Verified Attorney
« Back to search results
27000009
http://lawyers.norml.org/

John H. Trevena

727-581-5813
Johnnie Harry Trevena
Trevena, Pontrello & Associates
801 West Bay Dr Suite 509
Largo, FL 33770
www.trevena.com
Phone: 727-581-5813
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

John H. Trevena

Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee

About John H. Trevena

Trevena, Pontrello & Associates offers legal representation in the areas of criminal defense, criminal appeals, and some civil and family law matters. As a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of litigation and practice experience, John Trevena offers sophisticated and ingenious strategies for what can often be complex and difficult circumstances. John H. Trevena is the ow... read more »

Biography

Trevena, Pontrello & Associates offers legal representation in the areas of criminal defense, criminal appeals, and some civil and family law matters. As a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of litigation and practice experience, John Trevena offers sophisticated and ingenious strategies for what can often be complex and difficult circumstances. 

John H. Trevena is the owner and managing attorney of his firm. His keen sense of strategy, accomplished skills as a trial lawyer and straightforward approach bring due process for his clients in the criminal justice and civil court systems. 

Attorney Trevena is listed in Florida Super Lawyers magazine in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009. Super Lawyers are peer selected and considered among the top 5% of attorneys in their areas of practice. 

Attorney Trevena is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA). The LCA is comprised of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. Membership is limited by invitation only and selection is based upon evaluations of effectiveness and accomplishment in litigation, and superior ethical reputation. 

Attorney Trevena is ranked ranked Superb (10 out of 10) by Avvo™, an independent company that ranks attorneys based on their years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and industry recognition.    

Trevena's firm was also recently named the Criminal Law Firm of the Year - Florida, by the publication Corporate America - The Legal Elite 2015. 

Attorney Trevena is a member of The American Trial Lawyers Association (The Association) and was selected for inclusion in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers for the State of Florida (2007-2015). Membership into The American Trial Lawyers Association is by invitation and is extended only to those attorneys who exemplify superior qualifications, trial results, leadership, influence, reputation, stature, and profile in the trial attorney community, as viewed by The Association, other trial lawyers, members of the bench, and the public at large. 

Attorney Trevena was also elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in 2010. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization representing one-third of one percent of licensed attorneys. Fellows are lawyers, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows because of their outstanding achievements in the legal profession. 

Attorney Trevena was admitted to the Florida Bar and US District Court, Middle District of Florida in 1986. He received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University in 1985, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1982 from the University of South Florida. 

His current memberships include: 

Clearwater, St. Petersburg and American (Member, Criminal Law Section) Bar Associations 
The Florida Bar; the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member) 
Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association (President, 2005) 
Pinellas County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association 
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Life Member) 
American Judicature Society. 

John is a Lifetime Member of Phi Delta Phi, and was on the editorial board for the Florida Bar Journal and Florida Bar News from 1990-1993. He served as Assistant State Attorney from 1985-1987. Attorney Trevena has been a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer (Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education) since August 1, 1992. 

Map & Directions

Contact Information

John H. Trevena -
Trevena, Pontrello & Associates
801 West Bay Dr Suite 509
Largo, FL 33770
www.trevena.com
Phone Numbers:
  • Office: 727-581-5813
  • Fax: 727-581-7758

Practice Areas

Area of Practice % Focus
Criminal Defense6.00%
Federal Crimes6.00%
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving6.00%
Drug Crimes6.00%
Marijuana Defense6.00%
Appellate Law5.00%
Juvenile Defense5.00%
Domestic Violence5.00%
Criminal Appellate Law5.00%
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record5.00%
Firearm and Weapon Charges5.00%
Theft Crimes5.00%
White Collar Crime5.00%
Probation Violations5.00%
Sex Crimes5.00%
Police Brutality5.00%
Police Misconduct5.00%
Excessive Force5.00%
False Arrest5.00%

Credentials

Bar Licenses

State Status Year Acquired
Florida Member in Good Standing 1986

Work Experience

Position Duration
Trevena, Pontrello & Associates 2015 – present
Law Office of John Trevena 19872015
Assistant State Attorney 19851987

Education

School Major Degree Year Graduated
Stetson University College of Law Juris Doctor 1985
University of South Florida Criminal Justice BA 1982

Associations

Position Organization Duration
Life Member Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers present
Life Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers present
Lifetime Member,
Legal Committee
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws present

Specialty Certifications

Certification Specialty Accredited Organization Year
Board Certified Specialist Criminal Trial Law The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education 1992

Send an Email to John H. Trevena

If your situation is urgent, consider calling this attorney instead of sending an email:

Phone: 727-581-5813

Send Message

Sending an email to this lawyer through an online form does not create an attorney-client relationship. Such a relationship is not established until an official agreement is reached with a lawyer regarding terms of representation. Please don't send a message containing any time-sensitive or confidential information regarding your case via this form.