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Maud Poudat

Maud Poudat

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About Me

Maud Poudat was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida by the Supreme Court of the State of Florida in May 2004. She started her career in May 2004 as an associate attorney with the Law firm of Mair, Mair & Assoc., P.A., practicing various areas of law, including civil litigation, criminal law, medical malpractice and immigration law.

In November 2004, she joined the Orlando branch of the reputed law firm of Maney & Gordon, P.A. where she commenced her career in the position of associate attorney. She gained experience representing clients with their green card and immigrant process, through family petitions, employment petitions, marriage visas (fiancée and K-3), naturalization and citizenship, work visas, investment and transfer visas, and gained considerable knowledge in the field of deportation defense and federal litigation. In the year 2008, Maud Poudat became the Managing Attorney for the Orlando Branch of Maney & Gordon, P.A. and in November 2009 the managing partner of its Orlando branch.

Maud Poudat is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Florida, all Florida State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, which covers the jurisdictions of Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Ocala and Fort Myers. She is also authorized to represent all individuals and companies anywhere in the 50 states of the union with their immigration processes since immigration law is governed by federal laws. Maud Poudat is a member of the Florida Bar, the Middle District Court of Florida and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is involved with the French community as a member of the Alliance Française, French American Chamber of Commerce and local French groups and volunteers her time in pro bono programs.


Languages Spoken: French, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years, 600 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

  • Suzanne Elizabeth Vazquez

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Maud is a talented immigration attorney. She passed a rigorous exam to become board certified by the Florida Bar. That is a worthy endorsement in and of itself. Maud has a good grasp on the often complex issues that present in the practice of Immigration law, I also know she has won some difficult cases in the Immigration court.


    Suzanne Vazquez Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Natalie Dian Hall

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known attorney Poudat since she began practicing as an Attorney in Fort Lauderdale. In court, she is professional, confident and thorough. Attorney Poudat is knowledgeable, creative and passionate about her work in Immigration and Naitonaly Law.


    Natalie Hall Family Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

Contact Info

Law Office of Maud Poudat, PA

2816 E. Robinson Street
Orlando, FL, 32803


FLMember in Good Standing200405/07/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Florida Board Certification in Immigration and Nationality LawFlorida Bar2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing Partner of Orlando branchManey & Gordon, P.A.2004 - 2010

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Central Florida chapter)Board Member2012 - Present
Rotary Club of Lake NonaMember2011 - Present
Alliance FrancaiseMember2006 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
E-2 visa for ParisShe obtained an E-2 visa for 5 years.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Drake University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor Juris Doctor2003
Universite de Droit de NantesLawBachelor's in Law2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Get your immigration questions answered by an expertEmployment on F-1 visa, H-1B options and employment sponsorship2010
Background on immigration lawBackground on immigration law2010