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Catherine A Drees

Catherine A Drees

Daytona Beach, Florida
(386) 255-2121

Catherine A. Drees concentrates all of her efforts on defending clients who are facing misdemeanor or felony charges. By limiting her practice to criminal defense, she focuses on providing her clients with experienced representation.  She spends every day fighting for her clients in negotiation and in the courtroom. Whether you are struggling against accusations of a simple misdemeanor or a serious felony, she will put her experience to work for you.

Catherine is a decorated veteran of the United States Air Force, was in the Air National Guard, and worked an additional job to put herself through law school. Catherine began her criminal law career with the Florida's State Attorney's office. She uses this experience to her clients' advantage, anticipating the way the other side will approach their cases.  She is  able to put herself in the prosecution's shoes and anticipate their arguments. She is also able to leverage her connections with attorneys throughout Volusia and Flagler Counties to effectively negotiate on her clients' behalf.

Areas of Practice

  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Traffic Violations
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Health & Health Care Law
  • 90% Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983


  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Published Works

  • State v. Flassig, Florida Law Weekly Supplement, 2008
  • State v. Pierce, Florida Law Weekly Supplement, 2008
  • State v. Dunn, Florida Law Weekly Supplement, 2009


  • Speaker, Success as a Female Veteran and Attorney, American Association of University Women, 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • United States Air Force, Air Force Armament Laboratory Decorated Weapons Designer, 1976 - 1983
  • Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney's Office, 1983 - 1993

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The Law Offices of Catherine A. Drees
444 Seabreeze Boulevard, Suite 470
Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Phone: 386-255-2121
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