Thomas B. Feiter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Orlando, FL

The Fighter Law Firm, P.A.
 | 1500 East Robinson Street, Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-344-4837
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Criminal Defense (50%)
Attorney Profile

Thomas Feiter was recently named The Florida Bar's Board Certified Lawyer of the Year for 2015.  Mr. Feiter owns The Fighter Law Firm in Orlando, Florida, where he handles personal injury and criminal defense matters. Representing clients in Orlando, Winter Park and throughout Orange County and central Florida, Mr. Feiter has represented people from all walks of life.  

After graduating from the University of Miami, Mr. Feiter earned his law degree at the University Of San Diego. Following law school, Mr. Feiter worked as a prosecutor for the Florida Office of the State Attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit, where he gained extensive trial experience.

Today, Mr. Feiter is admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is board certified in criminal law by the Florida Bar and serves as an officer in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps Reserve.

Rated AV Preeminent* by the prestigious peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Feiter is a member of professional organizations, including the Florida Bar, the Orange County Bar Association, the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In addition to English, Mr. Feiter speaks both Spanish and German, allowing him to assist a wider range of clients. Enthusiastic about sharing his legal knowledge with others, Mr. Feiter is a state certified legal instructor at Valencia Community College and regularly lectures and teaches at the Criminal Justice Institute, an organization that provides training to law enforcement officers.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Criminal Defense (50%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Rising Stars: 2015 - 2017

Certificates and Credentials

Florida Bar Board Certified

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About Thomas Feiter

Admitted 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage: http://www.fighterlaw.com/Attorney/Thomas-B-Feiter.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • THOMAS BERT FEITER of Orlando received the 2015 Justice Harry Lee Anstead Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year Award at the Bar’s Annual Convention in Boca Raton from Board of Legal Specialization and Education Chair John Henry Pelzer. Feiter served as the Army’s first special victims counsel in the Middle East, particularly with Operation Enduring Freedom. He is a captain in the U.S. Army JAG Corps Reserve and the recipient of the Meritorious Service Medal. According to those who nominated him: “His integrity is beyond reproach, in dealing with Army commanders, fellow JAG attorneys, and soldier clients. While in Kuwait, he traveled to austere and sometimes hostile locations in Afghanistan, Jordan, and Egypt to counsel sexual assault victims as part of his special victims counsel duties. Even when he was faced with personal danger, he did not let that factor into his obligation to provide legal advice to his clients.” Feiter also has taken an active role in the community to assist young lawyers prepare for court, in addition to volunteering at local law schools. He has been board certified in criminal trial since 2012.  , Board Certified Lawyer of the Year, The Florida Bar, 2015
  • US Army Meritorious Service Medal, United States Army, 2014
  • AV-Rated (Preeminent), Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • University of San Diego, Order of Barristers, National Trial Team, Moot Court Honors
  • University of Miami, Exchange Program Participant, Universität Trier (Germany)
  • University of San Diego, Exchange Program Participant, La Escuela Libre de Derecho (Mexico City, Mexico)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certification in Criminal Trial Law, 2012
  • State Licensed Legal Instructor for Law Enforcement Programs, 2007

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2008
  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2011
  • Florida, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Probono work provided to military veterans as well as to clients of the Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2008
  • Orange County Legal Aid Society, 2006
  • Federal Republic of Germany, Consulate Referral Attorney
  • University of Central Florida, Greek Housing Association (Sigma Chi)
  • Orlando Sport and Social Club
  • Central Florida Triathlon Club
  • State Certified Legal Instructor, Orlando Police Academy

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Represented lawyer accused of felony battery by strangulation, domestic violence and criminal mischief.  Jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all three (3) counts.  2014-CF-003024A, 2016
  • IN THE INTEREST OF B.R. (2008-CJ-7593), Lewd and Lascivious Exhibition, Outcome: Judgment of Acquittal Granted (Case Dismissed)
  • 2013-CF-1483, Burglary w/ Battery (Life Felony), Outcome: Reduced to Misdemeanor; No Jail time
  • 2013-CF-16232, Aggravated Assault w/ Firearm, Outcome: Reduced to Misdemeanor. No jail time
  • 2013-CF132, Aggravated Battery W/ Fireram, Battery (Domestic Violence), and False Imprisonment w/ Weapon, Outcome: Charges dropped
  • CF13-009041-XX, Armed Burglary of a Dwelling, Aggravated Battery, and Battery, Outcome: Charge Reduced. Probation and no jail time
  • 2014-MM-018159, Battery Domestic Violence, Outcome: Dismissed
  • 2013-CF-5910, Burglary Dwelling w/ Battery (Punishable By Life offense), Outcome: Reduced to Misdemeanor; No Jail time; Probation sentence
  • 2013-100282-CFDL, Grand Theft > $20,000, Trespass on construction site, Outcome: Charges Dismissed
  • STATE V. J.G. (2012-CF-004432), Sexual Battery (On a Physically Helpless Person), Not Guilty (Jury Acquittal)
  • STATE V. M.M-L. (2012-CF-011568), Grand Theft (Second Degree), Outcome: Charges dismissed
  • STATE V. B.V. (2011-CT-13873), DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol), Outcome: DUI reduced to Reckless Driving
  • STATE V. J.M. (2012-761-A-O), DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol), Outcome: Not Guilty
  • STATE V. J.C. (CT08-17330), DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol), Outcome: Not Guilty
  • STATE V. N.H. (2011-CT-13652), DUI (Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol), Outcome: Case Reduced
  • STATE V. C.P. (CF09-4404), Child Abuse / Child Neglect, Outcome: Dismissed
  • STATE V. V.P.Q. (CT09-724), Battery Domestic Violence, Outcome: Dismissed
  • A.P. V. E.P. (DR08-13061), Divorce, Outcome: Win / Favorable Verdict
  • IN THE INTEREST OF B.R. (2008-CJ-7593), Lewd and Lascivious Exhibition (Felony), Outcome: Judgment of Aquittal Granted (Case Dismissed)

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Educational Background:

  • University of Miami, Bachelor's Degree, 2000 Honors: Dean's List Major: Business Administration Minor: Foreign Languages
Office Location for Thomas B. Feiter

1500 East Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32801

Phone: 407-344-4837

 

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Last Updated: 3/9/2016

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