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Spring Hill, Florida criminal defense law firm

  • Criminal Defense
  • Accident & Injury
  • Immigration
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security

We take pride in being approachable and accessible at all times so that we can provide personalized service tailored to your needs as well as those of your family members.

You have been injured in an accident and need a lawyer.

When you work with us, we will take the time to learn more about your unique situation, your goals, and your concerns. We want you to be involved every step of the way—after all, the outcome of the case could have a major impact on your life. Our lawyers are proud to work together to serve clients throughout Spring Hill.

If this sounds like what you’re looking for in legal representation then please contact our office today! We offer free consultations so that we can get started right away helping you seek justice after an injury or accident. Call (352) 597-2464 now!

Our Attorneys

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Betty Marion Whitman

Betty Marion Whitman resides in Weeki Wachee, Florida with her husband. She began practicing law in Marion County since 1987.

Betty started her legal career as a secretary to her father, a general practitioner in Melbourne, Florida. She continued to work as a legal secretary in various cities in Florida and briefly in New York City. She obtained her A.A. degree from Brevard Community College, then went on to the University of Central Florida to obtain her B.A. degree, and then to Law School at the University of Florida. Betty has achieved an “AV Preeminent” rating by Martindale & Hubbell, which is a significant accomplishment and a testament to the fact that her peers rate her at the highest level of achievement. She was also Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation (2000-2015). She has spoken at numerous seminars and educational programs on practice and procedure, and topical issues, involving workers’ compensation, employment law, and liability law.

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (J.D., 1986)
    University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (B.A., with honors, 1984)
  • -Named Florida “Super Lawyer” (2010)
    “AV Preeminent” Rated by Martindale – Hubbell
    “Boss of the Year” by the Marion County Legal Support Association (2012)
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Kevin Hayslett

J. Kevin Hayslett is a law firm partner at Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett. He is a graduate of Clearwater High School. He and his wife, Melisa have three sons. They enjoy playing tennis, baseball and watching seasonal sports. Kevin is an avid tennis player and is currently nationally rated in singles and doubles.

  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1987
    B.S., Political Science Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
    Past National & SE Mock Trial Championship Team, American Association for Justice
    National College of DUI Defense, Harvard University.
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4245 Rachel Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34607
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