Samuel J. Rabin, Jr.

Samuel J. Rabin, Jr. is an experienced criminal defense attorney who has earned a reputation for his aggressive representation and thorough preparation defending the rights of those charged with federal and state crimes. He began his career as a prosecutor and later retired from public service as Deputy Chief Assistant State Attorney under former State Attorney Janet Reno.

Sam Rabin has been involved in numerous high profile cases. He is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and throughout the United States as well as the Florida Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals. Sam Rabin is listed in Leading Lawyers in America and he receives an AV Rating each year, the highest rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell (a publication containing biographical information about lawyers as well as peer ratings of one’s legal proficiency).

Since 1985, Sam Rabin has devoted 100% of his practice to defending individuals and businesses who are being investigated or charged with violating the law in federal and state courts. We can assist if you have been arrested or are being investigated whether by a local or state law enforcement agency anywhere in Florida or any federal law enforcement agency such as FBI, DEA, IRS, ATF, Customs (ICE), Homeland Security (DHS), Health & Human Services (HHS) or Secret Service, in any jurisdiction in the United States.

Bar Admissions

State & Federal Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Supreme Court of the State of Florida
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania

Pro Hac Vice Admissions

  • District Court, District of Alaska

  • District Court, Northern District of Indiana

  • District Court, Western District of Louisiana

  • District Court, Southern District of New York

  • District Court, Eastern District of New York

  • District Court, Southern District of Ohio

  • District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

  • District Court, District of Puerto Rico

Education

 

  • Juris Doctor, Nova University School of Law, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 1978
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon (ΣΦΕ) Fraternity
  • Bachelor of Science, Management, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN, 1976
  • Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔK) Honor Society
Honors and Awards

 

  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rated – 1980 to Present
  • Outstanding Lawyers in America
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend
  • Super Lawyers (Criminal) in South Florida, South Florida Legal Guide
  • Super Lawyers (Criminal) in South Florida, The Miami Herald
  • Top Lawyers in South Florida
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • National Directory of Criminal Lawyers
  • National Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Florida Leading American Attorneys and Law
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • National Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
    • Member – (1979 to Present)
    • Member, Criminal Law Section – (1979 to Present)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    • Life Member
  • Florida Association of Defense Lawyers, Miami Chapter
    • Member – (1987 to Present)
    • Board of Directors – (1989 to Present)
    • Statewide Director (1996)
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Statewide Charter
    • Member, (1995 to present)
  • Florida Bar Grievance Committee
    • Member – (1991 to 1994)
    • Chair – (1994)
  • American Bar Association
    • Member – (1979 to present)
    • Criminal Law Section
    • White Collar Crime Committee
  • Federal Bar Association
    • Member, (1986 to present)
  • Dade County Bar Association (1979 to present)
    • Member, Federal Courts Committee (1993, 1997)
    • Co-Chair, Federal Courts Committee (1993)
  • National Health Lawyer’s Association
    • Member, (1994 to present)
  • American Inns of Court
    • Member, (1996 to present)
  • American Civil Liberties Union
    • Member, (1985 to present)
  • Miami Beach Bar Association
    • Member, (1985 to present)