Skip to main content

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,  I offer free initial consultations and can be reached directly at: 727-214-4930.


Languages spoken: Spanish

Photos and videos

1290629 1401662857

Practice areas


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



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

38 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Dyril L. Flanagan

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


    Dyril Flanagan Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Michael Leonard Mastrogiovanni

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Michael Mastrogiovanni DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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



FLMember in Good Standing200006/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
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
Association namePosition nameDuration
Committee Promoting Judicial ExcellenceMember2014 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember2012 - Present
Florida BarMember2000 - Present
Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2014 - 2015
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