Doug is a State and Federal Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation attorney located in Jacksonville, Florida
Originally from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Doug graduated from John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio and attended Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. As a public defender and private attorney in both Pennsylvania and Florida he has litigated all levels of cases, from traffic infractions to homicide charges. Prior to joining Willis Lucas Law Group, Doug represented individuals in the Repeat Offender Court (ROC), where all of his clients faced mandatory minimum or enhanced sentences. Doug vigorously defended against enhanced sentences involving Florida’s 10/20/Life, Habitual Felony Offender, Habitual Violent Felony Offender and Prison Release Reoffender statutes.
Doug understands the life changing consequences when one is accused of a crime and prides himself as an attorney who listens and communicates often with his clients becoming their advocate in the legal system.
Since joining Willis Lucas Law Group, Doug has also expanded his practice to include civil litigation, construction law and personal injury.
Professional Associations and Memberships
Jacksonville Bar Association
Jacksonville Beach Bar Association
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Pennsylvania Bar Association