James R. Dirmann

Attorney in Sarasota, FL
Selected, Florida Super Lawyer, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. Recipient, "James Slater" Criminal Lawyer Award for Professionalism, awarded by the Sarasota County Bar Association, 2007. Recipient, "John M. Scheb" American Inn of Court Professionalism Award given to "a lawyer whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity," 2009. Named a "Preeminent Attorney in Criminal Defense" for 2010 by the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Managing Editor, Mercer Law Review, 1969-1970. Author: "Constitutional Law - Georgia Vagrancy Statute," An Analysis of Status Criminality, 20 Mercer Law Review 294, 1968; "Federal Jurisdiction - Manufactured Diversity," A Return To The Meaning of 28 U.S.C. 1359, 20 Mercer Law Review 456, 1969; "DUI Field Tests and Breath Tests," published in the Encyclopedia of American Civil Rights and Liberties, Vol. I, 2007. Attorney, Wood, Scheb, Whitesell, Drymon and Warren, 1970. Appointed Assistant State Attorney, 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Felony Division, 1971-1973. Secretary, 2003, President-Elect, 2004 and President, 2005, Sarasota and Manatee County Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates.
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Areas of Law

  • Criminal Defense
  • Driving While Intoxicated
  • Felonies
  • White Collar Crime
  • Misdemeanors
  • Juvenile Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Legal Ethics

 

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Experience & Credentials

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Attorney

Admission Details

Admitted in 1970, Florida
1971, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

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  • Law School Attended

    Walter F. George School of Law

    Mercer University
    Class of 1970
    J.D.

    University Attended

    California State University at Long Beach
    Class of 1964
    B.A.

    Birth Information

    Born in 1942
    New Orleans, Louisiana, June 7, 1942

    Military

    Capt., U.S. Marine Corps, 1964-1967; combat veteran, served in Chu Lai and Tam Ky, Vietnam, with 4th Bn. 11th Marines, 1966-1967

    Associations & Memberships

    Sarasota County (Member: Grievance Committee, 1976-1979; Board of Directors, 1978-1980; Chairman, Judicial Evaluation Committee, 2002-2003) and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; Nati... More

    Certifications

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

    Bar Fellowship

    American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation; The Florida Bar Foundation.

    Contact Information

    Phone

    941-366-7997

    Fax

    941-954-4467

    Email

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    James R. Dirmann
    Attorney
     100 Wallace Avenue, Suite 240,
    Sarasota, FL 34237-6042

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