Attorney Profiles

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Eric Reisinger Esq

When you are facing criminal prosecution, you can feel like all the cards are stacked against you. The criminal justice system has a language that can be confusing, and rules that will perplex you. You want an experienced criminal defense lawyer, someone who knows the law and the process, who can help you take the right steps to protect your future.

Eric Reisinger received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Florida in Criminology and graduated from St. Thomas University of Law in Miami. Upon graduating, he was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005 and accepted a position as an Assistant State Attorney in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

At the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. Reisinger gained extensive litigation experience trying misdemeanor and felony cases from DUIs to armed robberies and murder. This experience as a prosecutor has allowed him to navigate his clients to successful resolutions with their prosecution. Mr. Reisinger was the first person in Sarasota County to successfully argue a motion for immunity on a Murder case under Florida’s new Stand Your Ground law which resulted in his client’s murder charge being dismissed. As a member of both the Florida Bar and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Mr. Reisinger works hard to stay up to date with the evolving legal landscape in Florida to put the latest information to work for his clients.

 

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Samara M. Sweet, Esquire

Samara is an associate attorney with the firm. She works primarily on representing clients charged with criminal defense as well as assisting clients with immigration issues they may be facing.

Samara was born here in the Tampa area. She graduated from Florida State University with honors and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and a Bachelor of Science in International Affairs. She earned her Juris Doctor from Stetson College of Law in Gulfport, FL. While in law school, Samara completed a legal clinic with Gulfcoast legal services where she was able to work with numerous types immigration issues, she furthered her knowledge by focusing on immigration in law school and acting as a law clerk to immigration attorneys. She is licensed by the Florida Bar and is fluent in Spanish.