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Legal Aid Society offers free legal consult to JFS Orlando


In partnership with JFS Orlando, the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. now offers free confidential legal consultations to JFS Orlando clients. JFS Orlando and The Legal Aid Society have enjoyed a great partnership for several years.

Prior to becoming a judge, Attorney J. Leonard Fleet concentrated his law practice in the fields of criminal law, civil rights, and appellate matters. Several of his cases resulted in changes in Florida law, many drawing national attention. He has been a strong advocate for the protection of children and handicapped individuals. He has been recognized as Judge of the Year by the American Board of Trial Advocates and has received many awards for distinguished service.

“We are overjoyed to continue our partnership with the Legal Aid Society. We will work together to benefit our mutual clients, and be able to assist clients overcome the legal hurdles that often hold them back from achieving success. We are so glad to have Attorney Fleet join us as he brings his decades of experience as both an attorney and judge to JFS Orlando to best assist our clients navigate the legal system,” said Eric Geboff, executive director of JFS Orlando.

Judge J. Leonard Fleet (retired) will offer these services every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JFS Orlando offices located at the George Wolly Center, 2100 Lee Road, Winter Park, Florida 32789. Appointments can be made by calling the JFS Orlando office at 407-644-7593. Walk ins are welcome.


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