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Walter Thomas has been a practicing Florida attorney for the last nine years.  He handles cases in the areas of family law, criminal defense, commecial litigation, landlord tenant, expungements and general civil issues.  Walter grew up in Upstate New York and has been a Florida resident for the past 26 years.  Walter was a Lieutenant in the United States Army and is a Golf War veteran where he was a platoon leader for a Military Police Platoon.  Walter then spent 13 years as a Police Officer for the City of Kissimmee where he was the Criminal Investigations Sergeant.  Walter is the father of one teenage daughter and is actively involved in various events with her in the greater Lakeland, Florida area.


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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 35%
    9 years
  2. Commercial Real Estate: 25%
    9 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 20%
    9 years
  4. Uncontested Divorce: 10%
    9 years
  5. Other: 10%
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  • Judd Roy Bean II

    I endorse Mr. Thomas to the highest level. He practices with extreme professionalism, tact, excellent customer service, and always honest with each client. He goes the extra mile for his clients and works with compassion towards his practice of law. Incredibly knowledgeable and is not only efficient, but does his job with incredible attention to detail. You won't go wrong picking this wonderful attorney!


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Contact info

4927 Southfork Drive
Lakeland, FL, 33813


FLMember in Good Standing200601/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Employee of the MonthCity of Kissimmee2007
Employee of the MonthKissimmee Police Department2006
MADD Officer of the YearKissimmee Police Department1994
MADD Officer of the YearKissimmee Police Department1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWalter Thomas, P.A.2006 - Present
SergeantKissimmee Police Department1990 - 2003
LieutenantArmy National Guard1988 - 1992
LieutenantUnited States Army1983 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Benevolent and Protective Order of ElksN/A2015 - Present
Disabled American VeteransN/A2002 - Present
Kissimmee Police Department Pension BoardMember2001 - 2002
Student Government AssociationPresident1985 - 1986
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Central FloridaCriminal JusticeMS - Master of Science2002
State University of New York, College at BrockportCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts1988