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R. Timothy Jansen - Tallahassee, FL

125 N Franklin Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32301

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Updated: 03/11/2022

Tallahassee Criminal Defense Lawyer


R. Timothy Jansen has handled complex Civil, Administrative and Criminal Litigation for the past 12 years, first as Chief Trial Counsel for the Secretary of State of Florida, Tallahassee, handling both complex Civil and Criminal matters. Afterwards, he worked as a Senior Fraud Prosecutor for the United States Attorney in Tampa, handling exclusively complex White Collar Crimes, including Health Care Fraud Litigation...

About R. Timothy Jansen

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994

Other Affiliations

  • Tallahassee Bar Association (Member)
  • Federal Bar Association (Member)
  • The Florida Bar, Sections on Criminal Law, Trial Lawyers, 2003 - Present (Member, Grievance Committee)
  • The Florida Bar, Section on Criminal Law (Member)
  • The Florida Bar, Section on Trial Lawyers (Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Member)
  • American Inn of Court Defense Lawyers (Member)
  • American Inn of Court (Tallahassee) (Member)
  • Former State Licensed Sports Agent
  • Former NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor (NFL Agent)
  • Former Federal Prosecutor

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Complex Health Care Fraud Litigation, United States Department of Justice, South Carolina, 1993
  • Lecturer, Investigating and Prosecuting Insurance and Health Care Fraud, Florida Department of Insurance Fraud Seminar, Orlando, 1993
  • Lecturer, Trial Strategies/Jury Selection, Tallahassee Legends in Trial Practice, Florida, 1996
  • ESPN, Jameis Winston Conference, 2013
  • Insurance Fraud Seminar, Florida, 1993

Past Positions

  • Middle District of Florida, Senior Fraud Prosecutor, Member Attorney General, Janet Reno's Health Care Task Force, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1991 - 1994
  • Northern District of Florida, Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1989 - 1991
  • Florida Department of State, Assistant General Counsel, 1987 - 1989
  • Northern District of Florida, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1991 - 1993
  • Honorable Alexander M. Haig, Jr., During His Presidential Campaign, Special Assistant, 1987
  • ABC Television Network Affiliate, Legal Analyst
  • ESPN, Geraldo Rivera, 2013
  • WTXL-ABC News, Zimmerman Trial, 2013
  • WTXL-ABC News, Radio Commentary, OJ Simpson Trial, 1995
  • CBS News, Casey Anthony Trial, 2011
  • Greta Van Susteren, Prison Shooting, Ralph Hill, 2006
  • Nancy Grace, Prison Shooting, Ralph Hill, 2006
  • WTXL Radio, Radio Commentary, OJ Simpson Trial, 1995


  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida, 1986
    Honors: Florida Blue Key
    Honors: Phi Delta Phi
  • St. Petersburg Jr. College, St. Petersburg, FL, USA, 1981
    Honors: With Honors
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, 1983

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Student conduct hearings in a University setting: Just or Unjust, 2016

Office Information


125 N Franklin Blvd Tallahassee, FL 32301


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Past Lists

  • 2022 Florida Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Florida Super Lawyers list

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