For more than 35 years, Miami criminal defense lawyer Bruce Alter, Esquire has dedicated his law practice to defending people who have been charged with crimes throughout Florida and the United States.
Mr. Alter began his career as a criminal defense attorney in 1976. After graduating with highest honors from Brown University and the Florida State University College of Law, he accepted employment with the Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office. During his eight years as an assistant public defender, he tried hundreds of criminal cases, including sexual battery, robbery and murder. In 1981 he was promoted to senior trial attorney, supervising the development of other attorneys and specializing in complex litigation and capital homicides.
Mr. Alter opened his own criminal defense law practice in 1984. He has continued to aggressively represent clients, in both the State and Federal systems. He has successfully tried cases, ranging from drug trafficking, child sex abuse, and homicide, to complex white collar cases, such as money laundering and fraud, involving over $100 million.
Bruce Alter is an experienced lawyer who strives to provide the highest level of dedicated, professional legal representation for each client, recognizing the client's need for confidentiality and honest, straight-forward advice. He understands that your future may depend on the outcome of your criminal case, and will work hard to protect your rights. Mr. Alter provides legal advice and counsel throughout all stages of a criminal prosecution, including grand jury or pre-indictment investigation, plea negotiations, pre-trial preparation and trial, criminal appeals, and post-conviction matters.
Mr. Alter has been honored with an "AV" rating from his professional peers, which signifies the "Highest Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards." He also has been designated a "Super Lawyer", as one of the top 5% of lawyers in Florida, every year since 2007, and as a "Top Attorney" by the American Registry of Attorneys. Mr. Alter is active in several criminal defense attorney organizations throughout the United States, and has served on the Board of Directors of both the local and statewide branches of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.