Located in Orlando, Florida, Skubiak & Rivas, P.A. was founded by Robert P. Skubiak in 1993 to provide aggressive criminal and traffic defense representation for Central Florida residents and out-of-town clients. In 1999, bilingual attorney Alain Rivas joined the firm to contribute his extensive legal expertise and his Spanish-language skills. Today, the firm remains Central Florida’s traffic defense firm.

We believe an experienced trial lawyer is crucial to success in all traffic related cases. We successfully utilize innovative techniques in trial and motions practice to accomplish our clients’ goals. We are particularly knowledgeable about the search and seizure issues often involved in traffic, drug, and weapons cases. And we are skilled in handling motions to suppress evidence and other pre-trial motions necessary to building a strong case for our clients.


We provide legal counsel for criminal defense matters related to:

  • DUI / Drunk Driving
  • Drug Cases
  • Driving on a Suspended License
  • Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Reckless Driving
  • Drag Racing
  • Speeding Tickets / Traffic Control Devices
  • Auto Accidents
  • Disobeying Traffic Control Devices
  • Commercial Driver’s License Issues
  • General Criminal Defense


Car accidents are one of the most common causes of significant personal injury. Whether crashes occur between cars, involve a motorcycle or a semi truck or cause the premature death of a loved one, it is important for injured parties to work with an experienced personal injury attorney.


Robert P. Skubiak, founder and senior partner of Skubiak & Rivas, P.A., graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics in 1989 and then went to law schools at the University of Florida and graduated in 1992. At the age of 24, Robert Skubiak pursued a legal career in traffic defense.

After a short stint learning the criminal traffic defense trade as an associate attorney for a prominent Miami firm, Robert Skubiak started Robert Skubiak, P.A. in September 1993.

In 1999 Alain Rivas joined the firm as an associate attorney and the momentum continued as Skubiak & Rivas, P.A. was formed in 2001. Robert Skubiak combines to further the firm’s reputation, as the community, local judges and attorneys have become familiar with Robert Skubiak and Alain Rivas daily courtroom appearances.

Robert Skubiak, P.A. has since thrived as Orlando’s most recognizable and consistent traffic defense firm.

Personally, Robert Skubiak is an avid tennis player, and has professionally acted in television and on stage. Born and raised in Chicago, IL and Holmdel, NJ. Robert Skubiak has called Florida home since in 1990.

Alain Rivas, founder and senior partner earned his Juris Doctorate from the Stetson College of Law. Before attending law school, he obtained a B.A. with a dual major in Political Science and History from Rollins College. Fluent in Spanish, Mr. Rivas joined Central Florida’s traffic defense law firm in 1999 to help represent the community’s large Hispanic population.

Philip Dunlop, merged his firm with Skubiak & Rivas in 2013. Prior to this merger, Phil had a thriving practice in Osceola County since 2003, representing many individuals on criminal and traffic cases. During that time, he developed a great working relationship with the firm so it was only natural to combine resources to allow an even greater impact in representing clients throughout Florida.

Our Money-Back Guarantee

At Skubiak & Rivas, P.A., we make this deal with all our civil infraction violation clients (non-court mandatory cases only), If we do not keep points off your driving record as of result of our representation, we will refund our attorneys’ fees (Guarantee applies in Orange County). Contact us for a free initial consultation.

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With over 60 years of combined experience, Skubiak & Rivas, P.A. Is Orlando Trusted Traffic and Criminal Defense Attorneys We provide aggressive traffic ticket defense and representation. Skubiak & Rivas focus is defending clients with speeding tickets, auto accidents, reckless driving infractions, DUI charges, drug charges, driving while license suspended, no valid drivers license, habitual traffic offenders, suspended licenses, leaving the scene of an accident and more. Free Consultations on most cases. | We Service the following counties: Alachua, Broward, Collier, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Hamilton, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lee, Leon, Madison, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Seminole, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter & Volusia Counties.