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Attorney Sabrina Puglisi

Sabrina Puglisi is a Florida Board Certified Criminal Trial attorney since 2008. Prior to starting her own firm, Puglisi Law, in 2011, 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.

Attorney Sabrina PuglisiFrom 2009-2010, she was recognized as one of the top government lawyers in South Florida’s Legal Guide, and she is recognized as one of Florida’s Super Lawyers for Criminal Defense.

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 volunteers her time for different voluntary bar organizations. She was elected to represent the 11th Circuit as member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors. She is past-president of the Miami Dade Bar Association. She is past president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), Miami Chapter, and a Director for FACDL statewide.

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. She has also practiced in federal courts around the country.

Areas of Practice

100% Federal and State Criminal Defense Law

Bar Admissions

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

Professional Affiliations

Miami-Dade Bar Association (MDB), President, 2021-2022.
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

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About Puglisi Caramés 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.

Puglisi Caramés Law

Miami Criminal Defense Lawyers

10 Canal Street
Suite 328
Miami Springs, Florida 33166
(305) 403-8063
(305)-379-6668 (fax)