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Criminal law is, without a doubt, the most important area of the law. It can deprive you of the most fundamental human right – your freedom. It’s no secret that being charged with breaking the law is serious. It is necessary and critical anyone charged with a crime – whether on a state or federal level – has an aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney. But even more, you need someone who’s compassionate and trusted, who understands that your future hinges on getting the best outcome in your case. You need someone who can navigate the system and fiercely and successfully defend you in court.


People go to court for many reasons. Property disputes, divorces, estate settlements and adoptions are just a few events that can lead someone to the courtroom. There are many great law firms dedicated to those areas of the law. But a divorce or property dispute, although often life changing, cannot deprive you of your liberty – and oftentimes your future.

Darcy Galnor and Gary Shumard have more than 20 years of experience on both sides of the courtroom. They are experienced, skilled and aggressive criminal defense lawyers. EVERY crime is serious. There’s no such thing as a minor charge. Galnor Shumard have handled everything thing from traffic tickets to murders. If you or a loved one has been arrested and is facing criminal charges of any kind, call Galnor Shumard immediately.


Darcy and Gary have devoted their lives to criminal law. It’s their passion. To them, it’s a labor of love. They don't practice other areas of the law because criminal law is what they believe in and love. Both former prosecutors are laser-focused on aggressively defending clients facing any criminal charge – from misdemeanors to complex felonies. Galnor Shumard NEVER rely on the findings of police, prosecutors or investigating agencies. They will painstakingly and independently do their own investigation into your case, leaving no stone unturned. As former state attorneys, Galnor Shumard have an intimate knowledge of the criminal law system. These experienced criminal defense attorneys have successfully tried many cases, including murder, serious gun offenses, complex white-collar fraud, healthcare fraud and misdemeanors and DUIs.

Charged with a crime?
Count on the experienced criminal defense lawyers of Galnor Shumard


121 W. Forsyth Street, Suite 610,
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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