The attorney that you choose to defend your criminal charge can impact the rest of your life. Meltzer & Bell, P.A. is a Miami-Dade County criminal defense firm founded by former major crimes Public Defender Steven Kenneth Bell, Esquire and former felony special unit prosecutor Lawrence Michael Meltzer, Esquire.


Our team is fully dedicated to protecting your rights and freedoms at every step in the court process. We understand that you deserve the best criminal defense representation for your case. We will work tirelessly with you, prosecutors, and all other legal entities to ensure that you get the justice you deserve. Protecting our clients is our number one priority, and we will use our expertise to defend your rights to the best of our ability.


Unlike most firms, Meltzer & Bell, P.A., clients have unique 24/7 access to the firm’s partners. We are available at night, on weekends, and even on holidays as criminal charges and arrests can occur at any time. You will have direct cell phone and email access to each of the firm’s founding partners, and you will have the opportunity to have up-to-date communication concerning your case through the firm’s modern case management system.