Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux P.A. is a leading litigation law firm formed in 2008 by top former public defenders Ann Finnell, Patrick McGuinness, and Lara Nezami. The team brought with them over 75 years of combined trial experience, expertise in capital offenses, and the acclaim of an Academy Award for a film that documented the successful effort by Finnell and McGuinness to find justice for a boy falsely accused of “Murder on a Sunday Morning.” Finnell, McGuinness & Nezami have defended clients in countless criminal trials and are certified and experienced practitioners in both Florida State and Federal Courts. Our firm also has death-penalty certified practitioners who have represented many clients in capital cases. In 2009, Gonzalo Andux, another former criminal public defender with decades of trial advocacy experience and hundreds of trials under his belt, joined the law firm. Together, Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, have received local and national attention for their work on high profile, difficult cases. Today, with over 100 years of combined legal experience and expertise, the firm has earned a strong reputation for vigorously defending and ensuring justice for their clients. Call the law firm today at (904) 791-1101 to learn more or to schedule a free consultation. Se Habla Español. Our Purpose Finnell, McGuinness, Nezami & Andux, P.A. is a litigation law firm devoted to the practice of criminal defense, family law, personal injury and civil litigation. Our firm comprised of dedicated trial lawyers with over 100 years of combined legal experience.
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Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section, Executive Counsel, Past Chair
Jacksonville Bar Association
Florida Association of Defense Attorneys, Northeast Chapter, Founding Member
The Florida Bar, Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee
Supreme Court Committee, Standard Jury Instructions in Criminal Cases
Jacksonville Women Laywer's Association, Past President
Jacksonville League of Women Voters, Past President
Chester Bedell Inn of Court, Master
Florida Bar, Criminal Rules Committee, Past Vice Chair
U.S. (Federal) District Court, Middle District of Florida
Highly impressed! They are honest and very attentive and a knowledgeable team. Very dedicated to their work! Good to know that there are still honest and good attorneys out there. I recommend to everyone!