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Jason Daniel Sammis
About Jason Daniel Sammis
Jason D. Sammis is a criminal defense attorney in Tampa, Florida, with the Sammis Law Firm, P.A. He represents clients charged with drug crimes from simple possession to cultivation of marijuana to more serious drug trafficking offenses. Jason is admitted to the state bars of Florida and Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle District of Georgia, the United States D... read more »
Jason D. Sammis is a criminal defense attorney in Tampa, Florida, with the Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
He represents clients charged with drug crimes from simple possession to cultivation of marijuana to more serious drug trafficking offenses.
Jason is admitted to the state bars of Florida and Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle District of Georgia, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida, and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Eleventh Circuit.
After receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree at University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, Jason obtained his Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Florida College of Law in Gainesville, Florida, in 1999.
While at the University of Florida College of Law, Jason D. Sammis was a member of the prestigious Florida Law Review.
Additionally, Jason was also elected the Vice-Chair and then Chair of the Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Board.
Jason is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), and the NORML Legal Committee.
Call 813-250-0500 to schedule an office or phone consultation with Jason Sammis.
Jason D. Sammis
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
1005 North Marion Street Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 250-0500
Fax: (813) 314-9626
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|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||10.00%|
|Georgia||Member in Good Standing||2001|
|Florida||Member in Good Standing||1999|
|Sammis Law Firm, P.A. - Shareholder||2008 – present|
|Cruser & Mitchell, LLP - Shareholder||2006 – 2008|
|Cruser & Mitchell, LLP - Associate||2003 – 2006|
|Jackson Lewis LLP - Associate||2001 – 2003|
|Coffman, Coleman, Andrews & Grogan - Associate||1999 – 2001|
|University of Florida College of Law||Juris Doctor||Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Virginia||English||B.A.||1996|
|Life Member||Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||present|
|Member||Hillsborough County Bar Association||present|
|Member||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||present|
|National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||present|
|Member||The National Trial Lawyers||present|
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Publications and Articles
Published February 2012
Publisher: Tampa Criminal Defense Website
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