Criminal Defense

Criminal cases involve the most serious offenses in the American judicial system.


Many criminal cases can be resolved through negotiations between a seasoned criminal lawyer and a reasonable prosecutor. But not all cases can or should be resolved in that manner, and the very best criminal lawyers are veterans of criminal litigation with extensive experience in pre-trial motion practice, suppression hearings. 


Criminal charges are brought by local, state or federal governments with tremendous resources If you face criminal charges in South Florida, you need the experience of Attorney John Olea.


The Law Offices of John Olea, P.A. has successfully handled criminal cases of virtually every conceivable variety.



Criminal convictions entail strict penalties:


  • Imprisonment in a state or federal institution

  • Substantial fines

  • Loss of certain rights and freedoms

  • A permanent mark that may affect future employment. education, and housing opportunities.



Attorney John Olea has successfully defended many hundreds of cases, from the most serious to simple infractions. John is sensitive to the fact that any charge, even a minor one, can be absolutely devastating and cause emotional, financial, and other hardships. John devotes his time and thorough attention to the individual circumstances and details of every client’s case.


John Olea is personally available to discuss your case and answer any questions. Call 561-624-7717