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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


  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years, 600 cases



Hourly ($250-350/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Kevin P. Landry

    I endorse this lawyer. I have reviewed many of Attorney Poudat's responses to complicated legal matters. Her thoughtful and insightful answers demonstrate that she has the utmost knowledge of Immigration law and is a passionate advocate for her clients. She is a great asset to the immigration bar and I wholeheartedly endorse her.


    Kevin Landry Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Other

  • Francis M Boyer

    I have found that Maud was a knowledgeable and caring Orlando immigration lawyer while dealing with deportation matters. She has great work ethics and is willing to go the extra miles for her clients.


    Francis Boyer International Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of Maud Poudat, PA

4767 New Broad Street
Orlando, FL, 32814


FLMember in Good Standing200409/08/2015
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 Doctor2003
Universite de Droit de NantesLawOther - Bachelors2000
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