Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Jason Kaufman
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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Jason Kaufman

Jason Kaufman, formerly a partner in Schmidt and Kaufman, PA, specializes in the area of criminal law. He received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the University of Florida in 2000 and freelanced as a photojournalist and an elementary school teacher before going to law school. While obtaining his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, Jason was a member of the American Association of Trial Lawyers and was in the Pro Bono Honor Program.

Focused Strength & Experience

Serving as an Assistant Public Defender in Broward County, Jason handled a caseload averaging over 100 felony circuit criminal cases on a daily basis. During this time he handled and tried verdict cases ranging from simple misdemeanors to first degree murder and capital sexual battery. His extensive trial experience as a criminal lawyer helped to build a formidable presence in the courtroom. Partnering with attorney Ron Schmidt, Jason continued to focus solely in the area of criminal law and has amassed over 50 Jury Trials handling cases ranging from simple misdemeanors all the way up to first degree Murder.

Kaufman Legal Group, PA

With the formation of the Kaufman Legal Group PA, Jason continues his emphasis on defending those who have been accused of a crime with a mission to offer high-quality representation to protect the rights and freedom of his clients. His combination of skilled litigation experience and legal knowledge ensure his clients the best representation possible.


Jason has been admitted to practice in the State of Florida, United States Southern District Court and is an active member in the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law School – Juris Doctorate
University of Florida – Bachelor of Science in Journalism