also known as Jorge Leon Chalela
Handle all aspects of a criminal case from pre trial defense and jury trials, to appellate and post conviction practice, in both Florida State, United States Federal Courts, and Military Courts Martial. Have defended 226 criminal trials to verdict; mostly punishable by life charges. Also experienced and qualified to handle: Auto accident, personal injury, slip/trip and fall, dog bite, medical malpractice, product liability litigation; Divorce, child support litigation/modification, child visitation/custody litigation/modification, paternity litigation; Social security disability benefits and appeals; Immigration law/deportation defense; Military law. Have been practicing since February 1996. I speak and write Spanish fluently.
Languages spoken: Spanish
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I offer my highest endorsement for Jorge Chalela. Jorge is dedicated to zealously fighting for his clients rights no matter what type of crime they may be charged with. He will be able to provide you with the guidance and experienced legal advice your case deserves. His dedication and legal acumen is second to none. If you want a first class lawyer on your case, Jorge Chalela is your man.
Michael Gonzalez Criminal Defense Attorney
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1996||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Litigator of the Year (of 88 trial attorneys)||Tampa Public Defender's Office||2002|
|University of Michigan Law School||Law||Jurisprudence Doctor||1993|
|La Iberoamericana, Mexico City, Mexico||N/A||N/A||1990|
|University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||History||Bachelor of Arts||1990|