Experience and Success

Since 2010, Reggie Garcia has provided legal counsel to state prison inmates seeking parole, a request for review, or conditional medical release (CMR). 

  1. Advocacy for an inmate’s early parole and/or CMR. (September 2010);
  2. Inmate serving a life sentence to get a two-year parole “subsequent” interview (September 2011);
  3. Inmate serving a life sentence to get a parole referral to Sumter C.I. for special programs and a two-year parole “subsequent” interview (August 2013);
  4. Inmate serving a life sentence for two murders to get a referral to Wakulla C.I. for special programs (October 2013); 
  5. Inmate serving a life sentence to get a referral to Sumter C.I. for special programs and a two-year “subsequent” interview (December 2013); 
  6. A deaf, innocent inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a referral for special programming at Wakulla or Sumter C.I., a 12-month reduction to his P.P.R.D., and a next interview date in 3 years (November 2014); 
  7. A Canadian inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a parole referral to Charlotte C.I. for special programs and a four-year “subsequent” interview (June 2015);
  8. A Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a referral to the Everglades C.I. “FIU Program” for special programming and an 18-month “subsequent” interview (June 2015);
  9. A Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a parole referral to Charlotte C.I. for special programs and a three-year “subsequent” interview (June 2015); 
  10. An elderly, terminally ill inmate to obtain a “conditional medical release” within 36 hours after the hearing approval (August 2015); 
  11. A Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a parole referral to the Sumter C.I. “Lifers Program”, a two-year “subsequent” interview, and a P.P.R.D. in August 2022 (November 2016); 
  12. A deaf, Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get special programming in Virginia, a three-year “subsequent” interview, and a P.P.R.D. in August 2025 (September 2017); 
  13. A Panhandle inmate serving life for a double-murder to get a parole referral to New River C.I., a two-year subsequent interview and a P.P.R.D. in August 2029 (April 2018); 
  14. A Tampa Bay inmate serving a life sentence for murder to get a referral for special programming at the Everglades C.I. “FIU Program,” an 18-month reduction to his P.P.R.D. and a next interview date in 28 months (October 2018);
  15. An inmate serving life for a murder in Charlotte County obtain a 5 year “next interview date” during an initial interview hearing (May 2019); and 
  16. Argued at a “Request for Review” hearing regarding the P.P.R.D. set at the initial hearing (July 2019).

Please read my legal article called: Parole in Florida: What, Who, When and Why? Published in the Florida Defender magazine by the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Winter 2013, and Chapters 4 and 8 of my book called How to Leave Prison Early: Florida Clemency, Parole and Work Release (Laurenzana Press, published January 30, 2015) for additional information on the parole process.

Updated 9/27/2019

Reggie is an AV Preeminent®-rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the rating agency’s highest marks for both competency and ethics.

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Post Office Box 11069
Tallahassee, Florida 32302

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