Attorneys

Mustafa M. Ameen

AmeenMustafa Ameen received his law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he finished in the top 5% of his class. After graduating, he began his career at the State Attorneyт€™s Office. During his time as an Assistant State Attorney, he tried over 100 cases, handled hundreds of motion hearings, and prosecuted over 3,000 cases. In 2008, he left the State Attorneyт€™s Office and founded his law firm specializing in criminal defense, traffic citations, and auto accidents. In 2012, he partnered with Andrew Shafii who is also a former Assistant State Attorney. Mr. Ameen heads the personal injury division in the firm where he dedicates his time to help victims who have been injured in auto accidents. In his career, Mr. Ameen has reached settlements of over one million dollars for his clients. His experience as a trial attorney has allowed him to aggressively represent his clients against the insurance industry. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Ameen is an adjunct professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School and lectures throughout the community.

Education

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI, J.D.
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, B.S.

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall
  • Dog Bites
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Injuries

Andrew H. Shafii

ShafiiAndrew Shafii is a lifelong resident of Tampa. He graduated from the University of Florida then went on to South Texas College of Law to obtain his law degree. He began his career as an Assistant State Attorney in Hillsborough County. Because of his skill in trial, Mr. Shafii was quickly promoted by the State Attorney Mark Ober to the felony division where he prosecuted serious crimes including life felonies. In 2012 he joined Mr. Ameen and now heads the criminal division in the firm. He has handled over 3,500 criminal cases and tried over 100 cases including 50 jury trials. Mr. Shafiiт€™s passion to help individuals and his expertise in criminal and constitutional law has gained him a respected reputation among judges and lawyers.

Education

South Texas College of Law, Houston, TX, J.D.
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, B.A.

Areas of Practice

  • Aggravated Felony Battery
  • Arrest Warrants
  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Bond Hearings
  • Domestic Violence Battery
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Driving While License Suspended
  • Drug Charges
  • Possession
  • Delivery
  • Trafficking
  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Controlled Substances
  • Paraphernalia
  • Expungement and Record Sealing
  • Grand Theft
  • Petit Theft
  • Violation of Probation
  • Violation of Injunction

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