Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter 
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An Experienced Lawyer Solving Serious Problems

The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A., a criminal defense firm:  


When facing the possibility of criminal charges the stakes are high.  Your property, reputation and
very freedom are on the line and you need someone with experience to champion your cause.  You need someone to aggressively defend your rights, to effectively present your defenses, and when necessary, to diplomatically negotiate your options.  The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter P.A. does just that.  

A.V. rated and board certified criminal defense attorney, Harrison T. Slaughter, known to his clients simply as “Butch,” has been fighting for the accused for over twenty-five years and brings with him a wealth of experience and resources to ensure the highest level of representation. 

Butch Slaughter served as a Special Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Tax Division, with trial assignments in the southeastern region of the United States.  After his tenure with the Department of Justice, he moved on to become an Assistant United States Attorney where he handled and resolved thousands of cases. Butch now uses the knowledge and experience gained as a federal prosecutor to defend people’s rights in state and federal court.  

Butch Slaughter and The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A., an Orlando, Florida, criminal defense firm, have assisted thousands of individuals and businesses achieve acquittals or significantly reduced sentences. In many instances, the law firm has been able to prevent charges from even being brought based upon early investigation and intervention with prosecuting authorities.

Personalized representation with a team approach to handle even the most complex criminal matters:

Whether you are being investigated for or have actually been charged with a criminal offence, it is important that you have a law firm that knows you as an individual and not just as another case number.  Butch Slaughter operates under the belief that such personalized representation is the key to effective and passionate advocacy.  Because of this, The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A. have purposefully remained small in order to promote a stronger attorney-client relationship. 

Nevertheless, the firm has been designed so that it can take on the largest of cases. The firm utilizes a sophisticated and cutting-edge computer system that enables it to efficiently organize, analyze, and access tens of thousands of documents.   The firm’s document management capabilities enable it to handle large, document-intensive matters more effectively than many mid-sized or large national firms.

Moreover, The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A. approaches each case in a unique manner -- as a problem awaiting a solution.  The law firm calls upon a team of experts and professionals at its disposal to assist in meeting the singular needs of each client and of each case. By utilizing this tailored team approach, The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A. is able to handle complex matters and document-intensive cases usually only handled by larger firms without sacrificing the individualized attention and care that can only be found in the small law firm.

 The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A. works with forensic specialists to obtain evidence where it is now most often found – on computers, tablets, and smart phones. Additionally, the law firm draws from the experience of a select group of seasoned investigators, polygraph experts, legal researchers, former special agents, paralegals, and other professionals to develop and present defenses and to find solutions to the problems presented.   

In this manner, The Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A. effectively and efficiently handles a wide array of criminal matters, including: charges involving bank fraud; environmental violations; tax fraud and evasion; Medicare fraud; price fixing, bid rigging, government contract fraud; money laundering; structuring; stock fraud; securities fraud; RICO; mail fraud; wire fraud; public corruption; bankruptcy fraud; telemarketing fraud; drug possession and trafficking, and DUI/DWI cases.

Butch Slaughter’s Education, Achievements, Honors, and Reputation:

  • Graduate of George Washington University, Washington DC (B.A., 1969).
  • Graduate of George Washington University Law School, with honors (J.D., 1972).
  • United States Department of Justice (1973-1977)
  • The United States Attorney’s Office, Middle District of Florida. (1973-1977)
  • Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer
  • “A.V. Rated”, highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards, Martindale Hubbell, (1987 to present)
  • Chairman of the Magistrate selection committee for the United States District Court, Orlando Division for two years; member for one year
  • Chairman of the Florida Bar grievance committee
  • Member of the Federal grievance committee
  • Chairman of the Orange County Bar Association, Criminal Law section.
  • Member of the Florida Bar since 1975
  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar since 1973
  • Member of Pennsylvania Bar since 1972
  • Listed consecutively within the “Best Lawyers in America”, (2008 to present).
  • Ranked within the “Top 100 Attorneys in Florida” in the Florida Super Lawyers 2012 nomination, research and blue ribbon review process, as published in The Wall Street Journal & Miami Magazine (June 2012)

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding criminal defense, contact our firm for a free initial consultation. We accept credit cards, are available for evening and weekend appointments, and are conveniently located in downtown Orlando within walking distance of the federal and state courthouses.

To see how Butch Slaughter can help you, call 407-650-5535.


As an experienced criminal defense attorney - lawyer with his office in Orlando, Florida, Harrison “Butch” Slaughter has protected the legal rights of residents of the Orlando, Florida area by providing attorney - lawyer legal services in Orange County, Seminole County, Osceola County, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Miami, and the state of Florida, as well as nationally and internationally. When you need legal advice and representation, the Law Offices of Harrison T. Slaughter, P.A., are ready to put our experience to work for you.

Disclaimer The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.

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