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Catherine J. Sams

Attorney Catherine J. Sams is dedicated to protecting the rights of people charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes in the State of Florida.

About Catherine J. Sams

Attorney Catherine J. Sams is dedicated to protecting the rights of people charged with felony and misdemeanor crimes in the State of Florida. Ms. Sams defends against criminal charges throughout the case process–and even after they are closed–with a special focus on giving clients a fresh start with expungements and sealing.

Ms. Sams graduated Magna Cum Laude from Juniata College in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law in 2015. While a law school student, Ms. Sams served as a legal research assistant to Dean Emeritus Bruce R. Jacob and was a competing advocate and appointed student coach with the #1 Trial Team in the nation in both 2013 and 2014. Ms. Sams also completed an internship with the Community Law Program in St. Petersburg, Florida, and actively volunteered with various organizations committed to helping young clients adjudicated delinquent, as well as providing legal education to the public.

Professional Experience

Criminal Defense, Expungement, and Sealing Attorney
The Law Office of Daniel J. Fernandez, P.A. (2020 – Present)


Stetson University College of Law
Juris Doctor (2012 – 2015)

Juniata College
Bachelor of Science (2006 – 2010)

Miss Porter’s School
(2003 – 2006)

Our Practice Areas

Why Choose The Law Office of Daniel J. Fernandez, P.A.?

The attorneys at The Law Office of Daniel J. Fernandez, P.A. are bilingual and will provide a free and confidential consultation so that you can discuss your situation. Daniel J. Fernandez can help you understand all of your options and may be able to help you find a solution to your problem.

Tampa criminal defense attorney Daniel J. Fernandez has experience with DUI cases and will work diligently to get your situation resolved. He can help guide you through the process. If you need legal assistance, call Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney Daniel J. Fernandez immediately at (813) 229-5353.

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Recent Client Reviews

Jazmin C.
Daniel Fernandez and Austin, have made this unfortunate experience as smooth as possible !!! By far... the best in Tampa bay!!! Please don’t not hesitate on calling them if you find yourself in trouble. I promise they are HONEST!!!read more
Guy S.
From the moment I spoke to Mr. Fernandez on the phone was struck with a feeling of confidence and... ease. I knew I could trust him and be reassured that I would be in good hands . I was facing some serious charges. Charges which would have completely destroyed my life irrevocably, however, the team at Mr. Fernadez's law firm took the reins and upon recognizing that I was undeserving of those charges brought against me, worked diligently and tirelessly on my behalf and reached an agreement with the state which even I found to be a fair and painless resolution to the matter. All of this cost me far far less than what many other law firms had quoted without even first listening to my point of view on the events.I strongly recommend if you ever find yourself in need of legal representation. Thank you Austin, Dana, and Mr. Fernandez!read more
Ben E.
My experience with Daniel Fernandez and his team was nothing short of spectacular!!! If I could... give 10 stars I would. He was always there to answer any questions at all hours. They were quick to act and get my case dismissed. It’s nice to have some on my side fighting for me. I would recommend Daniel Fernandez to anyone needing counsel. Thank you so much!read more

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