Jorge Leon Chalela

Also known as Jorge Chalela

Jorge Leon Chalela

Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa, FL





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About Me

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 217 criminal trials to verdict; mostly punishable by life charges. Also handle auto accident and personal injury cases. Have been practicing since February 1996. I speak and write...

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Showing 2 of 3 client reviews

Superb Attorney, Professional and Truly Cares for His Clients!

Posted by: Marian 11 months ago.

Mr Chalela is a caring attorney who will fight for you with a passion. He will keep you informed and discuss any issues arising throughout your case....

Excellent attorney, bona-fide legal beast!

Posted by: Chris over 1 year ago.

As your lawyer, Jorge will be on your side 100%, keep in contact with you, and do what needs to be done on your case. Period!
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Showing 2 of 24 peer endorsements

John Greel Ralls Jr.
John Ralls

Pensacola, FL

2 months ago

Relationship: Other

I endorse this talented and knowledgeable attorney, who is well-respected in the legal community.
Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

4 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Jorge. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
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1996 License Status: Member in Good Standing for the state of Florida.
Last updated by Avvo: 06/14/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.


Showing 1 of 2 degrees

1993 Jurisprudence Doctor in Law

University of Michigan Law School


Showing 1 of 1 award

2002 Litigator of the Year (of 88 trial attorneys)

Tampa Public Defender's Office

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