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Attorney ThurdeKoos is a managing associate attorney at Maney & Gordon. Originally from Florida, Attorney ThurdeKoos was raised by his South American immigrant parents. After graduating with a degree in political science from the University of Central Florida, he continued his education at Florida A&M University College of Law to earn a Juris Doctor. Today, Attorney ThurdeKoos is a member of the Florida Bar Association and the California Bar Association. In 2010, he joined the legal team at Maney & Gordon, P.A. as an associate attorney in Orlando where he began serving clients in Orlando and the surrounding areas. Today, he continues to help clients with any legal issue related to Immigration & Nationality Law. Attorney ThurdeKoos can help clients with immigration issues in any legal jurisdiction. In the past, Attorney ThurdeKoos has gained valuable legal experience working in a number of positions in the legal field.


In the past, he served as an Assistant State Attorney in Orange County, Florida. As such, he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor criminal cases. Today, he uses this experience to help clients in Orlando and the surrounding areas. After law school, he launched his legal career by working in the entertainment industry for more than ten years. During this time, he assisted musicians and performer as they pursued O and P visas. Today, he is a the managing lawyer of the Maney & Gordon where he helps clients deal with a variety of immigration-related issues including fiancé visas, K-3 visas, waivers, status adjustment, asylum, naturalization, deportation and federal litigation. Attorney ThurdeKoos is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the California Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the Hispanic Bar Association or Central Florida, the Jesuit Bar Association and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orland. Attorney ThurdeKoos is fluent in English and Spanish. 


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 100%
    11 years



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Payment types:

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Attorney endorsements

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  • Jack Gordon

    I endorse this lawyer's work. Joe Thurdekoos is highly regarded as an outstanding immigration lawyer.


    Jack Gordon Medical malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Christian Georg Andreas Zeller

    Having worked with Joseph Thurdekoos for over a decade, and known him personally for even longer, I can wholeheartedly and without reservation endorse him as an immigration attorney. Joe is dedicated to his clients, and his philosophy ensures that his clients will receive the absolute top advice and representation possible. He is very experienced and has gone out of his way to cultivate solid relationships with the government, which is essential in any immigration practice. If you are looking for an attorney in the immigration field, it is unlikely anyone will find a better one than Joseph Thurdekoos.


    Christian Zeller Immigration Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Maney & Gordon, P.A.

6200 Lee Vista Blvd Ste 300
Orlando, FL, 32822


FLMember in Good Standing200606/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Addy AwardAmerican Advertising Federation2006
Community Service AwardTampa Jesuit1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyManey & Gordon, PA, Orlando2010 - Present
AttorneyLandry & Vawter2008 - 2009
Assistant State AttorneyOrange County State Attorney Office2007 - 2008
Legal AffairsTrans Continental Entertainment2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida AILA Customs and Border Patrol Laision CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Central FL AILA Executive Office for Immigration Review Liaison CommitteeMember2015 - Present
Orlando LGBT Chamber of CommerceMember2015 - Present
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro OrlandoMember2015 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Jesuit Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2010 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Hispanic Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Menchaca-Ramirez v. State, 40 Fla. L. Weekly D13a (12/17/14)Defendent's appeal granted
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Publication nameTitleDate
MG BlogAvoid Immigrations Scams2015
MG BlogFind Someone Detained by ICE2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida A&M University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of Central FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
University of Central FloridaMarketingBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Orange County Bar AssociationSo you Have an Immigration Client2016