Lisa M. Figueroa

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Orlando, FL

The Figueroa Law Firm, P.A.
 | 100 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32807
Phone: 407-999-7658
Fax: 407-999-8982
Selected To Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (80%),
  • Family Law (10%),
  • Immigration: Consumer (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lisa M. Figueroa is the founder and president of The Figueroa Law Firm, P.A., in Orlando, Florida. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 18 years of experience, Ms. Figueroa devotes the majority of her practice to litigation, and she represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients across Central Florida and throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

  • Family law and divorce, including custody and visitation
  • Criminal and DUI/DWI defense as well as traffic violations
  • Bankruptcy and foreclosure defense
  • Personal injury, Social Security Disability and veterans' rights
  • Civil rights violations

A 2000 cum laude graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in political science, Ms. Figueroa attended Florida State University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2003.

While pursuing her legal degree, she served as vice justice for Phi Alpha Delta, and she was heavily involved with several associations, including the Public Interest Law Student Association, the Spanish American Law Student Association and the American Civil Liberties Union. She also served as a member of the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, and she received the Book Award for her excellent academic achievements in law and public opinion.

Upon receiving her license to practice from The Florida Bar in 2003, Ms. Figueroa joined the 9th Circuit's Office of the Public Defender, where she gained invaluable experience in criminal law. During this time, she achieved notable success handling the highest number of trials among any of her starting class peers, and she received the Legal Eagle Award for her outstanding service.

Along with practicing before all of Florida's state courts, Ms. Figueroa is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. She is an active member of several professional legal organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National Association of Professional Women and the Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, just to name a few.

Recognized as one of the region's leading trial lawyers, she holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as perfect ratings from AVVO for criminal defense and family law. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers voted her as one of the country's Top 40 Under 40, and America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys included her on its 2017 list.

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*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (80%)
Family Law (10%)
Immigration: Consumer (10%)

Criminal Defense (80%): Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Family Law (10%): Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Immigration (10%)

Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights

Selections

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Rising Stars: 2009

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About Lisa Figueroa

Admitted: 2003, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.figueroalawfirm.com/Attorneys/Lisa-Figueroa.shtm...

Honors/Awards:

  • Vice-Justice, Phi Alpha Delta, Florida State University College of Law
  • Book Award for Receiving The Top Grade in Law & Public Opinion, Florida State University College of Law
  • Awarded the Legal Eagle Award of County Court from the Public Defender's Office  

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida  
  • Florida
  • Central Florida Women Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Professional Women, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Spanish American Law Student Association, Member, Florida State University College of Law
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Member, Florida State University College of Law
  • Public Interest Law Student Association, Board Member, Florida State University College of Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Journal for Transnational Law and Policy, Member, Florida State University College of Law

Educational Background:

  • University of Central Florida, Bachelor Degree, cum laude, Major: Political Science    
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Office Location for Lisa M. Figueroa

100 S. Semoran Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32807

Phone: 407-999-7658

Fax: 407-999-8982

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