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Ingrid Marie Hooglander

Ingrid Marie Hooglander

Practice areas:

Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Custody, Child Support, Criminal Defense

About Me

After graduating from Cleveland Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State University with degrees in both public administration and law, Ingrid began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office where she worked her way from a county prosecutor to an “A” level felony prosecutor handling all aspects of the prosecution of the cases. During her tenure at the State Attorney’s Office, she tried over 25 jury trials and a wide array of bench trials.


In 2001, Ms. Hooglander worked as a Staff Attorney for Circuit Criminal and Circuit Civil Judges preparing judicial orders on all litigation motions. Thereafter, she moved into private practice and has held the position of In-House Counsel for two privately-owned companies handling various employment law, Human Resources, and general business issues. Ingrid has managed a diversified caseload involving insurance defense, landlord-tenant, business and corporate litigation, employment and labor law, family law, healthcare law, contracts and contract review, social security/disability, and criminal law.


In addition to her legal work, Ms. Hooglander is also an accomplished college professor at the following institutions: the University of Phoenix, Kaplan University, Hillsborough Community College,  and Saint Leo University in the areas of Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Paralegal Studies.

Ingrid is also very involved in the Brandon, Florida community where she currently resides.  She is a an active member of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce,  a graduate of the Leadership Brandon Program and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Leadership Brandon Committee.  Additionally, Ms. Hooglander is a member of the Young Professionals of Brandon.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Divorce & Separation: 40%
    14 years
  2. Family: 20%
    14 years
  3. Child Support: 15%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
    14 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    17 years



Contingent (5-40%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • David Veenstra

    I have known Ms. Hooglander since 2010. I am personally aware of her professional knowledge. I have had occasion to consult with her on my matters and her advice has been outstanding. I have also had the opportunity to observe her in the courtroom. Her demeanor is impeccable and the passion and care she brings to the case on behalf of her clients is obvious. I am pleased to endorse this lawyer.


    David Veenstra Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Kevin Dean Astl

    I endorse this lawyer without pause or question. Ingrid is aggressive, but surprisingly sensitive, and cares about each and every one of her clients. She is extremely knowledgeable and dynamic.


    Kevin Astl Divorce & Separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Brandon Legal Group PA

1209 Lakeside Drive
Brandon, FL, 33510



DCActive 200005/25/2015
FLMember in Good Standing199808/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Law Review - Articles EditorCleveland-Marshall College of LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
A-Level Felony ProsecutorMiami-Dade County State Attorney's Office1999 - 2001


Association NamePosition NameDuration
YP BrandonMember2009 - Present
YoungLifeN/A2008 - 2009
Family Law Inns of CourtMember2007 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2000 - Present
Florida BarMember1998 - Present


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Cleveland State UniversityPublic AdministrationMaster of Public Administration1998
University of FloridaSociologyBachelor of Arts1993