The criminal lawyers at Fisher and Butlien, P.A., take our pledge to our clients seriously, and we always fight for them, zealously defending them against criminal charges from the moment we are consulted and retained as your criminal defense lawyers.
Our attitude and the goal of everyone working in our criminal attorney offices in South Florida is to be tough but professional with those who are accusing our clients, while always remaining caring, understanding, and upfront with our clients and their loved-ones. We offer free criminal counseling, a respectful and comforting reception, and an experienced and aggressive criminal defense. Our South Florida criminal lawyers are always affordable, dependable and available...just like family!
Joshua L. Fisher, Esq.
Criminal law office managing attorney, Joshua Fisher, graduated from FAU with a BA in Philosophy, then got his law degree (JD) from Nova Southeastern University in December, 1997. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1998, and then to the Southern and Middle Districts of the U.S. Federal Criminal Court. Not only does Mr. Fisher have experience in as a Criminal Defense attorney in Florida Federal and State Criminal Courts, but he also admitted to file and argue criminal appeals in Florida's 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
His strengths as a lawyer revolve around his patient and understanding nature, his availability to his criminal clients, as well as his vast legal knowledge and experience as an aggressive, well-respected criminal defense lawyer, having tried and negotiated beneficial resolutions of several well-known cases and having tried' serious criminal jury trials in Broward County Criminal Court and Miami Dade Co. Criminal Court, as well as other State and Federal Criminal Courts in Florida.
Josh Fisher is a long-standing member of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).
Peter A. Butlien, Esq.
South Florida Criminal defense attorney, Peter Butlien, graduated from the University of Miami, 1991, with a BA in Marketing. He graduated from Brooklyn Law School, and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 2002. He thereafter was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2002 and the Southern District of Federal Criminal Court in Miami in 2004.
He gained valuable experience as criminal defense lawyer in Miami Dade County's State Attorneys Office, where he prosecuted DUI, misdemeanor, and felony cases for several years. Thereafter, he gained civil litigation defense experience at a statewide insurance personal injuries defense firm, handling defense litigation in many premises liability, automotive liability and other civil cases. To further his exposure and hone his litigation skills, he was chosen by a boutique civil litigation firm, specializing in Estate Law, Probate litigation as well as business litigation matters.
Having a desire to defend criminals in Miami Dade and Ft. Lauderdale, in 2006 he joined Joshua Fisher and formed Fisher and Butlien, P.A., Mr. Butlien concentrates his practice on Criminal Defense, but his vast civil law experience has expanded their practice competency to other Civil litigation areas.
He is a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter.