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Jason Marcus Ponder

Divorce and separation Attorney at Orlando, FL

4.7   30 reviews

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Attorney Jason M. Ponder has over 10 years of legal experience handling family law matters in the areas of divorce, child custody, adoption and establishment of parental rights. Mr. Ponder also handles matters related to estate planning, testamentary document formation, including probate and guardianships. He brings valuable knowledge and experience to the firm's legal team. Mr. Ponder has handled cases in the following counties: Hillsborough, Seminole, Orange, Brevard, Polk, Volusia, Lake, Hernando, Osceola, Marion, Citrus and Sumter. He is currently admitted to practice in the United States Middle District Court of Florida and a member of the Florida Bar Association.

Mr. Ponder strives to provide caring legal guidance and always focuses his attention the needs and best interests of his clients.

 

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Licensed for 15 years
State FL
Status Member in Good Standing
Acquired 2007
Updated 11/23/2022

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

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Ayo & Iken
7651 Ashley Park Court
Ste. 411
Orlando, FL, 32835
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1540 International Parkway
Suite 2000
Lake Mary, FL, 32746
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4807 US 19
Suite 202
New Port Richey, FL, 34652
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703 W. Bay St
Tampa, FL, 33606
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6400 N. Andrews Ave
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309
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4.7 / 5.0
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Posted by Pandora Owens | September 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Choice
Mr Ponder handled my family legal matter with the upmost professionalism, integrity, honesty and care. Our outcome was favorable! He answered all our questions and addressed all of our concerns in a timely manner. Our family is very grateful for all the hard work and dedication!
Posted by Cynthia | August 3, 2022
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Absolutely the best
Jason understands the mind of a narcissistic abuser. But he also understands the mind of a person who has had to live with such a person. It is good to not have to explain or defend yourself. You know if Jason represents you he will fight for you. Thank you Jason.
Posted by Shawn | May 3, 2022
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Jason Ponder - Exceptional Service
Excellent service start to finish. Very knowledgeable and professional. Took a personal interest in my case.
Posted by Yhennifer Mendes | April 22, 2022
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Understanding Attorney!
I want to share my experience with Jason Ponder and Jennifer, his paralegal. They represented me in a case. They were kind, understanding, and helpful and did everything to defend me. Jason ALWAYS heard all of my concerns and kept asking me what I wanted as an outcome as we planned for hearing/trials. I knew that with God, anything is possible, but I was blessed that God put them in my path to help me during this season in my life. They helped me win my case, and I am eternally grateful. Thank you, Jason and Jennifer. I pray God continues to bless you and your families!
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Posted by Jorge G. | December 2, 2021
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Jason Ponder & Jennifer Mergal. Truly Best Of The Best
The law firm of Ayo & Iken is absolutely awesome. My attorney by the name of Jason Ponder & my paralegal by the name of Jennifer Mergal are truly the best of the best. They were very responsive, empathetic & professional throughout my entire case. Amazing results & a wonderful outcome to my case because of Jason Ponder & Jennifer Mergal. The manager by the name of Melinda Radenbaugh was always there as well to assist me & refer me to attorney Jason Ponder. I would absolutely recommend this entire team & the law firm of Ayo & Iken to anyone that would like true wonderful outcomes in any case. Truly thank you big-time Jason & Firm.
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Posted by anonymous | July 29, 2021
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Professional and Responsive
Jason Ponder expertly handled my divorce and custody case with professional excellence and skill. I am very satisfied with the outcome. Whenever there was a hurdle he quickly resolved it. He and his team were quick to respond to my requests, and gave me calm assurance and expert advice throughout the whole experience. I highly recommend Jason and his associates.
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Posted by JL | May 3, 2021
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Jason Ponder
I highly recommend Jason Ponder. He is professional, responsive, and has shown concern and empathy for my difficult situation. He has helped me to understand my options and has been very honest and straightforward from the start. He treats you like family, not just a case number. He has also been very patient and understanding in my times of distress. I can’t thank him enough for helping though this devastating time.
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Posted by Michael | March 12, 2021
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Great lawyer
Mr. Ponder did a great job representing me in my custody case, it was a long road but he was there every step and was very knowledgeable with what steps needed to be taken to present my case. Will definitely use Mr. Ponder in the future if need be, highly recommended.
Response from Jason Ponder March 17, 2021
Thank you very much. It was a pleasure serving you!
Posted by Sharon | January 21, 2020
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Highly recommend
I would recommend Jason to my family and friends. I felt comfortable with him from my first meeting. He told me what to expect, and how he was going to proceed with my case. He is genuine, ethical, responsive and effective. Angela his paralegal is also great to work with. She is friendly and very knowledgeable. I felt well taken care of with my divorce case and his billing is fair and reasonable I would hire Jason again, and recommend him highly.
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Posted by Krystine | December 23, 2019
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Excellent Lawyer
Jason Ponder was an excellent lawyer on my case. Love every step with him. He explained everything in a perfect way and gave me everything that I needed for my case.
Posted by Jessie | May 22, 2019
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Best Lawyer Ever
Jason was incredible with my case for timesharing with my children. He went above and beyond getting my ex to agree to sharing the kids with me. I would recommend him to anyone looking to win a case. He's still available to me when she doesn't abide by her court order, that's amazing and appreciated!!
Posted by anonymous | April 16, 2019
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Thank you for helping me and my family
Jason was very helpful and understanding. jason help me navigate the legal system. Jason was able to settle our case with no need for court trial.
Response from Jason Ponder April 29, 2019
I am happy we brought this to an end without need for trial. I try to do what is best for the client. Thank you for your business.
Posted by anonymous | March 14, 2019
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Divorce Case Mom of Two
I’ve been wanting to write this recommendation since the first day I stepped into the office of Ayo and Iken. If that doesn’t say it all, I don’t know what does. I came in there alone and terrified, and I walked out feeling heard and empowered. The person responsponsible for that is Jason Ponder. He is a cut throat attorney in the most elegant way, and most of all, with heart. He took the worst moments of my life and turned them into a victory for both me and my children. He litigated my case with an outcome that was far more than I had asked for, going into it. And I will forever be grateful for, not just the outcome, but how he handled it every step of the way. You are a busy man, Jason, but you always made me feel like I was the most important case. Thank you for caring, for fighting, for winning! I’ll forever be grateful. - J -
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Response from Jason Ponder April 29, 2019
You definitely were my most important case - right along with every other client that I care deeply for (lol). Thanks for the great comment.
Posted by Joe | March 11, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
Specific, efficient and conscious of all aspects
Divorce in Florida is somewhat technical but can be navigated with the proper information and guidance. Mr. Ponder never gave me an indication that my case was routine. I felt connected and aware of all aspects. It is never easy, but it can be solved without excessive damage to either party. Mr. Ponder proved to be quite savvy and in the end, I would select him again.
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Response from Jason Ponder April 29, 2019
Thank you Joe. It was a pleasure to help you with your very-important situation. We are here whenever you need!
Posted by Michael | February 1, 2019
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Good job
Mr ponder did an excellent job in representing me as my lawyer in my divorce case. I Would refer him to my friends and acquaintences. He appeared knowledgeable and experienced. I felt good about the outcome of the case.
Response from Jason Ponder February 2, 2019
Your comments are appreciated. I will circulate this to our entire Orlando team so they know our clients appreciate us. Thank you for allowing us to assist you with your case.
Posted by Tyrand | October 25, 2018
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The Best legal Team in Central Florida
Jason Ponder and Angela Fleurius did and outstanding job with my divorce and child support case. I hired Jason a year into a 3 year divorce case, because my first attorney was in way over her head. Had I not found Jason my life today would be ruined. When I met Jason I was still in a divorce, and paying out over $2,500 a month in child support, and that was before I ever been inside a court room. Jason was able to explain every option to me, and handle my case with care. At the end of my divorce I was able to have time with my 3 children, and that $2,500 a month went down to $121.39 a month in child support. Jason has an amazing paralegal named Angela Fleurius, I spoke to her most times, because Jason was extremely careful about not running up my bills; as money and income was an issue this whole time for me. But Anglea took my calls and we even had some good laughs together. I’m going to miss those two. But it’s like to told Anglea if you don’t hear from me, that means everything is fine. Lol, I have been trying to figure out who Jason reminds me of, and I think I finally got it, he has this emilio estevez thing going on, the lawyer in the mighty ducks movie. In all, if you want the baddest legal team in all of central Florida it’s Jason Ponder and Anglea Fleurius of Ayo and Iken.
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Response from Jason Ponder January 26, 2019
Thank you for your comments. Your experience was relayed to the entire firm as an example of what we need to achieve. We appreciate your business and wish you well.
Posted by Christina | September 11, 2018
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Best decision we made
Our adoption attorney was Mr. Jason ponder. He was AMAZING. Very courteous, knew what he was talking about and on point with everything. Even with us being a same sex couple not once did he make us feel different. He made us very comfortable through the whole process. We are so glad we hired him. He made things go smoothly and now I've officially adopted my partners son. I would highly recommend attorney Jason Ponder!
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Response from Jason Ponder January 26, 2019
Adoptions are the most rewarding procedure we get involved in. I am very happy this went well for you and your family.
Posted by Lori | August 19, 2018
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Divorce
I attempted to file my own uncontested divorce but it was stuck in an endless cycle. After consulting and retaining Jason, he was able to move it through the system quickly. Could have never done it without him!
Response from Jason Ponder January 26, 2019
Thanks Lori. Client satisfaction makes it easier for us to face the stress of family law practice. Our team is grateful for your comments.
Posted by John | June 3, 2018
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My new beginning
Thank you Mr. Ponder for your exceptional representation! What seemed like an end to multiple aspects of my life, has turned into a new beginning. I couldn't have done it without you. I now have the opportunity to rebuild, and peacefully live the rest of my life. I have options, freedom, and feel like an enormous weight has been lifted. Jason Ponder is a skilled attorney, in my case a divorce, and negotiated a very fair deal to help me move on. Theres a lot going against every bread winner out there in a divorce, but no reason for it to ruin your life. Worth every penny of his fee! Thank you, John
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Response from Jason Ponder June 5, 2018
Thank you for the kind words. It is not easy for our team to take on the problems of our clients, but we do so with the intention of achieving our clients goals . Our reward is seeing success at the end of a case. Your victory is our victory. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.
Posted by Alba. | May 1, 2018
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Professional and Helpful
Mr. Ponder was the third lawyer taking care of my case and from the first appointment and thereafter he was involved and helpful with all the possible solutions available for me. I highly recommend Mr. Ponder because of his professional dedication and caring attitude towards his clients.
Response from Jason Ponder January 26, 2019
Thanks Alba. Your positive feedback is appreciated.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 8.2 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Ayo and Iken, PLC
  • 2014 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Coenson Law
  • 2013 - 2014
  • Associate Attorney
  • Fisher & Frommer, PLLC
  • 2007 - 2013

