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Donald F. Tinny

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Leading Clearwater Criminal Defense Lawyer


Attorney Donald F. Tinny is a Clearwater native, growing up in the area. He graduated from Clearwater High School, the first stop on his road to academic excellence. He went on to attend the University of Florida for his undergraduate degree. While at the University, he played football and was a three-year varsity athlete. Turning his pursuit towards law, Attorney Tinny went to the University Of Nebraska College Of Law for two years. He finished his Juris Doctor at the University Of Florida College Of Law as a visiting student.

Dedicated to upholding justice and properly representing his clients, Attorney Tinny is a member of the Florida, Clearwater, and St. Petersburg Bar Association. During the beginning of his legal career, he served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Pinellas County, Florida.

  • Attorney Tinny served in many roles including:

  • Lead Trial Attorney

  • DUI Manslaughter Prosecutor

  • Domestic Violence Prosecutor

  • North County Traffic Division Prosecutor

Attorney Tinny also served as an instructor at the St. Petersburg College SEPSI Police Academy. While working with the prosecution, he realized that not all cases were black and white. Many times, the defendants were good people in unfortunate situations. Since leaving the State Attorney’s Office, he turned his attention towards helping defendants.

Attorney Tinny now heads the criminal defense section at Tinny, Meyer & Piccarreto, P.A. He utilizes the insight he gained a prosecutor to represent his clients. He practices criminal defense in Pinellas, Pasco, Hillsborough, Hernando, and Manatee Counties. Attorney Tinny is available at all hours to help individuals who find themselves in bad situations.

Our Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Help You

At Tinny, Meyer & Piccarreto, our attorneys pool their skills and 35 years of experience to help each client. When you hire our firm, you don’t have just one lawyer representing you, you have the backing of a whole legal team. Together, they have handled over 2500 cases.