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Leonard Peter Cabral

Leonard Peter Cabral

Practice areas:

Landlord & Tenant, Credit Card Fraud, Debt Collection, Identity Theft, Personal Injury

About Me

Leonard Cabral is a consumer’s attorney and advocate who represents tenants.  Tenants are consumers of housing and many of the consumer protection law apply to tenants; I know how to apply them.  I help tenants get their security deposit returned to them.  If you have been wrongfully evicted or locked out of your rental home or the landlord turned off your utilities I am the lawyer you want to fight for your rights.   I defend tenants in evictions including Section 8 and subsidized housing. I am one of a very few lawyers in the Orlando area that knows HUD regulations pertaining to subsidized and public housing.  If you have been injured due to landlord's negligence I can handle  your  personal injury suit against your landlord.  I also represent tenants with disabilities. If your landlord denied you to have a service animal or refuses to allow modifications to your rental home  I can help you get the accommodation. you need. In addition to tenant defense Mr. Cabral does consumer cases including defending your debt collection case; correcting inaccurate information on your credit report;  stopping debt collector harassing you with unwanted calls to your cell phone.  If your rental application was denied you are entitle  to know why  it was denied and an opportunity to correct any inaccurate information.  If your auto was wrongfully towed or your auto was repossessed I may be able to help you.    If you are a Tenant you probably don't know the consumer protection laws protect tenants too. I apply my knowledge of consumer law to tenant issues. If your landlord wrongfully reported you to a collection agency and the collection agency makes calls to your cell phone  or makes harassing  phone calls I can get the calls to stop.   If you former landlord reported you to a credit reporting agency I am the attorney your want to help you. I do not represent landlords and I eat Slumlords for breakfast.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Landlord & Tenant: 50%
    20 years, 12 thousand cases
  2. Identity Theft: 15%
    10 years, 200 cases
  3. Debt Collection: 15%
    10 years, 4 thousand cases
  4. Credit Card Fraud: 15%
    10 years
  5. Personal Injury: 5%
    5 years, 100 cases

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Eugene P. Castagliuolo

    I endorse this Len Cabral without reservation. He fights like a tiger for his clients, and he forgot more than most lawyers ever knew about the law. If you want somebody who is truly on YOUR side, you want Len.

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    Eugene Castagliuolo Debt Settlement Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • John Greel Ralls Jr.

    I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.

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    John Ralls Oil & Gas Attorney
    Relationship: Other

Contact Info

212 N Park Ave Ste 14
Sanford, Florida, 327711267

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199708/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ONE Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2012
ONE Pro Bono AwardFlorida Supreme Court2011
Pro Bono Attorney AwardSeminole County Bar Association2008
Recognition AwardNational Association of Public Interest Lawyers2000

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyPrivate practice2000 - Present
AttorneyCentral Florida Legal Services1995 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember1999 - Present
Seminole County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1997 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationAttorney Member1996 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
MARSHA BREWINGTON, vs. SOLOMON HOLT, 8 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 550a, (Seminole Co. Cir. Ct. Appellate Division, 2001Tenant prevailed after appeal
STEVEN GALLAHAN, vs. DONALD MAIR AND KIMBERLY KASIEWICZ, 12 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 668c. (Volusia Cty. Ct, 2005)Tenant prevailed
GERI FABRICATORE, v. JUSTINE BARKER; 13 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 89a, (Volusia Cty. Ct, 2005).Tenant prevailed

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
17 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 662a,Christian Cappelier, vs. Ted Mahoney And Susan Mahoney2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York, College at PurchaseEnvironmental StudiesBS - Bachelor of Science1975
Pace University School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Seminole County Bar AssociationFair Creit Reporting Act2015