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Haydee C. Oropesa

Haydee C. Oropesa

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket

About Me

I was born in New Jersey and raised in South Florida (Dade County).  In 1997 I relocated to the Tampa Bay area where I attended Stetson University and graduated in 1999 with a dual degree, JD/MBA.  I began my legal career in 2000 working as an Assistant Public Defender for both Hillsborough and Pinellas counties until I decided to go out into private practice in 2006.  Throughout my entire career I have primarily focused on  defending those accused of criminal offenses and I am zealous and a firm believer that everyone should be afforded due process, fairness, and the right to have their day in court.  I fight unrelentingly on behalf of those who I undertake to defend and will not leave any stone unturned in my defense mission of making the government prove its case and defending my client’s constitutional rights.  I handle all types of criminal cases ranging from serious felony charges such as murder, drug trafficking, DUI, gun charges, to less serious cases such as misdemeanor and traffic cases.  Please visit my Habitual Traffic Offender site, MyFLDL.com.  I offer free initial consultations and can be reached directly at: 727-214-4930.

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2000

  1. Criminal Defense: 50%
    15 years
  2. DUI & DWI: 40%
  3. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 10%

Payment

Fees:

Fixed (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

38 total 

  • Dyril L. Flanagan

    I endorse this lawyer. She is extremely competent and truly cares about the well being of her clients.

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    Dyril Flanagan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Leonard Mastrogiovanni

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    Michael Mastrogiovanni DUI & DWI Attorney
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Contact Info

Oropesa Law Offices, P.A.

2202 N Westshore Blvd.
Tampa, FL, 33607-5749

Oropesa Law Offices, P.A.

10300 49th St N.
Clearwater, FL, 33762

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200005/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Intramural Moot Court Competition, 2nd PlaceStetson College of Law1998
Best Written Memorial, 3rd PlaceStetson College of Law1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
N/AOropesa Law Offices, P.A.2007 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderPinellas County Public Defender's Office2001 - 2006
Assistant Public DefenderHillsborough County Public Defender's Office2000 - 2001
Law ClerkDarrigo & Diaz, P.A.1999 - 2000
Law ClerkLaw Offices of William Plowman1998 - 1999

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - 2015
Committee Promoting Judicial ExcellenceMember2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember2012 - Present
Florida BarMember2000 - Present

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Lorman Education ServicesStrategies in Handling DUI CasesCertificate of Completion2007
Public Defender CollegeCriminal DefenseCertificate of Completion2001
Stetson University College of LawLawJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1999
Florida International UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Pacdl Attorney MeetingFlorida Bar Rule 4-8.22014
HCACDL Board MeetingTampa Bay Judicial Survey2014