Adam J. Komisar
Adam J. Komisar has spent his career specializing in all aspects of criminal law and has over ten years of experience litigating in North Florida Courtrooms.
Adam and William first litigated together over a decade ago, working simultaneously as Assistant State Prosecutors under past elected State Attorney William N. “Willie” Meggs and alongside current elected State Attorney Jack Campbell.
As a prosecutor, Adam handled multiple caseloads, including one which consisted of misdemeanor DUI prosecutions in Leon County and another which specialized in all aspects of felony domestic violence. Adam has prosecuted white collar cases including failure to remit state sales tax more than $200,000 and an organized scheme to defraud over 30 victims through identity theft.
Before founding Komisar Spicola PA, Adam worked at a high-profile Tallahassee criminal defense firm. He spent nine years strategizing, negotiating, and litigating on behalf of the firms' clients, including collegiate and professional athletes', businesspersons, and politicians. He obtained not guilty jury verdicts for the firms' clients on charges ranging from simple DUI to grand theft over $100,000 to sex crimes which carried life sentences. Adam successfully tried civil cases for the firm ranging from traffic tickets involving death to a complex constitutional trade secret challenge against the Florida House of Representatives.
Adam is involved in the legal community outside of the courtroom. In 2022, Adam was elected as President of the Tallahassee Chapter of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Additionally from 2017-2020 Adam was appointed by the Florida Bar to serve as a member and eventual Chair of the Second Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee. The Grievance Committee is responsible for investigating possible lawyer misconduct referred by Bar discipline attorneys. In 2022, Adam was appointed to the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board. He is also a member of the William H. Stafford American Inn of Court.
Adam maintains an active practice representing individual students and student organizations before the University Student Conduct Counsels at Florida State University and the University of Florida. These representations have included both sides of complex Title IX claims and allegations of organizational hazing.
Along with criminal law, Adam has extensive experience successfully litigating both sides of Domestic Relations "Family Law" Injunctions. This includes domestic violence, dating violating, sexual violence, repeat violence, stalking, and cyber-stalking injunctions throughout North Florida.
In 2021 Adam and William Spicola founded Komisar Spicola P.A. Adam is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Business and the University of Florida College of Law with Cum Laude Honors. He is a graduate of Lawton Chiles High School and currently resides in Tallahassee.