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N. Fleetwood Tilden

Construction and development Attorney at Winter Park, FL

4.9   52 reviews

also known as Fleet Tilden, N. Fleetwood Tilden

  • Licensed for 30 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1994
    Status
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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5
Practice areas
  1. Construction and development
    50%
    Call 407-599-1234. We focus our efforts on assisting Florida homeowners recover restitution when financially harmed by unscrupulous DBPR licensed contractors. Millions collected for our clients.

    22 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Domestic violence
    15%
    Dismissing Domestic Violence charges is our specialty. We aggressively represent each client from the moment of arrest, pursuing every avenue that can lead to a criminal charge being dismissed.

    30 years, 1,500 cases

  3. Criminal defense
    10%
    Tilden Law is one of the leading Criminal Defense law firms in the Central Florida, representing a select number of clients throughout Orlando in both Orange County and Seminole County criminal courts. With our office centrally located in downtown Winter Park, Tilden Law draws on 15 years criminal trial experience to achieve individual results that meet or exceed the expectation of our clients.

    30 years, 6,500 cases

  4. DUI and DWI
    10%
    At Tilden Law, we understand that being charged with DUI can have a lifelong impact on you and your family on both a personal and financial level. Recognizing these severe consequences, our firm has devoted our practice to defending clients accused of DUI in Orange County and Seminole County courts. DUI cases and Administrative driver license hearings, regardless of level, should never be handled by general criminal practice attorneys.

    30 years, 2,500 cases

  5. Expungement
    10%
    At Tilden Law, we believe everyone is deserving of a second chance. Expunging and Sealing your criminal record affords you the opportunity of a clean start. Our success rate at clearing criminal records speaks for itself.

    30 years, 1,500 cases

  6. Juvenile law
    5%
    Having one of your children accused of a crime is a heart wrenching experience. As a parent, we want to ensure that a criminal accusation does not have a negative impact on education or future employment. Contact Tilden Law for a free initial case evaluation.

    30 years, 1,000 cases

Beginning in 1923, attorney John Tilden, Esq. established his law practice in Downtown Orlando with a full service law firm serving Central Florida residents. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, attorney N. Fleetwood Tilden, Esq. began his Central Florida law practice after graduating from law school in 1993. After a career as an Assistant State Attorney prosecuting Central Florida criminal cases, the Law Office of Tilden Law was established. Practicing exclusively Criminal Defense, Mr. Tilden has handled over 6,000 criminal cases.

 

 

Tilden Law is one of the leading Criminal Defense law firms in the Central Florida, representing a select number of clients throughout Orlando in both Orange County and Seminole County criminal courts. With our office centrally located in downtown Winter Park, Tilden Law draws on 15 years criminal trial experience to achieve individual results that meet or exceed the expectation of our clients.

Tilden Law is a result oriented criminal defense firm and not a high volume practice. We intentionally limit the number of client cases handled at any single time in order to devote ample time to each case and each client’s specific needs. We recognize that superior results are achieved by not only knowing the current trends in the law but more importantly, intimately knowing the local court system and the individuals on the other side.

While Tilden Law is a full service criminal defense firm, our firm’s core criminal practice is focused on DUI charges, Drug Offenses, Domestic Violence crimes, Suspended Driver License issues, and Shoplifting/Theft cases. We are dedicated to representing both clients who are facing a criminal charge for the first time and those who have a prior criminal record. Once your case is concluded, Tilden Law routinely files for a Sealing/Expunging of your criminal record.

