Mr. Douctre is the Founder and Managing Member of Private Counsel, LLC, a private law office with a section dedicated to CRIMINAL DEFENSE and DUI. Private Counsel, LLC, does handle other types of cases (both criminal and civil) on a case-by-case basis. Mr. Douctre also drafts Firearms Trusts, commonly called “Gun Trusts” for those clients who seek legal Class 3 ownership. He provides all legal services necessary to get his clients into the Class 3 community. Please visit http://www.class3classifieds.com and click the NFA Ownership page – Gun Trust Attorney http://www.class3classifieds.com/gun-trust-attorney for more information and details.
Prior to forming his former law firm named Gonzalez & Douctre, LLC; Mr. Douctre worked as an attorney in the capacity of an Assistant Public Defender for Orange County, Florida. He has represented many great people on an expansive range of criminal charges. Well before deciding to become a lawyer, he joined the United States Navy. He served his country proudly from 1987-1991 before receiving an honorable discharge after Desert Storm. He received the National Defense Medal for his contribution in that conflict. Afterwards, he attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree (1991-1995) before commencing law school in Florida in 1996 at Barry University School of Law (graduating Cum Laude). At Penn State he earned Deans List seven or eight times. In 1994 and 1995 respectively, he was inducted in the Kappa Tau Alpha and Golden Key National Honor Societies.
While in law school, he worked for many private law firms in a variety of legal capacities. He started in 1997 as a law student file clerk for the local Orlando law firm of Rissman & Wiesberg, et. al. In two years, he advanced to the position of Law Office Manager for The Center for Professional Legal Services of Greater Orlando. After leaving The Center in 1999, he worked consecutively as a Contracted Litigation Paralegal for: the National law firm of Baker & Hostetler, LLP, Dempsey & Sasso, and Gary, Williams, Parenti, Sperando, et. al. He is a former member of the American Bar Association and of the Central Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association. Additionally, he belongs to the United States Middle District of Florida Bar. He joined the Florida Bar in 2002. Mr. Douctre was Certified Breathalyzer Operator and a Certified Breathalyzer Maintenance Technician in 2004 and has detailed knowledge of the machine and how it works.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Traffic Infraction Matters
- Gun Trusts / Firearms Trusts
- Criminal Defense - Federal Court
- Business Organizations & Corporate Formations, LLCs
- Civil Litigation
- Florida, 2002
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2002
- Barry University School of Law, Orlando, Florida
- Honors: cum laude
- Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
- B.A. - 1995
- Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society, 1994
- Honors: Kappa Tau Alpha National Honor Society, 1995
- Honors: Dean's List seven times
- Major: Advertising/Marketing
Honors And Awards
- Certificate of Achievement Moot Court Trial Team, Barry University School of Law