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Samuel Bookhardt III


Bar Admissions:

Florida - Since 1997




Vance, Lotane & Bookhardt, P.A.

1980 Michigan Ave.

Cocoa, FL 32922





Samuel Bookhardt III earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1994 from the University of Central Florida. He then went on to Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1997.


Samuel joined the State Attorney's Office in 1997 as an Assistant State Attorney. During his tenure, he tried over 50 jury trials and managed the litigation of over 2,000 felony and misdemeanor cases.


Samuel handles criminal and civil cases for the firm. With the knowledge and experience gained as prosecutor for the State Attorney's Office, his insight into the justice system is an invaluable asset in representing the firm's clients.


Samuel is a member in good standing with The Florida Bar, the Brevard County Bar Association, The Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers.


Visit Samuel’s Website at: http://www.yourbrevardattorney.com.


Past Employment Positions:


State Attorney's Office

Assistant State Attorney- 1997-2001




J.D. Juris Doctorate- 1997

Stetson University College of Law

St. Petersburg, Florida


B.S. Major: Economics- 1994

University of Central Florida

Orlando, Florida



United States Army

1980 - 1983


Areas of Practice:


Criminal Defense

DUI Defense

Personal Injury

Police Misconduct



Construction Liens


Professional Associations and Memberships:


Florida Bar

Brevard County Bar Association-Past President 2010-2011

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers Top 100



T. Lotane


S. Bookhardt


A. Stetson


A. Barksdale

C. Wyszynski

Jessica Klein

The law firm of Vance, Lotane & Bookhardt, P.A., in Cocoa, Florida handles legal collections and auto subrogation throughout the entire states of Florida and Georgia. We have branch offices in South Brevard County and Georgia.

Miami-Dade County - Broward County - Palm Beach County - Martin County - St. Lucie County - Indian River County -Brevard County - Volusia County - Duval County - Flagler County - Polk County - Orange County - Osceola County - Lake County - Hillsborough County - Marion County - St. Johns County - Manatee County - Pasco County - Seminole County