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Attorney Jessenia Rosales

jrosales@jesseniarosaleslaw.com
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Phone: (813) 842-1425

4830 W Kennedy Blvd
Suite 600
Tampa, Florida 33609


Jessenia is a first-generation Criminal Defense and Family Law attorney. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology with a Minor in Psychology from the University of South Florida. She then earned her law degree at Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Tampa, Florida, graduating with honors. Jessenia later re-enrolled at Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School to earn a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property.

While earning her degrees, Jessenia interned at the Public Defender's office in Hillsborough County after working as a paralegal at a private law practice in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Jessenia has been practicing law in Florida since 2017. She started her own firm, the Law Office of Jessenia Rosales, LLC in 2018 to handle criminal and family law cases. Shortly after, Jessenia received the Rising Professional Award from the Federal Bar Association Younger Lawyers Division. Jessenia is also on the Florida Justice Center's Legal All-Star Team. In 2020, Jessenia was recognized for her superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence and stature as a Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Jessenia is an active member of the Federal Bar Association, American Bar Association, Pinellas Latin Bar Association, and Clearwater Bar Association. Her volunteer service includes being chairperson of the Clearwater Bar Association's Diversity & Inclusion Symposium Committee, serving as community outreach for the Pinellas Latin Bar Association and presides on the Board of the Florida Justice Center.

Jessenia has also worked pro bono for Bay Area Legal Services and the Florida League of Women Voters. Jessenia manages and operates a purpose driven law practice with a true passion for helping others.

Jessenia currently lives in the Tampa Bay area with her two daughters. They enjoy spending time outdoors with family and friends.

Education

L.L.M., Western Michigan University, 2019
Intellectual Property. Honor Roll

J.D., Thomas M. Cooley, 2015
Deans list, FAWL, BLSA
Certificate of Merit : Accounting for Lawyers

B.A., University Of South Florida, 2012
Criminology / Minor in Psychology

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice U.S. District Court, Middle District Court of Florida, 2019
Florida, 2017
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Florida Justice Center
Member Since: 2020
Board of Directors

Pinellas Latin Bar Association
Member Since: 2020
Community Outreach

Clearwater Bar Association
Member Since: 2020
Chair: Diversity and Inclusion Symposium Committee

Federal Bar Association
Member Since: 2015
Young Lawyers Division

American Bar Association
Member Since: 2018

Certifications and Legal Awards
  • AFSP - Mental Health First Aid Certification (MHFA) - April 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 - 2020
  • FL Justice Center Legal Allstar Team - 2020
  • FBA - YLD Rising Professional - 2019
Featured Pro Bono Activities

Bay Area Legal Services

  • Domestic Violence Assistance Project
  • Family Forms Clinic
  • Guardian Advocacy

Florida Justice Center

  • Criminal Defense Representation to Protestors
  • Petition Supreme Court of Florida for Certification as the First Criminal Legal Aid Organization in the State of Florida.
  • Expungement Clinic

Florida League of Women's Voters

  • Restoration of Voting Rights to "returning citizens" Pursuant to Amendment 4
Client Reviews
★★★★★
“Mrs Rosales was very professional and was able to answer all my concerns - and there were too many. Camille, her assistant was always able to address my questions and get answers for them. It was an overall great experience dealing with Mrs Rosales practice.” Clayibinet G.
★★★★★
"I had a problem with some people trying to scam me for some money. She handled the matter quickly and professionally. I never needed to try to find her as she always followed up with me about every step. She was very knowledgeable about every aspect of my case. When I finally got my settlement she got me more then I ever hoped for, she was truly amazing I wish every lawyer did their job as good as her. Highly highly recommend you will not be disappointed." Jean
★★★★★
"Jessenia is AMAZING she went over and beyond for my case. She did way more for me that I even paid for. She found a loop hole that ended up getting me my license back and I am so appreciative of her and her service. Anything legal that I have to deal with I am using her and recommending her to all my family friends and clients." Julian R.