John Leace, joined the firm, as a partner, in 2012. From Orlando, John graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Affairs and Sociology in 1995, and a Juris Doctorate Degree from the Florida State University College of Law in 1998. Following graduation from law school, John served the community as an Assistant State Attorney in the Second Judicial Circuit. During his time as a prosecutor, John was assigned to the Gadsden and Leon County offices and he handled cases ranging from traffic offenses to first degree murder.
In 2002, John decided to utilize the knowledge and skills he had developed as a prosecutor, to benefit individuals. He founded the Law Offices of John M. Leace, PA and focused his attention in the area of criminal defense. As a criminal defense attorney, John has handled cases ranging in severity from traffic offenses to capital offenses, including several high profile cases.
Mr. Leace is a member in good standing with the Florida Bar and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.