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Location

Tilden Law 407-599-1234
1177 Louisiana Ave., Suite 212
Winter Park, FL, 32789

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Reviews

4.9 / 5.0
  52 customer reviews
Posted by Jennifer | July 21, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Knowledgeable and competent
Got everything I needed done and more. Had a case declared as criminal when it should have been civil - only 15 minutes in court and he had it knocked down with only a $100 court fine. Worked with our situation to accommodate us in ways he didn’t have to.
Posted by Eliza | April 13, 2021
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Best Decision EVER!
I contacted Tilden Law Firm so afraid and beyond stressed. I was taken care of immediately and emotionally supported throughout the entire process with the result of my case being dismissed. I could not have gone through this without Tilden Law Firm. I even received a response to a concern, after business hours. There was no question I felt taken care of at every point and every minute detail was covered. I highly recommend this firm and will be retaining this team for additional services.
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Posted by David | August 2, 2019
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Professionalism
Mr. Tilden helped me tremendously, and I highly recommend his professional services. I appreciated his professionalism, and was extremely satisfied with the outcome of my case.
Posted by anonymous | July 31, 2019
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Ms. Vazquez
I had a wonderful experience with Mr. Tilden and his staff. They are very responsive and truly care about their clients. Mr. Tilden has several years of experience and that reflects in the outcomes of his cases! Strongly recommended.
Posted by Tim | March 6, 2019
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Best business top to bottom .
I was extremely impressed with my experience. I’m not use to getting such perfect service. Also nice to meet people that you can trust off the bat that will work hard for you.
Posted by anonymous | February 26, 2019
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Very knowledgeable and committed lawyer
Mr. Tilden is truly committed to the success of his clients. He doesn't give you false hope. He will tell you the best and worst case scenario. He is very transparent and he communicates in a way that you are confident in his ability to represent you. I pray I never need a lawyer again, but if I do, Mr. Tilden will be the only phone call I make. Thank you Mr. Tilden for all you've done for me. I thank you and my family thanks you.
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Posted by anonymous | September 7, 2018
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Very Professional
Mr. Tilden was extremely helpful with my case. He was quick with his responses and very informative. Although the Florida system took time to process everything Mr. Tilden kept me updated on all relevant changes to my case. I never felt like he just wanted my money. He made me feel like my case was always top on list (even if it wasn't). His receptionist was very nice and helpful as well
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Posted by Benjamin | June 1, 2018
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Expunged my criminal record
A few years ago i was arrested for possession of marijuana charge in Orange County. I recently began looking for a new job found that my arrest had popped up. I decided it was time for me to clear my record so i called Tilden Law. Mr. Tilden was very knowledgeable about expunging records and was confident that he could clear mine too. The process took about 6 months to do but the end result was a clean record. I highly recommend this firm for expunging your record.
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Posted by Will | February 8, 2018
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Priceless Piece of Mind
The most important factor when you are faced with a situation that can change your life and affect your freedom is to chose the right people to be around you and support you through such a moment. This is the absolute truth when that person is the professional who's going to represent you. When faced with that situation myself I shopped around for an Attorney that I felt could deliver the results that I needed, somebody that could completely rely on. I found that person in Mr. Tilden. From the first time we sit together I felt I was making the correct decision. He was with me all along the process and oriented me to do the right thing. His professional experience, expertise and rapport with the Authorities involved played a big part in the case's favorable decision to me. I commend Mr. Tilden for the great job he's done and I can only testify that if you are involved in a legal situation that requires experience and expertise , you can be sure you will find that person in him. He's not a 5 Star. He is a 10 star Attorney. Thank you Mr. Tilden, we've established that relationship.
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Posted by Charles | August 11, 2017
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More than excellent there should be 10 star just for MR TiLDEN!
I hired MR TILDEN twice the first one was a domestic problem that I did not do and he had it wrapped up it 2 weeks Seminole county deputy's lied to me and MR TILDEN ashured me every thing would be OK and it was. The second one was at my job we're I had a serious problem with my supervisor it got so bad that I was accused of stealing from my job and I was never arrested in my life for stealing anything and again he assured me everything would be OK and of course because of MR TILDEN it was! But I can not tell you how much of a professional this man is you can't understand until you meet him! I Charles can tell you if you have a legal problem and he tells you he can help you hire him!
