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Leslie M. Sammis
About Leslie M. Sammis
Leslie Sammis is a criminal defense attorney at the Sammis Law Firm, P.A., with offices in downtown Tampa. The firm has a second office located in New Port Richey, FL. For more than 18 years, she has focused her career on criminal and DUI defense. She represents clients throughout Tampa in Hillsborough County and the surrounding areas throughout Tampa Bay, Florida. She is a member of the followi... read more »
Leslie Sammis is a criminal defense attorney at the Sammis Law Firm, P.A., with offices in downtown Tampa. The firm has a second office located in New Port Richey, FL.
For more than 18 years, she has focused her career on criminal and DUI defense. She represents clients throughout Tampa in Hillsborough County and the surrounding areas throughout Tampa Bay, Florida.
She is a member of the following organizations:
- National College for DUI Defense (NCDD);
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL);
- Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL);
- Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (HCACDL); and
- Florida Association of Women Lawyers (FAWL).
Leslie Sammis also fights for the reform of marijuana laws. She is a member of the National Legal Committee (NLC) for the National Associaton for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).
After graduating from the University of Florida College of Law, with Honors, in 1999, she completed internships with the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division, working with federal prosecutors.
She worked at the State Attorney's Office in the Fourth Judicial Circuit working with State Prosecutors. She also completed a judicial internship with the Honorable Henry Lee Adams, Jr, United States District Judge.
Ms. Sammis' passion for trial advocacy led her to work as an assistant public defender with the Fourth Judicial Circuit where she represented individuals in misdemeanor, juvenile and felony court before entering private practice in 2001.
Sammis Law Firm
After nine years of practice criminal defense, she founded the Sammis Law Firm, P.A., in 2008 where she continues to focus exclusively on DUI and criminal defense.
Call 813-250-0500 to schedule a phone or office consultation to speak directly with Leslie Sammis about your case.
This profile was last updated on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
Map & Directions
- Office: 813-250-0500
- Fax: 813-276-1600
|Area of Practice||% Focus|
|DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving||60.00%|
|Criminal Appellate Law||10.00%|
|Georgia||Member in Good Standing||2002|
|Florida||Member in Good Standing||1999|
|Sammis Law Firm, P.A.||2008 – 2012|
|Escobar, Ramirez & Associates, P.A.||2006 – 2008|
|Head, Thomas, Webb & Willis, LLC||2001 – 2006|
|Assistant Public Defender / Fourth Judical Circuit||1999 – 2001|
|University of Florida Levin College of Law||Juris Doctor||J.D. with Honors||1999|
|University of Oklahoma||Philosophy||B.A.||1996|
|Member||National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws||2016 – present|
|Member||Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers||2015 – present|
|Lifetime Member||Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2008 – present|
|Member||Hillsborough County Bar Association||2008 – present|
|Member||National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||2008 – present|
|Member||DUI Defense Lawyers Association||present|
|General Member||National College for DUI Defense||present|
|The Legalization of Marijuana in Florida||"Law and Order" Society Roundtable at Stetson Law School||2009|
|DUI Case Law Update||Defense of Drinking Drivers ICLE||2003|
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