Destiny Barbosa is an attorney with the Romano Law Group in West Palm Beach, Florida. Her passion for helping others has focused her practice area to civil litigation and criminal defense.
As a plaintiff’s trial attorney, she fights for those who have been catastrophically injured and specializes in trucking litigation. She has lectured on the topic of trucking litigation and the importance of taking steps at the beginning of the case that preserve critical evidence.
Ms. Barbosa earned her Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. Impressively, she graduated in just two years with Cum Laude Honors and received a certificate in Civil Litigation. During law school she was a member of the Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, received multiple Deans List honors, and earned book awards in for Contracts II and Dependency. Opting for practical experience, Destiny maintained internships throughout law school. She worked as a clerk for the Honorable Waddell Wallace III, in Duval County’s Repeat Felony Offender Court where she conducted research on complex issues such as Florida’s Habitual Felony Offender Statutes and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel cases. Following her clerkship, Destiny became a Certified Legal Intern with the State Attorneys’ Office in Jacksonville where she enjoyed being in the courtroom and assisting as an advocate for victims in North Florida. Her interest in criminal law continues today and she handles misdemeanor and felony matters in Palm Beach County.
Ms. Barbosa currently sits on the Board of the Palm Beach County Justice Association. In her spare time, Ms. Barbosa enjoys spending time with her son and twin daughters.
Education Florida Coastal School of Law, JD, 2017
Bar Admissions Florida, 2017 U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2018 U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 2019
Memberships and Associations American Association for Justice, Member Florida Bar Association Florida Justice Association, Member Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member Palm Beach County Justice Association, Board Member YLD, 2020 – current
Community Involvement Volunteer at Cats Exclusive, Inc.
Honors and Awards Dean’s List Book Award Contracts II Book Award Dependency National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40