Attorney Sabrina Puglisi
Sabrina Puglisi is a Florida Board Certified Criminal Trial attorney since 2008. In Florida, there are only 370 board certified criminal law attorneys out of approximately 85,000 attorneys. She has the unique experience of having worked for both the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office and the Federal Defender’s Office for the Southern District of Florida where she gained invaluable experience as a trial attorney handling hundreds of different cases from pre-trial to trial. From 2009-2010, she was recognized as one of the top government lawyers in South Florida’s Legal Guide. She is currently a member of the The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Florida, in recognition of her demonstrated superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.
Ms. Puglisi graduated from University of Miami, School of Law in 2000. Prior to that she attended Florida International University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Ms. Puglisi is the immediate past president to the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), Miami Chapter, an organization with over 450 members. As president, she represented the interests of the members, oversaw the organization of seminars and planned meetings with judges. She is a representative for FACDL statewide.
Ms. Puglisi has participated in the board of the Dade County Bar Association, and Young Presidents for Mount Sinai Medical Center.
In addition to the Florida Bar, Ms. Puglisi is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, all three districts of federal court in Florida (Southern District, Middle District, and Northern District) and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Areas of Practice:
100% Federal and State Criminal Defense Law
Florida, 2000, Bar # 0324360
District Of Columbia Bar, 2001
United States District Court, Southern District Of Florida, 2004
United States District Court, Northern District Of Florida, 2012
United States District Court, Middle District Of Florida, 2012
United States Eleventh Circuit Court Of Appeals, 2007
J.D., University of Miami, School of Law, Coral Gables, FL, 2000
B.S., Magna Cum Laude, Florida International University, Miami, FL, 1997
Past Employment Positions:
Federal Defender’s Office, Southern District of Florida
Assistant Federal Defender, January 2008 – December 2010
Law Offices of Sabrina Puglisi, Miami, Florida
Attorney, August 2004 – December 2007
• Litigation attorney handling all State and Federal criminal matters in Dade and Broward County
• “Of Counsel” to Tannebaum Weiss, L.P. since September 2005
Law Offices Of Bennett H. Brummer, Public Defender, Miami, Florida
Assistant Public Defender, September 2000 – July 2004
Law Offices Of H. Frank Rubio, Miami, Florida
Legal Assistant, June 1998 – August 1999
Board Certified, Criminal Trial, Since 2008
The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100
South Florida Legal Guide, Top Government Lawyer 2009-2011
Florida Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami- President, 2010-2011;
Miami Representative, 2006-2008, 2011, 2012
Dade County Bar Association, Board Of Director 2011 – Present
Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Board Of Directors, 2005 – 2008
Florida Bar Grievance Committee 11a, Vice Chair, 2000 – 2008
Mount Sinai Young Presidents, Board Of Director, 2007 – 2008
Fluent In Spanish
- Bond & Pretrial Detention Hearings
- Drug Trafficking / Marijuana Growhouses
- Firearms/Weapons Cases
- Health Care Fraud
- Identity Theft
- Internet Sex Crimes / Pornography
- Money Laundering
- Mortgage Fraud
- Pre-Indictment Investigations
- RDAP Appeals
- Securities Fraud
- Subpoena Responses
- Tax Evasion/Tax Fraud
- Treaty Transfer
- Wire Fraud
- White Collar Crimes
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About Puglisi Law
From offices in Miami, Attorneys Sabrina Puglisi and Dianne Caramés represent clients in federal courts throughout the United States, and in Florida state courts including Dade County, Broward County, and Monroe County. The law firm's focus is on federal and state criminal defense. Attorneys Puglisi and Caramés routinely represent clients in legal matters in county courthouses in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Key West, Florida.
Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers
Miami FL 33128-1838