jay rooth

Jay Rooth graduated from Stetson University in DeLand, Florida with a degree in Business and continued his education to obtain a Masters in Business Administration from Stetson University. While at Stetson University Jay was actively involved in community service sponsored through his fraternity Alpha Tau Omega. Jay obtained his Law degree from Barry University Law School. Jay is an active member of the Orlando Chamber of Commerce, the Federalist Society, the Florida Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Jay R. Rooth was nominated as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” during the years of 2010-2011 and 2013-2015, and a Super Lawyer in 2016. Also in 2016, Jay joined the Florida Legal Elite roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by Florida Trend. Jay’s Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent peer review rating is a perfect 5.0 out of 5.0. Not only is Jay highly regarded by his peers, but he’s also strongly recommended by his clients. Jay was awarded the AVVO Clients Choice award in 2012, and currently holds the highest possible rating for Criminal Defense lawyers per Avvo – a Superb 10.0 rating. Distinctions like these put Moses & Rooth, Attorneys at Law above the average criminal defense focused law firm in Florida.

Contact Jay today if you need help in a legal matter. He’s ready to go to work for you.


Barry University School of Law
Orlando, Florida, J.D.

Stetson University, DeLand, Florida
DeLand, Florida, M.B.A., B.A.
Major: Business

Bar Admissions

Florida, 2003
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida

Professional Associations and Memberships

Federalist Society Member, 2011 – Present
Orange County Bar Criminal Committee Executive Board Member, 2011 – Present
Orlando Chamber of Commerce Member, 2011 – 2012
Downtown Orlando Partnership Member, 2010 – Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Member, 2010 – Present
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Member, 2008 – Present
White Family Foundation Board of Trustees, 2007 – Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys Member, 2006 – Present
Orange County Bar Association Member, 2006 – Present
Florida Bar Member, 2003 – Present