Mark O'Mara

Top 30 Matrimonial and Family Law
O'Mara Law Group
221 NE Ivanhoe Blvd Ste 200
Orlando, FL 32804-6400
(407) 898-5151
www.markomaralaw.com


Mark M. O'Mara

Sole Practitioner since 1985

Mark M. O'Mara has been practicing Criminal and Family Law in Central Florida for 28 years, and is presently Board Certified as a Criminal Trial Specialist and a Marital and Family Law Specialist. Mark is a former felony prosecutor and Division Chief and has handled all types of criminal cases, including traffic, property crimes, DUI, drug cases and Death Penalty cases. He has extensive trial experience in both state and federal criminal defense. Mark also represents clients in contested divorce cases, involving child time sharing issues, alimony and division of assets. Mark is also involved in many Bar activities, including serving as President of the Seminole County Bar Association and serving on both Circuit and Federal Grievance Committees. He currently serves as the legal analyst for Central Florida's WKMG Channel 6.

Areas of Practice

       
  • Criminal Law
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  • DUI/DWI
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  • White Collar Crimes
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  • Family Law
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  • Child Support
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  • Custody & Visitation
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  • Divorce
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  • Internet - Cyberspace
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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

Certified Legal Specialties

       
  • Criminal Trial Specialist, Florida Bar, 1996
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  • Board Certified, Criminal Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
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  • Certified Circuit Civil and Family Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
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  • Marital and Family Law, Florida Bar, 2011

Bar Admissions

       
  • Florida, 1982
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  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1984
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  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1984

Education

       
  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
         
    • J.D. - 1982

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  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
         
    • B.A. - 1979

         
    • Honors: Dean's List

         
    • Major: Pre Law Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

       
  • Seminole County Bar Association, Past President, 1999 - Present
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  • American Bar Association, Member
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  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Law & Family Law Sections, Member
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  • Law Office Management, Member
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  • Grievance Committee, Chair, 1997 - 1999
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  • Criminal Law Certification Committee, Member
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  • Florida Association of Trial Lawyers, Member
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  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
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  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
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  • C.F. Family Law Inn of Court, Member
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  • State Attorney's Office, Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Seminole County, Member, 1982 - 1984
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  • Federal Court Grievance Committee, Chair
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  • Orange County Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

       
  • Seminole County State Attorney Office, Assistant State Attorney, 1982 - 1984

Languages

       
  • Spanish

Fraternities/Sororities

       
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon