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Orlando  Lorena Roxana Cardama

Lorena Cardama

Orlando, FL Family
Avvo rating 8.1
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Orlando  Lawrence Abram Kohn

Lawrence Kohn

Atlanta, GA DUI / DWI
Avvo rating 10.0
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Orlando  Armond Marcarian

Armond Marcarian

Westlake Village, CA Medical Malpractice
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Orlando  Aimee Michelle Gromowsky

Aimee Gromowsky

Kansas City, MO Speeding / Traffic Ticket
Avvo rating 9.6
I was referred to Jason Shamy by a friend and I retained him for a bodily injury case. From the time I met... more
Orlando  Jason E Shamy

Jason Shamy

Point Pleasant Beach, NJ Personal Injury
Avvo rating 6.9
Shane Herbert deserves an extra star when he gets to heaven. He took great care of my elderly mother who was... more
Orlando  Shane Herbert

Shane Herbert

Jacksonville, FL Family
Avvo rating 8.1
Mr. Skandalakis successfully represented us as plaintiffs in a civil suit against a construction firm. He... more
Orlando  Demetrios John Skandalakis

Demetrios Skandalakis

Norcross, GA Car / Auto Accident
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The way he handled my case with speed and professionalism was very nice. He kept me informed and explained... more
Orlando  Ted James McClain

Ted McClain

Toledo, OH Employment / Labor
Avvo rating 6.2


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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