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Welcome to The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. I am attorney Donald J. Kilfin, a St. Petersburg area criminal defense and DUI attorney with over seventeen years of criminal law experience, including six years as a Pinellas County state prosecutor. I am committed to providing the residents of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, and surrounding areas with the highest quality of legal services, at affordable rates, in a wide array of criminal and traffic matters, including DUI, juvenile, and probation violation proceedings. I deliberately limit my intake to ensure that each client's matter receives the time and attention needed to attain the best possible outcome. The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. recognizes that good people can, and sometimes do, find themselves at odds with the criminal justice system and understands the tremendous degree of stress and anxiety these situations can produce. Meeting, and exceeding, my client's expectations is my goal.

    The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. Committed to Protecting Your Future

  • Georgia State Bar
  • Florida State Bar
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo Clients Choice 2013
  • Avvo Clients Choice 2014
  • Avvo Rating 10.0
  • Av Preeminent
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Were You Arrested in St. Petersburg?

When you are facing a criminal charge, having an experienced Tampa Bay area defense attorney on your side can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. Backed by nearly two decades of experience, we know how to build a results-driven case based on your individual needs and goals. We take the time to examine the evidence on your behalf and work to help you secure a favorable outcome. Whether you are dealing with a violent crime charge, DUI, fraud, theft, or even homicide, our firm has the tenacity necessary to help you move forward with confidence. We handle complex cases with the care and respect they deserve from start to finish.

We understand that this is a sensitive situation you are dealing with and we strive to put your mind at ease. Our lawyer understands the various defenses that can be used in your favor in order to combat the evidence being brought against you. With our firm on your side, you will always understand the specifics of your case, as well as your rights throughout the matter. You can trust that when you hire The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C., your best interests are always at the forefront of our practice and your rights, future, and freedom are in good hands. With so much on the line, you cannot afford to hire inexperienced representation. We truly care about our clients, so we work diligently on your case.

  • Helping Good People Through Difficult Situations

    Put my well-rounded trial experience and skills on your side.

  • Take Advantage of Client Solutions
    We provide helpful information about the different solutions available to you, from pre-trial diversion to trial.
  • Your First Meeting with My Firm is Free
    We offer a complimentary consultation, which can be completed in-person or over the phone.

Protect Your Future

As an experienced criminal defense and DUI lawyer serving the residents of Tampa Bay, Mr. Kilfin takes every necessary step to ensure his client's rights are protected. At The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C., we meticulously review all of the evidence against a particular client and immediately begin to formulate a strategy to mitigate, or eliminate, the potential impact of a criminal charge on our client's personal, professional, and family life. Mr. Kilfin has helped hundreds of individuals obtain favorable resolutions in their criminal matters for years.

  • Selected for Inclusion in the List of Super Lawyers ® Rising Stars ℠
  • Recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013-2017
  • NACA - Top 10 Under 40
  • Superb 10/10 Avvo Rating
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell for Highest Level of Professional Excellence, 2017
  • Recognized as one of the Top 100 DUI lawyers in Central FL by the NAFDD, 2014-2017

Client Reviews

At The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C., we realize that no cases are alike and work relentlessly to tailor a defense strategy that is unique to the needs of each client individually. As an experienced criminal defense and DUI lawyer, attorney Donald J. Kilfin recognizes that the value of effective advocacy skills, both oral and written, cannot be understated. The provision of zealous and effective representation to the residents of St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, New Port Richey, Dade City, and Bradenton, during some of the most difficult and challenging times in their lives, is our top priority. To view comments posted by former clients of Attorney Donald J. Kilfin, visit the Testimonials section of our website.

    The light on my families darkest days

    Swift action led to my brothers successful defense in 2and degree murder arrest, well spoken and sharp mind but also down to ...


    Appreciative beyond words

    Never have I been in a situation where I felt so helpless, but Mr. Kilfin changed that. He was kind, caring and considerate. ...

    Happy client

    The Best of The Best. As loyal they come

    Being from other State, and facing Two Felony Charges, ( over a stupid Cell phone ) I need someone that would have my back ...

    James J Mullan

    Donny is ALL YOU NEED!

    If you need the best, give Donny a call. He will answer the phone and explain everything clearly. Donny was extremely ...


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