Phone: (954) 765-6585 If you are arrested in South Florida, you may feel helpless and confused about the charges you face. Depending on the alleged crime, you could face life-altering consequences, ranging from losing your career to severing years in prison. You could be labeled a criminal, and a conviction could haunt you. You have a right to be represented. Before you speak with law enforcement officers, contact a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney to help defend your rights and guide you through the legal process. Fort Lauderdale criminal defense firm Meltzer & Bell can fight for you and give you the hard-hitting defense you deserve. Meltzer & Bell is a criminal defense firm in Fort Lauderdale founded by a former Broward County prosecutor and a former Broward County public defender. Meltzer & Bell handles all state and federal criminal charges throughout Broward County, including Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Miramar, Coral Springs, Hollywood, Pompano Beach, Plantation, Davie, Sunrise, Weston, and Wilton Manors.