Carl H. Lida
7805 SW 6th Court
Plantation, Florida 33324
Carl H. Lida is an experienced defense attorney adept with complex criminal cases at both the state and federal levels. Mr. Lida is also a skilled criminal appeals lawyer, having argued cases before appellate judges in many state and federal jurisdictions.
Sole practitioner, Carl H. Lida, P.A. from 1977-1990 and 1994-present.
Partner -Blake & Lida, P.A. from 1990-1994. (With Stan Blake, Chief Administrative Judge Criminal Division, 11th Judicial Circuit)
Former Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Present, President Elect and President of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Former Chairman of the Florida Bar Forfeiture Committee and has lectured and written on the defense of forfeiture cases whether that be homes, large sums of cash, cars, or any other property that may be subject to forfeiture.
Charter member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Co-host of “Constitutional Controversies” (Public Access television show dealing with constitutional issues). Nominated for cable television A.C.E. Award.
Co-authored a book entitled “D.U.I. and Other Traffic Offenses” published in 1986 with supplement in 1989. Lectured to Florida Bar members on criminal traffic offense issues.
Served on an expert panel to review illegal stops in the Orlando, Volusia County area.