What Qualifies Direnzo Defense?

  • ♦︎ Over 150 Jury Trials
  • ♦︎ Thousands of Satisfied Clients
  • ♦︎ Over 20 Years of Experience Combined
  • ♦︎ Former Prosecutor
  • ♦︎ Dedicated Solely to Criminal Defense
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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Firm

Free consultation and payment plans

We understand that legal services are expensive. If you or a loved one is facing the rest for criminal charges, please call and speak with us, we can help. We offer 100% free consultation along with affordable payment plans that fit your needs. Take the first step in defending your case and called Direnzo Defense today.

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Types of Cases We Handle



A criminal conviction can have a severe impact upon your life, relationships, career, employment, freedom, and future. With so much on the line, you want to make sure your retain an experienced defense attorney to handle your case. When it comes to a criminal case, you need a lawyer who will take the time to understand the circumstances of your arrest, evaluate the evidence gathered against you, speak to witnesses and experts, if necessary, and fight for your rights in Court. In some cases, the state doesn’t have sufficient evidence to get a conviction. However, some lawyers don’t want to go that extra mile to push the prosecutor into a corner in order to win your case and may suggest that you plead guilty in order to avoid greater consequences. Many individuals end up spending time in jail and getting a criminal record simply because they didn’t seek out adequate representation. If you have been charged with a crime, you need the Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers at Direnzo Defense. You need the advocacy of an experienced law firm that is absolutely committed to your interests. Our firm has defended countless clients during our more than 18 years of practice, and we have tried over 150 jury trials. Our team's detailed understanding of the law and inner working of the courtroom provide you with the powerful and strategic representation needed to challenge the allegations brought against you.



Facing criminal charges is an overwhelming, confusing, and nerve racking process to go through. Don’t go at it alone! It is crucial to be aware of your rights and options from the very beginning. Depending on the charges you are facing, you could be facing harsh penalties if you get convicted of a crime, which is why you should retain a competent and experienced criminal defense attorney to fight for you. With the help of Direnzo Defense, you can feel confident that you will receive the competent, experienced, and aggressive representation you need to fight your charges. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida criminal defense attorneys at Direnzo Defense will take the time to review your case, help you understand your options, and fight for your rights. Everyone is innocent until proven guilty. Everyone has the right to remain silent when charged with a crime. Everyone has the right to a jury trial if you have been falsely accused. Everyone has the right to be represented by Direnzo Defense.



Our firm has successfully represented clients in all many areas of criminal defense, from Murder to DUI. William DiRenzo has been practicing law since 1998. He has handled thousands of cases and conducted over 150 jury trials. Let his experienced help you with your criminal charges. From bench warrants for failures to appear in court, to DUI charges, DMV issues, drug charges, domestic violence, violent crimes, or restraining order to name a few, DiRenzo Defense can help. Some cases can involve issues with the stop of your vehicle, the search of your vehicle or person, the entry into your vehicle or home, the seizure of your person, and many other legal issued between. With our 18 year or experience, we can assist in your situation. We will investigate the situation and if the evidence against you was obtained through an illegal search and seizure, we can move to have the evidence suppressed and move the Court to dismiss your charges. There are several drug tests currently being used nationally that have been known to be subject to errors. Our firm can review the evidence being used to charge you and, if necessary, subject it to independent review. We have represented numerous clients in theft cases, and know the strategies the prosecution will attempt to use against you. Our firm is prepared to provide smart and relentless defense in the courtroom against serious accusations of federal crimes, and we will tirelessly advocate on your behalf. If you are facing drunk driving charges, contact Direnzo Defense, Fort Lauderdale DUI defense attorneys.


We urge you to retain our knowledgeable professionals to provide you with a strong and effective defense.



Aggressive Defense

Friendly and reliable.Very down to earth, and knows his trade.He broke down my case and defended it thoroughly.He always followed up, and returned all messages.He got my charges dropped when other lawyers said it couldn't be done.Most of the time he picked up on the first ring.He defends your case thoroughly, one of the best in the business.I highly recommend Direnzo defense.

Excellent Attorney

Bill Direnzo is an excellent attorney. I have never found myself in need of legal representation before. I was not sure how the whole process worked. Bill took the time an explained every step along they way. He truly got me the best results possible in my case. I am so very lucky that I found him. If you are in need of an attorney I can say I highly recommend him. Keep up the great work Bill and truly thanks again for everything.

Resilience and Devotion

"Your resilience and devotion to your clients in the profession of law have demonstrated an expertise unlike any I have ever see. I am thoroughly impressed by you and more than being my attorney I call you my friend. If you ever have any doubts about whether or not you are making a difference in peoples lives - rest assured you have made a difference in mine and I will never forget." - Brad, Former Client



We know that the outcome of your case may have a profound impact on your life and your family, whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, a white collar crime, or a violent offense. Every case is unique, and our team accordingly provides personalized attention to each client in order to ensure that his or her interests and particular goals are addressed. In addition, for those already convicted and needing post-conviction relief, we offer our experienced counsel in appeals, expungement, and probation violations. Our practice is exclusively dedicated to defending the people of Florida against criminal charges, and we understand how invaluable knowledgeable legal counsel is to your defense. Through our extensive investigation into the circumstances that led to your arrest and the evidence and witnesses the prosecution intends to use against you, we can build a strong and comprehensive defense and prepare for whatever they may try to throw at us. We will provide you with the powerful support you need in the courtroom, and ensure you are given a fair trial. If you are facing criminal charges, call the criminal defense lawyers at Direnzo Defense in Fort Lauderdale, Florida today.



No matter how the odds seem to be stacked against you, you should never go down without a fight. Our exceptional team at Direnzo Defense believes you deserve strong and adamant representation, and you can be confident that you will receive nothing less than tireless and knowledgeable counsel if you enlist our firm for your case. We urge you to call our knowledgeable professionals to provide you with a strong and effective defense. As a former prosecutor, our firm has a keen insight into the procedures used by prosecutors to develop their cases. Having helped thousands of clients to fight their criminal charges, you can depend on our firm to be there for you when you need it most. If you would like to learn more about our services, or are seeking helpful information and guidance related to your specific case, please feel free to call our firm at your earliest convenience to undergo a confidential case analysis. We are standing by to see how we can help you. Whether you are facing a drunk driving charge, drug charge, or more serious criminal charge, you need the DUI lawyers at Direnzo Defense in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on your side.



Being convicted of a criminal charge can be a life-altering event that will greatly affect your future. The penalties for a conviction are high, including jail or prison time, costly fines, possible probation, community service, loss of license, and mandatory treatment classes. Even after serving your sentence, you will not be able to escape the consequences. Many find that once they have a conviction on their record, it becomes increasingly difficult to obtain employment, housing, and even insurance rates and credit costs can skyrocket. For those convicted of sex crimes, they may be required to register for life as a sex offender and will have great difficulty in finding housing. Direnzo Defense is a criminal defense attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida who understands how much is at stake when you are facing criminal charges. You may be frightened and unsure what to do next. Our firm can help you plot your roadmap forward.