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Gisela T. Laurent

2021

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant

Circuit

Phone 407.836.2028
Fax 407.835.5140

Chamber Orange County Courthouse
Courtroom 9-A
Sub Division 11
Division 1
Assignment Circuit Criminal
Judicial Assistant Brenda Velez

2021

Judge Div/Sub Chamber Courtroom Judicial Assistant
Judicial Assignment
  • 2021 Circuit Judge, Orange County Criminal

  • 2021 Orange County Judge, Criminal

  • 2019-2020 Orange County Judge, Civil

  • 2017-2018 Orange County Judge, Criminal

Education
  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida

  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Florida

Professional Activities
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group

  • Florida Bar Committee for Professionalism

  • Florida Law-Related Education High School Mock Trial Competition, Presiding Judge

  • Orange County Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Florida Bar Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Florida Bar Constitutional Judiciary Committee

  • Central Florida Collective Impact on Opioid Abuse, Board Member

  • Community Health Centers of Central Florida, Board Member

  • Teen Court Student Advisor and Presiding Judge

  • South Atlantic Regional Collegiate Moot Court Tournament Judge

  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

Awards and Honors
  • 2020 Inaugural recipient of the Women of Distinction Judicial Torchbearer Award

  • 2019 Outstanding Jurist of the Year Award, Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers

  • “Top 40 under 40” Family Lawyers in Florida, American Society of Legal Advocates

  • 2017 National Association of Social Workers, Elected Official of the Year

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