Terence M. Lenamon, Esq

  Terence M. Lenamon, Esq.


Terence M. Lenamon is a Florida Bar board-certified expert in the area of criminal trial law.  He is AV-Preeminent rated and has over 20 years' experience with more than 120 jury trials.  Mr. Lenamon has built a reputation as one of Florida's most respected criminal defense lawyers handling capital death penalty cases.  He has handled in excess of 85 first-degree murder cases.  His skilled, high-quality defense has been sought by many high-profile clients including Caesar Mena, Joshua Fulgham, and Casey Anthony, and has led him through 25 first-degree murder trials with twelve of those being death penalty cases.  That experience has brought him national recognition as a go-to commentator on death penalty issues.

Whether it be a capital crime or DUI, Mr. Lenamon puts his trial skills to work for clients accused of the most serious of crimes and facing the most serious of punishments.  His cases have been profiled on national television shows including "The Point," Nancy Grace, and "The First 48."  He has successfully persuaded the State to waive the death penalty more than 50 times.  

Mr. Lenamon is a graduate of Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer's College and has taught attorneys techniques in the areas of mitigation investigation, case preparation, use of experts, pretrial litigation, motion practice, trial skills and jury selection.  He has also taught mitigation specialists in all areas as well, and often travels the State of Florida mentoring lawyers on their active death penalty cases.

Mr. Lenamon is a graduate of Nova University School of Law, May 1992. He received the Order of the Barristers Award for Courtroom Advocacy 1992 and Trial Advocacy Award: Trial Lawyers Section of the Florida Bar 1992.  Mr. Lenamon is the co-founder of Florida Capital Resource Center and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

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