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Orlando  Robert Carter Azcano Jr.

Robert Azcano

Orlando, FL Speeding / Traffic Ticket
Avvo rating 7.5
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Orlando  Jeffrey Gitto

Jeffrey Gitto

Orlando, FL Administrative Law
Avvo rating 5.9
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Orlando  John Charles Englehardt

John Englehardt

Orlando, FL Contracts / Agreements
Avvo rating 6.7
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Orlando  David Robert Bigney

David Bigney

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 8.2
Mr.Gunter is an outstanding lawyer. His service was professional, intellectual and textbook. He found all... more
Orlando  Matthew Ryan Gunter

Matthew Gunter

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 8.9
I hired Eugene for an immigration appeal and I found that he was quite prompt and responsive. In no time... more
Orlando  Eugene Stilianopoulos

Eugene Stilianopoulos

Orlando, FL Immigration
Avvo rating 7.3
It was clear the Ms. Vigliotti's goal was to complete a quick divorce as she charges a one-time fee. When I... more
Orlando  Toni Marie Vigliotti

Toni Vigliotti

Orlando, FL Family
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Orlando  Neva Michael Kelaher

Neva Kelaher

Orlando, FL Divorce / Separation
Avvo rating 7.0

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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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