Penn State University
Bachelor of Arts
Florida Coastal School of Law
Memberships and Awards
Pro Bono Honors Award
Book Award for Taking and Defending Effective Depositions
Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society
Social Security Disability
Personal Injury Protection
Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect
“The sense of helping one another, in these trying times, holds so dearly to my heart.”
After graduating from Penn State University in 2008, Desireé received her Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law in December of 2011 and was admitted to practice law in April of 2012. She was a recipient of the Pro Bono Honors Award, Book Award for Taking and Defending Effective Depositions and Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society.
Desireé chose to become a lawyer after the death of her brother in a tragic accident. She strives to assist the injured and disabled through the justice system with a kind and empathetic heart, treating injured victims and their families as her own. Desireé has a background in plaintiff’s personal injury and extensive experience in social security disability where she has dedicated herself to assisting applicants through all stages of the disability process.
Desireé practices in the areas of Social Security Disability, Workers’ Compensation, Personal Injury/Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice, and Product Liability. She is an active member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and a volunteer with Best Buddies of the Tampa Bay Area. She lives in Tampa with her husband Mike and two dogs.