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MIAMI and South Florida's Dedicated AFRICAN AMERICAN Mental Illness Criminal Defense Law Firm

Ashley V. Gantt is Miami and South Florida’s African American Dedicated Mental Illness Criminal Defense Lawyer

Miami and South Florida’s Dedicated African American Mental Illness Criminal Defense Law Firm


Miami African American Mental Illness Criminal Defense

At Gantt Legacy Law, our mission is to provide zealous and compassionate legal advocacy to those with mental illness who have been charged with crimes in Miami. We believe that everyone deserves a fair chance, and we are committed to fighting for the rights of our clients. 

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime and you believe that mental illness may be a factor, we encourage you to contact us for a free consultation. Our experienced and knowledgeable attorney Ashley V. Gantt, will review your case and help you explore your legal options in Miami.
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Gantt Legacy Law is a full-service criminal defense law firm that represents African American clients with mental illness who have been charged with crimes in Miami and the state of Florida. We offer a wide range of services, including but not limited to: 
  • Reviewing cases to determine if mental illness was a factor in the commission of the crime
  • Negotiating with prosecutors to get charges reduced or dismissed·
  • Presenting an “insanity defense” at trial (if applicable)
  • Securing alternative sentences, such as treatment instead of incarceration 
  • Appealing wrongful convictions 
Ashley V. Gantt, has significant experience handling mental illness criminal defense cases, and we are well-versed in the laws and procedures surrounding these types of cases. We understand how daunting it can be to face criminal charges, and we are here to guide you through every step of the process. 
We also understand that each case is unique, and we will tailor our representation to fit your specific needs and goals. You can rest assured that we will fight tirelessly on your behalf to get you the best possible outcome in your case. 
If you or someone you love has been charged with a crime and you believe that mental illness played a role, contact Gantt Legacy Law for a consultation today. 

Ashley V. Gantt, will review your case and help you decide on the best course of action moving forward. 

Don’t go through this tough time alone
– let us help you fight for your rights.

ABOUT | Ashley V. Gantt, Esq

Founder and Managing Partner
"When you find your voice, you find your purpose. I found my purpose in helping others use their voice to create their legacy."
-Ashley V. Gantt

Ashley V. Gantt, Esq.

Managing Partner

Ashley V. Gantt, Esq. is the founder and managing partner of Gantt Legacy Law, P.A. Ashley’s interest in law began at a young age though it became a reality after teaching for six years. She is a graduate of the University of Florida in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.


Ashley was a 2007 Teach for America Mississippi Delta Corps (TFA) member where she dedicated two years to national community service in furtherance of closing the achievement gap. After fulfilling her two years in TFA, Ashley returned home to teach in Miami-Dade County Public Schools, serving as a middle and high school teacher for six years before beginning law school during her seventh year of teaching.

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