Destinie Baker Sutton
Rosalyn “Destinie” Baker Sutton is the founding shareholder of Destinie Law Firm, PA., where she successfully pursues justice for victims of catastrophic personal injuries. She has secured over 10 million dollars in favorable resolutions for her clients. In her legal career, she has tried to verdict, approximately 100 trials. Mrs. Sutton began her legal career as a Prosecutor for the Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office. She was a special prosecutor, assigned to the Organized Crime Unit.
She has experience litigating complex matters involving the opioid crisis, pill mills, prescription fraud, drug trafficking, racketeering and first-degree murder. After over a decade at the State Attorney’s office, Mrs. Sutton worked for the Palm Beach County Attorney’s Office where she represented the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners in State and Federal Court in matters including personal injury, negligence, employment law, eminent domain, foreclosure and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Dedicated to making a difference in her law practice and the legal community, Mrs.Sutton is one of the Founders of the Palm Beach County Sheree Davis Cunningham Black Women Lawyers Association, and she currently serves as the Vice President of the organization.
She is the first Black woman to serve on the Board of Directors for the Boy Scouts of America, Gulf Stream Council. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers and The Center for Family Services, Palm Beach County. She recently served as the Legal Action and Policy Chairperson for the F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association and twice as the Chairperson of the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Civil Court/Small Claims Seminar for their Annual Bench Bar Conference.
Mrs. Sutton was born into a life of public and community service as the daughter of the Honorable Moses Baker, Jr., retired Circuit Court Judge, and Rosalyn Baker, retired Circuit Administrator for the Department of Corrections in Palm Beach County. Dedicated to making a difference in her community, Mrs. Sutton serves as the Legal Advisor for the West Palm Beach Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She also volunteers with Cub Scout Pack 116, feeds the homeless, enjoys speaking engagements, and fundraising efforts that provide scholarships to the children in this community. A Florida native, Mrs. Sutton was a nationally competitive gymnast for Palm Beach Sports Academy and graduated from Cardinal Newman High School.
She attended Florida State University where she was awarded a full scholarship for her academic achievement. Additionally, she was the recipient of the Academic Excellence Award and was inducted into an Honor Society. She earned her law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law where she was awarded a Stipend for her academic achievement, served as Student Representative for the John Marshall Bar Association, Secretary for the Law College Council, Ambassador for the University of Florida, Member of the Student Recruitment Team and Assisted Students with Disabilities. She resides in West Palm Beach with her husband, a teacher, and their two children.