Attorney Profile

New York Criminal Defense Attorney

Marianne S. Rantala, Attorney at Law

Marianne S. Rantala

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Divorce & Family Law

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York State Bar
  • Florida State Bar
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Former Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida, 1987

Professional Association Memberships

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Women’s Bar Association
  • Craig S. Barnard American Inns of Court – Emeritus
  • 2008 Leadership Palm Beach County Participant
  • 2002 Leadership Boca Participant

Previous Experience

Marianne S. Rantala (Boca Raton, FL) – Former Project Attorney for following law firms:

Black, Srebnick & Kornspan, P.A. (f/k/a Roy Black, P.A.) (Miami, FL) 1995-1997 and 1999. Performed extensive research and case analysis and prepared motions in several complex federal white collar criminal defense cases, involving bank fraud, obstruction of justice, money-laundering and various drug-related charges and in large state manslaughter case.

Scott A. Srebnick, Attorney at Law, Miami, FL,1999. Performed case analysis, reviewed and summarized trial transcripts and assisted in preparation of appellate brief in criminal federal Medicare fraud case.

Palm Beach County State Attorney, West Palm Beach, FL, 1994. Certified Legal Intern.

University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL,1993. Research Assistant for Professor M. Minnette Massey. Research and drafting of paper on federal and state court jurisdiction, concerning Lloyd’s of London underwriting syndicates.

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude; December 1994; Honors/Activities: University of Miami Entertainment and Sports Law Review; Phi Delta Phi
  • Florida Atlantic University, Bachelor of Business Administration, May 1986, with Honors