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Sami Thalji

I am a rare native Floridian, born in Clearwater and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. I graduated from Osceola High School in Seminole, Florida and attended the University of Florida where I graduated with High Honors receiving both a Bachelor of Science and Juris Doctor. I proudly started my legal career in law enforcement as an Assistant State Attorney with the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office. In 4 short years I was promoted to the Major rimes Bureau before deciding to venture out into private practice. After two years handling high end criminal defense at a private firm I opened my own firm starting as a criminal defense lawyer but ultimately expanding into consumer protection areas such as auto accidents, real estate, debt harassment, bankruptcy, and foreclosure work. Eventually my firm evolved into Florida Consumer Lawyers where we offer a full array of consumer work for clients. 

On a personal level, I love coaching. It is a passion I pursued academically while at the University of Florida and now you'll see at the basketball gym or on the soccer pitch on most days where I coach boys' basketball and especially love coaching girls' soccer FC Tampa Rangers. Consumer law is about community and so is coaching. Helping to build and develop our community by working with people in the community with legal problems and also helping young people grow up while playing the sport they love is truly something I cherish.

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  • "Great job! Highly recommend!"

    I was being threatened and harassed by a debt collector and I called this law firm. Sami Thalji called me back himself and took care of the matter. He was very knowledgeable about what my rights were and what could be done about the situation. Best of all I was not even charged a consultation fee...
  • "We would recommend them"

    We found this firm to be professional and thorough in their successful representation of us in a dispute with a HOA. We would recommend them to others who have similar issues.
  • "went above and beyond to assist me"

    I spoke with Sami on the phone yesterday and he was amazingly helpful. He went above and beyond to assist me and answer all of my questions, reviewed information for me and called me back quickly! I will go to them if I ever need to find someone to represent me.
  • "These guys are great!!"

    He handled my case very well. I will definitely consult with this team for all my legal needs in the future. These guys are great!!
  • "Thank you for your prompt and courteous service."

    Friends of mine are in need of assistance and this was the one and ONLY firm that came to my mind. I know without a doubt that they will be well taken care of and treated with integrity as they transition through a difficult time in their lives. Thank you for your prompt and courteous service.
  • "Excellent advice."

    Excellent advice. There was a clear understanding of my question/concern, and a thorough explanation of my standing in the matter. I am very appreciative of the time and effort in giving free advice in this manner.
  • "Five Star Operation"

    Florida Consumer Lawyers consist of some of the most professional and experienced lawyers I've ever had the pleasure of dealing with and I wouldn't recommend anyone else. Even years after concluding business with them, they are still willing to answer any questions that I have and always respond ...
  • Strongly recommend Sami

    Great service. Extremely timely in responding to all my family's questions. We received an incredible settlement. I would strongly recommend Sami and his team to anyone in need of legal assistance.
  • Efficient and tremendously personable

    Very efficient and tremendously personable. Very reasonable fees. Will definitely rely on the firm for our future needs.
  • 10 stars!

    Sami Thalji and his team helped me work through a creditor and garnishment issue that was further complicated by a divorce. He helped me get to a fair resolution in incredibly fast time, and followed-up after the fact to make sure I was reimbursed and "ok". If I could give them a 10 star review, ...
  • Exceptional

    Exceptional service.
  • Champions of the underdogs!!

    Champions for the under dog!! Thank you (Sami) so very much for all of your hard work and tenacity in handling my consumer case. If you want results CALL THIS LAW FIRM.
  • Caring and Professional.

    Florida Consumer Lawyers handled my case with care and professionalism.
  • 5 Stars

    Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value.
  • Professionalism. Responsiveness.

    My client had a great experience and was able to resolve the issue within a week after getting Florida Consumer Lawyers involved. I highly recommend.
  • Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value

    Got into a motor vehicle accident beginning of February 2021. I was referred by my chiropractor and I was very satisfied with the outcome. Sami Thalji was extremely responsive and thorough when reviewing my case with me. Every update he received, he would let me know right away. Would refer to an...


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