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Kyle McLeod

Kyle McLeod

Suwannee County Lawyer Kyle McLeod is an experienced trial attorney that has worked in the Suwannee County legal community for more than a decade. He worked previously as a Suwannee County State Prosecutor, prosecuting cases from First Degree Murder to Trafficking and Possession of Illegal Drugs. His time and experience as a Prosecutor taught him discipline, hard work and attention to detail, which gives him the added experience as a criminal defense attorney in Suwannee County. Kyle was born and raised in Suwannee County. He attended and played football at Suwannee High School in Live Oak, FL. After graduating from SHS, he obtained his Bachelor’s degree from St. Leo University in Columbia County. He then pursued his law degree at Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, FL, and was twice honored with the Dean’s List Award. In addition, he was awarded the Pro Bono Award and was recognized for his participation in the Phi Delta Phi Fraternity while in Law School.

Having a passion for criminal law, in 2004, Mr. McLeod began his legal career as certified legal intern, and soon thereafter, won his first misdemeanor bench trial. Following his graduation in 2005, he returned to Suwannee County to practice criminal law in his hometown. As a criminal defense attorney, he has successfully fought for his clients in cases to include serious felonies, misdemeanors, criminal traffic, violations of probation, civil traffic and juvenile cases. Lawyer Kyle McLeod understands that being charged with a criminal offense is tremendously stressful to both the person arrested and also their family. Mr. McLeod aggressively and zealously represents his clients towards a positive outcome in every case he handles. He understands the value of a client and does everything he can to advocate on their behalf. As an attorney in Florida, he represents those arrested in Columbia, Suwannee, Hamilton, Madison, Lafayette and other counties throughout Florida.

Areas of Practice
  • Criminal law
  • Felonies / Misdemeanors / Juveniles
  • Drug Offenses / Drug Trafficking
  • Traffic (Criminal & Civil)
  • Injunction / Restraining Order Defense
  • Florida Coastal Law School, J.D., 2005
  • St. Leo University, 2002
  • Lake City Community College, 1999
 Professional Memberships
  • Florida Bar, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
    Chair  2014 – 2015
  • Florida Bar, Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee
    Member 2011 – 2015
  • Third Circuit Bar Association
    Treasurer 2008 – 2009
  • Third Circuit Bar Association
    Secretary 2007 – 2008
  • Florida Bar
    Member 2005 – Present
Professional Employment
  • Private Practice Attorney
    Cancio & Romagnolo, P.A.  2013 – Present
  • Felony Trial Prosecutor
    Office Of The State Attorney 2009 – 2013
  • Criminal Defense Attorney
    Office of the Public Defender 2005 – 2009
  • 2016 Client Choice Award granted by Avvo
  • 2015 Client Choice Award granted by Avvo
  • 2014 Client Choice Award granted by Avvo
  • 2013 Client Choice Award granted by Avvo
  • Pro Bono Award granted by FCSL 2005
  • Dean’s List granted by FCSL 2004