Kali deVlaming was born and raised in Clearwater, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of Central Florida (2011). After graduation from college, Ms. deVlaming moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked for a Commercial Real Estate company. While there, she became interested in law and received her paralegal certificate from Emory University (2015). She then made the decision to go to law school and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida (2017). Ms. deVlaming has been a member of the Florida Bar since April of 2018.
After graduating from Stetson, Ms. deVlaming was given an appointment as an Assistant State Attorney for the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida and worked in that capacity for three years from 2018 through 2021. While at the State Attorney’s Office, Ms. deVlaming gained invaluable courtroom experience, handled thousands of cases including drug trafficking, sex crimes, property crimes, crimes of violence, and DUI. She ran several Motions to Suppress, Motions to Dismiss, and Stand Your Ground hearings. Ms. deVlaming tried over 25 jury trials (both misdemeanor and felony crimes). Ms. deVlaming enjoyed her time at the State Attorney’s Office, but now is excited to be practicing criminal defense at her father’s law firm; deVlaming & Rivellini, PA. Ms. de Vlaming has handled everything from traffic citations to Attempted Murder and truly enjoys being an advocate for her clients.
Rachel Wise is a Florida native who was born and raised in the Tampa Bay Area. She received a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida in 2016. Throughout her time in school and post-undergraduate, she worked in the political world with various campaigns, elected officials, and the Florida House of Representatives.
In 2017, she started at the Stetson University College of Law. While in law school, she was a member of the Trial Team where her teams won various regional and national competitions. As a 3L, she served as President of the Student Bar Association where she worked with her board to donate more than $20,000 to COVID relief for Stetson students. Ms. Wise knew she wanted to do defense work early on in her law school career. While in school, she studied Comparative Trial Advocacy at Oxford University, interned at the Federal Public Defender for the Middle District of Florida in Tampa, and later worked as a Certified Legal Intern at the Public Defender’s Office of the Sixth Circuit Court. She graduated from Stetson in 2020 with a Juris Doctorate and a Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy.
After graduation, Ms. Wise continued working at the Public Defender’s Office as an Assistant Public Defender, where she has been for the last 2+ years. In that time, she has tried a wide variety of cases from simple misdemeanors and domestic violence to violent felonies and drug charges.
She strongly believes that a good attorney should not only advocate passionately for their clients, but also should share their knowledge to help inspire other attorneys who are new to the field and help them grow. As such, she has returned to Stetson where she coaches for the Trial Team and mentors budding attorneys in her free time.
Logan Manderscheid, a Criminal Defense Attorney at Denmon Pearlman Law, has lived in Pinellas County his entire life. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Florida. He graduated magna cum laude from Stetson University School of Law.
While in law school, Logan was an editor for the Stetson Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board. His team won several national awards. Logan also interned for the Honorable Frank Quesada in Pinellas County Criminal Circuit Court and the State Attorney’s Office in Pinellas County.
He started his career as a Prosecutor in Pinellas County, a position he held for three years.
During his tenure, he worked in the Domestic Violence Division and with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission to prosecute Boating Under the Influence charges.
Under the leadership of Bernie McCabe and Bruce Bartlett, Logan handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from simple misdemeanors such as DUI, domestic battery, and drug charges to violent felonies such as murder. He tried 30 cases in front of a jury.
Inspired by his father James F. Manderscheid, who was a Criminal Defense Attorney in Pinellas County for over 40 years, Logan decided to switch his role in the criminal justice system. As a child, Logan saw the compassion and time that his father spent helping other people make the best out of the worst possible situations.
Logan stands in the corner with people when they feel like nobody else will. He’s seen firsthand the stress the criminal justice system causes people and their families and is ready to guide people through that process through his work at Denmon Pearlman Law.
He is admitted to all state courts and three federal courts in Florida (Southern District, Middle District, and Northern District) and all state courts.
Logan is a volunteer mentor for the Take Stock in Children Foundation, working with students in Pinellas County.
Outside of work, he enjoys being outdoors, watching the Florida Gators, and spending time with his wife.
Rose London was born and raised in San Francisco, and moved to Florida in 2017. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Cal Poly Humboldt. After graduation, she took time off to travel before returning to San Francisco to earn her J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law, where she was a library-dwelling Law Review nerd. Throughout law school, Rose interned for the San Francisco Office of the Public Defender, and has always intended on a career in public defense. She moved to St. Petersburg after graduating from law school, and spent three years working for local First Amendment attorney Luke Lirot before moving to the Sixth Circuit Office of the Public Defender, where she has been since 2020.
Rose currently resides in St. Petersburg with her rescue dachshund and her stamp collection.
Immediate Past President
David is currently an Assistant Public Defender with the Sixth Judicial Circuit in the Clearwater office. First started at the Public Defender’s Office here in Clearwater in February of 2005 and left for private practice in March 2008. During that time, was co-owner of Rinker Moran, PA for a year and was a solo practitioner for 2 more years, handling crime, family, and real estate. In early 2011, he made his way back to his calling as a PD. He became a Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Law in 2019.
Received a Bachelor of Science in Criminology from Florida State in 1999 and Juris Doctorate from Widener University-Delaware School of Law in Wilmington, DE in 2003. Born in North Carolina to St. Pete natives while his father was in the Army, has called St. Pete and Tampa Bay his real home since 1985. Outside of work, a board member for the Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation, a mentor with Lunch Pals at High Point Elementary. He and his family live in St. Petersburg and enjoy watching soccer, college football and college basketball and he is an Ironman triathlete.