PRACTICE AREAS: Criminal Defense • Family Law • Wills and Probate • Guardianships

Attorney Profile

With many attorneys to choose from, it can be difficult to decide where to turn when you need legal representation. 

Maria Dykes has been practicing law in Bay County since 1995.



  • South Texas College of Law, Juris Doctor of Law, 1995
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Building Construction, 1989

Relevant Work History

  • State Attorney's Office, Assistant State Attorney for 16 years
    • Misdemeanors
    • Felonies
    • Drug Charges
    • Pretrial Diversion
    • Juveniles

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar since 1995
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Florida since 2004


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers — Top 100 Trial Lawyers