The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. is owned and operated by former Pinellas County state prosecutor Donald J. Kilfin. Mr. Kilfin attended Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg from 1997 - 2000. During that time, he studied all facets of the law, with a particular emphasis on criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, and trial advocacy. Mr. Kilfin was published in the 2000 editions of Who's Who Among American Law Students and The National Dean's List based on his academic achievements at Stetson.
Upon graduation, he accepted a position with the Pinellas county State Attorney's office, where he worked as a prosecutor for the next six years. In that capacity Mr. Kilfin handled thousands of criminal cases which ranged in severity from minor traffic infractions to first degree murder. He conducted over sixty jury trials to verdict, including first degree murder, second degree murder, manslaughter, capital sexual battery, drug trafficking, and firearms offenses.
In 2008, after working for nearly two years in a St. Petersburg area civil firm, Mr. Kilfin associated with a close friend and former state prosecutor to form one of Pinellas county's most successful and well respected criminal defense firms. As a partner with the firm, Mr. Kilfin represented numerous clients throughout the Tampa Bay area in an array of criminal matters, including assault, battery, firearms offenses, drug trafficking, and murder. During this time, he was published in Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2010 and The National Trial Lawyers Top 100.
In 2013, Mr. Kilfin opened The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C. He utilizes the many skills he developed, as both a Pinellas county state prosecutor and Tampa Bay area criminal defense attorney, in representing the residents of Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco and Manatee counties. Mr. Kilfin has dedicated his professional life to helping good people, accused of crimes, through some of the most difficult and challenging times in their lives. At The Kilfin Law Firm, P.C., providing competent, effective legal representation to our clients is our top priority. Mr. Kilfin is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Georgia.