Chris J. Beardslee

Chris J. Beardslee

1005 N. Marion St.
Tampa, FL 33602

Phone: 727-310-1975


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About Chris J. Beardslee

Attorney Chris Beardslee has handled thousands of criminal cases across multiple circuits in Florida with a focus on DUI defense. He continuously improves his knowledge of criminal law through continuing education classes and seminars focused on violent crime, narcotics investigations, and various advanced education programs by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar. He is a graduate of the NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Course and is knowledgeable with every edition of the NHTSA manual in attacking DUI investigations. He has participated in Intoxilyzer 8000 workshops and is familiar with both the criminal and administrative aspects in all DUI cases. Chris Beardslee was enlisted in the United States Navy for 5 years having completed four deployments including Japan(2x), Germany and Afghanistan in support of ground operations. Upon being Honorably Discharged, he attended law school at The Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, he clerked for a prominent criminal defense lawyer (Who is also a member of the National College of DUI Defense Lawyers) and was elected President of the Florida State University College of Law Trial Team. Chris continues to serve as a member of FSU College of Law Alumni Board by Presidential appointment. Chris has passed the bar exams in both Florida and Colorado and is licensed to practice in both states. Chris is a member of The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer's, The National College of DUI Defense, The Florida Bar and The Colorado bar.

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