About the Firm

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Casey & Torres, Attorneys at Law, handles all types of misdemeanor and felony criminal cases and are the best criminal defense attorneys in Tallahassee.  They also have a particularly good record fighting professional license defense cases with various state agencies.

Whether you are looking for a DUI attorney, an attorney who defends serious felonies, or an attorney to protect your professional license, Matthew and Christopher welcome the opportunity to earn your trust by handling your legal matters. Payment plans are available and we accept Visa, Master Card, and Discover.

Matthew Casey

Matthew graduated from Walton Senior High School in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, in 1990 as a valedictorian of his class.  Matthew then attended Florida State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology in 1994.  Mr. Casey continued his education at FSU earning his Juris Doctor in 1997 and finishing sixth in his class.  While attending FSU law school, Mr. Casey was a member of Moot Court and Law Review.  He also completed an externship with the State Attorney’s Office in Leon County in the fall of 1996.  During this time, he handled both misdemeanor traffic cases and felony cases.

In his over 14 years of legal experience, Mr. Casey has handled over fifty jury trials, argued numerous criminal motions including many motions to suppress and motions to dismiss, and negotiated countless plea agreements as both a criminal prosecutor and a defense attorney.  Additionally, Mr. Casey has handled many serious and complex disciplinary cases involving professional licensees at the Division of Administrative Hearings.  He has conducted numerous depositions of expert witnesses and of law enforcement officers and investigators, as well as lay witnesses in preparing his cases.  Mr. Casey takes pride in representing each and every client, and in handling each and every case.  It would be his pleasure to put his extensive experience to work for you whether you are looking for a DUI lawyer, a criminal defense attorney who handles misdemeanors and serious felonies, or a professional license defense attorney.

Christopher Torres

Chris is a native of Pensacola, Florida where he graduated from BT Washington High School in the top ten percent of his class in 1990.  From there, he studied at Davidson College, one of America’s top ten colleges, where he graduated with a BA in History and a Minor in Spanish in 1994.  He continued his eduction at Florida State University where he earned his law degree in 1998.  After graduation, Mr. Torres worked as a criminal prosecutor in the Florida Keys and Pensacola, where he tried over 80 jury trials in 4 years.  These cases included numerous DUI prosecutions and charges as serious as Drug Trafficking, Arson, Bank Robbery, and Attempted Murder.  Mr. Torres went on to private practice handling both criminal defense and insurance defense before returning to government at the Florida Department of Health in Prosecution Services.   While there, Mr. Torres worked in the healthcare field handling licensure complaints and administrative hearings against health care professionals accused of professional wrongdoing.  Mr. Torres then transferred to the Attorney General’s Office where he served as regional counsel for the Medicaid Fraud Control Section tackling complex litigation in the area of health care fraud.  While there, he built relationships with law enforcement, was appointed a Special Prosecutor for the Third Judicial Circuit and served on North Florida’s Federal Medical Fraud Task Force.

The partnership of Casey and Torres was formed after years of friendship and mutual practice experience.  The partners attended law school together and later shared cases as criminal prosecutors in the First Judicial Circuit.  Their successful collaboration continued for several years at the State Attorney’s Office in Pensacola and then again later at the Florida Department of Health where both worked until 2008.

Contact the Law Office of Casey and Torres today at (850) 222-1742, located in Midtown Tallahassee in the Orleans Building.