Carmen Tankersley

Associate Attorney

Orlando Criminal Attorney Carmen TankersleyOrlando criminal and family law attorney 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 is a trilingual Orlando attorney with a unique background and passionate about the legal profession. She has a strong desire for justice and works aggressively towards reaching her clients’ goals.

Areas of Practice

Criminal Defense Family Law
Driving Under the Influence / DUI Adoption
Drug Offenses Alimony
Theft Charges Child Custody
Violations of Probation / VOP Child Support
Juvenile Crimes Visitation Rights
Sex Crimes Divorce
Domestic Violence Emancipation of Minor
Assault Domestic Violence
Battery Injunctions
Underage Drinking Restraining Orders
Federal Crimes Modification of Court Orders
Expungements Paternity
Traffic Violations Disestablishment of Fatherhood


Bar Admissions:
Florida Bar 2011

Law School
University of Florida College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011

Family Law
Community Service Outstanding Achievement

President of the Latino/a Law Student Association 2010-2011

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


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