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.
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, and 2023. 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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Murder and Armed Robbery
- No Prison No Conviction Murder and Armed Robbery
- Dismissed Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Acquitted Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession of Cocaine
- Desestimado Robo a mano armada con arma de fuego
- Dismissed Three counts of Attempted Murder with a Firearm and Kidnapping
- No Jail No Probation Trafficking in Cocaine (2 Kilograms)
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