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Frank J. Gaviria is a highly recognized Criminal Defense Attorney who has been defending individuals accused of serious crimes in excess of 30 years. He has the experience to know what it takes to provide representation in the best and most effective manner possible in Federal Courts throughout the United States as well as State Criminal Courts.

Criminal Defense Attorney Frank J. Gaviria earned his Jurisprudence Doctor of Laws Degree at the Hofstra University School of Law after being awarded his undergraduate degree in Political Science at Fordham University.

As a member in good standing of the Florida Bar as well as the Florida Association of Criminal Defense, he has demonstrated his outstanding ability in representing people charged with criminal offenses.

Although Criminal Defense Attorney Frank J. Gaviria makes Miami, Florida, his home base, he is available to represent individuals in criminal matters wherever those difficulties may arise.

The Law Office of Frank J. Gaviria, P.A. assures you — what can be done, will be done.


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We specialize in the following case types :Criminal LawDUI DefenseJury TrialsProbationAppealsBail HearingsViolent Crimes DefenseFederal Crimes DefenseNarcotics DefenseFraud / White CollarMotion HearingsPetition to VacateGrand Jury Investigations

Whether you are charged with a state or federal criminal offense, the experience is life-changing. The process of defending yourself is time-consuming and stressful.

Violent Crimes

Do you need a Criminal Defense Attorney who has experience in representing people charged with violent crimes at the State or Federal level?

With over 20 years of criminal defense experience, Attorney Frank J. Gaviria is a trusted name in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties as well as in the numerous State and Federal jurisdictions in which he has appeared.


It is no secret that many people are charged with drug offenses in the United States. If charged with a drug offense, it makes perfect sense to retain an attorney who has the knowledge and experience to defend against these charges in the most effective way as possible in both the Federal Courts and in the State Courts.

Federal & State Crimes

It is one thing to be charged with a criminal offense in a State Court, however being charged in Federal Court can be a life-changing experience that may affect a person in many unexpected ways for the rest of his life. Criminal Defense Attorney Frank J. Gaviria can not only render criminal representation, but can also provide guidance throughout all steps in the Federal and State prosecution process.


People can spend years and extraordinary energy building their careers and reputation, however with one careless mistake all of that can be erased and turned upside-down. A driving under the influence (DUI) conviction can have that result. Therefore, a person needs effective legal representation in that situation.

Mortage Fraud

Although the real estate boom-and-bust of the first decade of 2000 may now seem to be a mere memory, the Federal government has not forgotten. They continue to pursue individuals and companies that are suspected of participating in mortgage fraud, no matter what their role was in the scheme.

Criminal Law

No person should ever view a State or Federal criminal charge as being a mere annoyance. This is serious! In such a situation you need highly competent and knowledgeable professional representation. Attorney Frank J. Gaviria is there for you.