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Christopher L. Rabby

Attorney at law

Practice Areas:

  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Florida State Criminal Defense
  • Violent & Sex Offense Allegations
  • Domestic, Repeat, Dating and Sexual Violence Injunction(s) Defense
  • Private Practice Criminal Defense
  • Collateral Consequences to Offenses

Bar Admissions:

  • Florida State Bar, 1992
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 1995
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1996
  • United States Supreme Court, 1999

About Chris L. Rabby:

  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®



  • J.D., St. Thomas University, 1992
  • B.A.,  Ohio Wesleyan University, 1989

Professional Associations

Attorney Chris L. Rabby graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1989.  He then spent three years in Miami, Florida, where he attended St. Thomas University, School of Law.  He received his Juris Doctorate in May, 1992 and began his career with the Office of the Public Defender on September 24, 1992, which was the same day he was sworn in as a member of the Florida Bar.  Immediately following being sworn in, he defended an evidence tampering jury trial.  Things have not slowed down since and he has been defending people from all walks of life against allegations of sex, drugs and violence ever since.  His trials in state court have ranged from simple assault to murder, with an occasional lap-dancing violation along the way.  Chris Rabby’s Federal criminal trials have ranged from drug trafficking and firearms offenses to money laundering and bank fraud.

He has worked as an attorney for the Pensacola Office of the Public Defender and as an associate attorney before opening Christopher L. Rabby, P.A. in 2000.  Chris Rabby provides private practice criminal defense in Pensacola, Florida.

Chris Rabby is a sole practitioner that provides individualized attention and focus to his clients.

Why choose Chris Rabby to represent you or someone you love?
Personal attention — to you and your case.
Knowledge of the Criminal Justice System in Pensacola  –
Chris has been actively involved in the Pensacola criminal process since 1992.
       Extensive experience in Florida and Federal Court  — and how they interrelate.
       Representation with Respect — The focus of Attorney Chris Rabby, is
representation with non-judgemental respect towards for the individual client,
and to make certain the judge sees the real person before them, not a file.

PictureChris Rabby,
Assistant Public Defender,
September, 1992









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