representation of professional, collegiate, and high school athletes and coaches in criminal and university matters, our clients even include 2014 Heisman winner Jameis Winston. A former federal prosecutor, Mr. Jansen is well practiced in defending high-profile criminal cases and administrative related hearings. He has obtained acquittals in both state and federal courts and has hundreds of trials and hearings to his name.
Guest Appearances & Accolades Mr. Jansen has also made numerous guest appearances as a legal analyst on Court TV, Geraldo, Greta van Susteren, and Nancy Grace. As a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in Tampa and Tallahassee, Mr. Jansen gained valuable experience and knowledge in defending white collar/fraud and drug cases in federal court. He received the highest independent rating AA and Martindale-Hubbell legal ranking by his peers for his outstanding legal ability and ethical standards. In addition, he has argued cases before Florida Supreme Court and 11 th Circuit County Appeals U.S. Appellate Court. With a focus on criminal defense, he opened his firm in July 1994.
Florida Bar, 1987 U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1994 U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1994, 2014 U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1994 U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
University of Florida College of Law, J.D. 1986 Honors: Florida Blue Key Honors: Phi Delta Phi University of Florida, B.A. 1983 St. Petersburg College, A.A. 1981 Honors: Graduated with Honors
Prior Employment Middle District of Florida, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Senior Fraud Prosecutor, Member Attorney General, Janet Reno's Health Care Task Force, 1991-1994 Northern District of Florida, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1991-1993 Northern District of Florida, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1989-1991 Florida Department of State, Assistant General Counsel, 1987-1989 Honorable Alexander M. Haig, Jr. - Presidential Campaign - Special Assistant and Travel Aide, 1987 Legal Analyst ESPN, Jameis Winston Conference, 2013 ESPN, Geraldo Rivera, 2013 WTXL-ABC News, Zimmerman Trial, 2013 WTXL-ABC News, Radio Commentary, OJ Simpson Trial, 1995 CBS News, Casey Anthony Trial, 2011 Greta Van Susteren, Prison Shooting, Ralph Hill, 2006 Nancy Grace, Prison Shooting, Ralph Hill, 2006 WTXL Radio, Radio Commentary, OJ Simpson Trial, 1995
Professional Memberships Florida Bar The Florida Bar, Criminal Law Sections Tallahassee Bar
Classes/Seminars Taught Lecturer, Complex Health Care Fraud Litigation, United States Department of Justice, South Carolina, 1993 Lecturer, Trial Strategies/Jury Selection, Tallahassee Legends in Trial Practice, Florida, 1996 Lecturer, Investigating and Prosecuting Insurance and Health Care Fraud, Florida Department of Insurance Fraud Seminar, Florida, 1993 Insurance Fraud Seminar, Florida, 1993