Criminal Defense

Palm Coast Criminal Defense Lawyers


Perhaps no person needs competent legal counsel more than the person charged with a crime. We handle a variety of criminal cases from traffic citations, expungement, to first degree murder. We also handle criminal appeals in state and federal courts.

Fighting for Fairness, Justice, and Equality

George Pappas and David Russell have been dealing with criminal matters their entire legal careers. Mr. Pappas has worked on criminal cases as an Assistant State Attorney and as a criminal defense attorney. Mr. Russell was a public defender for many years and has handled many cases as a criminal defense attorney.

Our criminal practice includes misdemeanors, felonies, juvenile, appeals and post-conviction remedies:

So when you’re looking for a Daytona Beach criminal defense lawyer who will work aggressively to make sure you get compensated for your injuries, contact the Florida law firm of Pappas & Russell. We offer free consultations.

Why Choose Us


We help victims

We help victims of car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, medical malpractice and other acts of negligence obtain compensation and justice.

We defend your rights and freedom

We defend the rights and freedom of people accused of DUI, drug crimes and other misdemeanors and felonies.

We guide clients

We guide clients through the divorce process and resolve related family law problems such as child support, child custody and property division.

we pursue and defend civil litigation

Pappas & Russell also pursues and defends civil litigation involving commercial disputes, insurance claims, employment law disputes, contested wills and probate litigation and real estate issues.

skilled and aggressive

We are skilled in negotiation, aggressive at trial and determined to succeed in every case we handle.

we treat everyone fairly

Fighting for Fairness, Justice and Equality
This is not just a slogan for our law firm. It’s the way we operate. Our firm believes in treating everyone fairly and with respect and courtesy.