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Mr. Kelleher is a Florida native who grew up in the Tampa Bay area.  He relocated to Orlando in 2000 to obtain his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida.  Mr. Kelleher graduated from U.C.F. as a Gouizetta Coca-Cola Foundation Scholar on a full scholarship.  He majored in Legal Studies and holds minors in both Business Administration and Criminal Justice.


Prior to law school, Mr. Kelleher worked for King & Spalding LLP in the firm’s Atlanta office.  While there he worked alongside some of the country’s most prominent attorneys.  Mr. Kelleher worked on the business litigation team assisting on complex commercial matters and Department of Justice investigations. 


Mr. Kelleher later returned to Florida and obtained his law degree from the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee.  While in law school, Mr. Kelleher earned honors in Criminal Law and Complex Litigation. He was active in the F.S.U. Student Bar Association and has been a member of the Orange County Bar Association since 2005.  Mr. Kelleher completed a clinical program with the City of Orlando Attorney’s office which provided the foundation for his civil litigation practice.  


After graduating, he began his legal career with a boutique law firm in Tampa focusing on first-party property insurance claims.  Mr. Kelleher was then appointed to work as an Assistant State Attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit of Florida.  During his tenure as a prosecutor, Mr. Kelleher tried felony and misdemeanor cases to jury verdict in addition to numerous bench trials in both Orange & Osceola counties.  


Mr. Kelleher also practiced with a national defense firm with a focus on medical malpractice and general liability issues.  

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  • Jennifer Ann Synnamon

    I worked with Mr. Kelleher at the State Attorney's Office in Orange County. His knowledge of the law and procedure, coupled with his outstanding trial skills, make him an outstanding litigator. I happily endorse him.

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    Jennifer Synnamon Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Andrew M. Leone

    I came to know Brent Kelleher when we were both Assistant State Attorneys. I witnessed his work ethic firsthand. He showed compassion for the victims on the cases he was prosecuting and always displayed professionalism in and out of the courtroom. I strongly endorse this Mr. Kelleher.

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    Andrew Leone Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 201107/06/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Goizueta ScholarRoberto C. Goizueta Foundation2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice Of The Attorney General2012 - Present
AttorneyQuintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA2011 - 2012
Prosecuting AttorneyOffice Of The State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit2009 - 2011
AttorneyMolhem & Fraley, PA2008 - 2009
Certified Legal InternCity of Orlando Attorney's Office2008 - 2008
Summer Law ClerkNinth Judicial Circuit2007 - 2007
Summer Law ClerkOffice Of The Attorney General Of Florida2006 - 2006
Project AssistantKing & Spalding2004 - 2005
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of FloridaMemeber2011 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember2011 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2011 - Present
Florida BarMember2008 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationMember2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
49-2009-CF-000370Not Guilty
49-2009-CF-002238Not Guilty
49-2008-CR-001788Guilty
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of Central FloridaLegal Studies & Business AdminstrationBS - Bachelor of Science2003