Stephen G. Cobb - Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer

Category: General Blog

Your Clients Need Digital Erasure Now More Than Ever

You did a great job and your client’s case was dismissed. You promptly followed through with a record expunction. However, there is one collateral consequence where you are probably failing your client: Digital Erasure. “ has announced that they have created a new privacy solution that enables people to remove personal information from the internet. They are there to help people restore their privacy by removing personal information, including criminal records, from 30+ services where people can complete background checks.”1 Think about this for a moment: is your law firm equipped to erase social media leakage, booking photographs, and other… Read More

Attorney Cobb Got Featured In NWF Daily News

Attorney Stephen Cobb got coverage in the local newspaper, which covered the book that has an entire chapter dedicated to the Cobb Law Firm and its use of SPECT brain imaging in criminal cases. You can read more on it by going to the link below. News Source:

Every Single Military Client Sent For Brain Imaging As Part Of Their Defense Strategy Since 2005 Has Shown Brain Abnormalities

Every single military client sent for brain imaging as part of their defense strategy since 2005 has shown brain abnormalities. As a specialist in criminal law, I trained to fight cases the traditional way. Aggressive pleadings. Attacks on the evidence to make it inadmissible. Advanced motion practice beyond what uncertified lawyers can offer. Actual trial experience instead of just “handling” cases. Long, painful jury trials that make the prosecutor think twice before offering a harsh, over-punishing sentence. This was how I made my name. This is how I became the only criminal law specialist in Okaloosa County: fighting cases like… Read More

Attorney Stephen Cobb’s Views On Clemency Granted To Chelsea Manning

Executive clemency is rarely granted on the state or federal level. The Chelsea Manning case has received widespread media attention, but clemency is available on the state level for non-federal, state crimes. In Florida, there are eight (8) types of clemency ranging from a full pardon to a restoration of alien status. There is also a separate type of clemency known as “conditional clemency”. Clemency is strictly a function of the Executive branch of state government, and authorized by the Florida constitution pursuant to Article IV, Section 8(a). Except in treason cases and impeachment, the Governor may: “suspend collection of… Read More