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Accusations such as drug charges, harsh traffic tickets, and criminal offenses can impact the rest of your life. You need an experienced Tampa criminal defense lawyer on your side. Christopher Hersem from Hersem Law is here for you.

When you’re arrested, you’re not just dealing with charges, you’re also looking at life-altering consequences that have nothing to do with fines or jail time. Christopher Hersem has years of experience providing understanding, experience, and results to clients who need help. 

Hersem Law

A native of Florida, Christopher Hersem started his legal career with an undergraduate degree from the University of Florida. He followed that with a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, completing his degree with a concentration in advocacy. 

After that, Mr. Hersem went to work helping the people. He worked as an assistant public defender for some time, gaining experience as an advocate. Whether you’re a student, a retail worker, or construction worker, you may be worried about getting fair representation. Fortunately, an experienced Tampa criminal defense attorney such as Chris Hersem can help you beat your charges. 

Chris Hersem is a member of several organizations, such as the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) and the American Bar Association. These memberships offer access to more resources and information, which works to benefit your case. 

Criminal Defense and More

At Hersem Law, we focus on helping those who have been accused of a criminal offense identify the defense they need and act before a conviction. 


If you’ve been accused of drinking and driving, your future, finances, and freedom may be on the line. That means you may need a Tampa DUI lawyer such as Chris Hersem to help you fight those charges, protecting you from a conviction that will follow you for years to come.

Criminal Traffic Tickets

A traffic ticket is already expensive, embarrassing, and harmful to your record. If you were arrested for reckless driving or another criminal violation, you could be in serious trouble. Talk to your lawyer at Hersem Law to fight that ticket and avoid the severe penalties. 

Drug Crimes

Although laws around marijuana are changing, with a few exceptions,it’s still illegal in Florida. If you’re a Tampa resident and you’ve been charged with a drug crime, you may be able to avoid a conviction with a criminal defense attorney by your side. 

Focusing on Tampa 

With a population nearing 400,000, Tampa is one of Florida’s most populous cities. It’s also a major site for business—as a port city, Tampa has historically been a great location for trade, but now, it’s the home of many major corporations and popular tourist destinations. 

It’s not just Tampa’s beaches that draw in visitors. Parks such as Busch Gardens and Adventure Island are just as popular, bringing in visitors from all over the country. Sports teams such as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are also popular among sports fans. 

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At Hersem Law, we’re devoted to helping Florida residents avoid major setbacks and life-changing criminal convictions. If your future is under fire because of a criminal allegation, call 813-251-7291 or fill out the online contact form below. We offer free strategy sessions for those looking to defend their future from criminal convictions.