We will fight for your freedom
and protect your future.

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Put 40+ years of experience on your side

We specialize in Criminal & Bar Defense

Dealing with criminal charges is a highly stressful experience. At Rothman & Associates, we understand the emotional and legal challenges that come with these situations. 

With over 40 years of combined legal experience, we provide legal representation to individuals facing state and federal criminal charges, as well as lawyers and aspiring lawyers in need of representation before The Florida Bar.

As a criminal defense law firm, we handle a diverse range of cases, including white-collar crimes, domestic violence, internet crimes, drug crimes, criminal appeals, and sex offenses. 

Our goal is to provide dedicated and comprehensive legal representation to each of our clients, fighting tirelessly to protect their rights and achieve the best possible outcome for their case.

Committed exclusively to: Criminal Defense & Bar Defense

Protecting your rights, reputation, and future.

Have you been accused of a criminal offense and don’t know where to turn? Look no further than Rothman & Associates, P.A. Our skilled legal team is here to help you navigate this difficult situation and protect your rights.

At our firm, we treat clients like family and provide personalized attention to every case. Our Miami criminal defense lawyers and staff are dedicated to providing discreet, responsive client services and the strongest representation possible. We understand the gravity of your situation and are committed to protecting your rights, reputation, and future.

Don’t wait to seek legal help. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with our experienced criminal defense attorneys. We offer an Initial Case Evaluation to assess your situation and develop a customized legal strategy.  

Trust in Rothman & Associates, P.A. to fight for your freedom and protect your future.

Call us immediately at 305-358-9000 for an Initial Case Evaluation.

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We can handle the most complex Cases

Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocacy Specialist

David B. Rothman, our lead attorney, is a recognized expert in the field of criminal defense. He is both a Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, and a Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

This prestigious recognition highlights Attorney Rothman’s extensive legal knowledge and experience in criminal law. 

As our client, you can rest assured that your case is in the hands of a true legal expert. Under Rothman’s leadership, our firm has the resources and legal insight to handle even the most complex criminal cases. We are committed to providing our clients with the highest level of legal representation and achieving the best possible outcome for their case.

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av preeminent martindale hubbell lawyer
the florida bar board certified criminal trial lawyer
national board of trial advocacy lawyer
rated by super lawyers
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No One Knows the Florida Bar Like David B. Rothman

David Rothman is a highly esteemed attorney with an extensive legal background.

David Rothman is a highly respected attorney with over 40 years of experience in criminal defense and legal representation before The Florida Bar. As a former Chair of The Florida Bar Disciplinary Review Committee and member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors for 12 years, he has reviewed over 2,000 lawyer discipline cases, giving him a deep understanding of the legal profession.

Mr. Rothman’s accomplishments have earned him numerous accolades, including an AV Rating by Martindale Hubbell, recognition by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers, and Florida Trend as a member of the Florida Legal Elite. He is also a longtime adjunct professor of law at UM, where he teaches litigation skills to aspiring lawyers.

If you’re facing an issue with The Florida Bar, you need the experience and expertise of David Rothman and his legal team at Rothman & Associates, P.A. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and get the representation you deserve.

Over 4 Decades of Legal Experience

Exclusively Focused on State & Federal Criminal Defense and Bar Defense

With more than four decades of legal experience, our firm represents individuals accused of state and federal crimes, as well as other lawyers who are in need of representation in front of The Florida Bar. As a law firm that is focused on providing criminal defense, we handle a wide range of cases, such as those involving white collar crimesdomestic violenceinternet crimesdrug crimescriminal appeals, and sex offenses.

Why choose us?

Acclaimed Legal Team Protecting Your Rights

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Attorney David B. Rothman

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We Will Guide You Every Step of the Way

We understand that facing a criminal charge is one of the most stressful situations that most individuals will encounter. We wish to make this experience less difficult for you by guiding you through the entire process. We will work relentlessly towards a positive outcome. For more information on how we can protect you against criminal  accusations, don’t hesitate to contact us as soon as possible.


We’ll defend you inside and outside of Court. Our reputation for success is demonstrated by our numerous legal accolades.


We specialize in defending Bar Complaints, Bar Admissions Representation, Ethics & Expert Opinions.


Experienced Bar Defense and Ethics Counselors dedicated to delivering results-driven advocacy.

Bar Defense

David B. Rothman, our firm’s founder, served as chair of The Florida Bar’s Disciplinary Review Committee for several years. In this capacity, he reviewed and made recommendations on the more than 2,000 attorney discipline cases that were brought before the Board before heading to the Florida Supreme Court.

This experience serving on a Bar committee has allowed him to gain in-depth insight into how bar matters are dealt with and its procedures, which could prove to be indispensable to your case and future of your career.

Criminal Defense

At Rothman & Associates, P.A., our lawyers have been defending accused individuals throughout Miami-Dade County for more than 4 decades.

Our criminal lawyers in Miami have a long-standing reputation for providing hard-hitting criminal defense that is always professional and passionate. We have served individuals and businesses in some of the most complex charges. We can challenge any incriminating evidence used against you by seeking the help of leading forensic accountants, handwriting analysts, private investigators, and computer experts.

What People Say About Us

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"People come to me when either their Freedom or their Legal Career is at stake."

-David B. Rothman, P.A.