Ms. Bartilucci graduated from Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama with honors in Criminal Procedure and Research and Writing. She was a member of the Cumberland School of Law Trial Advocacy Board. She later clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida and completed an internship with the Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office.
Ms. Bartilucci started as an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit covering Pinellas and Pasco counties. While there, she was further educated by the Florida Prosecuting Attorney’s Association in Advanced DUI Procedure and DUI/Vehicular Manslaughter Trial Practice. She also served as Special Traffic Prosecutor where she handled over 2500 DUI’s and was a member of the elite DUI Manslaughter/Vehicular Homicide Traffic Unit. After almost 4 years as a prosecutor, Ms. Bartilucci handled thousands of criminal cases from misdemeanors to high profile felony cases including murder, drug trafficking and complex white collar crime.
In 2004, Ms. Bartilucci opened her criminal defense law firm dedicated to helping those in the Hillsborough/Pinellas/Pasco county areas in need of a quality affordable defense. She brings over 11 years of experience in both prosecuting, investigating and defending criminal cases. Because of this experience, Ms. Bartilucci knows the “behind the scenes” practices of the State Attorney’s Offices; police departments; and most other state and local law enforcement agencies. With this unique knowledge, she can quickly assist her clients uncovering any weakness in their case and better prepare any necessary defenses.
Ms. Bartilucci understands the value of handling each of her client’s criminal cases personally from start to finish whether it be a first time DUI or a serious felony. She recognizes that to each of her clients, their criminal case/arrest is the most important event of their lives and therefore will get her undivided attention.
Ms. Bartilucci’s goal in all criminal/dui cases is to maximize client options and minimize risks and exposure. She is committed to not wasting client time or resources and provide each client with the quality affordable defense they deserve.