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Lesly C Longa

Lesly C Longa

Practice areas:

Foreclosure, Litigation, Wills & Living Wills, Estate Planning, Debt Collection

About Me

For nearly ten years, Lesly Carmen Longa has helped clients with matters related to foreclosure avoidance, collections defense, wills, contracts, real estate, and a variety of civil litigation.  In 2011, Attorney Longa was appointed to the consumer protection law committee of the Florida Bar and is involved in outreach programs.  Attorney Longa also has experience representing foreign nationals in U.S. Courts and speaks Spanish.


 


Lesly graduated from Boston University School of Law where she received a scholarship upon admission and earned a position on the scholarly journal of her choice.  During law school, Lesly also drafted legislation and interned with a firm of Barristers in London.  Lesly earned her undergraduate degree from American University School of International Service. Prior to attending law school, Lesly interned at the U.S. Department of State and worked as an Intellectual Property Paralegal.


 


Lesly grew up in Tampa, Florida, but is originally from New Orleans, LA.  Outside of the office, Lesly enjoys flamenco dancing and spending time with her family. 

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Languages Spoken: Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2005

  1. Wills & Living Wills: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
    10 years
  3. Foreclosure: 25%
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
  5. Debt Collection: 10%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

  • Sergio Cabanas

    I endorse Attorney Longa. Based upon her answers to questions posted on Avvo, she has a very high level of knowledge and experience. She would be a good choice for a client in need of representation.

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    Sergio Cabanas Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Longa Law Firm, P.A.

511 W Bay Street
Suite 350
Tampa, FL, 33606-2770

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200705/07/2015
DCActive 200605/26/2013
MDActive200511/01/2007

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition of Exceptional Pro Bono Service in 2013Supreme Court of Florida2014
ScholarshipTrustees of Boston University2001

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentLonga Law Firm, P.A.2008 - Present
AttorneyMayer Brown2007 - 2008
Associate AttorneySimeone & Miller2005 - 2007
AttorneyPrivate Law Practice2004 - 2005
Law ClerkShaevel & Krems2003 - 2003

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2012 - Present
Consumer Protection Law CommitteeCommittee Member2011 - Present
St. Petersburg Bar AssociationMember2010 - 2015
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2009 - Present
Florida BarMember2007 - Present
District of Columbia Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2014
Maryland BarMember2005 - 2012

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Residential Foreclosure Mediation PrimerResidential Foreclosure Mediation Primer2011
The ConsumeristWill Form v. Attorney: Is It Worth the Money to Hire an Attorney?2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Roger Williams University, Ralph R. Papitto School of LawTrial Advocacy, London, England, Middle Temple Inn of CourtN/A2002
American UniversityInternational StudiesBA - Bachelor of Arts1998

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Fox 13's Ask-A-LawyerConsumer Financial Protection Bureau2013
Kiwanis ClubForeclosure2011
"Ask a Lawyer" ThonotosassaForeclosure Defense2010
"Ask a Lawyer" SeffnerForeclosure Defense2010