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Tampa, FL 33602
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Jason D. Sammis Attorney in Tampa Florida

Jason D. Sammis
Attorney at Law
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

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Jason Sammis focuses his career on defending individuals charged with misdemeanor and felony DUI offenses in Tampa, FL. Jason grew up in Tampa. He graduated high school at Berkeley Preparatory in Tampa before completing his undergraduate work at the University of Virginia in 1996.

Jason Sammis graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in 1999. While at the University of Florida College of Law, Jason was a member of the prestigious Florida Law Review. Jason was also elected the Vice-Chair and then Chair of the Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Board.






Attorney Leslie Sammis Tampa

Leslie M. Sammis
Attorney at Law
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

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Ms. Sammis graduated from law school at the University of Florida, with Honors, in 1999. She gained valuable trial experience while completing 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.

As a former Assistant Public Defender for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Leslie has represented thousands of clients in misdemeanor and felony drunk driving or DUI cases. Since entering private practice in 2001, Ms. Sammis has continued to focus on representing individuals charged with felony and misdemeanor DUI cases. Leslie Sammis has obtained numerous "not guilty" verdicts at trial for misdemeanor and felony DUI criminal charges.


Matthew A. Menendez
Attorney at Law
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

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Matthew A. Menendez has years of trial experience in complex criminal and DUI cases. After obtaining a degree in Criminal Justice from Florida State University, Matthew graduated from law school at Loyola University College of Law in New Orleans in 2010.

Matthew's experience includes serving as an Assistant Public Defender with the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit in Hillsborough County, FL, where he represented clients in misdemeanor and felony cases. Since entering private practice, he has continued to focus on DUI and criminal defense.

He was recently elected as an officer of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (HCACDL).




Amanda Brunson
Attorney at Law
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

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Amanda Brunson is an experienced criminal defense attorney in Tampa, FL, at the Sammis Law Firm.

Amanda Brunson graduated Summa Cum Laude from University of North Florida in 2009. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. During college she had the opportunity to complete an internship at the Public Defender’s Office for the 4th Judicial Circuit. Ms. Brunson always knew she wanted to be an attorney, but her passion for criminal defense work began during her first internship assisting with the Investigations Bureau and interviewing clients at the jail.






Meet Our Staff

Jennifer Pond
Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

Jennifer Pond is a legal assistant at the Sammis Law Firm, P.A., who is primarily responsible for helping the clients charged with DUI and other serious driving offenses during the case.

Throughout the client's pending DUI case, Jennifer plays an important role at the firm by coordinating the dates for the formal review hearing, getting subpoenas served, and assisting the clients in obtaining a 42 day driving permit while the attorneys fight the administrative suspension. Jennifer also helps the attorneys obtain video tape evidence and schedule court appearance. She works with the attorneys to file all appropriate motions and pleadings in DUI cases.

*Not a member of the Florida Bar.





Danielle M. Wynimko, F.R.P.
Florida Registered Paralegal
(as recognized by
the Florida Bar)
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

Danielle Wynimko has fulfilled the requirements set forth by the Supreme Court of Florida to be recognized by the Florida Bar as a Florida Registered Paralegal. To maintain certification, Danielle must complete continuing education, including classes related to legal ethics and professionalism. Danielle helps the attorneys with gathering information during the investigation, drafting motions in felony and misdemeanor cases and scheduling depositions and hearings.

*Not a member of the Florida Bar.










Tara Cole
Legal Assistant / Paralegal
Sammis Law Firm, P.A.
813-250-0500

Tara Cole is a legal assistant and paralegal with the firm. She is primarily responsible for assisting the attorneys with felony and misdemeanor criminal traffic offenses, forfeiture actions and related matters. Tara has been in the legal field for more then fourteen years. She is a Florida Native who lives in Dade City with her husband and three children.

*Paralegal - Not a member of the Florida Bar.