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William Riley Barzee

William Riley Barzee

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Medicaid & Medicare

About Me

William R. Barzee is the managing partner of the federal criminal defense firm of Barzee Flores.  Mr. Barzee is  a criminal defense attoreny with extensive practice in both state and federal courts.  Mr. Barzee has tried over 100 trials to verdict.


Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Criminal Defense: 95%
    17 years
  2. Medicaid & Medicare: 5%



Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (120 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Julian Vladimir Stroleny

    Bill is highly respected in the criminal defense community for his passionate representation of clients. I've had the pleasure of getting to know Bill both inside and outside of the courtroom and I endorse him without hesitation.


    Julian Stroleny Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse William. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Barzee Flores

40 NW 3rd Street, Penthouse-1
Miami, FL, 33128



FLMember in Good Standing199808/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawyers in South FloridaSouth Florida Legal Guide2010
Top Law Frims in South FloridaSouth Florida Legal Guide2010
Top Lawyer in Criminal DefenseSouth Florida Legal Guide2009
Best AdvocateAssociation of Trial Lawyers of America1996
Iron Arrow "Highest Honor Achieved"University of Miami1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerBarzee Flores2007 - Present
OwnerLaw Offices of William R. Barzee, P.A.2007 - 2009
Trial AttorneyFederal Public Defender2003 - 2007
Trial AttorneyMiami-Dade Public Defender's Office1998 - 2003
InvestigatorState of Florida, Miami-Dade County Public Defender1994 - 1998
Research AssistantUniversity of Miami1993 - 1994


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Middle District of FloridaAdmitted2008 - Present
Criminal Justice ActPanel Member2008 - Present
Southern District of Florida BarAdmitted Attorney2007 - Present
Florida Indigent Defense AssociationFounding Member2007 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember1998 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember1998 - Present
Dade County Bar AssociationOfficer1998 - Present
Florida BarMember1998 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Miami chapter)Board of Directors1997 - Present
University of Miami Law ReviewMember1995 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
United States of America v. DefendantN/A

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Publication NameTitleDate
Justice Building BlogComments2009
Southern District of Florida BlogComments2008
Univeristy of Miami Law ReviewBoard Member1994


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Macon CollegeAdvanced Trial SkillsN/A2000
University of Miami School of LawLawJuris Doctorate1994
Florida International UniversityEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1991
Coral Gables High SchoolN/AN/A1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Florida Bar- Criminal DefenseCriminal Defense2007
University of Miami Law Review SymposiumLegal Rights of ChildrenN/A