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 Why Maria D Hale 
Experience, and an Extensive Background Within the Criminal Justice System!

Maria D. Hale has over 10 years experience in the criminal justice system. After graduating from Stetson University College of Law in 1998, Hale became a Prosecutor in the Central Florida area. During her tenure with the State Attorney's Office, Hale conducted nearly 50 jury trials for crimes such as Aggravated Battery, Aggravated Assault with a Weapon, Grand Theft, Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer, Lewd and Lascivious Acts on a Child Under 12, Possession of Cocaine, DUI and Domestic Battery. As a member of the State Attorney DUI Manslaughter Special Prosecution Unit, she completed several Advanced DUI schools and was then selected to attend the Florida Prosecuting Attorney Association Train the Trainers Program where she went on to teach young Prosecutors DUI prosecution techniques.

Hale's teaching experience includes positions as FPAA Trainer & Critiquer, Stetson University Teaching Assistant in Trial Advocacy for the Honorable David A. Demers and Retired Professor of Law, William Eleazer. She has coached Mock Trial Teams since graduating law school including Pinellas Park High School Mock Trial Team, Stetson University's Mock Trial Team and currently Barry University's Mock Trial Team.

As a former Prosecutor, Hale witnessed first hand strategies and techniques used by the prosecution. In that position, she was also made aware of the State's areas of weakness. By learning her adversary's techniques and approach from the inside, and after practicing criminal defense, she is in a position to help you make an informed decision about your case.

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Maria D. Hale, Esq.
Hale & Hale, P.A.
545 Delaney Avenue, Bldg. 7, Orlando, FL 32801
407/425-4640    407/425-4641 fax
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