Mr. Straile has eight years experience within the criminal justice system; he is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, a member of the Florida Bar, and a past treasurer for the Eighth Judicial Circuit Young Lawyers Division.
Mr. Straile focuses his practice on trial law specializing in criminal, traffic, family and business law.
Criminal cases include white collar criminal defense, driving under the influence (âDUIâ) of drugs or alcohol, criminal traffic, vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter, sex offenses, drug offenses from trafficking to mere possession, bond issues, violation of probation, theft, child abuse, domestic violence, battery, organized fraud, exploitation of the elderly, and weapons charges.Â Mr. Straile handles all levels of criminal offenses from misdemeanors to life felonies and criminal appeals.
Traffic ticket defense includes all criminal traffic such as racing, reckless driving, driving on a suspended license, driving outside or in violation of license restrictions, vehicular homicide, and civil traffic tickets include speeding, failure to yield or stop, careless driving, seatbelt violations etc.
Family cases include divorce, custody, paternity, modification, domestic violence, child abduction, division of assets, parenting plans, and marital settlement agreements. Mr. Straile represents businesses from start up to litigation after sale. Attorney Christian A. Straile, LLC can assist clients in maintaining their corporate books, drafting documents, estate planning and litigation. Many clients also have used Mr Straile to provide general consulting regarding business decisions.
Mr. Straile also handles civil litigation or civil trial matters including personal injury, auto accidents, wrongful death, defective products, estate litigation, business litigation, contract disputes, landlord tenant etc.
Mr. Straile earned an LL.M (advanced law degree) from the University of Florida in tax law, a J.D. from St. Thomas University and a B.S. from Lambuth University.Â Prior to entering the legal field Mr. Straile worked providing financial services and advice at Bankerâs Life & Casualty and Morgan Stanley.Â This education and experience has benefited clients in both civil and criminal litigation.Â This background provides insight to the issues facing white collar defendants, business clients, and estate litigation cases. Mr. Straileâs education and experience has led many clients to request Mr. Straile to draft contracts, wills trusts and other estate planning documents.
Mr. Straile spent two years between the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami and the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit State Attorneyâs Office in Ft. Lauderdale.Â While in Law school Mr. Straile was active in trial competitions, and coached the St. Thomas Trial Team.Â In addition Mr. Straileâs volunteer work includes time with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program where Mr. Straile served as an organizer of the program and a liaison between the program and the Internal Revenue Service.Â Â Mr. Straile has also volunteered with the Boy Scouts of America where he has taught merit badges, served as quartermaster, and assistant scout master.
This trial focused practice has the goals of delivering quality legal services, providing to clients personal services while developing strong, trusted relationships through effective communication, analysis, planning and litigation skills seeking the best result possible.