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Ingrid Marie Hooglander

About me

After graduating from Cleveland Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State University with degrees in both public administration and law, Ingrid began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s Office where she worked her way from a county prosecutor to an “A” level felony prosecutor handling all aspects of the prosecution of the cases. During her tenure at the State Attorney’s Office, she tried over 25 jury trials and a wide array of bench trials.


In 2001, Ms. Hooglander worked as a Staff Attorney for Circuit Criminal and Circuit Civil Judges preparing judicial orders on all litigation motions. Thereafter, she moved into private practice and has held the position of In-House Counsel for two privately-owned companies handling various employment law, Human Resources, and general business issues. Ingrid has managed a diversified caseload involving insurance defense, landlord-tenant, business and corporate litigation, employment and labor law, family law, healthcare law, contracts and contract review, social security/disability, and criminal law.


In addition to her legal work, Ms. Hooglander is also an accomplished college professor at the following institutions: the University of Phoenix, Kaplan University, Hillsborough Community College,  and Saint Leo University in the areas of Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Paralegal Studies.

Ingrid is also very involved in the Brandon, Florida community where she currently resides.  She is a an active member of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce,  a graduate of the Leadership Brandon Program and currently serves as Co-Chair of the Leadership Brandon Committee.  Additionally, Ms. Hooglander is a member of the Young Professionals of Brandon.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Divorce: 40%
    15 years
  2. Family: 20%
    15 years
  3. Child Support: 15%
  4. Child Custody: 15%
    15 years
  5. Criminal Defense: 10%
    18 years



Contingent (5-40%), Fixed (always), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Paul Jason Phipps

    I endorse this lawyer. I've had cases against Mrs. Hooglander and I also know her from events the legal community. In my experience, Mrs. Hooglander is professional, prepared, and a zealous advocate for her clients.


    Paul Phipps Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • David Veenstra

    I have known Ms. Hooglander since 2010. I am personally aware of her professional knowledge. I have had occasion to consult with her on my matters and her advice has been outstanding. I have also had the opportunity to observe her in the courtroom. Her demeanor is impeccable and the passion and care she brings to the case on behalf of her clients is obvious. I am pleased to endorse this lawyer.


    David Veenstra Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Brandon Legal Group PA

1209 Lakeside Drive
Brandon, FL, 33510


DCActive 200007/10/2016
FLMember in Good Standing199806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Law Review - Articles EditorCleveland-Marshall College of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
A-Level Felony ProsecutorMiami-Dade County State Attorney's Office1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
YP BrandonMember2009 - Present
Family Law Inns of CourtMember2007 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2000 - Present
Florida BarMember1998 - Present
YoungLifeN/A2008 - 2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Cleveland State UniversityPublic AdministrationMaster of Public Administration1998
University of FloridaSociologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1993