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Posted by anonymous | June 30, 2017
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Domestic dispute
Unfortunately I was involved in a domestic dispute I didn't know what to do or who to turn to. I found Nelson Fleetwood Tilden he was very professional and walk me through the whole process step-by-step in the end we were able to get the case dismissed. I highly suggest him if you're in the need of a good lawyer, he has 23 years of experience and is very professional.
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Posted by anonymous | June 14, 2017
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If you need representation, Fleet Tilden is your man!
I was regrettably involved in a DUI case. There were some very key areas of the law that he knew, that proved to be very crucial to my case that was dismissed and eventually expunged. These areas may not pertain to every case, but the fact that he knew the law and that he knew how to handle MY case was extremely important. The best decision I've ever made was to have Fleet tilden represent me during a very difficult time in my life.
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Posted by Julio Benitez | June 12, 2017
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Highly recommended to any veteran or military member.
The reason why I highly recommended to any military member is because after I served the armed forces for more than 8 years I got myself in major trouble with some criminals charges, and Mr. Tilden as my lawyer went above and beyond in my case, and thanks to him my case were able to move to the Veterans Court program where will be very helpful to me and most likely my case will be dismiss after I complete this program ...but the best part is that I will receive the help and support that I need through the VA. Thanks once again Mr. Tilden and his staff. You guys did an excellent job.
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Posted by Doris | May 8, 2017
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Incomparable Service
Mr. Tildan was excellent in helping me with my trial court case. He was very personable and compassionate to my needs. His professionalism is incomparable!! I had an incredible experience with him. I felt educated & informed the entire process. Mr. Tildan, I thank you!
Posted by Scott | April 17, 2017
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Great experience !
My son had a situation in Florida where he needed a criminal defense attorney. My son actually did the research and picked Mr. Tilden. It was a great pick. I coordinated the paperwork between Mr. Tilden and my son and he was great to work with. He always got back to me on a timely basis. He was always responsive to my inquiries and kept me in the loop regarding all correspondence and actions. We live in South Carolina so Mr. Tilden worked it out that my son didn’t have to appear back in Florida and was able to present some options to the court for my son to avoid any jail time by engaging in some therapy and anger management classes. We are very grateful to have found such capable counsel…… Scott
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Posted by Beth | April 5, 2017
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Competent and Caring Counsel
Our family's experience with Fleet Nelson was excellent from the initial contact, through resolution. He was courteous throughout and he translated his significant experience in practicing law into a comfortable and competent business relationship with his clients. We had the best possible results and highly recommend his services to any that find themselves at a loss for direction in a legal situation that is not in your experience base.
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Posted by Toussan | February 22, 2017
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Thank you Tilden law
Excellent service. Courteous. Patient. Informative. The best attorney to handle your case. Case was dismissed :)
Posted by Dee | June 27, 2016
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VOP
very professional, experienced, and knowledgeable attorney. He took the time to explain the charges against my son. Made me feel that it was not the end of the world even though I felt it was.. thank you Mr. Tilden
Posted by Christin | May 13, 2016
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Christin
Recently I hired Mr. Tilden to represent me in a case involving driving while license suspended or revoked. Upon our initial consultation, all of my perimeters were explained thoroughly without an agreement of representation. My attorney went above and beyond my expectations. My case was dismissed. I am forever grateful. The ramifications of my criminal charge would have ended my career and ended all I have continually strived for. I would defiantly recommend Mr. Tilden.
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Posted by Brandon | May 3, 2016
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Best Lawyer in FLORIDA!!!
Tilden handled my case fast and effectively! He was able to get the charges dismissed entirely. Tilden kept me informed of the legal proceedings every step of the way.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 20 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Tilden Law
  • 1996 - Present
  • Assistant State Attorney
  • Office of the State Attorney
  • 1994 - 1996
  • Lowndes, Drostick, Kantor & Reed
  • 1988 - 1990
  • Vice President
  • Puritan Financial Center
  • 1986 - 1988
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Education

