Terence M. Lenamon

Terence M. Lenamon

B.C.S. Managing Partner


The only real lawyers are trial lawyers, and trial lawyers try cases to juries.

- Clarence Darrow (American criminal trial lawyer 1857-1938)

Terry Lenamon is a Florida Bar Board Certified Trial Lawyer - a significant accomplishment that few attorneys have achieved.

Martindale Hubbel rates Terry as an AV Preeminent attorney.

An AV Preeminent rating is given to only the top 2% of the legal profession for excellence in both ability and integrity.

With over 17 years experience and more than 100 jury trials under his belt, Mr. Lenamon has built a reputation as one of Florida’s most respected criminal defense lawyers. His skilled, high-quality defense has been sought by many high-profile clients including Ceasar Mena and Casey Anthony and has led him through 20 first-degree murder trials and eight death penalty cases. That experience has brought him national recognition as a go-to commentator on death penalty issues.

Whether it be capital crimes or DUI, Mr. Lenamon puts his trial skills to work for clients accused of the most serious of crimes and facing the most serious of punishments. His cases have been profiled on national television shows including “The Point”, Nancy Grace and “The First 48.” He has successfully persuaded the State to waive the death penalty more than 26 times.

Mr. Lenamon is an active participant in the Trial Lawyer’s College, has taught techniques in mitigation investigation for the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and was chosen to present techniques on creative brief writing in capital litigation.