Criminal defense attorney located in Dunedin Florida, serving Clearwater, Largo, Dunedin, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, and New Port Richey.
If you’re searching for an experienced and affordable criminal defense attorney, family attorney, or need a personal injury lawyer in Dunedin, Clearwater, Largo, Palm Harbor, Tarpons Springs, Safety Harbor, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Trinity, Hudson, or Wesley Chapel; contact us for a free consultation. We have over 25 years of experience in criminal defense and have been successful in representing clients for DUI(or DWI), simple battery, aggravated battery, drug possession including drug trafficking, sex offenses, petit theft, grand theft, dealing in stolen property, financial crimes, fraud, violations of probation, and much more. Hire a criminal attorney that you can trust and access anytime.
Don and Kris pride themselves on being the criminal defense attorneys for the residents of north Pinellas County and west Pasco County. Kris is a former Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit and spent three years prosecutor felony and misdemeanor cases in Pasco County. He prosecuted hundreds of DUI cases, took over 20 DUI case to jury trial, and argued hundreds of hearings on complex DUI matters including motions to suppress and reverse extrapolation. Additionally, he prosecuted cases involving sex crimes, violent crimes including battery and assault, child abuse cases, domestic battery, drug charges including possession and trafficking, grand theft, petit theft, fraud, underage drinking, traffic crimes, and contracting without a license. With over 40 jury trials under his belt, Kris has the trial experience needed to properly defend your case.
Don has over 14 years experience as a criminal defense attorney in Pasco and Pinellas Counties. As a Public Defender, Don defended clients facing charges of murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, aggravated battery, sexual battery, vehicular manslaughter, aggravated assault, and much more. Don’s criminal defense resume is unmatched. Despite his knowledge of the law, Don remains humble and makes himself accessible at his Dunedin office. In addition to being a criminal defense attorney, Don prides himself on being a strong family and divorce attorney.
In 2018, Kris & Don joined together to form Hendry & Parker, P.A. in downtown Dunedin. Together, the two criminal defense attorneys continue to represent clients who were arrested and/or have been charged by the State of Florida. The guarantee you get from Hendry & Parker, P.A. is that 1) Your best interest is our number one priority, 2) We will always keep you in the loop and will always return your calls within one business day, and 3) We will fight to get the best possible resolution in your case. We aim to be the best criminal defense attorneys in Dunedin and the surrounding areas of Palm Harbor, Clearwater, Tarpon Springs, Largo, Holiday, and New Port Richey.
Both attorneys take pride in their cases but also take pride in giving back to their communities. Over the past few years, Hendry & Parker, P.A. has been the sponsor to countless service events including charity events in Palm Harbor and Dunedin. We are active in the Downtown Dunedin Merchant’s Association and the Clearwater Bar Foundation that works to provide education opportunities and legal access for those who cannot afford it. Each year Hendry & Parker criminal attorneys take on pro-bono cases for those who cannot afford an attorney.
If you’ve been arrested and you are facing criminal charges, schedule a free consultation with one or both of us. You’ll find that we will not judge you, we will fight for you, and we will always keep you informed on what is going on in your case. For a free consultation in our Dunedin office, call (727) 205-5555 or email info@HendryParker.com today.
Kris became a member of the Florida Bar in 2008 and is a graduate of Marshall University and Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was member of its award-winning moot court team. After graduation, Kris worked as a staff attorney for the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid and assisted domestic violence victims in securing domestic violence injunctions and stalking injunctions.
In 2009, Kris was hired as an Assistant State Attorney with Florida's Sixth Judicial Circuit which is located in the Clearwater/Saint Petersburg area. As a state prosecutor, Kris tried 42 jury trials, hundreds of evidentiary motions, and a handful of appeals. Kris prosecuted cases in a number of felony and misdemeanors areas including, but not limited to: DUI, domestic violence, sex crimes, fraud, drug possession and drug trafficking, theft crimes, weapons charges, consumer protection cases, and obstruction.
Today, Kris is a season criminal defense attorney with offices in Dunedin. He defends clients on cases such as DUI & DWI, battery, domestic disputes, assault, drug possession and drug trafficking, theft, fraud, contracting without a license, sex cases, and various other charges. Call Kris for a free consultation and case evaluation today at (727) 205-5555.
Don is a second-generation Pinellas County native who has been practicing law for over a decade. He spent the first eleven years of his legal career working for the Public Defender’s Office in the Sixth
Judicial Circuit where he was lead counsel in over two dozen criminal jury trials trying everything from DUI to Murder in the First Degree. Many of the cases he took to trial resulted in Not Guilty verdicts. Don will do his best to work the case out for a favorable outcome, but if negotiations fail, he will be ready to go to trial. Don has represented well over a thousand clients in his career and will use that experience to help solve issues for those in a time of great need.
Don graduated from Clearwater High School, University of South Florida and the St. Thomas University School of Law. When he is not in court or preparing cases, Don enjoys hiking, bicycling, snowboarding, brewing beer and exploring new places with his wife Roxane.