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Armando and his staff were so helpful throughout our after-accident treatment journey. They were willing and... more
Orlando  Armando R. Payas

Armando Payas

Orlando, FL Personal Injury
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Sarah Gulati

Orlando, FL Real Estate
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Tatiana Leo

Orlando, FL Bankruptcy & Debt
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Carlos Ivanor represented me in a criminal case. The State wanted to do me in and wanted me to go to jail.... more
Orlando  Carlos Alfredo Ivanor Jr.

Carlos Ivanor

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
Avvo rating 9.0
I was charged with DUI and Mr Jaeger was recommended to me by someone he represented many years ago. I went... more
Orlando  Joerg Friedrich Jaeger

Joerg Jaeger

Orlando, FL Criminal Defense
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Orlando  Mercedes Ruth Wechsler

Mercedes Wechsler

Orlando, FL Family
Avvo rating 8.0
Mr. Seekamp represented me voluntarily in my foreclosure case. I've dealt with a lot of attorneys over the... more
Orlando  Justin Leigh Seekamp

Justin Seekamp

Orlando, FL Insurance
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Orlando  Daniel C. Elkins

Daniel Elkins

Orlando, FL Personal Injury
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practicing lawyers in Orlando

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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