Mr. Viacava received a four year academic scholarship from the University of Florida and graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. Following graduation Mr. Viacava received his Juris Doctorate from Thomas Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. While in law school Mr. Viacava received the honor of being elected to both the Moot Court Board and the Mock Trial Board. Mr. Viacava was further awarded the prestigious Litigation Certificate of Achievement during his tenure at Thomas Cooley Law School. Upon graduation from law school Mr. Viacava returned to Southwest Florida where he was raised and began a law career focused on the practice of criminal defense.
Mr. Viacava has successfully resolved thousands of criminal cases for his clients during his many years practicing criminal defense. Mr. Viacava has skillfully represented clients accused of virtually every type of criminal charge ranging from second degree misdemeanors to punishable by life felonies. Mr. Viacava uniquely tailors his representation of each individual client to best suit that persons needs. By taking the time to properly approach each and every case Mr. Viacava is able to consistently achieve outstanding results on behalf of his clients. Having resided in Southwest Florida since childhood Mr. Viacava has developed extensive community ties. Mr. Viacava draws upon his entire well of resources for every case in order to ensure the best possible results for his clients.
Mr. Viacava has been selected by The National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers. Mr. Viacava has also been recognized as one of the top 100 DUI attorneys in southern Florida by The National Advocacy for DUI Defense. The American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys awarded Mr. Viacava as one of the “10 Best” DUI/DWI Law Attorneys for client satisfaction in Florida.
The most important decision you make regarding your Criminal Charge or Personal Injury Claim will be the lawyer you choose to hire. The experienced litigation attorneys at Viacava & Cantor have resolved thousands of cases for their clients. You need an attorney on your case who is going to explore all avenues and leave no stone unturned in order to get you the best possible result. The last thing you need is a lawyer who does not want to go to trial. The attorneys at Viacava & Cantor are trial attorneys – when you hire a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor you are hiring a lawyer who wants to be in the courtroom and who thrives on trial work. When you have been arrested for a crime or injured in an accident a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor is ready to fight on your behalf towards getting you the best possible result on your criminal or personal injury case. If you would like to speak with Mr. Viacava about your case please call 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota).
- Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- American Bar Association – Personal Injury Trial Lawyer Division
- Florida Bar – Trial Lawyers Section
- Lee County Bar Association
- Collier County Bar Association
- The Florida Bar
- Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan: Juris Doctorate
- University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida: Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
- United States District Court Middle District of Florida
Areas of Practice:
- Criminal Defense
- Personal Injury