Criminal Defense Lawyers in Polk County


Thomas C. Grajek View Profile

Thomas By Thomas C. Grajek

Find a Criminal Defense Attorney in Polk County

Whether you’re facing DUI charges in Lakeland or were arrested by Polk County law enforcement in Davenport, make sure you retain the best representation you possibly can. 

Do you want to mount a defense, or do you want to know all the legal options available to you by hiring a criminal defense attorney you can trust in Polk County, like Thomas C. Grajek.

Thomas C. Grajek is a criminal defense attorney with more than ten years of experience under his belt. He has law offices in Lakeland, Polk County, and is ready to provide his legal expertise for your criminal case

When to Get a Criminal Defense Attorney in Polk County

The first thing you will be thinking regarding a criminal defense attorney, is when do you need one?

You should hire a defense attorney in the following cases; when you’ve been accused of a crime, if you’ve been arrested for a criminal offense, or if you have a family member who is in either of the situations mentioned above. It’s also advisable that you contact an attorney as soon as possible in any of the above events.

The second thing is understanding what you’ve been charged with. There’s a difference between Felonies and Misdemeanors in Florida.


Felonies are more serious crimes and, as such, have harsher or more steep punishments. When charged with a felony, you face longer punishment times and more expensive fines.


Misdemeanors are less serious crimes and, as such, have cheaper fines to pay when compared to a felony.

Get an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney in Polk County

We advise that you don’t take criminal charges lightly. If you’re faced with a criminal charge, get yourself a good criminal defense attorney.

We advise that you find a Polk County criminal defense attorney who’s experienced with defending criminal cases. The defense attorney should be an expert in Florida law, know the courts in Polk County, and Lakeland, and has the resources to handle the processes and legal matters in Polk County.

Hire a Proven Polk County Criminal Defense Attorney, Like Thomas C. Grajek.

Call Thomas C. Grajek’s Criminal Defense Law Office in Polk County Today

Thomas C. Grajek is a criminal defense trial attorney who’s licensed to practice in all Florida state courts. As your defense attorney, he aims to get a dismissal on your case, get your criminal charges dropped, or focus on obtaining a not guilty verdict in trial.

Educational Background

Thomas C. Grajek graduated from State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S. Business Administration, Concentration in Finance, 1990. In 1993, he graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law. In 1994, he was admitted to both the Florida Bar and the New York Bar.

Thomas C. Grajek was admitted to all Florida State Courts and was later admitted to the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida. He’s also a former Criminal Defense Attorney for the State of Florida.

Criminal Cases Handled

Thomas C. Grajek has experience in handling numerous felonies and misdemeanor crimes. Such charges range from  DUI charges, drug charges, domestic violence, sex crime, jury trials, and probation violation.

Case Results

It’s unprecedented for an attorney to win all of their cases. The sign of a competent attorney is that they’re able to take what they’ve learned from one trail, no matter the verdict, and apply it to their future cases. 

Thomas C. Grajek takes on challenging cases that many other attorneys wouldn’t take on. He builds on his experiences of all his previous cases to provide the best possible case for his clients.

Three case results of Thomas C. Grajek are:

In 2014, the Lake Hamilton Police Department arrested his client for a DUI. Due to expert testimony during the trial, the verdict was that his client was not guilty in his trial in 2015.

In 2012, the Lake Hamilton Police Department arrested another one of his clients for a DUI. The client breathalyzer resulted in a test result almost two and a half times above the legal limit upon the arrest. However, from trial experience, Thomas C. Grajek knew there was a problem with the model of breathalyzer tester used.

Using the inaccuracy of the breathalyzer and video footage of the driver, Thomas C. Grajek proved his client’s innocence. The verdict of the 2013 trail was not guilty.

During the 2013 prostitution sting conducted by the Polk County Sheriff, his client had been arrested and accused of solicitation for indecency. The magnitude of the charges, his client was expected to pay a five thousand dollars fine as a civil penalty.  

Thomas C. Grajek saw a flaw in the arresting procedures, and sought to suppress the charges; he put forth a motion to do so. This was done on the basis that the arrest had been illegal because it had violated his clients’ constitutional rights. The court had agreed with his motion and, after that, found there to be insufficient evidence to arrest his client.

Free Consultation from Thomas C. Grajek, Polk County Criminal Defense Attorney

Call Thomas C. Grajek’s Polk County criminal defense law office to get a free consultation by calling the office on (863) 688-4606 or filling out the online contact form.

FAQ’s On Finding a Polk County Criminal Defense Attorney

What’s the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor in Florida?

There is a vast difference between a felony and a misdemeanor criminal case. Felony offenses are considered more severe than misdemeanor offenses. Felony cases usually involve more severe and lengthier legal consequences. The Florida District Attorneys decide on whether to prosecute the crime as a felony case or a misdemeanor case.

What should I do if I’m accused of a crime in Florida?

If you’re accused of a crime in Florida, don’t take it lightly. Find yourself a competent and experienced criminal defense attorney to defend your case in trial.

What should I do if I get arrested by Polk County police?

If the Polk County police arrest you, first contact your attorney if you don’t have a lawyer contact a family member and ask them to get you an attorney. An attorney will provide you with the best legal advice on what to do in the present situation. Attorneys are there to help you protect your rights and help you prove your innocence, so if you’re ever arrested, contact an attorney as soon as possible to help you mitigate the situation.