Criminal Defense Lawyer in Okaloosa County
Accomplished Defense Attorneys To Defend Your Rights


Meet Our Okaloosa County Defense Lawyers

Don Dewrell, Ashley Smith Herndon, and Dustin Dewrell provide highly skilled, attentive, and successful criminal defense services. The law office of Dewrell & Herndon defends clients throughout the Florida Panhandle who have been charged with or arrested for misdemeanors, felonies, violation of probation, DUI, drug charges, and serious vehicular crimes, including vehicular manslaughter.

Our attorneys have over 72 years of combined experience both inside and outside the courtroom. Don Dewrell has been practicing law since 1965. Ashley Herndon, on the other hand, was an assistant state attorney in the First Judicial Circuit and the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit from 2000 through 2005. Her past experience as a prosecutor provides clients with fully comprehensive defense services.

You can read more about Don Dewrell and Ashley Smith Herndon's backgrounds, education, and qualifications by viewing their attorney profiles:

Have you or a family member been charged with a crime? Do not delay to schedule your free initial consultation today. Call our Okaloosa County criminal defense attorneys at (850) 629-7163 or contact us online.


  • Martindale-Hubbell, Peer Rated 2020
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent 2012 Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent - Highest Possible Rating - Dewrell
  • Dewrell 35 Years Martindale Hubbell
  • Ashley Smith Herndon - AV Preeminent for 5 Years