Criminal Defense Lawyer in Okaloosa County
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Okaloosa Criminal Defense Attorney, Laresa Dudley

Laresa Dudley

Skilled Okaloosa Criminal Defense Attorney

Before joining Dewrell and Herndon, Ms. Dudley spent over 10 years as an Assistant State Attorney in the First Judicial Circuit of Florida. During her time as a prosecutor, she handled thousands of cases. Ms. Dudley prosecuted cases ranging from traffic offenses up to serious violent crimes and all offenses in between. She has tried numerous cases to verdict including: DUI, Domestic Violence Battery, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Law Enforcement, Carjacking, Robbery, Drug Trafficking, Attempted Murder and First Degree Murder. Ms. Dudley also has experience preparing and arguing motions to suppress, motions to dismiss, sentencing enhancements and violations of probation.

To speak with the Okaloosa criminal defense lawyer, get in touch with the firm at (850) 629-7163 or online and schedule a free initial consultation.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2009


  • Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2009
  • Stetson University, Master of Business Administration, 2009
  • Stetson University, Bachelor of Business Administration, 2006


  • 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