Don Waggoner Law

Orlando and Kissimmee Criminal Defense Lawyer and DUI Attorney



Your liberty and your future are at stake in the criminal courtroom, and you should not value them lightly. Your defense of the criminal charges against you is only as good as the lawyer you choose to defend you. Choosing Kissimmee and Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyer Don Waggoner to lead your criminal courtroom battle is the best move to begin your battle. Here are his qualifications:

Attorneys At Law

Don Waggoner


Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma-Bachelor of Science in Political Science, 1991
Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad School of Law -Juris Doctor, 1994



2005-Present-Private Practice - Don Waggoner Law, P.A. -Criminal Defense
1994-2004 - Assistant Public Defender - 9th Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Kissimmee, FL


Highlights of Criminal Defense:

Represented more than 6000 persons accused of crimes, adults and juveniles
175 Jury Trials, including two (2) capital murder trials (non-death penalty, won 1, lost 1)
Senior Domestic Violence Attorney (as Assistant Public Defender) for Osceola County 1995-1996 (37 DV trials)
Two (2) appellate arguments before the 5th District Court of Appeals
National Criminal Defense College, Macon, GA, 1998
Selected as the PD office Legal Eagle 2003, 2004


Legal Associations and Memberships:

State Bar of Florida - 1994; State Bar of Texas - 2004
United States Supreme Court - 2005
United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals - 2008
United States Middle District of Florida - 1995
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (CFACDL)
National College of DUI Defense (NCDD)
Orange County (Florida) Bar Association (OCBA)
Osceola County (Florida) Bar Association (OCBA)



United States Army Field Artillery -Staff Sergeant - 1971-1991 (retired)
Operation Just Cause (Panama) - 1989-1990
Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA (German)-1993
Brigade 75 (Ft. Hood, TX/Grafenwoehr, Germany)-1975/1977
Drill Sergeant- Ft. Sill, OK- 1978-1979
Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, 2nd Armored Division, 1977
Butzbach, Germany - 1972-1974; Wertheim and Bamberg Germany - 1983-1988
Uijonbu, Korea - 1979-1980


Ft. Hood, Ft. Polk, Ft.Sill, Ft. Ord

Frank DeNike

Frank DeNike has practiced law for over 30 years in the areas of criminal, probate and guardianship law.

He was a prosecutor in both the Ninth and Eighteenth Judicial Circuits. He was also the president of the Osceola Bar Association for two consecutive terms and president of the Osceola Kiwanis Club.

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