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Glenn M. Swiatek

Glenn M. Swiatek

Born and raised in the Fort Walton Beach area, attorney Glenn M. Swiatek, Esquire, has practiced criminal law exclusively for over 25 years.

Most criminal justice attorneys limit their practice to criminal trial, criminal appeals or criminal post-conviction relief. Mr. Swiatek is unique: he handles all three.

He has experience before every court of the Florida’s First Judicial Circuit in the state court system. Mr. Swiatek is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Experience & Memberships

  • National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Florida Criminal Trial Lawyers
  • AVVO Superb Rated Attorney
  • Published opinions in Florida’s First District Court of Appeals which have set binding precedent affecting future cases.
  • Okaloosa-Walton Bar Association Law Week Chair, 2002 – 2008
  • President Okaloosa-Walton Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2007-2008, 2010-2013 (He was a key founder of this organization)
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Mentor and volunteer Judge for the Okaloosa County Teen Court

Education

  • Graduate, Fort Walton Beach High School, 1975
  • Bachelor of Music Education, University of Southern Mississippi, 1980
  • Graduate Certificate in Litigation, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law 1993
  • Juris Doctorate, Oklahoma City University, School of Law, 1997

Interests

A classical musician since childhood, Mr. Swiatek has played orchestral bass in numerous orchestras including guest appearances in diverse venues such as the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Austria.

A widely respected photographer, Mr. Swiatek’s nature photographs have been published in National Geographic.

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“"This is actually one of the best law firms I've had the pleasure of dealing with. They stick with you throughout the entire process, walking you through every step and they know the law! They were able to help me get out of a situation that had occurred because of a technicality and was very knowledgeable in the process. I would recommend them to anyone."”

James S.

“"Such a great service to go through when dealing with any legal matter! Mr. Cobb is very knowledgable and will take the time to understand and communicate with you in a timely manner."”

Dreeana A.

“"Everything was great and smooth working with Mr. Cobb. He was fast and efficient and answered any questions I had."”

Joshua T.

“"I would recommend Attorney Cobb to others. I would describe him as an honest and straightforward lawyer. All my concerns were addressed."”

Crystal H.

“"He was excellent, he did everything without me having to do much especially not living close. I hired him and told him everything and he did it all and it was a great experience. The legal assistant that works there was also amazing."”

Joseph S.

“"It was as clean of a process as it could have been for me. He handled everything for me because I live out of state and made it so simple and easy. He was great and thorough and I hardly had to do anything."”

William S.

“"If you can hire Stephen as your attorney then definitely do that. He talked openly and gave me assurance and even his legal assistant that works there is amazing. I never had any problems or trouble with them."”

Lonnie M.

“"I have used other lawyers in the past. I was facing years but left court with probation and a suspended sentence. Thank you and god bless you."”

Jason

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