Our Tampa/St. Petersburg criminal defense attorneys have over 35 years of combined experience representing individuals accused of criminal offenses. Our attorneys have personally represented individuals accused of every level of criminal offense, from 1st Degree Capital Murder to 2nd Degree Misdemeanor Offenses.

Our attorneys are all former prosecutors. They understand the extremely high burden which the government faces each and every time they bring a criminal case seeking a conviction. Our attorneys will personally meet with you to review your case, and explain your options.
If you or someone you know has been arrested, or is currently being investigated for criminal wrongdoing, contact Brown & Doherty to ensure your rights are protected.


Practice Areas: Federal Criminal Defense; State Criminal Defense, Entertainment Law, Media Relations, and Complex Civil Trial Law. Admitted: Florida, 1989

Patrick D. Doherty – Partner (Retired)

Areas of practice Federal criminal defense Selective state criminal trial law Selective state civil trial law Appellate practice Admitted to

David E. Little, JD/MBA – Attorney

David has represented clients across the State of Florida, and New York.  He focuses his practice on representing individuals accused

Jennifer McAbee – Paralegal

Jennifer McAbee is a Certified Paralegal who has worked for Brown & Doherty, P.A. for 10 years, assisting the Attorneys