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Attorneys David Parry, Matthew Kindel and Curtis Crider
Attorney Curtis M. Crider | Partner

Curtis M. Crider

  • Partner


Practice Areas

  • DUI
  • Drug-Related Offenses
  • Criminal Defense


Since 1997, Curtis Crider has been exclusively practicing Criminal Law in the State of Florida. Mr. Crider's experience began as an Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit for Pasco and Pinellas Counties in 1997. As an Assistant State Attorney, Mr. Crider prosecuted thousands of criminal cases, ranging from Second Degree Murder, to DUI.

In 2000, Mr. Crider joined the law firm of Bauer, Crider, Pellegrino & Parry where he holds the title of Partner. Since joining the firm, Mr. Crider has been exclusively handling the defense of Criminal Cases. Mr. Crider has conducted numerous Jury Trials, including complex white collar crimes, as well as, Vehicular and DUI Manslaughter cases. 

Mr. Crider also focuses his practice on Criminal Appeals, as well as Post-Conviction matters. Through his expertise, Mr. Crider was responsible for overturning a life sentence for a 35 year old Florida man, originally convicted of Sexual Battery.

Specific areas of his practice are:


- Traffic Offenses

- Driver License Issues & Appeals

- Drug Possession

- Drug Trafficking

- DUI Manslaughter

- Vehicular Homicide

- Violation of Probation

- Assault & Battery

- Domestic Violence

- Domestic Violence Injunctions

- Weapon Offenses

- Robbery & Burglary

- Sex Offenses

- Theft Offenses

- White Collar Crimes

- Criminal Appeals

- Post Conviction Matters 

Mr. Crider focuses on cases in Pasco & Pinellas Counties where his over 13 years of experience has given him the experience and necessary contacts to successfully handle all types of criminal cases. Mr. Crider has offices in Pinellas and Pasco Counties where he is available to provide you with quality legal representation.


  • Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport/St. Petersburg, Florida
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Major: English

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1997

Professional Associations

  • Clearwater Bar Association, Member

Past Positions

  • Sixth Judicial Circuit, Assistant State Attorney, 1997 to 2000
  • Koch & Harrington, P.A. Attorneys at Law, Law Clerk, 1996 to 1997

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Theta Chi