Deland Criminal Defense Firm

Thompson Law, P.A. is proud to serve individuals and their families in and around Deland, FL in both criminal defense and personal injury representation. We understand the stress and uncertainty that these types of legal challenges can bring to both you and your family. When facing any legal matter, it is essential that you understand your rights, the laws that will impact your case, and your options in surmounting the road ahead. 

Our firm can provide reliable and proven legal help, as attested to by our many former clients and the legal industry awards we have earned. We are prepared to protect your rights and pursue your best interests whether through negotiations or at trial. Our Deland attorney has extensive experience standing up for clients before judges and juries with well-prepared and aggressive legal strategies. 

Our firm provides the following services in Deland:

No case is too difficult or complex for Thompson Law, P.A. For over 18 years, we have defended clients on charges ranging from trespassing to arson, robbery, drug crimes, domestic violence, assault, aggravated assault, and more. In traffic accident injury cases, we can take on insurance companies that want to get away with quick settlements that are far below what your claim is worth. 

We suggest that you get the advice and guidance you need by contacting us for a free initial consultation. Find out more about the legal aspects of your case, the laws impacting it, available options, and our recommendations for meeting the challenges you face. We are here 24/7 for calls to answer your questions and address your concerns. Get the personalized help and support you need at this critical time. 

  • Domestic Violence

    Client was texting a friend when her significant other tried to grab for her phone. When the client tried to pull away, the victim claimed that he was battered and the client was arrested and brought before DCF due a child being in the house. Attorney Matt Thompson wrote a letter to the State explaining the discrepancy in evidence and claimed that the client was in fact moving away from the victim and did not intentionally try to hit the victim. All charges against the client were dismissed.

  • Sale and Possession of Heroin

    Defendant entered a treatment facility while case was pending. Attorney Thompson provided progress reports of all of her progress during her stay to show improvement. State agreed to amend all charges to simple possession and the Defendant was sentenced into Drug Court.

  • Aggravated Assault with a Firearm

    Client was accused of shooting a shotgun over the head of two minors. Attorney Thompson did a public records request to discover that officers reported to the scene of the crime the night of the incident and spoke to the victims on the evening the alleged crime occurred and believed the victims to be intoxicated and unreliable. Attorney Thompson conducted depositions of the officers and ultimately all charges were reduced to a misdemeanor and no incarceration.

  • Grand Theft, Fleeing, Possession of a Fictitious Driver’s License

    Attorney Matt Thompson, through depositions and litigation was able to show that officers did not act according to the warrant by picking up the client immediately upon sight. The charge of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement, which carries a mandatory felony conviction, was dismissed by the State and the client was offered probation and no felony conviction.

  • Sexual Battery & Domestic Battery

    Mr. Thompson took depositions of the victim showing that the victim was not truthful with police when she provided her statement as to what happened. Confronted victim with social media posts, bank records, and telephone records to show that she was not in the places that she stated she was during the time the alleged crime took place. Case 1 was dismissed and the Defendant pled to Case 2 and received two (2) years of prison and credit for fifteen (15) months in prison.

Highly-Respected in the legal Community

  • Best of the West
  • Super Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0
  • Clients' Choice Award
  • Avvo Reviews
  • The National Trial Lawyers


  • Over 15 Years of Experience
    There's no substitute for experience. When faced with a serious crime, you need an attorney who has successfully handled numerous cases like yours.
  • Aggressive Trial Attorney
    Matt Thompson is a skilled trial attorney and has achieved many positive jury verdicts. If your case goes to trial, you can be confident that Matt is equipped to represent you.
  • High-Quality Legal Representation
    At Thompson Law, P.A., every client matters. This means that your case will receive the personal attention and care it deserves.
  • Criminal Defense Is All We Do
    Because our firm only focuses on criminal defense matters, you can trust our team has the specific knowledge needed to handle you case successfully.

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