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Attorney Joe Knape encompasses a diverse and competent background in the legal industry due to his adequate experience over the past six years. He is dedicated to not only providing the highest quality legal services available, but also the most proficient and personable. As a trusted community advisor, Attorney Joe Knape’s mission is creating that one-on-one relationship with his clientele—a commonly sought after aspect that is often neglected in the legal world. Settling with anything less than the best is not an option in Joe Knape’s legal cases. The individualized relationship he provides to his more than satisfied clients includes both an intricateattention to detail and a tenacious research-backed effort. Considering he personally oversees his firm, you as a client, know that your case is in trustworthy hands. The consistent 24 hour accessibility, scheduling flexibility, and nighttime & weekend consultations are just the beginning of the affordably priced services provided to prospect clients.


Located in the heart of Downtown Orlando on the corner of Orange Avenue and Church Street, Joe Knape’s Law Firm serves over twenty counties throughout Florida. During 9am-5pm business hours, the temporary virtual offices located in Winter Park, Maitland, Lake Mary, and Sand Lake Road are all available for consultations. Call 850 Call Joe for an appointment.



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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 45%
    7 years, 2 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 25%
    7 years, 300 cases
  3. Family: 20%
    7 years, 100 cases
  4. DUI & DWI: 10%
    7 years, 100 cases



Fixed (always), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

32 total 

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  • Christopher W LoBianco

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Knape is an aggressive litigator and an compassionate adviser.


    Christopher LoBianco Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Marivette Gonzalez

    Attorney Joe Knape definitely takes his cases seriously and fights for his clients. I highly recommend him as he is dedicated, aggressive, and a compassionate lawyer all in one.


    Marivette Gonzalez Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

The 850-CALL-JOE Law Firm

189 S. Orange Ave.
Suite 1800
Orlando, FL, 32801


FLMember in Good Standing200906/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top ContributorAvvo2014
Client's Choice AwardAvvo2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyThe 850-CALL-JOE Law Firm, P.A2012 - Present
AssociateGregory and Clark, PLLC2011 - 2012
Assistant Public DefenderPublic Defender Office2009 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
Seminole County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2013 - Present
Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney Member2013 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2012 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Drug Sale to Undercover Police Officerwithhold of adjudication, probation
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Publication nameTitleDate
Blog for 850-CALL-JOEMinor in Possession of Alcohol2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2007
Western Michigan UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2004
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
N/ACriminal Records and Impact on Employment2013