DCA Grants Marissa Alexander A Retrial

By |September 26th, 2014|

Attorney Kevin M. Cobbin is pleased about the news that the First District Court of Appeals will be granting Marissa Alexander a retrial. The DCA stated in their Opinion that there was a fundamental error during the original trial and they will grant Ms. Alexander a new trial.
“We are very pleased with the DCA ruling […]

Steps to Sealing or Expunging Your Background

By |August 27th, 2014|

Obtain an application of eligibility for sealing or expungement from Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). Instructions here – http://bit.ly/1q76GGp. Application here – http://bit.ly/1r7vKDI.
Complete the application along with a $75 application fee.
Find a fingerprinting service via the phone book or Internet to have your fingerprints taken. Prices range from $70-$125.
Submit your application, fingerprints, and application fee to […]

How To Secure a Job When You Have a Criminal Record

By |August 20th, 2014|

In today’s “who you know” economy, the job search process has become extremely difficult and stressful. Employers are very hesitant to hire those with background issues, but with the right preparation and persistence, you can land a job even if you have a criminal record.

Know your rights before you apply.

There are situations where you don’t […]

10 Reasons I Love Being A Lawyer

By |July 25th, 2014|

I was asked the other day why I love being a lawyer, and why I take the cases I do. Well I could have talked all day about it, but I decided to write down my reasons so I could share them with you.
#1 – It’s my calling and my passion. I love helping people […]

Welcome to the New Cobbin Legal

By |July 21st, 2014|

Hello I’m Kevin.

Welcome to the launch of my new newsletter for our Jacksonville law firm. Whether you’re a new friend or an old one, allow me to reintroduce myself. I’m a family man and attorney who’s lived and worked in the community for over 15 years.

During that time, I’ve had the privilege of helping hundreds of […]