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Leonard Louis Cagan

Leonard Louis Cagan

Cagan & Cagan PLLC
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Medical Malpractice
  • Florida
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Summary

Lenny was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1996. Lenny worked as an Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor) for over seven years. During this time, he prosecuted thousands of cases, supervised a staff of other attorneys and conducted numerous jury trials. Lenny knows how prosecutors think and how to speak their language. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Lenny worked for a prestigious Plaintiff’s law firm that practiced in the areas of Medical Malpractice/ Nursing Home Abuse/ and Personal Injury law. Lenny has been in private practice since 2004 representing people who have been accused of crimes or have been seriously injured by others.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • PIP Personal Injury Protection
  • Auto Glass Claims
  • Drug Charges
  • Domestic Violence
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Federal Circuit
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Cagan & Cagan PLLC
Current
Trial Attorney
Cagan Law Firm
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Managing Attorney
Milkowitz & Lyons
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Associate Attorney
Assistant State Attorney
State Attorneys Office - Sixth Circuit
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Education
Regent University School of Law
J.D. (1996) | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude
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Awards
10 Best Criminal Law Attorney for Florida - Client Satisfaction
American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Florida
National Trial Lawyers Association
Law Student Award
James Kent American Inn of Court
Who's Who Among American Law Students
Summo Publishing
American Jurisprudence Award
Lawyers Cooperative Publishing
Professional Associations
Marion County Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Citrus-Hernando American Inn of Court
Master of the Bench
- Current
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Hernando County Bar Association
- Current
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Florida State Bar  # 87009
Member
- Current
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Legal Answers
39 Questions Answered

Q. I'm being accused of burglary of unoccupied dwelling on which isn't true and I didn't commit the offense. a person
A: I agree that the video can be used in court as long as the person who took it can authenticate it as to time and place etc. so as to make it relevant. You have no expectation of privacy while walking around in public.
Q. I left a store this morning and when later looking at my reciept I realized one item ($16) wasn’t on there.
A: Difficult question, but it is my opinion that doing the "right thing" is typically the best way to go. I believe that bringing the item and receipt back to the store with the intent to pay for the item will negate any intent associated with theft. Depending on the store, you can call and ask to speak to the manager before going back if you think the item might set off any type of alarm on the way in. I'm sure others may feel differently. Good luck. Disclaimer: This answer is not meant to provide legal advice but rather for information purposes only.
Q. Do I need a lawyer with me if the police want to question me about a crime
A: I recommend you hire an attorney to represent you in the investigative phase. Although you have a constitutional right to refuse to speak to law enforcement, they many times take a refusal to talk as some indicia of guilt. If they are trying to contact you I usually recommend that a client call the officer and tell them that they have nothing to hide and would be glad to make a statement. I then have them refer the officer to the attorney to "set it up." Most of the time I never get a call from the police. If I do and I decide not to have my client make a statement, I take the blame rather than my client. This decision is very fact specific and there are some cases where you just cannot make a statement, but I would never recommend making any statement without a lawyer - other than to refer them to your lawyer. In addition to the above, it is important to have a lawyer as a witness if they make you any promises in exchange for your statement. Hire a lawyer!
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Cagan & Cagan PLLC
825 SE 3rd Ave,
Suite 200
Ocala, FL 34471-3777
Telephone: (352) 683-9100
Cagan & Cagan PLLC
2064 Park Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Telephone: (904) 990-4747
Cagan & Cagan PLLC
471 Mariner Blvd
SPRING HILL, FL 34609
Telephone: (352) 683-9100
Cagan & Cagan PLLC
401 E. Jackson Street (Suntrust Tower)
Suite 2340
Tampa, FL 33602
Telephone: (813) 616-1120