Sammis Law Firm PA
Leslie M. Sammis is a criminal and DUI defense attorney in Tampa, FL, at Sammis Law Firm. She co-founded the firm in September of 2008. For more than 10 years, the main office of Sammis Law Firm has been at the same location in downtown Tampa, just a few blocks from the courthouse. In July of 2018, the firm opened a second office in New Port Richey.
The firm has four experienced criminal defense attorneys, three paralegals, and an intake coordinator.
Ms. Sammis graduated with Honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 1999. Gaining valuable insight into the criminal justice process, Ms. Sammis completed internships with the State Attorney’s Office prosecuting felony offenses, the United States Attorney’s Office in Tampa assisting federal prosecutors, and a federal judicial internship with the Honorable Henry Lee Adams, Jr., United States District Judge, for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division.
Her passion for trial advocacy led her to the Public Defender’s Office for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida where she gained valuable jury trial experience while representing individuals in misdemeanor, juvenile, and felony divisions.
After two years as an Assistant Public Defender, Leslie Sammis entered private practice. She worked for five years as an associate attorney at Head, Thomas, Webb, and Willis, a DUI defense firm in Atlanta, GA. After returning to Tampa, she worked for two years at Escobar, Ramirez & Associates, P.A., where she continued to focus exclusively on criminal defense before co-founding the Sammis Law Firm in 2008.
Active in the legal community, Leslie Sammis is a lifetime member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL) and the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (HCACDL). She is a proud member of the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC) focused on the reform of marijuana laws.
Call 813-250-0500 to schedule a consultation with Leslie Sammis.
- DUI/DWI Defense – 50%
- Criminal Appeals – 10%
- Criminal Defense: General Practice – 10%
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar – 10%
- Juvenile Criminal Defense – 10%