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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.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

Family Law

Driving Under the Influence / DUI


Drug Offenses


Theft Charges

Child Custody

Violations of Probation / VOP

Child Support

Juvenile Crimes

Visitation Rights

Sex Crimes


Domestic Violence

Emancipation of Minor


Domestic Violence



Underage Drinking

Restraining Orders

Federal Crimes

Modification of Court Orders



Traffic Violations

Disestablishment of Fatherhood

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar 2011


  • 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


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Why Choose Us? We're Committed to You

  • Knowledge

    We're highly-educated and never stop learning in order to best serve you.

  • Strategy

    We apply our knowledge in the courtroom to represent you with excellence.

  • Communication

    We're highly reachable and communicative at every step of the process.

  • Fair Pricing
    We strive to give top-tier service at reasonable rates; we'll do it the right way.
  • Respect

    We're highly respected in the legal community for our dedication to excellence.

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