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Clay County Lawyer

Arrested? Facing a divorce?
Been hurt or injured in an auto accident?

Don't delay, even if you are not sure you need a lawyer, call us today for piece of mind.

No one plans to get arrested, no one expects a marriage to fail. Accidents happen and sadly people get hurt. Sometimes bad things happen to good people. Sometimes it’s just plain bad luck.

There are times in life when you simply cannot face these challenges alone. You need a lawyer. Someone who will help you get your life back on the right path.

That someone is actually the law firm of Culbert, Andux & Finnell, P.A. Experienced, knowledgeable attorneys that live and work in the same community as you. In our 100 combined years of practice, we’ve seen and heard it all, from major federal crimes to minor traffic offenses. We treat each case as if it were our only case.

If you’ve been arrested in Duval County, St. Johns County, Nassau County, Volusia County or Clay County or just need someone to talk to, give us a call at (904) 264-8602. After all, what are neighbors for?

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Experienced Attorneys

Over 100 years of combined experience

Bruce Culbert

Mr. Culbert is an experienced trial lawyer with over 15 years of experience exclusively devoted to criminal defense at both the state and federal levels. He has defended individuals in a wide range of criminal cases, including drug offenses, federal drug conspiracy charges, white collar crimes, homicide, violent crimes, sex crimes, DUI and violations of probation.


Gonzalo Andux

Gonzalo Andux is a graduate of the University of Florida, and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He has been a trial lawyer for over 29 years. Mr. Andux practiced as a trial attorney at the Office of the Public Defender in Jacksonville, Florida for 23 years. Gonzola’s attention to details through the various stages of my case was exceptional.


Ann E. Finnell

Ann E. Finnell is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She has been a trial lawyer for over 35 years. She has handled homicide and death penalty cases and is qualified to be court appointed on death penalty cases as first chair counsel. Ms. Finnell also handles capital sexual battery cases and other sexual offenses, drug trafficking, sales and possession cases as well as DUI and domestic violence cases. In addition to criminal cases, Ms. Finnell handles trial litigation involving family law, child custody/support and personal injury cases.

Pat Kyser

Pat Kyser

Patricia Kyser has practiced law in the state of Florida for over 28 years. She worked in the Jacksonville office as an Assistant Public Defender for over 21 years and served as a Division Chief in felony court for 19 of those years.  Ms. Kyser is an experienced trial attorney who has tried a wide range of cases – from misdemeanors to serious felony cases.  She has extensive criminal defense experience handling sexual battery, child abuse, arson, armed robbery, aggravated assault and battery cases.  Ms. Kyser is a member of the Clay County Bar Association, the Jacksonville Bar Association and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.


Beth Arreguin

Beth Marie Arreguin is an experienced trial attorney with over 8 years of experience in all areas of criminal defense; including violation of probation, DUI, drug crimes, sexual offenses, aggravated battery, arson, firearms offenses, vehicular homicide, manslaughter and murder. Her trial experience has resulted in numerous acquittals. Based upon her intensive training and experience handling serious and complex cases, she is currently qualified to try death penalty cases as co-counsel.

What we do

Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury and more Schedule a consultation
Criminal Defense

Founded on the steadfast belief in doing what's right for our clients, Culbert, Andux & Finnell is a Criminal Defense firm serving Duval County and the surrounding areas. We've built and staked our reputations on getting the best possible outcome for our clients. Every case is important, no matter how big or small. Our senior trial attorneys pride themselves on knowing the law and using it your advantage. We are experienced in handling case as simple as traffic tickets and as complex as homicide.

Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident due to another’s carelessness, you may be able to recover your damages. However, time is of the essence. If you wait to long you may be barred form making a claim. Our personal injury attorneys have years of knowledge representing clients who have been injured and can help you learn more about personal injury and whether or not you are eligible for recovery.

Family Law

We approach family law and divorce in a straightforward manner. We strive to find peaceful solutions while protecting your rights. We strive to minimize discord and strive to help everyone prioritize the children’s interests. Our experienced family lawyers understand the need to protect your assets, your business and your ability to earn income and provide for your family.

Estate Planning

Although end-of-life planning can be a difficult subject, it is important for you to deal with these issues so you and your family can be protected in case something unexpected happens. Let our experienced attorneys guide you through these difficult decisions and give you peace of mind.


If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DUI, we realize this can be an embarrassing and traumatic experience. Our experienced DUI attorneys know how to fight DUI charges by contesting field sobriety test, breath test or blood draws. Our DUI Attorneys who have the trial experience necessary to expose the weaknesses in the state’s case.

Traffic Tickets & Misdemeanors

Most of us have had to deal with the authorities regarding a traffic ticket or infraction. Traffic tickets can be an expensive frustration of both your time and financial resources. However, most people are not aware that they have options after being ticketed. Don't take the points!

Immigration & Deportation

We are prepared to guide you through the complicated immigration process of filing a family petition. We can also guide you through the naturalization process so you can become a citizen of the United States and reap all the benefits that citizenship offers. If you or your loved one is not a United States citizen, it is extremely important that you consult with an immigration attorney if you have been arrested or are involved in a criminal investigation.

Federal Court

Not all attorneys choose to represent clients in federal court. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience in federal court to handle your federal case. Bruce Culbert is a veteran federal trial attorney serving Clay County, Duval County and Nassau County. Attorneys Gonzalo Andux and Ann Finnell are also veteran trial attorney who practice in the Middle District. Additionally, attorneys Vanessa Newtson and Bruce Culbert are active members of the Criminal Justice Act Panel.

Civil Rights Cases

If you’ve had your civil rights violated by the government, you need a strong and experienced law firm to defend you and uphold the Constitution. Whether you’ve been hurt by a local municipality, a state actor or the United States government, our attorneys have the experience, expertise and resources necessary to defend your rights, hold the government accountable and ensure you are compensated for your damages.


Thousands. That’s a big number.

Our Lawyers have handled literally thousands of difficult cases. To have that kind of track record, we’ve learned to put our clients first and to treat every case as if it were our only case. It’s your future on the line. Entrust it to our experienced attorneys who work and live right here in your community.

We’ll be with you every step of the way.

Why Choose Us?

You can count on us

We handle all cases from divorce, personal injury, DUI and more.

We have defended clients in countless criminal trials and are certified and experienced practitioners in both Florida State and Federal Courts. Our firm also has death-penalty certified practitioners who have represented many clients in capital cases.

Over 100 years of combined experience.

The best legal minds in North Florida working to protect you and what matters most to you. Every case is important, no matter how big or small. Because it’s your case.


If you think that you may be under investigation by any law enforcement agency or you have been arrested but formal charges have not been filed, now is the time to get a trusted and experienced attorney. An attorney can often work quickly to prevent charges from being filed against you and to safeguard your rights. Swift action by an attorney may prevent law enforcement from violating your rights.

Now is the time to act.

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