Mitchell Stone

Jacksonville, Florida, Criminal Defense Lawyer

When you are facing criminal charges for any level of offense, the outcome can vary widely depending on the skill of your attorney. Experienced criminal defense lawyer Mitchell A. Stone, can ensure that you do not needlessly suffer harsher consequences than necessary.

The high quality of representation provided by Mitchell A. Stone, P.A., is demonstrated by the numerousness case that have been dismissed or where charges have been reduced, or when favorable resolutions have been negotiated, or if necessary when acquittals have been won at trial.

If you or someone you know is in trouble, you may feel that nothing can be done. Often, even when the initial facts seem clear-cut, Stone had worked to uncover acts and evidence that has demonstrated that the State or federal government has not proved guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Below are brief summaries of representative cases. Each situation is unique — please contact us to discuss how we can help you. We offer a confidential free consultation with no obligation.

Favorable Verdicts: Fraud And White-Collar Crime

Attorney Mitchell A. Stone has been representing clients in white-collar crime and federal drug cases for three decades. Mitch Stone has successfully represented his clients against all types of federal prosecution. He has prevailed in numerous federal criminal jury trials and has obtained dismissals and not guilty verdicts. In a two-year span Mitch Stone won five consecutive federal criminal jury trials.

  • In one federal bank fraud and money laundering victory, a real estate investor was indicted on 16 federal counts, including conspiracy, bank fraud, wire fraud and money laundering, based on four years of transactions. Although key witnesses, including the attorney who conducted the real estate closing, mortgage brokers who closed the loans and buyers of the properties entered into agreements with the government to testify against our client, all charges of bank fraud and money laundering were dismissed and the jury did not convict after a 4 week trial.
  • In a federal firearms charge, Stone defended a record producer accused of several federal firearms violation. After a week long trial and multiple witnesses testifying against our client, the jury agreed with Stone and found our client not guilty of all charges. As a result, his recording business continues to prosper.
  • In a federal drug trafficking conspiracy case, our Bahamian client was accused of importing multiple kilos of cocaine into the United States. He faced life in prison. Seven convicted cocaine dealers testified our client was their source of supply. Customs records showed our client entered the United States 24 times in a two-year time span. Bank records showed wire transfers into our client's bank account and phone records seemed to support the seven dealers' testimony. Despite what seemed like a mountain of evidence we established a logical and valid defense that destroyed the government's case and our client was found not guilty by a jury of all charges. He resides in the Bahamas as a free man.
  • In a Social Security fraud case, Stone defended a woman accused of stealing over thousands of dollars from Social Security over a five-year period. We proved at trial that the agent negligently investigated the case, brow beat the client into a false written confession and jumped to conclusions that were not supported by evidence. Mr. Stone made it a point to uncover favorable evidence through a diligent search of government records. The resulting jury verdict was not guilty. of all charges

We have also succeeded in obtaining the dismissal of federal fraud, firearms, conspiracy and drug trafficking charges based on speedy trial violations, unlawful search and seizure, improper wiretaps and other constitutional violations.

Defending DUI And Traffic Violations

Mitch Stone is considered one of the most effective DUI defense attorneys in Florida. He has won countless DUI trials and has fought for and won dismissals in cases where his clients are accused of drunk driving and traffic offenses. Please contact the Mitchell A. Stone, P.A. at 904-396-3335 or use our Contact page if you or someone you know has been charged with a DUI.