Gary Kollin

Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Recipient, "Super Lawyer" rating in Civil Rights Law, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2012. Leading Florida Lawyer in the areas of Felonies & Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Law, American Research Corporation (less than 6% of Florida lawyers selected). Nominated, Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission for Circuit Court Judgeship, 1986. Listed, Who's Who in American Law; Outstanding Young Man in America. Author: "Post Acquittal Detention: Go Directly Back To Jail After Acquittal," Florida Defender Magazine of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Vol. 7, No. 2, Summer 1995; "To File or Not To File, That is the Question," The Florida Court Reporter, Vol. 54, Number 4, Winter 1997-1998. Senior Partner, Gary Kollin, P.A., 1987—; Counsel, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, 1985-1987; Assistant State Attorney, 1981-1985; Assistant Public Defender, 1979-1981. Mensa. Grade Reviewer, Florida Bar Criminal Law Certification Committee, 1999 and 2004 exams. Former Member, Florida Bar 17th Judicial Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee; Florida Bar 17th Judicial Circuit Fee Arbitration Committee; Florida Bar Criminal Appellate Practice Committee.
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Areas of Law

  • Police Misconduct
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • False Arrest
  • White Collar Crime


Overall Client Rating

in Criminal Law
5.0 out of 5.0

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  • Last reviewed on 03/25/10
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Experience & Credentials


Attorney and Counselor-at-Law

Admission Details

Admitted in 1979, Florida
1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
1979, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
1979, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
1982, U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Law School Attended

    University of Miami School of Law
    Class of 1979

    University Attended

    Harvard University
    Class of 1975

    Birth Information

    Born in 1953
    Miami Beach, Florida, 1953

    Special Agencies

    Broward County (Ft. Lauderdale) Assistant State Attorney; Field Counsel, State of Florida Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; Broward County (Ft. Lauderdale) Assistant Public Defender.

    Associations & Memberships

    The Florida Bar; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Million Dollar Advocates Forum.


    (Board Certified Criminal Trial and Criminal Appellate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)

    Representative Cases

    Smith v. United States, 508 U.S. 223 (1993); Kollin v. Ader, 591 So. 2d 321 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1991); Farmer v. Broward County, 632 So. 2d 658 (Fla. 4th DCA 1994); Jones v. Sheriff, 9 Fla. L. Weekly Fed. D107 (S.D. Fla. 1995) (Class action against the local Sheriff where the federal judge entered summary judgment proscribing the practice of post-acquitt... More

    Hobbies & Interests

    Target shooting; woodworking; saltwater fishing; music

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    Office Information
    Gary Kollin
    Attorney and Counselor-at-Law
     1844 N. Nob Hill Road, Suite 140,
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33322-6548


    Gary Kollin, P.A. (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)

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