Alan Saladrigas joins Perlet & Shiner, P.A., after working over four years as an Assistant State Attorney and Assistant Statewide Prosecutor in Palm Beach County, Florida. As an Assistant Statewide Prosecutor for the Office of the Attorney General, Mr. Saladrigas litigated complex, often large-scale, organized criminal cases. As an Assistant State Attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit, Mr. Saladrigas tried over 50 jury and non-jury trials, from attempted first-degree murder to DUI. Through his time as a prosecutor he quickly earned the reputation as an aggressive but fair attorney among his colleagues and Judges.
Mr. Saladrigas is also a graduate of Florida International University College of Law, where he attended part-time while working as a police officer for the Sunny Isles Beach Police Department. Mr. Saladrigas’s experience as a police officer and prosecutor has given him the unique experience of having personally observed and learned every aspect of a criminal case – from the street to trial. The eclectic mix of law enforcement experience to litigator, gives Mr. Saladrigas a nuanced perspective, allowing him to identify weaknesses in police cases, not necessarily apparent to others in the legal profession who lack the requisite street experience. Mr. Saladrigas prides his ability to engage prosecutors in a manner that leads to substantive dialogue frequently resulting in favorable resolutions on behalf of his clients.
As a native Floridian, Mr. Saladrigas received his B.A. from Florida Atlantic University Harriet Wilkes Honors College. Mr. Saladrigas’s parents are Cuban Americans who emigrated to the United States at a young age. Mr. Saladrigas is fluent in Spanish.