Author Archives: William Barzee

About William Barzee

Miami native William Barzee has lived, attended school, and worked in the south Florida city his entire life. Attending Coral Gables Senior High School as a teenager, he later enrolled at the University of Miami, also in Coral Gables. During his undergraduate years, he joined various student organizations. He served as a Student Representative to the University’s Board of Trustees and spent time as the President of the student government. William Barzee’s scholastic aptitude earned him memberships in the Iron Arrow Society, the Appeals Committee, and the Honor Council. Finishing his degree at Florida International University in Miami, William Barzee earned a Bachelor of Arts and became a member of a Phi-Lambda national honors fraternity. Returning to the University of Miami at its School of Law to earn his legal degree, he supplemented his studies with a variety of services. Contributing to a national mock trial team, William Barzee also participated as a Finals Review Student Lecturer and Honor Council Student Advocate. He wrote for the University of Miami Law Review and won an American Jurisprudence Book Award before graduating cum laude. Accepting his first career position with the Law Offices of the Public Defender for Miami-Dade County, William Barzee spent over three years as a Special Assistant Public Defender and close to five years as an Assistant Federal Public Defender. After a year and a half as a solo practitioner in Miami, he cofounded his criminal law practice Barzee Flores. Located at the Courthouse Center, 40 N.W. 3rd Street Penthouse 1 in Miami, Barzee Flores has represented clients in federal and state cases since 2008. For more information on Mr. Barzee and the law firm, please visit www.barzeeflores.com.

Kayaking the Loxahatchee River By William Barzee

The Loxahatchee River offers one of the best kayaking experiences in Florida. The river’s most popular trail runs for 8 miles from Riverbend Park in Jupiter to Jonathan Dickinson State Park. If you decide to kayak the entire stretch, you … Continue reading

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William Barzee: What Defines a White Collar Crime?

As Managing Partner of Barzee Flores, William Barzee is a highly respected legal professional holding a specialized interest in complex white collar crimes, both at trial and appellate levels. William Barzee has over a decade of legal experience in civil … Continue reading

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National Jurist Magazine Ranks Dean Patricia D. White Legal Education’s Most Influential Woman, By William Barzee

Dean of the University of Miami School of Law, Patricia D. White was recently named the most influential woman in legal education in the United States. National Jurist magazine awarded this title to her based on the results of a … Continue reading

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Mediation as an Alternative to Trial, By William Barzee

When two parties have a conflict that may result in one filing suit against the other, mediation may represent a way of avoiding trial. Federal courts have mediation programs, which serve to resolve issues without the expense of a trial. … Continue reading

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William Barzee: Understanding Obstruction-of-Justice Charges (Part Two)

As Managing Partner with Barzee Flores Attorneys At Law in Miami, William Barzee frequently assists clients in defending obstruction-of-justice charges. William Barzee notes that obstruction-of-justice charges vary widely in degree and severity and are particularly common in criminal cases where … Continue reading

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Camping in Everglades National Park

Located at the tip of Florida, Everglades National Park is a national attraction and the third largest park on the continental United States, expanding across 1.5 million acres. The park draws visitors for many different reasons, including fishing, boating, canoeing, … Continue reading

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An Overview of Obstruction of Justice

Obstruction of justice is a criminal offense that involves the attempt to interfere with the court. Common scenarios include threatening a judge, destroying evidence, or bribing the jury. Those attempting to obstruct justice may be seeking to prevent communication, influence … Continue reading

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