For the 5th year running, Professor H. Scott Fingerhut has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America for protecting people’s liberties as one of the nation’s top criminal defense lawyers.
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, with listings published in almost 70 countries around the world. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate or be included.
2013 will mark the 19th edition of Best Lawyers celebratory publication and include 50,178 attorneys in 128 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Professor Fingerhut began his legal career as a prosecutor in Janet Reno’s Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office and opened his own law practice in 1992, where he concentrates still on state and federal trial and appellate criminal defense, as well as Florida Bar admission and regulation.
Professor Fingerhut has been with FIU since 2000. He teaches trial advocacy, pretrial practice, and criminal procedure, coaches the trial team, and this year oversees the criminal law externship program.