Practice Areas

Providing Experienced Criminal Law & Civil Law Services in Northwest Florida

Since 2005, the Parnell Law Firm has represented thousands of clients in criminal law and civil law cases in the following practice areas. We proudly serve clients in Northwest Florida including Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties.

If you or a loved one are facing charges from a criminal offense, have been civilly injured or otherwise wronged by another, the Parnell Law Firm will rigorously defend your rights.

Criminal Law Practice Areas

Misdemeanor & Felony Charges

The Parnell Law firm fights for the rights of our clients in northwest Florida facing a range of misdemeanor and felony charges. Whether you’re facing misdemeanor charges or a member of your family needs experienced legal defense for a major felony case, we can help.

DUI & BUI Charges

A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Boating Under the Influence (BUI) charge can have a huge negative effect on many aspects of your life. The Parnell Law firm has helped people throughout the Gulf Coast of Florida reduce or dismiss DUI charges in their cases.

Possession & Other Drug Charges

Charges for possession of a controlled substance are a serious matter that demands the expertise of an attorney with real trial experience. Whether you’re facing simple possession, intent to sell or even trafficking charges, we can help you understand your options and plan a defense.

Probation Violations

Facing probation violation charges in court can be an extremely stressful situation. The Parnell Law Firm works hard to minimize the damage of these charges for our clients and give them the best chance at avoiding revocation of probation and additional jail time.


Trey Parnell has helped Florida residents with all types of injunctions, including those issued for domestic abuse and sexual violence. He is also experienced in injunction cases involving stalking, exploitation, and helping parties with charges of repeated violence.

Bond Hearings

In many criminal cases, the judge sets a bond amount based upon what is typically done in similar criminal situations. The Parnell Law Firm helps by presenting specific information to the judge about your unique case and circumstances in a bond reduction motion.

Juvenile Defense

The Parnell Law Firm understands that juvenile charges are a serious matter that deserves a rigorous defense. In addition to the direct consequences of juvenile charges including fines and even jail time, a criminal record can affect everything from applying to college to getting a job.

Seal or Expunge Criminal History

The process in Florida for having your criminal history records sealed or expunged can be lengthy and complicated. Trey Parnell can help you with your case and submit an application to request the appropriate type of relief and give the best chance at avoiding a denial by the court.

Civil Law Practice Areas

Auto Accidents & Personal Injury

Suffering from injuries sustained during an auto accident can drastically affect your life and your finances. From medical bills and loss of income to a reduction to your quality of life, the Parnell Law Firm will discuss the nuances of your situation and recommend a strategy to obtain fair compensation for your injuries and suffering.

Estate Planning & Probate

The Parnell Law Firm understands the intricacies of Florida law governing probate and estate planning. Call us today to discuss your case and we’ll help you find the best course of action for resolving issues with a will, setting up a living trust or other facets of your estate plan.


In Florida, a court may appoint a guardian to care for a minor or an adult who is unable to care for their own needs. Trey Parnell has assisted many individuals and families to ensure the best possible guardian is assigned so the best interests of the child are protected.

Small Business Assistance

Small businesses are an important part of our economy, but many lack the specialized knowledge needed to ensure compliance with local, state and federal requirements. The Parnell Law Firm can help protect your new or existing small business with experienced legal services.