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Jay R Thakkar

Jay R Thakkar

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, Foreclosure, Real Estate

About Me

Languages Spoken: Gujarati, Hindi, English

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Criminal Defense: 65%
  2. Foreclosure: 25%
  3. Real Estate: 10%


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Hunter Alston Higdon

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Hunter Higdon Personal Injury Attorney
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    Derrick Connell Personal Injury Attorney
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Contact Info

Cantwell & Goldman, P.A.

96 Willard Street
Suite 302
Cocoa, FL, 32922



FLMember in Good Standing201008/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Associate of the YearVassar B. Carlton Inns of Court2013
Associate of the YearVassar B. Carlton Inns of Court2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Associate AttorneyOffice Of The Publice Defender; 18th Judicial Circuit, Seminole & Brevard Counties2010 - 2012
Summer AssociateKurzban, Kurzban, Weinger & Tetzeli, PA2009 - 2009
Pro Se Divorce Clinic / Research AssistantThree Rivers Legal Services2008 - 2009
Law ClerkUniversity of Florida Legal Services2008 - 2009


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Brevard County Bar AssociationDirector2015 - 2016
Brevard County Bar Associations, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident2014 - 2015
Asian American Store Owners AssociationCounsel2014 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Brevard County chapter)Treasurer2013 - Present
Brevard County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionPresident-Elect2013 - Present
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionExecutive Board MemberN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaFinanceBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJuris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Rockledge Rotary Club MeetingDUI Awareness/SafetyN/A