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Media & Press Coverage

Cases

State v. Austin Harrouff

Click Here for Austin Harrouff Trial Coverage. Nellie King is one of the defense attorneys in the Austin Harrouff trial which has attracted considerable media coverage. Below is a listing of different media sources.

Insanity Defense

Tox Results – No Hallucinogenic Drugs Found

Dr. Phil

State v. Amy Kern

Insanity Defense

Verdict

Release

State v. Benjamin Crump

Other Cases

CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM

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Palm Beach Post

Additional Coverage

Presentations and Speeches

  • November 2015 – The keynote address will focus on the White House Clemency Initiative. Nellie L. King, a criminal defense attorney in West Palm Beach, who serves on the board of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, will provide information about the bipartisan effort and the project’s race against the clock.
  • July 2012 – NACDL Statewide Criminal Justice Network Symposium, San Francisco, CA – Presented “Juvenile Justice Reform Measures: Graham on the Ground”
  • June 2012 – FACDL Annual Meeting, Naples, FL – Presented “FACDL: The Past, Present and Future”
  • May 2012 – Nova Southeastern University Law School Alumni Meeting, West Palm Beach, FL – Presented “The John Goodman Trial: A Civil and Criminal Perspective”
  • February 2012 – NACDL Midwinter Meeting & Seminar, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Presented “Beyond Registration: Collateral Consequences of a Sex Crime Conviction”
  • February 2012 – Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Academy, West Palm Beach, FL – Presented “The Nature of the Private Criminal Defense Practice”
  • March 2010 – Leadership Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach, FL – Presented on Criminal Justice Issues for Law
  • Enforcement and Public Safety Day
  • November 2009 – FACDL Sentencing Seminar, Sandestin, FL – Presented “Advocating for Alternatives to Prison”
  • June 2004 – Palm Beach County Drug Court, West Palm Beach, FL – Presented Graduation Address to Program Participants
  • November 2003 – Florida Association of Licensed Investigators Meeting, West Palm Beach, FL – Presented “Defending Abuse Cases”

Publications and Editorship

  • 2009-2010 – Editor, The Defender Magazine, the statewide publication of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL). The Defender Magazine enjoys extensive publication, distributed to 2,000 members and all Florida criminal court judges.
  • Summer 2005 – “More than Just the Ocean Separates Us: The Haitian Language Divide,” Published in The Defender Magazine
  • Spring 1999 – “Unique Legal Issues Facing the Deaf Defendant,” Published in The Defender Magazine

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Featured In Jupiter,
Palm Beacher,
& Boca Life Magazines

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Events

Attorney King was elected to the Board of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the nationwide organization dedicated to ensuring justice and due process for persons accused of crime or wrongdoing. View Video Here

(Photo: Nellie L. King is at an NACDL event and is wearing a dress is made out of The Champion magazine covers.)

Client Reviews

See What People Are Saying About Us
  • Attorney King was my voice in the courtroom.

    “Her knowledge of the law, her courage while aggressively fighting for me, belief in my innocence and the ability to communicate with the jury were priceless in ensuring my freedom.”

    - V.C., Former Client
  • Top-notch, caring, and highly respected.

    “Nellie represented our son fiercely in her trademark "pit bull" style and won a landmark case in our county. Top-notch, caring, and highly respected are the qualities that come to mind when I think of Nellie King.”

    - Brenda Benson
  • Ms. King truly cares about her clients and the outcome of their cases.

    “Between her knowledge, hard work, and respect she is able to get her clients the best possible outcome in their cases. Ms. King is very knowledgeable in criminal law, she is hardworking and caring.”

    - W.G.
  • Nellie brings power and grace. She is the velvet hammer.

    “Sharp, tenacious, passionate, and totally committed to securing justice, Nellie King advocates tirelessly for her clients. Your case becomes her case.”

    - Leigh D. Hagan (Ph.D. Board-Certified Forensic Psychologist)
  • She is a true leader and one of the fiercest advocates in the legal profession.

    “Attorney Nellie King is absolutely unstoppable in the courtroom. Her skill and technique are matched only by her will and her drive. She is not afraid to zealously defend her clients and never shies away from protecting their constitutional rights.”

    - Jessica Yeary (Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer & Public Defender Elect, Florida’s 2nd Judicial Circuit)
  • Nellie is a DEFENDER!

    “Her concern for the turmoil of the client’s life, and its impact on their family, imbue every strategic decision she makes.”

    - Joe Guastaferro (Nationally Recognized Trial Consultant and Jury Selection Specialist)
  • A top-notch fighter who will protect their legal rights.

    “Nellie is one of the most dogged, detailed, dedicated, and skilled advocates that I've had the pleasure of working with in my 30-year career. Prosecutors undoubtedly cringe upon her entry into the case.”

    - Charles Mittelstadt (Criminal Defense Investigator)
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