“Defending those who cannot defend themselves


Cheney Mason Criminal Defense Attorney Winter Park, Florida

“The highest calling any lawyer can have is to be willing to fight the government to save someone’s life.”

- Attorney J. Cheney Mason

When you are facing a serious criminal charge in Winter Park, Florida, it is essential that you seek an experienced criminal defense attorney that can represent your rights and interests both inside and outside of the court room. J. Cheney Mason is Board Certified by both The Florida Bar and the Board of Trial Advocacy as a Criminal Trial Lawyer. He has passionately worked in the field of Criminal Defense since the beginning of his legal career in 1971. In recent years, he has been involved in several high-profile cases including the trial of Casey Anthony in 2011. With Orlando criminal defense attorney J. Cheney Mason as senior counsel for the defense, the trial concluded with a not guilty verdict for the defendant on July 5, 2011.

Besides Casey Anthony’s, Attorney Mason has tried more than 50 other murder cases including 5 homicide cases after the Anthony verdict. Since the trial, he has gone on to defending the rights of his clients in Central Florida. Mr. Mason devotes himself to a small niche of clients for whom he brings unbridled dedication, thorough representation, and attention to detail.

Having worked as a criminal defense lawyer in Central Florida (predominately Orange County, Seminole County and Osceola County) for decades, attorney Mason knows firsthand how the prosecution is likely to handle a criminal case. He is known for his experience in reviewing complex cases and formulating an effective strategy to win. All cases that are submitted to the law firm are given extensive review with the support of his legal associates. Clients who seek attorney J. Cheney Mason for criminal defense can rest assured that they are employing one of the most renowned, experienced, and recognized criminal defense lawyers in the state of Florida.

Mr. Mason is available for a second opinion providing expert consultations in trial, plea bargains, sentencing issues and investigations. Attorney Mason has been trying murder cases since 1973 and has tried in excess of 300 criminal jury trials in State and Federal Courts throughout the United States. They include a variety of criminal charges such as:

  • Homicide
  • Corporate Fraud
  • Arson
  • Bank Fraud
  • Wire Fraud
  • Narcotics
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Robbery
  • Embezzlement
  • Racial Profiling
  • Racketeering
  • White Collar Crimes

Protecting Your Future
and Your Rights

Without the defense of an experienced Orlando criminal defense attorney, you may be risking your life and freedom any time that you face a criminal charge. The law firm of J. Cheney Mason will work with you to analyze your case and review your options. You may be able to have your charges reduced or even dropped with an aggressive legal defense on your side.

Speak to an Orlando
Criminal Defense Attorney Today

If you would like to speak to attorney J. Cheney Mason about a potential criminal defense or high-asset marital law case, contact our law office today at (407) 843-5785. We serve the communities in Orange County as well as Osceola and Seminole County. We would happy to work with you to review your case and advise you of your options.


Mr. Mason, listened to what I needed, then told me not to
worry, and fought for everything he said he would.
I can’t thank him enough.

- Barbara A.

J. Cheney Mason
A lawyer you can rely on.

J. Cheney Mason National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Winter Park, FL.
J. Cheney Mason National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Winter Park, FL.
J. Cheney Mason Florida Association Criminal Defense Lawyers Winter Park, FL.
J. Cheney Mason American Board of Criminal Defenseyers Winter Park, FL.
J. Cheney Mason University of Florida
J. Cheney Mason American Bar Association