Attorney Dianne Caramés
Ms. Caramès has been a member of The Florida Bar since 2009 and the Southern District of Florida since 2012. She has worked as an Assistant Public Defender with the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office since 2010. Ms. Caramès has tried over 50 jury trials and has handled all types of State criminal matters ranging from the most serious of felony offenses to misdemeanor and traffic crimes.
Ms. Caramès was born and raised in Miami and is fluent in Spanish. She attended the University of Central Florida for her Bachelor’s degree and obtained her Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law. Ms. Caramès volunteers her time for different bar organizations. Ms. Caramès is the President of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter, and the Chair of the Miami Dade Bar’s Criminal Courts Committee.
In addition to the Florida Bar, Ms. Caramès is admitted to practice in the Southern District of Florida, and has also practiced in Nebraska District Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Eighth Circuit.
Areas of Practice
100% Federal and State Criminal Defense Law
Florida, 2000, Bar # 68419
United States District Court, Southern District Of Florida, 2012
United States District Court, Nebraska District Court, 2020
United States Eleventh Circuit Court Of Appeals, 2020
United States Eighth Circuit Court Of Appeals, 2022
J.D., Florida International University, School of Law, Miami, FL, 2008
B.A., University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, 2004
Past Employment Positions
Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office, Miami, Florida
Assistant Public Defender, 2010-2016
Puglisi Law, Miami, Florida
Associate Attorney, 2016 -2022
Puglisi Carames, Miami, Florida
40 Under 40, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2017
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter, President, 2023-2024
Miami-Dade Bar Association (MDB), Chair, Criminal Courts Committee 2019-Present
- 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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Serving Greater Miami and Florida, and Federal Courts Throughout the US
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.
Puglisi Caramés Law
Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers
Miami FL 33132-3002