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Backed by 15 Years' Experience
as a Former Prosecutor
Specialized in Criminal Defense

Proven Record of Results

Award-Winning Experience On Your Side
  • All charges dropped. 2 Counts Battery
  • Reduced to 3 Counts. Wh/Adj 3 years probation. 5 Counts Possession of Child Pornography
  • Reduced to 2 counts. Wh/Adj and probation. 9 Counts - Possession of Child Pornography.
  • Not Guilty after Jury Trial Aggravated Assault with a Firearm
  • All charges Dropped. Aggravated Assault With Motor Vehicle

About The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger

A Premier Criminal Defense Firm in St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Tampa, Florida

Attorneys are hired for one purpose: to get results. Results don't just happen. It takes experience, endless preparation, and knowing who makes the decisions and on what criteria.

The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger has a proven record of results. Our St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and Tampa law firm has defended hundreds of clients in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties on the full spectrum of criminal charges, from DUI and domestic violence to sex offenses, drug crimes and murders.

Contact us to get started on your case - free consultation. 

Former Prosecutor On Your Side

The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger was established in 2005 after Tim Hessinger left the Pinellas County State Attorney's Office, where he served as a prosecutor for 15 years. During his tenure, Tim was a member of an elite unit that prosecuted major crimes. He handled some of the most highly publicized cases in the Tampa Bay Area. During the last eight years of Tim's career as a prosecutor he was solely responsible for prosecuting all of the child murder cases in Pinellas County, along with other high-profile cases that garnered major media attention. Tim developed a reputation as a tough but fair lawyer who zealously prosecuted each of his cases.

Since leaving the State Attorneys Office in February of 2005, Tim has drawn on those experiences as a prosecutor to successfully defend hundreds of criminal cases. He has continued to handle some of the most publicized cases in the area, achieving superior results for his clients. Tim has established an excellent reputation with judges, prosecutors and other criminal defense attorneys while practicing law in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa. He is known for his meticulous preparation, courtroom tenacity, and outstanding results. Due to this work, in 2016, he earned a Superb AV Preeminent® Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, one of the industry's most exclusive distinctions.

Experienced Defense in St. Petersburg

Clients benefit from Tim's 15 years of service as a state prosecutor and his 30+ years of total criminal law experience, all in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa. We explore all available options available through the Florida justice system to consistently achieve favorable solutions for clients. The Law Office of Timothy Hessinger has also carefully selected other experts and professionals to enhance the team. The very best investigators, forensic accountants, accident re-constructionists, forensic pathologists, chemists, neuropsychologists, treating psychologists, forensic lab evaluators, drug treatment providers and many other experts are available to assist on any case.

Our team provides free case evaluations and consultations. Contact us today to preserve your freedom and your rights.

Our Clients Share Their Experience

Your Story Matters & We're Here to Help
    "He helped our entire family feel secure"
    Mr Hessinger acted in a professional and competent manor. I felt very secure with him handling my case.
    - Former Client
    "He was professional, patient, knowledgeable, kind, helpful, and compassionate."
    His level of expertise in his field was was above anything I could have imagined.
    - Diane C.
    "Tim is well respected within the legal community."
    It is evident that Tim is well respected within the legal community by the prosecution and the judiciary.
    - Legal Professional
    "We are so grateful beyond words as to hiring such a dedicated attorney who always had our back."
    Tim was always available either by text, call, and email; he always promptly answered our questions as to anything pertaining to our case.
    - Vivianna
    "I was in the most capable hands!"
    From my initial interview to the successful conclusion of my case, Mr. Hessinger was extremely thorough, thoughtful and most of all gave me a sense of security knowing that I was in the most capable of hands.
    - Dave

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  • 15 years experience in the State Attorney's office
  • Confidential, complimentary initial consultations
  • Accepting calls and cases 24 hours a day
  • Exclusively devoted to criminal defense
  • Tried Over 140 Jury Trials
  • Impressive track record of charge reductions, acquittals, and dismissals