Criminal Defense and Dependency Law Attorney

Effective, Aggressive, Affordable Representation

for Your Case

Be represented by the attorney, not an associate, that takes your case personally with a hands on approach.  Experience counts and so does your interests.  

Get a local experienced attorney in Clearwater & Largo, Florida.

why work with us?

Effective Criminal Defense

Since 1992 in Pinellas County

Are you or your love one being investigated or worried that an arrest could be likely?

Arrested for DUI or other traffic offense?  Don't wait to contact a defense attorney.  

DCF or CPI threatening to remove your children?  

Are you fighting for the custody or you children?

about ME

I use my experience to solve your criminal and custody battles.

Ed Panzica has been a resident of Pinellas County since 1984, moving here to attend Stetson University College of Law after graduating Magna Cum Laude with a B.A in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts.

After receiving his law degree, he spent five years as a trial attorney in the Hillsborough County Public Defender's Office, where he was exposed to intensive trial advocacy training and experience, and immersed in variety of difficult and complex criminal cases.

In 1992, he entered private practice in Pinellas County, where he continued to represent individuals charged with crimes that range from DUI and petit theft to high profile First Degree Murders. 

He also focuses on representing parents who are fighting to maintain their full parental rights. Ed Panzica is licensed to practice law in Federal Court and regularly handles criminal cases in both state and federal court.


Ed currently resides in Pinellas County with his wife and two children.


Discover how I can make a difference in your criminal defense or child custody case.

When hiring a law firm, some clients question which attorney or associate is actually working on their case. When you retain Ed Panzica, the answer is simple: He does the work. This hands-on approach means all his clients are assured they get dedicated, intensive service.

Edward Panzica has been practicing law since 1987.

He will personally handle any case in which he is retained and takes special care to guide his clients through the frequently changing Florida laws dealing with Criminal and Child Custody (Dependency) Cases.


Check what our clients say about us

"I hired Mr. Panzica to handle two cases for my daughter, He was able to get one dismissed and the other reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, and was able to keep everything off her record."

Sally, 5-Star Review via Avvo

"Ed negotiated very effectively, he acted very professionally, he was knowledgeable, and he communicated with both parties in a timely manner. I hold him the highest regard and I highly recommend him."

Robert, 5-Star Review via Avvo

"I was particularly impressed with the relationship he had with the district attorneys and the judges, who definitely seemed to respect him. Have recommended him to a friend and she liked him as well. Would definitely hire him again."

Sally, 5-Star Review via Avvo

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