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About Kenneth Padowitz

Kenneth Padowitz is a Fort Lauderdale, FL., based criminal defense attorney.

MAY JURORS SEE 3D DEFENSE REENACTMENT OF ALLEGED CRIME? JUDGE APPEARS RELUCTANT TO ALLOW IT.


Defense lawyer Ken Padowitz is asking the judge to allow the 3D evidence in the case of his client Benjamin Siegel, 47, of Coconut Creek, Florida. Siegel is accused of trying to run over his neighbor with his Dodge Viper; the expert witness said it wasn’t intentional. “An expert’s opinion is admissible to present […]

MAY JURORS SEE 3D DEFENSE REENACTMENT OF ALLEGED CRIME? JUDGE APPEARS RELUCTANT TO ALLOW IT.2022-03-15T21:50:46+00:00

JUDGE DEFERS RULING ON USE OF VIRTUAL REALITY GOGGLES IN BROWARD TRIAL

It’s not clear whether virtual reality headsets have been used in criminal trials anywhere, but Padowitz is accustomed to breaking ground on the use of computer animation in court. As a prosecutor in 1992, he was credited with the first use of two-dimensional computer animation to illustrate an expert witness’ testimony.

JUDGE DEFERS RULING ON USE OF VIRTUAL REALITY GOGGLES IN BROWARD TRIAL2022-03-12T15:35:51+00:00

DEFENSE LAWYER PITCHES VIRTUAL REALITY AS THE NEXT DIMENSION OF EXPERT TESTIMONY


Ken Padowitz, the defense lawyer representing a Coconut Creek man accused of trying to kill his neighbor by running over him with a Dodge Viper, wants to put jurors in the driver’s seat through the use of the latest in technology — virtual reality goggles that promise to give them a look at the […]

DEFENSE LAWYER PITCHES VIRTUAL REALITY AS THE NEXT DIMENSION OF EXPERT TESTIMONY2022-03-10T23:08:08+00:00

PARKLAND GUNMAN CANNOT RELY ON SYSTEM FAILURES IN FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE, JUDGE RULES


“The children of Stoneman Douglas High School and this community have suffered one of the most horrific tragedies at the hands of this guilty individual,” Padowitz said. “The tragedy would be further compounded if the death penalty were imposed after trial, only for the sentence to be reversed due to what is arguably an […]

PARKLAND GUNMAN CANNOT RELY ON SYSTEM FAILURES IN FIGHT FOR HIS LIFE, JUDGE RULES2022-09-15T22:46:28+00:00

GUNMAN EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY IN STONEMAN DOUGLAS MASS SHOOTING AND JAIL ASSAULT CASE

…and the only other way to remove the death penalty as a possibility would be for the defense to somehow persuade jurors to convict Cruz of a lesser charge, such as second-degree murder.

“The odds of that are […]

GUNMAN EXPECTED TO PLEAD GUILTY IN STONEMAN DOUGLAS MASS SHOOTING AND JAIL ASSAULT CASE2021-10-15T22:16:08+00:00

ATTORNEY FOR ORANGE CITY OB-GYN ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING PATIENT SAYS HE’S INNOCENT


“He adamantly disputes these charges and we intend to show that he is not guilty of these charges and prove his innocence in the courtroom,” Padowitz said.

Updated: 4:51 PM EDT […]
ATTORNEY FOR ORANGE CITY OB-GYN ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATELY TOUCHING PATIENT SAYS HE’S INNOCENT2022-11-03T15:01:58+00:00

Legal experts say perjury charge against Runcie is rare; Black leaders point to politics


“I was a prosecutor for 16 years, and there were many times I thought someone committed perjury, but what I believe and what I can prove with evidence are two different things,” Padowitz said.

The perjury charge that led to Wednesday’s […]

Legal experts say perjury charge against Runcie is rare; Black leaders point to politics2022-11-03T14:59:57+00:00

Judge rules McDonald’s cannot withhold surveillance video of attack on elderly woman in Hialeah


Ken Padowitz was a prosecutor for 16 years and is currently a criminal defense attorney and professor.

“Here they were served with a legal subpoena for the evidence and they are staying no, ‘We’re not going to honor that legal subpoena unless you meet our conditions and come to a legal agreement with us,’” he […]

Judge rules McDonald’s cannot withhold surveillance video of attack on elderly woman in Hialeah2022-11-03T14:56:09+00:00

Out on bond? Attorney asks ‘why’ about man who attacked 3 on Metromover


Ken Padowitz, a former prosecutor and now a defense attorney and a law professor, said it is “outrageous” that the bond is so low. “The bond should be much, much higher than $1,500,” Padowitz said.

MIAMI, Fla. – Joshua King is out on bond and there are many who say that […]

Out on bond? Attorney asks ‘why’ about man who attacked 3 on Metromover2022-11-03T14:54:36+00:00
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