Gary S. Ostrow, PA | Criminal Defense Attorney in Ft. Lauderdale, FL


Two Time Winner of the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers “Hat Trick” Award, for Six Consecutive Felony Acquittals.

1. Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer
2. Battery on Law Enforcement Officer.
3. Trafficking Cocaine
4. Escape
5. Possession of Cocaine
6. Possession of Cocaine

Criminal Defense: 

Drug Trafficking                        Sexual Assault                              Armed Robbery

Armed Robbery                         Narcotics Possession                  Burglary

Trespass                                     Petit Theft                                      Delivery

Aggravated Assault                  Homicide                                       Vehicular Homicide 

Aggravated Battery                  DUI Manslaughter                         Domestic Violence

Probation Violations                White Collar Offenses                  Grand Theft Auto

Kidnapping                                 Extortion                                         Fleeing and Eluding 

Identity Theft                             Exploitation of the Elderly           Assault

Battery                                        Injuctions                                        Restraining Orders

Weapon Charges                       DUI                                                   Firearm Offenses 


Areas of Practice:

Sex Crimes

Violent Crimes Defense

DUI Defense

Murder Defense

Domestic Violence Defense

Drug Crimes

Traffic Ticket Defense

Criminal Defense

Classes/Seminars Taught: 

Lecturer – Police Academy: The Art of Cross Examination, Palm Beach State Attorney’s Office.

Serves as a Judge and Coach for Nova law students and beginning lawyers in Trial Advocacy.

Honors and Awards: 

Presiding Judge for both national and local Law Student Moot Court Competitions Winner of the Broward Association Criminal Defense Lawyers “Hat Trick” award, for Six Consecutive Felony Acquittals.


Southern District of Florida

Middle District of Florida

Florida Bar

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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We Defend: 

Experienced Criminal Defense Trial Lawyer Gary Ostrow P.A. believes that true advocacy entails defending your reputation, protecting your rights, and pursuing your freedom. In most cases, the best result — an acquittal or dismissed charges — can only be acquired by an experienced criminal defense attorney. Gary S. Ostrow has extensive trial experience and has obtained hundreds of acquittals for clients in cases ranging from drug offenses to DUI.

Gary Ostrow P.A. represents clients throughout South Florida, such as the communities of: Fort Lauderdale, Miami, West Palm Beach, Hollywood, Dania, Weston, Davie, Plantation, Oakland Park, Coral Springs, Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, Tamarac, Boynton Beach, Pembroke Pines, Ventura, Hallandale, Lauderdale Lakes, Lighthouse Point, Sunny Isles, Broward County, Dade County, Palm Beach County.

Gary Ostrow defends Federal criminal cases in any and all Districts nationwide.

Contact Gary S. Ostrow to have an experienced and passionate criminal defense trial attorney protecting your needs and your future.




University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, BA Public Relations and Journalism



Nova Southeastern University Center for the Study of Law, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Juris Doctorate.



Bar Admission. Florida, 1982 U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida



Finalist in the Nova Law Center Moot Court Competition University of South Florida

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