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“Unfortunately bad things happen to good people.” I want to thank you for choosing me to represent you.
– JRA.

Attorney James R. Amarosa II, Esq.

Phone: 813-251-0700
Toll Free:1-877-ASK-JIM1

Jim Amarosa began his career in the state of Florida as a Certified Legal Intern with the Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office, he assisted in the representation of both adults and juveniles charged with all types of misdemeanor and felony crimes ranging from less serious offenses like disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, to more serious crimes like robbery and organized fraud.

Since establishing the Amarosa Law Firm, P.A. some 15 years ago, he expanded his practice to include the representation of clients facing both state and federal criminal charges throughout the entire state of Florida, including Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, and Polk counties. He also practices at the appellate level by representing clients with state criminal appeals.

Although he considers himself first and foremost a trial lawyer, Mr. Amarosa also routinely represents individuals whose main interest is in resolving their case as expeditiously as possible. While every situation is different, Mr. Amarosa strives to minimize the effects and ramifications of a criminal case to allow his clients to put the case behind them and move on with their professional and personal lives.

Mr. Amarosa is a former legal studies and law professor, and he had the pleasure of being the program director and department chair. He is an active board of director and past president of the Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers he is an active member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers as well as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Amarosa continuously and zealously represents his clients and always ensures that his clients can afford his services as he believes that everyone should be able to afford a top-notch criminal defense lawyer.

If you have been accused of a crime, contact Mr. Amarosa so he can go over your case in detail with you. He will go over the elements of the offense that the government must prove beyond and to the exclusion of every reasonable doubt; he will go over all viable defenses that present for your case; and Mr. Amarosa has the expertise and experience to take your case to trial before a jury or the appeals court if needed.


  • Attorney of record in serious cases such as Capital Murder and Terrorism.
  • Practice criminal defense and criminal appellate cases.
  • Member of Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (FACDL), Hillsborough County Chapter
  • Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
  • Member Hillsborough County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • Member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Member of the Florida Bar (2007)
  • Member of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (2007)
  • Graduated from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
  • Florida Bar Appointments in Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Committee.

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Amarosa Law Firm P.A.

3825 Henderson Blvd.
Suite No. 207
Tampa, Florida 33629