Charles G. White began his legal career as a Certified Legal Intern with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office while attending the University of Miami Law School in 1979. After he graduated and passed the Florida Bar, he continued as an Assistant State Attorney. He prosecuted misdemeanors, including DUI’s, and serious felony cases in adult and juvenile court. While at the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. White participated in some significant cases. He was part of the prosecution team that first tested in Florida the viability of the Battered Spouse Syndrome and the so-called “Video Intoxication” defenses to murder. He was also involved in police corruption and murder cases. As a prosecutor, he obtained valuable insight into the investigative and prosecutorial methods and motives, which he used to benefit his clients as a criminal defense attorney.
Mr. White resigned his position as an Assistant State Attorney when he was appointed as an Assistant Public Defender. His experience in prosecuting State crimes caused him to be assigned to a case involving the murder of a Federal Agent during a drug sting operation gone bad.
Since entering private practice, Mr. White has continued to defend people accused of State crimes. He has tried cases ranging from first-degree murder where the State was seeking the death penalty to criminal false advertising, a second-degree misdemeanor, and hundreds of cases in-between. He has handled dozens of first-degree murder cases, including trying death-penalty cases to verdict. In addition to maintaining a caseload in Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties, he has defended people in the State Courts throughout the State of Florida.
State crimes are typically prosecuted by the local State Attorney’s Offices, but in Florida, investigations that overlap county lines can be prosecuted by the Statewide Prosecutor’s Office. The State Attorney’s Offices will prosecute murder, robbery, burglary, sexual assault, etc. The Statewide Prosecutor’s Office will usually bring racketeering or organized fraud-type cases. In 2013, Mr. White defended the leader of the Florida Latin Kings in a racketeering case involving murder, aggravated assault and battery, and drug dealing in Orlando.
Obtaining Legal Assistance
If you or someone you know is accused of a State crime, it is important to have an attorney well-versed in the practice of criminal law on both sides of the courtroom to provide the best representation. Charles G. White has represented hundreds of clients in State Courts throughout the State of Florida. He has the experience and knowledge essential to obtain the best possible results. Charles G. White. He has over 34 years of experience with these types of cases and will defend you and your rights.