SERVING ORLANDO, FL AND SURROUNDING AREAS

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Toll-Free 866.523.3575

CARMEN S. TANKERSLEY

A SKILLED, TRILINGUAL ATTORNEY IN ORLANDO

Carmen Tankersley is a Colombian native and shares a Brazilian heritage. Carmen experienced childhood in four different countries and after graduating high school in Sao Paulo, Brazil she moved to Florida where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from University of Central Florida in 2007. Carmen earned her Juris Doctor in 2011 from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Carmen speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese – she has a unique background and is passionate about the legal profession. She has a strong desire for justice and works aggressively towards reaching her clients’ goals.

 

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ATTORNEY TANKERSLEY’S AREAS OF PRACTICE

 
  
Criminal DefenseFamily Law
Driving Under the Influence / DUIAdoption
Drug OffensesAlimony
Theft ChargesChild Custody
Violations of Probation / VOPChild Support
Juvenile CrimesVisitation Rights
Sex CrimesDivorce
Domestic ViolenceEmancipation of Minor
AssaultDomestic Violence
BatteryInjunctions
Underage DrinkingRestraining Orders
Federal CrimesModification of Court Orders
ExpungementsPaternity
Traffic ViolationsDisestablishment of Fatherhood
  

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Florida Bar 2011

EDUCATION:

  • Law School
    • University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
  • Certificates:
    • Family Law
    • Community Service Outstanding Achievement
  • Activities:
    • President of the Latino/a Law Student Association 2010-2011
  • Undergraduate
    • University of Central Florida, Bachelor of Arts, 2007
      • Major: Political Science
      • Minor: Legal Studies

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Florida Bar

LANGUAGES:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese