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About Me

Colombian native Carmen Tankersley shares a Brazilian heritage and experienced childhood in four different countries. After graduating high school in Sao Paulo, Brazil she moved to Florida where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Central Florida in 2007. Carmen earned her Juris Doctor in 2011 from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Carmen is a trilingual attorney with a unique background, passionate about the legal profession. She has a strong desire for justice and works aggressively towards reaching her clients’ goals.


Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Practice Areas


  1. Divorce & Separation: 35%
  2. Family: 35%
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%



Fixed (Sometimes), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • John Joseph Joyce III

    Carmen is an extremely diligent and knowledgeable attorney.


    John Joyce Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Herbert Ira Ellis

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Herbert Ellis Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

Longwell Lawyers

189 South Orange Avenue
Suite 900-S
Orlando, FL, 32801


FLMember in Good Standing201109/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateLongwell Lawyers2012 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Central Florida Association for Women LawyersMember2012 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2012 - Present
Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Hispanic Bar Association of Central FloridaMember2012 - Present
Florida BarN/A2012 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011