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Scott Schlegel’s 15+ years of experience enable him to fully analyze a case, providing all options to a client before final decisions are made. Whether it is carefully and strategically negotiating a complete and fair settlement on his clients’ behalf or deciding to go to trial, Scott always keeps the best interests of his clients in mind. Scott’s careful case preparation and thorough discovery often yields successful outcomes at mediation. When the best interests of a client are served by initiating a trial, Scott engages the services of skilled forensic specialists to insure favorable results. In high conflict cases, Scott is able to analyze and thoroughly question experts on complex financial matters as well as counsel clients on the financial impact of their decisions. Scott’s experience with the appellate process also allows him to recognize when a trial court has committed error, requiring an appeal following an improper ruling. Contact the Schlegel Law Group today to speak with an experienced Orlando family lawyer.

In family law, Scott sees his role as an Orlando divorce lawyer providing strength and knowledge to a client's lifestyle transition. Whether it is divorce, child custody, prenuptual settings or domestic partner entitlements, Scott keeps his team focused on obtaining all of the critical data necessary to make the transition a success.


In real estate, Scott provides sound and comprehensive advice to commercial and residential real estate closings. Scott represents buyers, sellers and title companies in escrow deposit disputes and breach of contract actions. Scott represents individuals in real estate closings, foreclosure proceedings and partition actions. Scott also represents developers and general contractors at contract formation and in breach of contract actions over such contracts.

In the corporate arena, Scott’s educational background in finance and experience in business gives his corporate clients an advantage in today’s competitive business climate. Scott has successfully brokered business transactions, restaurant sales and has advised corporate entities in the sale of stock.

Outside of his law practice, Scott enjoys the company of his golden retriever Chloe. An active tennis player, he likes to try out a new sport every year.

  • Education and Professional Memberships

  • Bachelor of Science, specializing in Corporate Finance, Stetson University – 1993

  • Masters in Business Administration, Stetson University – 1996

  • Juris Doctorate, Stetson University College of Law – 1996

  • American Bar Association

  • Florida Bar Association

  • Orange County Bar Association

  • Seminole County Bar Association – Family Law Section President 2003, Treasurer 2001

  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

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Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
    19 years, 500 cases
  2. Family: 30%
    19 years
  3. Child Custody: 10%
    19 years, 100 cases
  4. Child Support: 10%
    19 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 10%
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Schlegel Law Group – Orlando

121 S. Orange Avenue, Suite 1500
Orlando, FL, 32801

Schlegel Law Group – Tampa

1228 E. 7th Ave., Suite 200
Tampa, FL, 33605

Schlegel Law Group – Lake Mary

1540 International Parkway, Suite 2000
Lake Mary, FL, 32746

Schlegel Law Group – Celebration

1420 Celebration Blvd., Suite 200
Celebration, FL, 34747



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Award nameGrantorDate granted
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Who's WhoMartindale-Hubbell2010
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney at Law / OwnerSchlegel Law Group1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Seminole County Bar AssociationPresident2003 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
International Academy of Collaborative ProfessionalsMember2000 - Present
Florida State BarMember1997 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD/MBA - Juris Doctorate and MBA1996
Stetson UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1993