• Busted
    Protecting Your Interests

    We respond to your needs immediately, securing a
    bondsman, and negotiating your release at the first
    appearance before a magistrate the next morning.

  • Norm Kent
    Norm Kent

    Named by the Sun Sentinel in 2002 as one of the 25 most influential personalities in Broward County, Mr. Kent has overseen a law practice known for its vigorous defense of constitutional and first amendment rights of its notable clients, which include radio stations, newspapers, and prominent talk show hosts.

  • Constitutional Law
    Constitutional Law

    “The essence of the first amendment is to protect the voices people find offensive; to insure that the society we live in does not restrict the rights of any to simply secure the convenience of the many… You have to allow what you truly don’t like. We don’t need a first amendment for people that agree with us. ” ~Norm Kent

  • Florida
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    Norm’s practice has been based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for over a quarter century.

The Criminal Defense Law Center of South Florida

The law offices of Kent & Cormican, P.A. practice primarily in the field of criminal and constitutional law, and are open on a twenty-four hour, emergency basis, as necessary, to respond to your legal needs. As criminal defense attorneys, Norm Kent 's office responds to your needs immediately, securing a bondsman, and negotiating your release at the first appearance before a magistrate the very next morning.

The Practice

Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense

There is no way of knowing at what hour a call is going to come from a friend, spouse, partner, son, or daughter, sharing unfortunately with you that they have been stopped for a DUI, caught with drugs in their car, or become entangled in a criminal scheme they now regret. As criminal defense attorneys, Norm Kent ‘s office responds to your needs immediately, securing a bondsman, and negotiating your release at the first appearance before a magistrate the very next morning.

Constitutional Law
Constitutional Law

The law firm of Kent and Cormican takes cases of a constitutional nature impacting on the first amendment, libel, slander, the Federal Communications Commission decency guidelines, and the Bill of Rights. Norm’s partner, Russell Cormican , a Florida State University law school graduate, has successfully litigated appellate issues on Internet sexual entrapment, defamation, and obscenity.