Orlando Attorneys

(En Español)

Orlando attorneys Gustavo Padron and Anthony Suarez are highly dependable, award winning Hispanic attorneys, with years of experience in federal, civil, and criminal law. Knowledgeable of New York City, Florida, and Puerto Rico laws, they take on complex, high profile criminal trials in Florida, as well as acting as real estate brokers in New York and Florida. The attorneys at Anthony Suarez Law Group pledge to make high quality law service more accessible and reasonably priced to members of their community.


Anthony Suarez, ESQ.


PH: (407) 841-7373
FAX: (407) 841-7181


Gustavo Padron, ESQ.
Of Counsel
Criminal Attorney Orlando, Florida


PH: (407) 841-7373 > EXT: 102
FAX: (407) 841-7181



Anthony Suarez, ESQ. President


Admitted to the Bar in 1977 in New York and in 1992 in Florida, I have had a varied career, as a trial attorney, counsel to New York state legislature, community activist, Member of the Florida state Legislature, United States Delegate to the Guatamala Peace Accords in 1996, currently Adjunct Professor of Law and Radio talk show host.  I have tried hundreds of jury trials and argued dozens of cases before appellate courts thus I have had a wide experience in the law over the 31 years of practice.  Born In New York City of parents from Puerto Rico.

    Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1978

  • Florida, 1991

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1979

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1979

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1991

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1998

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1998

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin, 1998

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit U.S. Tax Court, 1992


  • St. John's Law, New York, New York J.D. Fordham University, New York, NY, USA B.A.

  • Major: History Major: Political Science Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, USA M.B.A.

    Published Works:

  • Prisoners Reform, New York Law Journal

  • Host panelist of Television show on status of Puerto Rico, Orange county TV

    Classes/Seminars Taught:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Barry University School of Law - Orlando, FL, 2001 –Present - Real Estate Transactions and Legislation.

  • Adjunct Professor, Bronx Community College - City University of New York, 1988 - 1990

  • Lecturer, Hostos Community College - City University of New York, 1982 Adjunct Lecturer - Criminal Law, College of New Rochelle, 1979 – 1981

  • Adjunct Lecturer, Hostos Community College - City University of New York, 1975

    Honors and Awards:

  • Distinguished Military Graduate, Department of the Army, 1974

  • Distinguished Service Award, New York State, Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus, 1986

  • Citizens Award, Association of Hispanic American Citizens (ACHA), 1987 Humanitarian Service Award, Town of Romapo, New York, 1987

  • Distinguished Service Award, New York State Assembly, Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, 1988

  • Distinguished Service Award, New York State Assembly, Mel Miller Speaker, 1989

  • City of New York, Hispanic Heritage Business Award, Mayor Edward I. Koch, "Hispanic Business Man of the Year", 1989

  • Subject of Cranes New York Business Magazine, "Forty under Forty" Emilio Betances Award for Politics

  • The National P.R. Parade Committee University of Central Florida

  • Excellence in Action Program, Award Recipient, March 21, 1995

  • Honorary Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff Kevin Beary, 1998

  • Univision Channel 63, Exitos De Los Nuestros Legislator of the Year, AFL, CIO, 1999

  • Freshman Legislator of the Year, Classroom Teachers Association, 1999 Community Leader Award: Desfile Puerto Riqueno, FL, 2004

  • Abogado Del Ano (Attorney of the Year), PAOLI Award, 2006

    Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • New York State Bar Association, 1987

  • Member Conference of Bar Leader New York State Bar Association Member of Committee of Law Office Economics New York State Bar Association, 1988 - 1990

  • Chairman: Committee on Minorities in the Profession Puerto Rican Bar Association, 1987

  • President Puerto Rican Bar Association, 1985

  • Chairman Judiciary Committee Puerto Rican Bar Association, 1986

  • Chair Legislative Committee Reserve Officers Association, 1974 - 1985

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association Bronx County Bar Association Florida Bar, 1992

  • Member Tax Committee Seminole County Bar Association Orange County Bar Association The Fund for Modern Courts, New York, NY, 1987

  • Director Federal Bar, New York Middle & Eastern District, Florida Middle District, 2nd Circuit & 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Member 351st Psychological Operations Company United States Army Reserves, 1978 - 1986

  • Executive Office Tito Puente Scholarship Fund, 1983 - 1991

  • Counsel South Bronx Board of Trade, 1986 - 1991

  • Counsel P.R.O.M.E.S.A., Drug Rehabilitation Center, 1986 - 1987

  • Director South Bronx Community Action Theater, 1985 - 1987

  • Director Legal Aid Society, Seminole County, Florida, 1995 - 1996

  • Director N.Y. Prisoners Legal Services Corp., 1989 - 1991

  • Director Latinos in Action Community Development Corp., 1998 - 1999

  • Chairman Latino Leadership, 2000 Chairman Boys Club of Central Florida, 2001

    Past Employment Positions:

  • Suarez & Associates. P.A., President, 1991 - Present

  • Suarez & Associates, Partner, 1980 - 1991

  • District Attorney - Bronx County, Assistant District Attorney, 1977 - 1980

  • United States Army, Military Police Corp. and Military Intelligence Corp., Commissioned CAPT., 1974 - 1988

  • New York State Judicial Commission on Minorities Appointed by Chief Judge Wachtler, Commissioner, 1987 - 1991

  • Judicial Nominating Commission, 18th Judicial District Florida, appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles, Commissioner, 1996 - 2000

  • New York State Assembly Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, Legal Advisor, 1987 - 1991

  • Guatemala Peace accords, United States Presidential Delegate, appointed by President Clinton, 1996 Florida House of Represenatives, State Representative, elected March 1999, 2000

  • Orange County Soil and Water Commission, Legal Advisor, 2002

  • Governors Task Force on Education, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush, 1999

  • Governors Task Force on Affordable Health Care, appointed by Governor Jeb Bush South Bronx Board of Trade monthly magazine, Legal Corner, Editor, 1986 - 1990

  • Weekly Newspaper, Latino International, Legal Editor, 1993 - 1994

  • El Diario Newspaper, Legal Editor, 2000 - 2001


  • Pershing Rifles

Gustavo Padron, ESQ. Of Counsel, Criminal Law Attorney


Gustavo Padron has years of experience as a commercial business lawyer, criminal defense lawyer, and real estate lawyer in Orlando, Florida. From large and important criminal defense cases in Florida, to landlord and tenant cases, to animal bites, he is highly qualified to take on your case.




    Juris Doctor, May 2000


    B.A. in Political Science, May 1994


    A.A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice, May 1989

    Honors & Activities:

  • Member, Moot Court Board

  • Class Senator, Student Bar Association

  • Treasurer, Student Bar Association

  • Honorary Member, UO Hispanic Bar Association

    Internships & Clinics:

  • Intern for Dispute Resolution - Mediator

  • Intern for Public Defender’s Office - Juvenile Division

  • Intern for Public Defender’s Office - Homicide Division

  • Intern for Florida House Member, Anthony Suarez                       

Attorney and Couselor at Law in all Courts of Florida, Supreme Court of Florida Certified Circuit Mediator, United States Federal Court Middle District.