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Deric Zacca

Email:     dericzacca@dczlaw.com

Deric Zacca is a Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer.  He graduated in the top 5% of his class at the University of Miami School of Law. During his career at the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office, he tried hundreds of criminal cases involving crimes ranging from DUI to Capital Murder. He also served as a Supervising Prosecutor in the DUI Division and was responsible for training new DUI Prosecutors. . His trial experience involved cases ranging from drunk driving, drug trafficking, grand theft, fraud, insurance fraud, welfare fraud, child abuse, sexual battery, conspiracy, armed robbery, armed burglary and 1st degree murder. Mr. Zacca is licensed to practice in both State and Federal Court including the Federal 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

Current Employment Position(s):

Partner

Areas Of Practice:

Criminal Law  - Federal and State Court
Appeals / Post Conviction Relief
Drug Crimes
DUI
Homicide
Forfeiture (Civil and Criminal) 
Sex Crimes
Violent Crimes 
White Collar Crimes
Traffic Crimes

Bar Admissions:

Florida, 1998

Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer

United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2002

United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, 2002

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2005

United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2005

United States Supreme Court, 2005

Bar and Professional Memberships:

Florida Bar Grievance Committee

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Dade County Bar Association

Education:

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
J.D., 1998
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: GPA: 3.642/4.0
Honors: Top 5% (16/348)
Honors: Dean's List
Honors: University of Miami Dean's Honor Scholarship
Honors: Minority Participation in Legal Education Scholarship
Honors: Dean's Certificate of Achievement, Bankruptcy
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Bankruptcy
Law Review: Member, Editorial Board, University of Miami Law Review

Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA
Bachelor of Business Administration, 1994
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: GPA: 3.84/4.0
Honors: Business Academic Honor Society, Beta Gamma Sigma
Honors: English Academic Honor Society, Sigma Tau Delta
Honors: Golden Key National Honor Society
Honors: Financial Management Association, Treasurer
Major: Concentration in Finance
Minor: English

Published Works:

Florida's Position on Nonmutual Collateral Estoppal after Stogniew, 52 U. Miami L. Rev. 889, 1998

Past Employment Positions:

Wolpe, Leibowitz, Alvarez & Fernandez, LLP, Miami, Florida, Associate, 2002 - 2004
 
Office of the State Attorney, Miami, Florida, Felony Division Prosecutor, 2000 - 2002
 
Office of the State Attorney, Miami, Florida, DUI Commit Prosecutor, 1999 - 2000
 
Third District Court of Appeal, Miami, Florida, Judicial Intern, 1996