|Specializing in ...
- All criminal violations, state or federal
- Misdemeanor and Felony
(Adult or Juvenile)
- Drug possession charges
- White collar crimes
- Domestic and Repeat Violence Injunctions (Either petitioner or respondent accepted)
- Juvenile Dependency
- Child Abuse and Neglect
Criminal Defense Attorney in Winter Park
Widely known throughout the Orlando area, Donald A.
Lykkebak is a criminal defense attorney providing
outstanding legal representation to all clients facing
criminal accusations. Mr. Lykkebak handles each person’s
problem himself and does not pass the client off to a junior
Donald Lykkebak has always committed his practice to
criminal law. Having worked both as a prosecutor and defense
attorney, he knows the Florida system, from county courts to
state and federal jurisdictions. He has handled nearly every
possible type of crime, from minor marijuana offenses to
murder. These have included several highly publicized
Over the years, Don Lykkebak has handled a high volume of
drug cases. These range from personal possession to
trafficking charges. He is experienced at recognizing
complicated search and seizure issues when present in any
case. Mr. Lykkebak also represents clients charged with any
crime including “white-collar” crimes, such as embezzlement,
fraud, money laundering and theft.
When anyone is charged with a crime the most important
decision he or she may make is the choice of a criminal
defense lawyer to help them. It is important to choose one
who is skilled and experienced. Board certification
recognizes that kind of skill and experience.
First and foremost this question should be asked:
Is my lawyer a board certified criminal trial
Board certification requires years of experience and
favorable evaluations from other lawyers and Judges. Then
the applicant must pass an exhaustive written examination.
Once board certified, regular renewal and qualification for
that designation is required.
Donald Lykkebak has been a board certified criminal trial
lawyer in the State of Florida since 1987. The first year
the exam to demonstrate this special expertise in criminal
law was given. Mr. Lykkebak is also board certified by the
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification. The
National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is a
nationwide, universally respected board certification
Another good indicator of a lawyer’s reputation,
experience and professional respect he receives can be found
in his Martindale-Hubbell rating. Martindale-Hubbell is a
directory to lawyers of the United States. For many decades,
the Martindale-Hubbell company has endeavored to rate and
evaluate lawyers. The highest rating a lawyer can receive is
AV. Mr. Lykkebak has been an AV rated lawyer by
Martindale-Hubbell since 1989. As a result, he is included
in Martindale-Hubbell’s directory of Preeminent Lawyers of
Donald Lykkebak has been featured as a cover story in
Florida Super Lawyers 2008 edition. He is annually selected
by Florida Super Lawyers for recognition. Further, he has
been featured in Orlando Magazine, the Orlando Sentinel and
Orlando Business Journal.
PROFESSIONAL ADVICE IS MOST VALUABLE IMMEDIATELY
Time is critical when consulting a criminal lawyer to
help you. Anyone who believes that he or she may be the
subject of a criminal investigation or those who have just
been arrested will dramatically improve their prospects for
successful defense by discussing the alleged criminal
charges with a lawyer as soon as possible. This means before
ever discussing anything with the police. Call immediately
Donald Lykkebak has represented individuals from all
walks of life: professionals, including physicians, other
attorneys, ministers, engineers and CPAs. He has represented
hundreds of persons charged with narcotics possession and
drug conspiracy. People charged with white collar crimes,
capital crimes, DUI and misdemeanor offenses have turned to
him for his help. Whatever the criminal accusation, Donald
Lykkebak has seen it before.
We recognize that any criminal charge can have a drastic
impact on a person’s life and future happiness. Clients
trust Mr. Lykkebak to shoulder this responsibility for them.
Donald Lykkebak applies the same level of preparation, skill
and focus to every case, whether large or small.
As a client, you can expect regular contact with your
attorney. You will be kept informed about your case. You
will stay involved. Your perspective about the evidence is
vital to the preparation of an effective defense. Your
comments and opinions will be heard.
Mr. Lykkebak is assisted by his staff member Judy, legal
assistant and paralegal, who has more than 40 years of
experience working with criminal defense clients. Together,
their experience provides effective and supportive legal
services to a diverse range of Florida clients.