Joe Harrison Wade II

Attorney Joe Harrison “Jody” Wade II is a native of the Commonwealth of Kentucky who has called Florida home since 2003. Jody is an alumnus of the University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Economics and earned his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. Jody is licensed to practice in all Florida and Kentucky state courts as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Jody is a four year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, having served with the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marines, based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where he deployed to Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Jody was twice meritoriously promoted and was awarded several commendations and awards, including the Navy Achievement Medal.   Jody brings the qualities that made him an exemplary Marine to the defense of the firm's clients who find themselves charged with a DUI offense and is committed to fighting for and defending the rights of those he represents.

Jody has been trained by some of the best DUI professionals in the United States, having been certified in the administration and evaluation of DUI Field Sobriety Exercises.   Additionally, he has successfully completed the DUI FSE Instructor qualification course that would, in essence, qualify him to train the very same DUI officers in the field.   Jody is a qualified DUI attorney. He is also one of only a few members of the National College of DUI Defense in Northeast Florida.   The NCDD is a prestigious group of attorneys who are dedicated to the art of defending those accused of driving while under the influence of alcohol or other substances.

Illegal search and seizure of our DUI clients happens on a regular basis -- just another reason to hire a qualified DUI law firm!   Jody Wade has handled DUI cases ranging from misdemeanor first offenses to DUI Manslaughter.   He is dedicated to protecting the Constitutional rights of our firm's clients. He fully understands the nuances of all of the Constitutional issues surrounding a charge of DUI and the importance of questioning the police effectively and thoroughly.   He also fully understands the significance of the formal review process through the DMV and how it can affect an individual license suspension as well as the DUI case itself.

Jody fights each and every case to win regardless of the evidence and charges his clients may be facing.

Areas of Practice
  • DUI Defense
  • Drug Crime Defense
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions
  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • U. S. District Court Middle District of Florida

  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, FL - J. D.
  • University of Kentucky, B.A. Economics

Professional Memberships and Associations
  • Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section
  • American Bar Association
  • Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL)
  • National College of DUI Defense Attorneys   www.nccd.com