Attorney Craig Alan Whisenhunt has worked in multiple capacities for the 6th Judicial Circuit Office of the Public Defender, including as a Felony Attorney, the Chief Information Officer and a testifying expert in Forensic Technology. Craig is currently serving as Interim Chief Information Officer for the newly elected Public Defender, Sara Mollo. Craig is also an adjunct faculty member at Saint Petersburg College and has been invited to speak on matters concerning technology in the law at Stetson University College of Law and Florida Bar sponsored programs and Continuing Legal Education seminars.
Craig has spent most of his life fighting on behalf of marginalized communities and vulnerable people. As the son of a United States Army Officer and a schoolteacher he was instilled with a devotion for the law and appreciation for detail-oriented work. His experiences growing up around the world give him an important perspective into his work on behalf of his clients. When he was younger Craig worked with the United States Congress on international human rights issues and supported the building of schools and orphanages throughout the Middle East and South-Eastern Asia. He now focusses his attention on the important needs here in Florida, particularly within the criminal justice system. He has represented thousands of clients throughout Florida on charges ranging from 2nd Degree Misdemeanors to 1st Degree Murder. Craig also represents clients with business formation and compliance matters, personal injury claims, and consults on death penalty cases throughout Florida and the United States.