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Hannah Wood
XXXX XXX XXXX, Tybee Island, GA 31328
Professional Summary

I have over 30 years experience in criminal trial practice and procedure as well as appellate work. I have also extensive experience in leadership and management. Some of my accomplishments are as follows:

AV Rated (Martindale Hubbell)

Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer Florida since 1992 (Less than 1% of Florida Attorneys hold such certification)

Florida Super Lawyer 2009

Commendation from the Florida Supreme Court for Pro Bono Services assisting attorneys assigned Death Sentenced Inmates

Chief Assistant Public Defender in charge of the Major Crimes Division/ Eastern Judicial Circuit 

Navy Achievement Medal  


Leadership and Management: Trained while in the US Navy in the area of Leadership and Management and have managed people while in the Navy, as an Assistant State Attorney, in Private Practice and currently as Deputy Chief Assistant Public Defender. Trial Experience: Tried over 230 criminal jury trial the vast majority of which were felonies. These include approximately 25 murder cases.

Deputy Chief Assistant Public Defender Oct 2009Present Office of the Public Defender/Eastern Judicial Circuit Savannah, Ga Established and supervise the Major Crimes Division which is comprised of 4-5 attorneys, 2 administrative assistants and investigators who are assigned before 2 Superior Court Judges. I also maintain an active caseload of clients charged with Major Crimes. (Murder, Rape, Armed Robbery etc.)
Managing Partner Attridge and Lucas et al Oct 1996Mar 2009 Criminal Defense Attorney (Private Practice) New Port Richey, Fl I started my own law practice in 1996 starting out as a solo practioner specializing in criminal defense. My practice grew rapidly and I soon became partners with other attorneys. By 2009 I was one of the Managing Partners in a moderate sized law firm known as Attridge, Lucas, Green and Magazine. There were a number of associate attorneys as well as a support staff of approximately 20. The firm handled Personal Injury, Family Law, Workmen Compensation while I still specialized in Criminal Defense Trial and Appellate work. I sold my interest/shares in the firm in 2009 and relocated to Georgia.    
Instructor Jan 1993Oct 1996 Police Academy College Instructor / Pasco Hernado Community College New Port Richey, Fl I was certified by the State of Florida to instruct police officer candidates at the police academy in the areas of Criminal law and procedure, US Constitutional Law and other core courses. 
Assistant State Attorney Jan 1984Oct 1996 State Attorney's Office Sixth Judicial Circuit Clearwater, Fl As an Assistant State Attorney, I prosecuted thousands of criminal cases. I tried approximately 185 jury trials which included over 125 felonies as well as approximately 17 homicide cases. I was also assigned as a lead trial attorney where I was responsible to supervise and train other prosecutors (approx. 10-12) and monitor their caseload.
Naval Officer Surface Warfare Sep 1977Mar 1981 US NAVY I was a commissioned Naval Officer and became designated as a Surface Warfare Officer. I serves aboard ships and at times managed and supervised up to 60 subordinates. I was also trained in many areas including Leadership and Management.
J.D.: Law Dec 1983 Stetson University College of Law St. Petersburg, Fl
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science/History Sep 1975 University of New Hampshire Durham, NH
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Previous Companies:

  • Office of the Public Defender
  • Eastern Judicial Circuit
  • Criminal Defense Attorney Private Practice

Previous Job Positions:

  • Deputy Chief Assistant Public Defender
  • Managing Partner Attridge and Lucas et al
  • Instructor
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Naval Officer Surface Warfare


  • Stetson University College of Law
  • University of New Hampshire

Level of Education:

  • J.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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