  • The Florida State University College of Law
  • law
  • 1993
  • Florida Southern College
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1986

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Trusted Development Group Construction Project: Remodel Residence Case No. 2021-03478
  • Recovery of $50,000.00
  • Premier Pools & Spas Construction Project: New Pool Case No. 2020-05017
  • Recovery of $14,398.00
  • Storm Guard Windows & Doors Construction Project: Replace Home Windows Cae No. 2021-04563
  • Recovery of $17,954.00
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Associations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Elder Law Section
  • 2014 - Present
  • Better Business Bureau A+ rating
  • A+ Rated Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • DUI Attorney Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Meet the Elite
  • Legal Professional
  • 2008 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Membership
  • 1997 - Present
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1996 - Present
  • Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1996 - Present
  • Attorney's Bar Association
  • Membership Association
  • 1996 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1994 - Present
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1994 - Present
  • Supreme Court of the State of Florida
  • 1994 - Present
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity
  • Epsilon Sigma Chapter
  • 1983 - Present
  • Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1997 - 2005
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1997 - 2005
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Member in Good Standing
  • 1997 - 1999
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 2017
  • Top 100 Lawyers
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 2016
  • 10 Best for Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
  • 2015
  • Top 100 DUI Attorneys
  • National Advocacy for DUI Defense
  • 2015
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Top Contributor Award
  • AVVO
  • 2014
  • Selected for Inclusion
  • Who's Who among Executives and Professionals
  • 2012
  • Client's Choice Award
  • AVVO
  • 2012
  • Intoxilyzer 8000
  • FACDL
  • 2008
  • Advanced DUI Defense
  • FACDL
  • 2008
  • Meet the Elite
  • Meet the Elite
  • 2008
  • Lead DUI Prosecutor
  • Office of the State Attorney
  • 1996
  • Advanced DUI School
  • Office of the State Attorney
  • 1995
  • Book Award Elder Law
  • The Florida State University
  • 1993
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • Teach our Students
  • Florida Criminal Law
  • 2013
  • Student Education
  • Legal Ethics and Criminal Practice
  • 2012
  • 2012 Teach In
  • Overview of Criminal Justice System
  • 2012
  • Teach-In
  • DUI/Criminal Law
  • 2011
  • Teach-In
  • Criminal Law/DUI
  • 2010
  • Orange County Public School
  • Criminal Law
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (21)
Given (18)
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Unknown Attorney | Jan 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 18
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Fleet for over six years now and can honestly say that he is an extremely knowledgeable, diligent, aggressive attorney who goes the extra mile for his clients. I wholeheartedly endorse Fleet and encourage anyone in need of his services to call him right away."
Unknown Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. He is highly respected in his field."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 30
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Nelson, known to everyone, and I mean everyone as Fleetwood, is a fantastic lawyer. Fleet's reached the point in his career where his past colleagues who were prosecutors are now judges. These judges and others have a tremendous amount of respect for him which inures to your benefit. Great lawyer, great guy."
Unknown Attorney | Sep 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Tilden is a skilled and respected member of the legal community. He is a zealous advocate for the rights and interests of his clients."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jun 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Nelson. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I heartily endorse Fleet Tilden as a highly effective criminal defense attorney in the Central Florida community. Fleet is very experienced and well respected by local judges and prosecutors. He fights for his clients and cares about the outcomes. I have worked with Fleet on cases and was very impressed by his dedication and legal knowledge."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have had the pleasure of knowing Attorney Tilden for many years. He is highly respected among his fellow lawyers as well as judges. He is always prepared in court to fight hard for his clients!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have know Fleet Tilden for many years. He was an outstanding prosecutor and has established himself as a highly effective criminal defense attorney. I have have referred numerous clients to Fleet and I am always surprised an the excellent outcomes he gets for his clients. Fleet is excellent in traffic court, as well as handling felony cases."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Tilden as one of the best DUI lawyers in Florida. He is experienced and skilled DUI attorney. If your license is important to you, don't risk your future on someone that is not untested. Mr. Tilden will not dissapoint you."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Fleet for over 15 years, first encountering him as an opponent in the courtroom. It is not very often an attorney's skills as an opponent results in an endorsement from your adversary; however, this was well-earned by Fleet from not just his knowlege and experience in the law but with the professionalism in which he practices."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Tilden is a "lawyer's lawyer": aggressive, compassionate, and hard working. He is respected by the judiciary as well as the lawyers in the community. I have absolutely no hesitation in endorsing Fleet Tilden."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Fleet Tilden is an honest, hard working and excellent lawyer. I believe he will make a great judge one day and I knows that he tries hard for his clients. Good guy all around!"
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Tilden is well respected in the community in his practice of criminal defense and DUI law. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Mr. Tilden since 2002 when I was a prosecutor with the State Attorneys Office and prosecuted many defendants that were represented by Mr. Tilden. Mr. Tilden works very hard for his clients and has a unique ability to not only advocate for his clients with the prosecution to resolve matters before trial - but also possesses the knowledge and skill to fight for his clients in court and at trial. Since I left the State Attorneys Office I have referred people to Mr. Tilden and will not hesitate to do the same in the future."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jan 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Fleet for many years, first as an Assistant State Attorney, and later as he began his law practice. I know Fleet to be an experienced, knowledgeable, intelligent and effective advocate for his clients. I would not hesitate to endorse or recommend him,"
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I've had the pleasure of knowing Fleet for many years, including working opposite him when I was a prosecutor. He is always well prepared and is an excellent advocate for his clients. I have the utmost confidence in his abilities and unequivocally recommend him to people seeking legal assistance."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known "Fleet" since 1995. He is extremely ethical, makes a great connection with the jury and does a fine job for his clients. I endorse this lawyer's work."
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