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Frederick Laurence Koberlein Jr.
Frederick Laurence Koberlein Jr.
Frederick Laurence Koberlein Jr.


Koberlein Law Offices  (a/k/a: "KLO") has two locations which are based in Lake City, Columbia County, Florida and Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida.  The firm focuses its work in three legal areas, which are: 


Koberlein Law Offices includes attorney Fred Koberlein and attorney Byron Flagg. Together, Fred and Byron combine their experiences as attorneys in the areas of:  

  • criminal prosecution,
  • criminal defense,
  • automobile (car & truck) accidents & insurance company defense,
  • land use and environmental law, and
  • municipal or city, county and local government law.

Fred and Byron's experiences create the core skills which Fred and Byron use to focus their representation of clients' needs in the three areas mentioned.  Fred and Byron do not attempt to practice in every area of the law, like some law firms.  Instead, a focus of skills in the three areas shown above is attempted in order to achieve the best possible outcome for the client.  


Call Koberlein Law Offices for free consultations to provide you with a thorough and competent analysis of your legal circumstances.  Also, visit Fred and Byron's pages to learn more about how their individual professional histories have created the areas of focus they now practice together, and why so many attorneys refer specific cases to them at Koberlein Law Offices. 

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September - by: Lisa W.

"Hard working and trustworthy, we use him over and over for our legal needs.”

November - by: Lisa H.

"Mr. Koberlein has advised us on several different matters, from criminal defense to a business start up. He has gone to court for us, and kept us out of court when necessary. Our matters turned out as expected if not better. He did his research to find the best solution for the matter at hand. He called in a timely fashion with updates. He has been in Lake City his entire life and we have known him most of that time so we trust him. He even returned part of a retainer that was not used.”

July - by: David W.

"I have employed Mr. Koberlein on several occasions for my personal and business matters. Each time Mr. Koberlein has performed diligently with great communication. I would recommend his services to anyone in need of legal guidance.”

February - by: Lisa P.

"Mr.Koberlein was very helpful and professional in his ability to handle the legal situation that I had regarding a past debt which turned into a civil process from many years ago. He proved to have the confidence of which I needed to get the job done. I would recommend Mr. Koberlein in the future.”

January - by: Paul L.

"Mr. Koberlein explained the litigation process to me, a few times, until I understood the entire process. His ability to forecast events and provide me with options was refreshing and reassuring. I felt as though he always had my interests at heart.”

January - by: David M.

"He helped me understand what i was facing and what i needed to do to handle my case."

March - by: Michael B.

"Mr. Koberlein far exceeded my expectations. To my surprise he was very personable and I felt like I was his only case. He always responded very promptly to my questions or concerns and always kept me up to date with my case. In the end I received a very favorable outcome for my case. You are in very good hands if you chose his firm. I highly recommend Mr. Koberlein.”

Get to know Fred & Byron


Fred KoberleinFred Koberlein is a trial attorney who opened Koberlein Law Offices after acquiring extensive legal experience in three legal practice areas, which are:

  • personal injury law;
  • criminal defense; and
  • local government matters which require you to appear or present your matter before your local government Boards, government Councils, and government Agencies.



Byron FlaggByron Flagg has been a practicing attorney since 2002 when he graduated from the University of Florida, College of Law. Byron owns his firm, The Flagg Firm, and he is Of Counsel to Koberlein Law Offices. Byron focuses his legal practice in the areas of:

  • Environmental and Land Use Law;
  • Criminal Defense.