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    Armando J. Hernandez

    Miami Criminal Defense Attorney

    Armando Hernandez was born and raised in Miami, Florida. He is a Miami criminal defense attorney who concentrates his legal practice in the area of criminal defense. He received his B.A. from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, where he graduated with honors. He holds an airline transport pilot license (ATP) and all flight instructor ratings.

    He was on the dean’s list and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law. He was a member of the University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review. A fluent Spanish speaker, Mr. Hernandez represents individuals in and around Miami, as well as throughout the rest of Florida.

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    Former Assistant State Attorney

    Mr. Hernandez has established a prominently successful and reputable private practice. Prior to entering private practice, Armando Hernandez was an assistant state attorney in which he handled thousands of cases ranging from Driving Under the Influence (DUI) to murder. In 2006, MADD presented Mr. Hernandez with the Prosecution Award of Honor for his outstanding dedication to DUI prosecution.

    Attorney Hernandez successfully concluded his career at the Miami Dade State Attorney’s Office as the prosecutor assigned to anchor one of the two Repeat Offender Courts (ROC). His caseload consisted of life and first-degree felony cases of defendants who qualified as violent career criminals, habitual violent felony offenders, and prison releasee reoffenders. Mr. Hernandez uses his past experience as a prosecutor to protect your constitutional rights. He is also a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

    Recognition and Honors

    Attorney Hernandez received the honor of being selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and 2024. This award recognizes Attorney Hernandez as one of the top criminal trial lawyers in South Florida, and it is a prestigious achievement. Attorney Armando Hernandez has also been chosen as one of America’s Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys®, an elite assemblage of the highest quality criminal defense attorneys in the state. The list makes up less than one-half percent (0.5%) of attorneys currently practicing in the US.

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    Achieving Results For Our Clients

    No Prison No Conviction 

    Murder and Armed Robbery

    The Defendant was arrested and charged with Murder and Armed Robbery. He was looking at a 25 year Minimum Mandatory to life in prison. Mr. Hernandez was able to convince the Prosecutor that his client was not legally responsible for the Murder. The Prosecutor agreed and dismissed the Murder charge. The case was resolved with a Youthful offender sanction to the Armed Robbery. He received no prison time and no conviction.

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    • Dismissed Sexual Battery on a Minor under the age of 12
    • Dismissed Attempted Felony Murder Armed Robbery Firearm
    • Dismissed Three counts of Attempted Murder with a Firearm and Kidnapping
    • No Prison No Conviction Armed Robbery Firearm
    • Dismissed Murder
    • Dismissed Human Trafficking

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      "Super Excelente"
      Es un buen abogado con mucha seriedad y confiansa en su trabajo es una persona que le da absoluta confianza al cliente eso lo puedo confirmar cien por ciento da todo por a su alcanse al hacer super excelente su trabajo. Yo doy fe y toda mi admiracion al abogado Armando Hernández que aparte de ser un gran abogado es una gran persona muchicimas gracias de todo corazon de mi parte y toda mi familia al abogado y todo su equipo de la oficina gracias.
      - Antonio
      "I am extremely happy with the results of Armando and his entire work team"

      I am extremely happy with the results of Armando and his entire work team. My 15-year-old brother, who I will withhold his name for privacy, was involved in a strong case, he was accused of murder and armed robbery, his was looking at 25 years to life in prison. As a family we were devastated but thanks to God and putting together the achievement that my brother was given a Bootcamp program in 7 months, currently my brother is in the program that will only last 6 months and he will return home. Thanks to all your work team, mainly Carlos and Natasha, may God bless you and may you continue helping many people, happy to have Armando as a family lawyer.

      - Lilibeth
      "I highly recommend the whole team. Thanks Again!"
      Mr. Hernandez was great and his office just as good. From the get go they took charge and all our stress was handed to them to take care of. They removed 5 driving citations, no points, no fines, nothing. Case closed. He and his office know how to handle these cases. They give it there personal involvement from the start. I highly recommend the whole team. Thanks Again!
      - RH
      "I Can Wholeheartedly Recommend Armando and His Staff"
      I consider myself fortunate to have come through this very unpleasant situation and feel that Armando did an excellent job in defending me and securing the outcome of my case.
      - David
      "Outstanding Experience!"
      I highly recommend this law office.
      - J.D.
      "This is the best law office ever!"
      I’m very satisfied with their service and I will definitely contact them again
      - Yahima
      "Great Price and Great Turn Out"
      I highly recommend him and his team to anybody!
      - Nicholas
      "Great Team and Great Group of People"
      I highly recommend the Law Office of Armando J. Hernandez to anyone who needs a real hard working lawyer. Thank you Armando!
      - llich_09