. We will leave no stone unturned in our efforts to protect your rights.

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  • 7,000+ Cases Handled
  • Free & Confidential Consultations
  • Aggressive Defense Strategies

Real Criminal
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  • “The attorneys and staff were extremely knowledgeable, courteous, and willing to go the extra mile. My case was knocked down from a DUI to reckless driving, and I couldn't be more pleased with the service that was provided to me. ”

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  • “I couldn't be happier with this law firm. I had Jeff Paulk and he was great. Got my bond reduced so I could be home with my family. I have more to go, but have great confidence in them. Compassionate and a real go getter! I highly recommend them to anyone ”


  • “I was arrested and charged with a felony. Mr. Paulk had the charges reduced to a misdemeanor during bond court and eventually dismissed altogether...note, I did not say charges were dropped, case dismissed! ”

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  • “I couldn't be happier with the outcome that Jeff Paulk has done for me. I was charged with DUI with priors and got it dropped to a reckless with minimum penalties. I have hired Jeff in the past and had no hesitation in hiring him again. ”

    Jim Jaggers

  • “Jeff was able to get my case dismissed without me ever going to court. I highly recommend him!”


  • “I was involved in a criminal offense that could have become a nightmare. Thanks to attorney Jeff C Paulk I was able to get back to my loved ones and my community. ”

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  • “When I was arrested for the first time in my life of 50 years, I was simply helpless and frightened. I had to find a lawyer that I could trust would get me out of this situation. Jeff Paulk was very professional, serious and didn't mind answering all my qu”

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We Fight
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We know how the legal system works and we've won thousands of cases to prove it. Get started today with a free consultation. There's nothing to lose with us - just pick up the phone or email us and get your immediate question answered. Your Freedom is our number one priority

Our Recent Cases
  • Affray All charges dropped
  • Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer Misdemeanor diversion program, charges dropped
  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm All charges were dismissed
  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm Reduced to two misdemeanors, a year of probation
  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm, Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle & Domestic Violence Battery Probation with no prison time
  • Attempted Murder Reduced to aggravated assault with probation
  • Auto Burglary and Grand Theft All charges dismissed
  • Battery State Attorney Dropped All Charges
  • Battery All charges dropped and client was released
  • Battery Dropped all charges