Attorney Lisa M. Figueroa is the founder and president of The Figueroa Law Firm, P.A., and recently the Florida Defense Team with its main office in Orlando, Florida. A top-rated trial attorney with more than 18 years of experience, Ms. Figueroa devotes the majority of her practice to litigation, and she represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients across Central Florida and throughout the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:Family law and divorce, including custody and visitationCriminal and DUI/DWI defense as well as traffic violationsBankruptcy and foreclosure defensePersonal injury, Medical Malpractice, Social Security Disability and veterans' rightsCivil rights violationsA 2000 cum laude graduate of the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in political science, Ms. Figueroa attended Florida State University College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2003.While pursuing her legal degree, she served as vice justice for Phi Alpha Delta, and she was heavily involved with several associations, including the Public Interest Law Student Association, the Spanish American Law Student Association and the American Civil Liberties Union. She also served as a member of the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, and she received the Book Award for her excellent academic achievements in law and public opinion.Upon receiving her license to practice from The Florida Bar in 2003, Ms. Figueroa joined the 9th Circuit's Office of the Public Defender, where she gained invaluable experience in criminal law. During this time, she achieved notable success handling the highest number of trials among any of her starting class peers, and she received the Legal Eagle Award for her outstanding service.Along with practicing before all of Florida's state courts, Ms. Figueroa is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers voted her as one of the country's Top 40 Under 40, and America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys included her on its 2017 list.