Javier Gonzalez is a partner at IZ Legal.
A trial lawyer and skilled litigator, Javier brings a unique skill set to the IZ Legal team.
Born and raised in Miami, Javier served as an Assistant Public Defender for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Naples. In addition, he served as the senior Misdemeanor division attorney as well as the lead Juvenile division attorney, handling juvenile felony cases.
Prior to his time in Naples, Javier practiced at the Miami Public Defender’s Office. He had a full caseload in the Juvenile division, handling felonies, misdemeanors and juvenile probation violations.
His experience in criminal defense is extensive, as he has been working and interning for attorneys in the field since he was a college student. Drawn by the desire to help protect the rights of individuals who may not be able to help themselves, his tireless effort to bring justice to the youth of south Florida has been his goal since becoming an attorney.
Javier Gonzalez has been named to the 2022 Top 50 Lawyers in America list as well as being named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40.
“Javier is a hard-working, dedicated, savvy and zealous advocate on behalf of his clients. He provides his clients with wonderful service and counsel and uses his experience as an assistant public defender to work toward obtaining the best outcome possible. Javier is knowledgeable about criminal law and genuinely strives to represent his clients to the "nth" degree.
Attorney Javier Gonzalez is an invaluable member of the team, We’ve tried a lot of cases together as co-counsel. His vision on how to practice criminal defense aligns with the vision of the firm.”
- Daniel IzquierdoFounder of IZ Legal