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Address: 1945 E Michigan St., orlando, FL, 32806
Law Firm: The Umansky Law Firm
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|Areas of Practice||Criminal Defense, DUI, Theft, Assault|
|Description||Zahra Umansky was a former Assistant Public Defender in the 18th judicial circuit in Brevard and Seminole Counties. As a former Public Defender, Zahra was involved in over a hundred criminal trials that included crimes such as theft, assault, prostitution, drugs trafficking, DUI, and many other felonies and misdemeanors offense. She protected her client’s right to liberty and secured countless not guilty verdicts and judgments of acquittal. After Zahra left the Public Defender’s office, she was appointed by Mayor Glenda Hood as the prosecutor for the City of Orlando. As City Prosecutor, Zahra was successful in the implementation and prosecution of many types of criminal matters and also served as the prosecutor before the City’s Nuisance Abatement Board. She was also a legal advisor to local law enforcement officials where she trained police officers in matters of search and seizure laws, Miranda laws, and other constitutional rights. She also reviewed search warrants, wiretap applications, and gave police last minute advice they needed before they made arrests. During her time as City Prosecutor, Zahra was appointed as Special Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth judicial circuit. Zahra’s unique experience as a former prosecutor and legal advisor, gives Zahra the ability to evaluate your case from both sides of the law. As a former police legal advisor, she understands how the Police investigate and secure their evidence and as a former prosecutor, understands how the State of Florida will present their case in court against you. Zahra approaches each case with aggressive and diligent representation. She is dedicated to defending the rights of her clients and committed to treating every client with the dignity and respect they deserve. Classes/Seminars Confronting the Mob Mentality II: Challenging Charges of Sexual Assault, NACDL Honors and Awards Orlando Police Department Award of Excellence (2001) Orange County Sheriff’s Office, ‘Making A Difference’, March 2014 Orlando Life Magazine, ‘Top Attorneys in Florida’, 2015 Florida Trend Magazine, ‘Florida Legal Elite’, 2015 Super Lawyers Magazine, ‘Super Lawyer’, 2015 Super Lawyers Magazine, ‘Super Lawyer’, 2016 AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, 2017 – Present AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbel, 2018 – Present Super Lawyers Magazine, ‘Super Lawyer’, 2018 Past Employment Positions City of Orlando, City Prosecutor, 1996 – 2003 Office of the Public Defender, 18th Judicial Circuit, Assistant Public Defender, 1993 – 1996 Fraternities/Sororities Alpha Xi Delta|
Central Florida Criminal Defense LawyersAt The Umansky Law Firm, we have dedicated our law practice to representing people who are in a fight for their life usually against a much larger adversary. In a criminal case, that adversary might be the state. In a personal injury case, more than likely it is the insurance company of the person who injured you. Either way, we are there to make a difference in our client’s lives.We bel…
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