Cory Chastang

  • Partner


Bartow, FL





Cory Chastang has been practicing criminal law for nearly ten years.  Having spent almost seven years as a prosecutor, three of which he served as a Division Chief, Cory has handled cases ranging from simple possession of marijuana charges to first degree murder.  Cory's experience as a prosecutor gives him a unique perspective on the cases he handles, because he is able to see your case through the eyes of both a prosecutor and a defense attorney.  This guides him in how he will prepare your case for trial.  Cory is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Practice, which means he has demonstrated the experience, skills, professionalism, knowledge and ethics to be recognized as a specialist in criminal law.

Areas Of Practice

  • Criminal Trial Practice
  • Appeals
  • Post-Conviction

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Trial Practice, Florida Bar, 2014

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2005


  • Florida Coastal School of Law, Jacksonville, Florida
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Moot Court Team
  • University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
  • Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney , Virginia
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Lakeland Bar Association, Member of the Board of Directors, 2015 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Miller, Crosby & Miller, Associate, 2013 to 2015
  • State Attorney's Office, Tenth Judicial Circuit, Assistant State Attorney, 2005 to 2013


  • Phi Gamma Delta