About Donald A. Lykkebak …
Donald Lykkebak is a Criminal Defense Specialist with more than 40 years experience. You may put his extensive knowledge, experience and contacts to work on your problem. Much of his law practice is devoted to defending people from drug trafficking and possession charges. Defendants range from misdemeanor marijuana possession (which is a particular interest after many years as a member of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws legal committee) to drug trafficking, white collar crime, embezzlement and fraud. No matter what type of criminal issue you have, Donald Lykkebak has seen it before.
Donald Lykkebak is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar and Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification.
Mr. Lykkebak received his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. He studied law at the University Of Florida College Of Law.
Donald Lykkebak served honorably in the United States Marine Corps. He was on active duty from 1970 to 1973 and in that period he held the rank of Captain. He was a Judge Advocate assigned to try special and general courts martial. In that capacity he both defended and prosecuted Marines accused of crimes in the military.
FORMER ORANGE COUNTY PROSECUTOR
Following his military service, Donald Lykkebak returned to Florida and was employed as an Assistant State Attorney working for former State Attorney Robert Eagan from 1973 until 1977. During those four years Mr. Lykkebak represented the State in many criminal cases including the prosecution of well over 100 jury trials. He held the position of Felony Division Chief.
His civic involvement includes the Orlando Rotary Club, (former president), Orlando Touchdown Club, and the Tiger Bay Club of Orlando, a political forum. (Former president.)
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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 for assistance.
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 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.