Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers
CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
JOEL DEFABIO, JUSTIN K. BECKHAM AND HELMUTH SOLIS
FOCUS THEIR PRACTICE ONLY WITHIN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
The DeFabio Beckham Solis defense team offers aggressive representation as well as a thorough understanding of the federal and Florida state court systems, with particular attention to courts in Miami-Dade County.
- Proven success in litigation and out-of-court settlements
- Defended thousands of criminal cases at every level including Juvenile, Misdeameanor and Felony in Miami-Dade County since 1980
- More than 50 years of combined experience
- Team includes former Miami-Dade Assistant Public Defenders and State Prosecutors
- Extensive state and federal criminal defense experience
For Justin K. Beckham, the practice of law is a family tradition — he’s the only fourth-generation trial lawyer in the history of Miami-Dade County. Mr. Beckham leverages his experience as a Miami-Dade Assistant Public Defender to represent his clients with integrity, tenacity and a strong commitment to results.
Joel DeFabio practices Criminal Defense in Miami, Florida. During his 31 year career, he established himself as one of the pre-eminent Federal Criminal Defense lawyers in the country. Joel’s trial work accounted for over 50 “NOT GUILTY” verdicts, including the Nationally acclaimed “Liberty City 7″ terrorist trial. In 2007, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) awarded him the Rodney Thaxton “Against All Odds” award, one of their highest annual honors. The Daily Business Review also named him one of Miami’s “Most Effective Lawyers” in the specialization of Criminal Justice in 2008.
In 2010, Super Lawyers magazine named Helmuth Solis a “Rising Star” in the practice area of DUI Defense. This award is given annually to the top 2.5% of practicing attorneys in the State of Florida. Along with his law partner, Justin K. Beckham, Helmuth’s hard work and DUI knowledge accounted for over 50 DUI dismissals during the calendar year of 2010.Helmuth continues to refine his knowledge of DUI by actively attending various seminars and workshops pertaining to DUI defense throughout the nation and state. He strives to be up to date on all new case law and issues relating to intoxilyzers, field sobriety exercises and unconstitutional stops.