Education

  • Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
  • Juris Doctor
  • 2005
  • University of Hawaii, Manoa
  • BBA - Bachelor of Business Administration
  • 2000

Associations

  • Sanford Chamber of Commerce Member
  • 2013 - Present
  • Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division
  • 2007 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • English

Attorney endorsements

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Given (17)
Family Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is high effective advocate for his clients with a down to earth attitude. He is incredibly knowledgeable in family law and also has a diverse legal background that allows him to see out of the box and zealously take on challenging cases."
Family Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason has a rare combination of intellect and empathy. Clients will find him to be a good listener and a zealous advocate He efficiently handles the nuts and bolts of family law. However, he also also understands and utilizes its nuances and intricacies. He knows the court system inside and out. He knows how to present or mediate a case. Most importantly, people respect and like him. ."
Family Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason Ponder is a knowledgeable and aggressive advocate for his clients, and a consummate professional. I highly endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Nov 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Ponder is a well known and well respected attorney in the region. I highly recommend him as an attorney, expert witness, and trial litigator. He is a thorough, honest, and diligent advocate for his clients."
Family Attorney | Jul 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason Ponder is an outstanding attorney, capable of both aggressively litigating cases as necessary and reaching resolutions that are in the best interest of his clients. I highly recommend Jason to anyone who is looking for advice or representation in a family law matter."
Family Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Ponder is an extremely competent lawyer who dedicates himself to providing exceptional representation to his clients. As someone who has worked against him on a family law matter and now with him on several matters I can confidently say I would highly recommend this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Oct 29
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is as good as great gets! You cannot find an attorney that is more knowledgeable and connected as Jason. It makes no difference what he touches, his expertise, skill and professionalism turns it into gold. I endorse Jason Ponder with no hesitation."
Family Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Ponder is a knowledgeable attorney in the areas of Family Law and Estate Planning who is highly respected in his legal community. He knows what it takes to accomplish his client's goals and is not afraid of the battle it will take to get there."
Family Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Jason is one of the finest litigators in the family law arena of Florida. Extremely knowledgeable and very effective in obtaining the best results for his clients. He is always professional and courteous with opposing counsel while his first priority is to save time and money for his clients. Mr. Ponder is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community. I would strongly recommend him to any client that needs experienced counsel."
Family Attorney | Oct 28
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"In the time I have known Mr. Ponder, I have become convinced he is an extremely competent attorney. He has an excellent work ethic, a thorough knowledge of the law, and genuinely cares about his clients."
Family Attorney | Jan 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Estate planning Attorney | Dec 18
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jun 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Ponder is aggressive in the court room, knows his area of law, but is also compassionate, understanding and goes above and beyond for his clients."
Family Attorney | May 30
Relationship: Co-worker
"Mr. Ponder is an excellent family law attorney who strikes the perfect balance between understanding, caring and listening to his clients while maintaining an appropriate yet aggressive and zealous level of representation for all of his clients both inside and outside of the courtroom."
Family Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Ponder handles sensitive family law issues with great care and concern for his clients. He understands the weight of the issues at hand and zealously advocates on behalfs of his clients. He is the rare attorney that is not afraid of the courtroom, but will never put his client there if it is not in their best interests."
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Orlando Divorce and separation Lawyer Jason Marcus Ponder
Jason Marcus Ponder
Divorce and separation Attorney
Orlando, FL
Licensed for 15 years
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