Available to our clients 24/7. Find out why Greater Tampa Law, P.L. is Your Bridge to Justice.A former prosecutor who has been recognized as the Top One Percent of Attorneys in the United StatesRecognized as one of the Top 100 DUI Attorneys in Central Florida. Involved in 40 DUI jury trials.If you have been involved in a traffic crash, we can help. Don't fight insurance companies alone.
Brett Szematowicz is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Tampa when he was in elementary school. He attended high school locally at Tampa Preparatory School and graduated in 1999. Mr. Szematowicz attended college at The American University in Washington, D.C. and graduated with a B.A. in Justice.
While attending law school at South Texas College of Law, Mr. Szematowicz interned with a highly-respected federal judge in the Florida Middle District and the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office.
After law school, Mr. Szematowicz served the State of Florida as an Assistant State Attorney in the Sixth Judicial Circuit for nearly four years. Mr. Szematowicz brought over 75 jury trials to verdict, ranging from second degree misdemeanors to first degree felonies. As a prosecutor, Mr. Szematowicz had the honor to serve as Lead Trial Attorney in Misdemeanor Division H, North County traffic attorney, local ordinance violations attorney, misdemeanor and felony domestic violence attorney, a member of the DUI Manslaughter squad and felony child abuse attorney. By the time he left the office, Mr. Szematowicz had cases ranging from 1st degree murder to kidnapping.
After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Szematowicz worked as an associate for a year-and-a-half in the Tampa Bay area. Mr. Szematowicz practiced in the areas of insurance defense for sinkhole, water-loss, theft and arson claims.
Brett is now one of the Owners/Partners of Greater Tampa Law, P.L.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2007||10/02/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Table Sponsor - St. Petersburg Bar Foundation Oktoberfest||St. Petersburg Bar Foundation||2016|
|Volunteer||The 13th Annual Lawfest||2016|
|Volunteer||St. Petersburg Bar Association - Holidays in July||2016|
|Top Lawyer||The Global Directory of Who's Who||2016|
|Top 100 DUI Attorney||The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC||2015|
|Thumbtack’s Best of 2015 in the Attorneys category||Thumbtack||2015|
|"10 Best" Criminal Law Attorneys for Florida||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top Lawyer||The Global Directory of Who's Who||2015|
|Nation's Top One Percent - Nation's Top Attorneys||The National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Group 1 Leader||Barney Masterson American Inn of Court||2014|
|Top 100 DUI Attorney||The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC||2014|
|Client's Choice Award||www.avvo.com||2014|
|Group Leader Appreciation||Barney Masterson Inn of Court||2012|
|Associate||Marone Law Group||2012 - 2013|
|Associate||Molhem & Fraley, PA||2011 - 2012|
|Assistant State Attorney||State Attorney's Office Sixth Judicial Circuit Of Florida||2007 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2016 - Present|
|St. Petersburg Bar Association||Member||2016 - Present|
|Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2016 - Present|
|Barney Masterson American Inn of Court||Associate Member||2014 - Present|
|Herbert G. Goldburg Criminal Law American Inn of Court||Barrister||2014 - Present|
|The National Advocacy for DUI Defense, LLC||Top 100 DUI Attorney||2014 - Present|
|Barney Masterson Inn of Court||Executive Committee Member||2009 - 2012|
|Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Case Dismissed||Driving Under the Influence (DUI) - Case Dismissed|
|2nd DUI Arrest - Reduced to Reckless Driving. Refusal to Submit to Testing Dropped||https://www.facebook.com/GreaterTampaLawPl|
|Felony DUI with Serious Bodily Injury and Felony Leaving the Scene of the Accident with Injury||Felony DUI Reduced to Misdemeanor and Felony Leaving the Scene of the Accident Dropped|
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|The 2017-2018 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands||Contributing Photographer||2016|
|The 2015-2016 Cruising Guide to the Virgin Islands||Contributing Photograper||2014|
|South Texas College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2007|
|American University||Justice||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2003|