ROBERT B. PEDDY, JR. was born and raised in Lakeland, Florida, graduating from Lakeland Senior High School in 1984. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Emory University, Atlanta Georgia, in 1988 and his Juris Doctor from Stetson College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida in 1991.

Mr. Peddy is admitted to practice in the Courts of Florida, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the Supreme Court of the State of Florida, and the United District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Mr. Peddy’s courtroom experience began as an Assistant State Attorney in the Tenth Judicial Circuit in Bartow, Florida, for State Attorney Jerry Hill. During his five years, he had numerous trial experiences and was assigned to the special prosecution division in the prosecution of white collar crimes. In 1998, Mr. Peddy joined the law firm of Wendel, Chritton, & Parks, Chartered and practiced in civil trials involving complex litigation, family law, and criminal defense work. Mr. Peddy quickly became a named Partner, Wendel, Chritton, Parks, DeBari & Peddy, Chartered, in 2000. He is AV Preeminent-rated by his peers, an award given to a select group of lawyers recognized for their legal ability and ethical standards.

On July 4, 2000, Mr. Peddy established the Law Offices of Peddy, P.A. serving clients in the areas of family law and criminal defense. Mr. Peddy’s thorough preparation, unequivocal personal service and aggressive representation has led him to successfully litigate cases and trials throughout the State of Florida.

Mr. Peddy is and has been involved in the local civic and legal community; Tenth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee B Attorney Member; Lakeland Bar Association (serving as President in 1998); Polk County Trial Lawyers Association; Polk County Criminal Defense Bar; Willson American Inn of Court; Lakeland Rotary Club; West Polk County Unit of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society (serving as President of the Board in 2004 – 2005).  Mr. Peddy is a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, Florida. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling, photography, diving, and outdoor adventures.


As your attorney or lawyer, I am committed to always striving to provide the highest standard of legal service, while utilizing every legal resource available.

We urge you to be proactive regarding your legal rights by seeking the legal advice and representation of an experienced Lakeland Attorney – Lawyer as soon as possible. Contact the Law Office of Robert B. Peddy, P.A., at (863) 646-1421 to schedule a confidential legal consultation.



We can help you at whatever stage of the criminal justice process you may find yourself, from bail hearings to trial representation to final resolution.


Given your unique needs, we take the most appropriate path for resolution in each particular case, whether through negotiating with the Crown or through more formal court proceedings.


Our efforts have earned us a reputation as reliable and effective lawyers within our community. As trial lawyers, we can routinely be seen in court, and our firm’s members are well-respected by the Crown’s office and the judiciary.

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