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Tampa Bay Attorneys Fighting for the Injured, Defending the Accused

Our injury attorneys fight for your just compensation. Our criminal defense and DUI attorneys fight for your justice. Serving Clearwater and Tampa since 1971

When you need it most, we are here to help. For more than four decades, Floridians have relied on the experienced personal injury, criminal defense and DUI attorneys at Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A. to protect their rights and fight for them, in and out of court.

If you have been injured in an accident, on the job, or as a result of someone else's negligence, count on our aggressive Tampa injury attorneys to fight for maximum compensation for your damages, pain and suffering. If you have been charged with a crime, your future may hang in the balance. Trust our skilled Tampa criminal attorneys to craft a strategic defense. Facing a DUI? Our Tampa and Clearwater DUI attorneys are known for their outstanding DUI defense strategies. Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, PA., fighting for the injured, defending the accused since 1971. 

Responsive - Caring - Aggressive

schedule a consultation with Tampa Bay AttorneysAt Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, we know if you or a family member has been injured or accused of a crime, you need an experienced advocate who will take your problem personally, with tenacity and compassion. 

Our attorneys are well-recognized by clients and peers alike, several have been awarded the prestigious AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. Our attorneys have built a solid reputation in Clearwater, Tampa and throughout Florida by providing superior legal representation with integrity and empathy. Please see our case results page for more information about our verdicts and settlements. 

Our client-centered approach means we make sure you get the answers you need and clearly understand your options. Our attorneys offer a free initial consultation to review your case and are available 24/7 for emergencies. Call one of our 5 Tampa Bay area locations today for an appointment. You can depend on the attorneys of Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, PA to be there when you need us for all your personal injury, criminal defense,DUI defense, workers compensation, social security disability, family law or immigration needs. 

Edward D. Carlson Edward D. Carlson
Paul A. Meissner Paul A. Meissner
J. Larry Hart J. Larry Hart
J. Kevin Hayslett J. Kevin Hayslett
J. Kevin Hayslett
Criminal Defense
DUI Defense
Casey K. Carlson Casey K. Carlson
Deborah S. Moss Deborah S. Moss
Deborah S. Moss
Criminal Defense
DUI Defense
Terri F. Cromley Terri F. Cromley
Jennifer Burns Jennifer Burns
Jennifer Burns
Personal Injury
Rick Rivera Rick Rivera
Sarah B. Raaymakers Sarah B. Raaymakers
Antonio L. Viera Antonio L. Viera
Matthew W. Kindel Matthew W. Kindel
Jason M. Reid Jason M. Reid
Betty Marion Whitman Betty Marion Whitman
Matthew B. Wheeley Matthew B. Wheeley

Our Practice Areas

We take a team approach to provide superior representation in all legal matters

Whether you need a Tampa criminal defense attorney, Clearwater DUI attorney, Tampa personal injury attorney or a workers' compensation lawyer you can count on us 

Experienced trial lawyers and skilled negotiators, our attorneys will not back down when your future and your family's future is at stake. We have the experience and the resources to take on everything from big insurance companies and companies denying workers' compensation benefits, to defending clients in large-scale prosecutions. All the while, we remain responsive and personally committed to you and your case. We are able to act quickly and decisively to secure the best possible results. The cases our attorneys handle include:

In addition, our firm maintains a fully-staffed Investigation department. Our experienced, dedicated investigative staff is fully-licensed and experienced. They provide detailed field investigations for your case quickly, efficiently and economically.

With more than 100 years of combined experience, the attorneys of Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A., have a reputation for fighting for our clients rights in these and other matters in Clearwater, New Port Richey, Bradenton, Spring Hill, St. Petersburg and Tampa. We also proudly serve Pinellas, Pasco, Manatee, Hillsborough and Hernando Counties in Florida.

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