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Attorney ThurdeKoos is a managing associate attorney at Maney & Gordon. Originally from Florida, Attorney ThurdeKoos was raised by his South American immigrant parents. After graduating with a degree in political science from the University of Central Florida, he continued his education at Florida A&M University College of Law to earn a Juris Doctor. Today, Attorney ThurdeKoos is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the California Bar Association. In 2010, he joined the legal team at Maney & Gordon, P.A. as an associate attorney in Orlando where he began serving clients in Orlando and the surrounding areas. Today, he continues to help clients with any legal issue related to Immigration & Nationality Law. Attorney ThurdeKoos can help clients with immigration issues in any legal jurisdiction. In the past, Attorney ThurdeKoos has gained valuable legal experience working in a number of positions in the legal field.


In the past, he served as an Assistant State Attorney in Orange County, Florida. As such, he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. Today, he uses this experience to help clients in Orlando and the surrounding areas. After law school, he launched his legal career by working in the entertainment industry for more than ten years. During this time, he assisted musicians and performer as they pursued O and P visas. Today, he is a the managing lawyer of the Maney & Gordon where he helps clients deal with a variety of immigration-related issues including fiancé visas, K-3 visas, waivers, status adjustment, asylum, naturalization, deportation and federal litigation. Attorney ThurdeKoos is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Hispanic Bar Association or Central Florida, the Jesuit Bar Association and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orland. Attorney ThurdeKoos is fluent in English and Spanish. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 85%
    11 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 10%
    10 years
  3. Entertainment: 5%
    11 years



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  • Thomas W. Goldman

    I have known Joe for a number of years and found him to be an outstanding attorney, winning cases that only a brilliant legal mind could do. Joe is exceptional in his client relations and his knowledge of immigration and criminal law. Besides that, he is just a great person to know.


    Thomas Goldman Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Philip Allan Kent Stiles

    I have known Joe for over 10 years. He is very bright and talented but more importantly he takes a personal interest in his clients and provides top notch service to all. Not only is Joe a brilliant attorney, he is also very likeable and relates well to everyone he meets. Great guy and attorney – you won’t go wrong utilizing his services!


    Philip Stiles Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Maney & Gordon, P.A.

6200 Lee Vista Blvd Ste 300
Orlando, FL, 32822


FLMember in Good Standing200601/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Addy AwardAmerican Advertising Federation2006
Community Service AwardTampa Jesuit1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing Attorney - OrlandoManey & Gordon, PA2010 - Present
AttorneyLandry & Vawter2008 - 2009
Assistant State AttorneyOrange County State Attorney Office2007 - 2008
Legal AffairsTrans Continental Entertainment2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Associationmember2010 - Present
Orange County Bar Associationmember2010 - Present
Hispanic Bar Associationmember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Menchaca-Ramirez v. State, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D13a (12/17/14)Defendent's appeal granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
MG BlogAvoid Immigrations Scams2015
MG BlogFind Someone Detained by ICE2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida A&M University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006