Rory Safir


DUIDLA Involvement

Area Served

Saint Petersburg, Florida and surrounding counties


Safir Injury & Criminal Defense Law, a law firm in Saint Petersburg, Florida, is led by attorney Rory Safir. With a focus on DUI defense and a strong background as a former Assistant Public Defender, Rory is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation to individuals facing DUI charges. As a trial lawyer at heart, Rory brings extensive courtroom experience to every case he handles. He has successfully handled a number of jury trials and possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in DUI defense. His passion for the law and his commitment to protecting his clients' rights drive him to achieve the best possible outcomes. At Safir Injury & Criminal Defense Law, Rory's clients benefit from his personalized approach. He understands that each client's situation is unique, and he takes the time to listen, empathize, and develop a comprehensive strategy tailored to their specific needs. You can trust that Rory will work tirelessly to protect your interests and guide you through every step of the legal process. As a member of both the prestigious National College for DUI Defense and DUI Defense Lawyers Association, Rory stays at the forefront of evolving laws, regulations, and defense strategies in DUI cases. Rory's dedication to continuous learning ensures that his clients receive the highest caliber of representation. Whether you are facing a DUI charge or need assistance with injury or criminal defense matters, Safir Injury & Criminal Defense Law is here to help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and let Rory's experience, expertise, and personalized service work for you.


University of Michigan '13 (B.A.); Case Western Reserve University School of Law '16 (J.D.); Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICAI- ICADE '16 (L.L.M.)

Litigation Experience

5-6 years

Notable Cases

(1) DUI jury trial with an opened beer and an entire opened case of beer also found in my client's car. Not Guilty. (2) DUI jury trial where my client almost crashed into an elderly couple who then flagged down the police to conduct a DUI investigation and arrest. Not Guilty. (3) Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon jury trial where client was facing 5 years in prison reduced to simple assault after impeaching the prosecutor's star witness. (4) Motion to suppress granted and case dismissed of a search of a woman with drug's stored in her private area that was found at the jail. (5) Motion to suppress granted and case dismissed of a traffic stop for felony suspended driver's license due to law enforcement not following the speeding statute to the tee. (6) Motion to suppress granted and case dismissed for a homeless woman sitting next to a bag of narcotics at a gas station due to lack of apparent notice to arrest her for trespass. (7) Motion to suppress granted and case dismissed for a search of a vehicle for couple at a public park due to law enforcement's failure to understand the local ordinance properly. Plenty more war stories... as you can see I enjoy defending our 4th Amendment rights.

Instructional Experience