Bartosz A. Ostrzenski was born in Warsaw, Poland and immigrated to the United States in 1978 and grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., where he attended Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland. His mother was an attorney and judge in Poland and continued her legal pursuit and became an attorney in Washington, D.C. Mr. Ostrzenski followed in his mother’s footsteps and went on to attend Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where he minored in Political Science and Majored in Criminal Justice. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University, he moved to Florida in order to attend Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law School. In addition to attending law school, Mr. Ostrzenski was the editor-in-chief of Broadly Speaking, the Shepard Broad Law Center student run newspaper. Bartosz Ostrzenski received his Juris Doctorate in 2002.
Mr. Ostrzenski’s professional experience began as a law clerk at Murray, Simmons & Zeigler, a real estate and commercial litigation firm in Fort Lauderdale. He then moved on to Schwartz, Zweben & Associates as an associate attorney, primarily focused in federal litigation, prosecuting Civil Rights violations on behalf of disabled individuals. In January of 2004, Bart Ostrzenski co-founded Ostrzenski & Stricklin, P.A. with his then future wife, Jaime Stricklin. Mr. Ostrzenski was on the Board of Directors of the Broward County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section between 2006 and 2012, and was the 2011-2012 President.
Since 2002, Bart Ostrzenski has been licensed to practice law in the state of Florida and admitted to practice law in the Federal Northern, Middle and Southern District Courts of Florida. Additionally, Mr. Ostrzenski is admitted to practice in the Southern and Middle District Bankruptcy Courts along with the United States Supreme Court.