Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.
Leo Thomas received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 1963 and his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1972. He is presently a member of the Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association. Mr. Thomas is listed in the publication "Best Lawyers in America" and has an AV rating in the Martindale-Hubbell law directory. He also was the first criminal defense attorney in Florida to successfully pursue the battered woman syndrome defense in a homicide case, which eventually resulted in the dismissal of a
In 2000, a Florida Circuit Court Judge (and now former Florida Supreme Court Justice) had this to say about Leo Thomas: “Mr. Thomas is a highly experienced, capable and very seasoned criminal defense attorney who, for many years, has been routinely involved in the most high profile, contentious, and difficult criminal cases in the First Circuit. He tried one such high profile and