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Attorney was great but assistant not very pleasant many times when we called for info on case. I would... more
Orlando  Fesner Petion

Fesner Petion

Orlando, FL Personal Injury
Avvo rating 7.5
I cannot say enough about the law office of Moses and Rooth. They are excellent attorneys and wonderful... more
Orlando  Jay Roger Rooth

Jay Rooth

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 10.0
Reliable, knowledgeable and very professional. After speaking with Richard for the first time I knew he would... more
Orlando  Richard Earl Hornsby

Richard Hornsby

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 10.0
Mr. Guidry was very helpful and professional in handeling a case that I was falsely identified in a battery... more
Orlando  John Patrick Guidry II

John Guidry

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 8.4
You need someone to handle your tickets without missing any time from work then call attorney Dirga. He was... more
Orlando  Eric Joseph Dirga

Eric Dirga

Orlando, FL Speeding / Traffic Ticket
Avvo rating 8.8
Steve handled my divorce, he and his staff were always available for questions and coupled with his... more
Orlando  Steve W Marsee

Steve Marsee

Orlando, FL Divorce / Separation
Avvo rating 8.0
I was recently arrested for a couple of charges that could have gotten me in quite a bit of trouble. After... more
Orlando  Michael T Mackhanlall

Michael Mackhanlall

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 9.5
Mr. Redfearn did an amazing job with my misdemeanor case and was able to help me years later with paperwork... more
Orlando  David Lee Redfearn

David Redfearn

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 7.7


practicing lawyers in Orlando

If you want to know about Orlando, it began when the US established Fort Gatlin to protect settlers from Indians. As for where the name Orlando originated, it has 4 stories around it to try to explain. One story is that Judge James Speer named Orlando after a character in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”

The most often told story is of Sentinel Orlando Reeves during the Seminole Wars, whose company of soldiers set up camp in the area after fighting Indians into the swamps of what is now Lake Cherokee.

Legends say that as he guarded their encampment, he saw an Indian disguised as a log floating toward him. He fired his gun, Indians killed Orlando with their arrows in an ambush. The Indians were chased back again, and Orlando Reeves is said to be buried in the area that is now his namesake.

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