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Orlando  Shon Joseph Douctre

Shon Douctre

Orlando, FL DUI & DWI
Avvo rating 9.6
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Orlando  Matthew Keith Fenton

Matthew Fenton

Orlando, FL Employment & Labor
Avvo rating 10.0
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Orlando  Richard Earl Hornsby

Richard Hornsby

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 10.0
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Michael Vaghaiwalla

Orlando, FL Divorce & Separation
Avvo rating 7.9
Sherry has been my attorney for 8 years. She has represented my business as well as me personally. Sherry... more
Orlando  Sherry Lambson-Eisele

Sherry Lambson-Eisele

Orlando, FL Contracts & Agreements
Avvo rating 8.8
I was very pleased with my experience with Leppard Law. Joel helped me review an employment contract that I... more
Orlando  Joel N Leppard

Joel Leppard

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 8.7
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Orlando  Milena Elodia Portillo

Milena Portillo

Orlando, FL Immigration
Avvo rating 6.2
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Orlando  Nancy McClintic

Nancy McClintic

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 6.5

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If you want to know about Orlando, it began when the US established Fort Gatlin to protect settlers from Indians. As for where the name Orlando originated, it has 4 stories around it to try to explain. One story is that Judge James Speer named Orlando after a character in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”

The most often told story is of Sentinel Orlando Reeves during the Seminole Wars, whose company of soldiers set up camp in the area after fighting Indians into the swamps of what is now Lake Cherokee.

Legends say that as he guarded their encampment, he saw an Indian disguised as a log floating toward him. He fired his gun, Indians killed Orlando with their arrows in an ambush. The Indians were chased back again, and Orlando Reeves is said to be buried in the area that is now his namesake.

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