Thomas E. Rhodes – Attorney
Thomas Rhodes is an Orlando family law attorney serving clients throughout central Florida in child custody and support, domestic violence and divorce, and other marital and family law matters. With over 36 years of legal experience, Mr. Rhodes has amassed extensive knowledge and trial skills in a wide range of family law subjects, including dissolution of marriage litigation involving complicated child and spousal financial support issues, dependency, paternity, domestic violence and child abuse, and the preparation of prenuptial agreements and qualified domestic relations orders.
Mr. Rhodes gained an immense amount of trial experience as an Assistant State Attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit, serving Orange and Osceola counties. Upon entering private practice in 1991, Mr. Rhodes began practicing family law along with criminal defense, and now focuses his practice exclusively in the area of family law. Mr. Rhodes is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified County Court Mediator and Certified Family Mediator. His experience as a mediator includes several years as a Staff Family Law Mediator for the 9th Judicial Circuit.
Mr. Rhodes earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. He is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts and is a member of The Florida Bar and the Orange County Bar Association. He served in the United States Navy, from which he received an Honorable Discharge.
- J.D., University of Florida Law School
- B.A., University of Florida
- Florida State Courts
- The Florida Bar
- Orange County Bar Association
Leah Stockwell – Practice Manager
Leah Stockwell comes to the firm with superior legal skills, as well as additional capabilities arising from her substantial financial background in banking and commercial lending. Together, these skills and experience suit her well for her role as the firm’s practice manager. All paralegal, business and marketing matters are under Leah’s direction. Her financial background makes her an invaluable part of the firm, particularly when it comes to assessing the financial aspects of a client’s case. Leah possesses a strong ability to evaluate a client’s assets and liabilities, provide valuations and contribute significantly in property distribution matters.