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Leslie M. Sammis

Leslie M. Sammis


DUI / DWI Lawyer
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Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
Tampa, FL
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Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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Lifetime Member
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National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
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Member
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
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DUI Defense Lawyers Association
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National College for DUI Defense
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About Leslie M. Sammis

Attorney Biography

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).

Background

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.


Practice Areas

 
DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving (60%)
 
Marijuana Defense (10%)
 
Criminal Appellate Law (10%)
 
Juvenile Defense (10%)
 
Criminal Defense (5%)
 
Administrative Law (5%)
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Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1999

Georgia State Bar
Georgia
Member in Good Standing
2002

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Work Experience

Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
20082012

Escobar, Ramirez & Associates, P.A.
20062008

Head, Thomas, Webb & Willis, LLC
20012006

Assistant Public Defender / Fourth Judical Circuit
19992001

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Education

University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law
J.D. with Honors
1999

University of Oklahoma, Norman
University of Oklahoma, Norman
B.A.
1996

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Associations

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Member
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
2019

Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
Member
Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers
2015

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2008

Hillsborough County Bar Association
Member
Hillsborough County Bar Association
2008

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Lifetime Member
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
2008

DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Member
DUI Defense Lawyers Association

National College for DUI Defense
General Member
National College for DUI Defense

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Contact Leslie M. Sammis

Leslie M. Sammis
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
1005 N. Marion St
Tampa, FL 33602
www.tampaflduilawyer.com
Office: 813-250-0500
Fax: 813-276-1600

Secondary Address:
7509 Little Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34654

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Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1988, FACDL promotes excellence in the practice of criminal law while protecting the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in the State of Florida are active in this trusted organization. FACDL unites and educates attorneys in the criminal justice system in Florida.



National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.


NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.


The NORML website also maintains its own


National College for DUI Defense, Inc. -

The NCDD is the largest non-profit, professional organization of criminal defense attorneys focused specifically on defending DUI / DWI and drunk driving related criminal charges throughout the United States and Canada.


DUI Defense Lawyers Association -

The DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Inc. (DUIDLA) was founded in 2014 by a group of 27 charter members. The group prides itself on the quality of its Spring and Fall CLE seminars which help train hundreds of dedicated drunk driving defense attorneys on innovative techniques for fighting these unique and complicated criminal offenses.



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