Meet Robin F Fuson

Robin F. Fuson, P.A., is an experienced criminal defense lawyer, based in the city of Tampa, Florida and its surrounding regions. This former professional athlete shifted his career path over 23 years ago, when he retired from the baseball diamond and made a decision to attend law school. So today, Attorney Fuson racks up wins in the courtroom instead of on the field.

Attorney Robin F. Fuson has experience both as a prosecutor and now, as a criminal defense attorney. For the past 15 years, he has been representing and defending clients from a broad range of crimes, which includes the most minor misdemeanors to even the most serious felony charges – offenses that carry life-altering prison sentences in the event of a conviction.

Before entering the legal field, Robin F. Fuson was a professional baseball player. Over the course of his professional baseball career, he played for a number of teams, including Boston, Cleveland, Seattle and Oakland. He retired from his sports career with two championship rings and a highly coveted World Series ring.

Education, Credentials, and Accomplishments

Robin F. Fuson, P.A., is licensed to practice law in the entire State of Florida, including all state and county courts. He is also qualified to represent clients involved in federal matters in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Attorney Robin F. Fuson’s education includes a degree from the University of South Florida, where he graduated in 1990 with a B.S. in Criminology. He went on to attend the esteemed Stetson University College of Law, graduating with his degree in 1993. 

In college, he played intramural sports and was a member of a number of organizations, including the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Alpha Phi Sigma, and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society.

Notably, Attorney Robin F. Fuson successfully prosecuted the first drug overdose murder trial in the State of Florida. He also received a commendation from Sheriff Cal Henderson of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, for the successful prosecution of all 22 defendants in a cocaine-related RICO case dubbed “Operation Drive-Through.”

Additionally, Attorney Fuson is lead counsel rated, a good standing member with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and he has been invited into the Top 100 Trial Lawyers of America.

Areas of Practice

Robin F. Fuson, P.A., started his legal career as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney in the 13th Judicial Circuit in Florida – a direction that he pursued for approximately eight years.

As a prosecutor, he worked his way up through the ranks at the Florida State Attorney’s Office, holding various positions such as the chief of narcotics prosecution and chief of DUI prosecution. As a result of this eclectic experience, he has extensive knowledge of the most common local prosecution strategies, particularly for DUI cases and drug crimes in Florida.

As the prosecutor in charge of several areas of criminal law, he prosecuted a vast range of offenses, ranging from first-degree murder, home invasions, carjacking cases and kidnappings, to RICO violations, organized crime cases, trafficking, DUI, assault and battery and beyond. His division had a conviction rate of 93%.

He also spent time instructing Hillsborough County law enforcement officers about topics related to criminal law and the criminal justice system as a whole. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of South Florida.

After working as a prosecutor for eight years, Attorney Fuson shifted gears to focus on providing criminal defense to clients who are under investigation for a crime or facing actual criminal charges as the result of an arrest, summons or warrant. Representing adults and juveniles alike, he offers representation for a range of offenses, including, but not limited to:

  • Driving under the influence (DUI);
  • Boating under the influence (BUI);
  • Drug possession;
  • Drug trafficking;
  • Assault and battery;
  • Domestic violence;
  • Grand theft;
  • Prostitution and solicitation of prostitution;
  • Trespassing; and
  • Violation of probation.

He has been working as a Tampa criminal defense lawyer for over 15 years.

To date, Attorney Fuson has been involved in over 200 jury trials and thousands of additional criminal cases that have not gone to trial.

Currently, Attorney Fuson’s clientele is primarily based in South Florida and the surrounding regions, including Tampa, Brandon, and Plant City.

What Sets Him Apart?

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Robin F. Fuson, P.A., takes a very personalized approach to law, crafting a customized defense strategy based on the client’s unique goals, objectives, circumstances and, of course, the facts in the case.

Unlike many attorneys, Robin Fuson provides his clients with his personal cell phone number so you can get in touch with him whenever the need arises. The criminal justice system never sleeps, so if you are arrested in the wee hours of the morning or a loved one is detained by the police on a weekend, you can be confident knowing you have a committed lawyer who will go the extra mile to provide legal help when it matters most.

In addition to serving clients in English, Attorney Fuson is also fluent in Spanish, so he is well-positioned to assist clients who feel more comfortable working with an attorney who can communicate in their preferred language. The legal process can be extremely stressful and quite complex and it is also essential for a client to fully understand their rights and the workings of the legal process. So you can benefit from working with a lawyer who can convey legal advice and important information concerning your case and legal options in your native language.

Attorney Robin Fuson is a lifelong resident of Hillsborough County, Florida. When he is not in the courtroom, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys fishing and speaking at various engagements throughout Florida and beyond.

If you are facing criminal charges or are the subject of a police investigation, you need an experienced and qualified Florida defense lawyer who can provide aggressive and strategic legal representation. If you are in need of legal representation, contact Robin F. Fuson, P.A., by calling 813-933-6807