Hiring the Right Lawyer Matters

A Law Firm Built on Experience

The attorneys of The Sombathy Law Firm have a combined 61 years of legal experience in both civil and criminal law in both State and Federal Court.  All cases are handled personally by the partners of the law firm and are not handed off to inexperienced associate attorneys.

A Law Firm Built by Distinguished Attorneys

Bob Sombathy has been awarded the Florida Bar’s highest level of recognition for competency and experience within an area of the law when he earned Board Certification in the area of Criminal Trial Law. Bob has maintained Board Certification since 1999.

Julie Ann Sombathy has been voted Reader’s Choice Best of Bay Best Attorney for 4 consecutive years in the Panama City News Herald. She has served as a lecturer in continuing legal education courses related to estate planning and probate and has testified as an expert witness on real estate closing procedures and homestead law at trial.

A Law Firm Built by Experienced Trial Attorneys

When selecting a criminal defense attorney to defend the liberties of a client, there is no substitute for trial experience. Bob has been lead counsel on over 150 felony jury trials including more than 30 homicide trials.

Julie has 30 years of experience litigating civil cases in both State and Federal Court. She has filed and completed well over 1,000 estate plans and probates and litigated a variety of civil matters including will contests, disputed probate distributions, boundary disputes, non-compete agreements, mortgage foreclosures, and defamation of character.