Jay Rooth grew up in St Petersburg, Florida and attended Tampa Jesuit High School. He then obtained his bachelors and Masters degree in Business from Stetson University and a JD from Barry University School of law.
Jay Rooth started his career in the legal profession as an Assistant State Attorney in the Ninth Judicial Circuit. After his experience with the state attorneys office, he opened Moses and Rooth Attorneys at Law which focusses its practice in the area of criminal defense.
The law firm of Moses and Rooth handles misdemeanor and felony criminal cases involving but not limited to: Drug Possession, drug Trafficking, drug paraphernalia, Domestic Violence, Petit Theft, Grand Theft, Burglary, Fraud, Juvenile Offenses, Weapon Offenses, Violation of Probation, Bond Hearings, Sex crimes, record sealing / expungement, appeals, Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Driving on Suspended License (DWLS), Reckless Driving, Leaving the Scene of Accident and all related traffic offenses.