Brian Cantrell is a seasoned trial attorney and central Florida native. He prides himself on his customer service based approach to practicing law, with a strong focus on client communication, thorough preparation, and effective negotiation skills.
Mr. Cantrell attended the University of Central Florida and graduated from the Radio-Television Program within the Nicholson School of Communication. He earned his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law.
While in law school, he interned for the State Attorney’s Office in St. John’s County. After graduation, he continued practicing criminal law, cultivating experience at the Public Defender’s office in Daytona Beach. During his tenure as an Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Cantrell passionately litigated misdemeanor and felony cases ranging from DUI to crimes punishable by life imprisonment.
Mr. Cantrell’s experience at the Public Defender’s Office gave him the opportunity to help clients as they dealt with emotion and anxiety of a criminal case. Furthermore, this experience allowed him to vigorously defend clients through sound negotiation and accomplished trial advocacy. His experience provides him the compassion and understanding to help someone through a divorce, child custody matter, or any family law issue.
Mr. Cantrell is admitted to practice in all State Courts of Florida. Additionally, he is involved in the local community as a member of the Volusia County Bar, Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Dunn-Blount American Inn of Court.