BENJAMIN D. WURTZEL
Board-Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer
Owner, Wurtzel Law PLLC
Benjamin D. Wurtzel is a Florida Bar Board-Certified Criminal Trial Attorney defending the rights of individuals throughout Central Florida. In awarding him the distinction of Board Certification, the Florida Bar has recognized Mr. Wurtzel as an expert in the area of criminal trial law. Mr. Wurtzel handles all aspects of criminal defense litigation and his practice is 100% devoted to criminal defense.
Prior to Opening Wurtzel Law, Mr. Wurtzel served as an Assistant Public Defender for seven years at the Office of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange County, FL. During his time as an Assistant Public Defender, Mr. Wurtzel handled thousands of criminal cases, representing individuals in pre-trial, trial, appellate and post-conviction matters. Mr. Wurtzel has extensive courtroom experience and has served as lead counsel in jury trials ranging from criminal traffic and misdemeanor offenses to first-degree and life felonies. Mr. Wurtzel also has substantial experience handling violations of probation, including motions for early termination and/or modification of probation.
In addition to his law practice, Mr. Wurtzel is an active member of both the state and local criminal defense communities. Mr. Wurtzel has been a member of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers since 2011, and currently serves as President-Elect. Mr. Wurtzel is also a member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Orange County Bar Association, and serves his local Rotary Club of Maitland as a Board Member.
A Central Florida native, Mr. Wurtzel grew up in Maitland, FL and graduated from Winter Park High School. Mr. Wurtzel obtained his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida, and obtained his J.D., cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law. Mr. Wurtzel resides in Maitland with his wife and two daughters.
STETSON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2010
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Bachelor of Science, 2007
Owner, Wurtzel Law PLLC
Lori Wurtzel is an Attorney who is passionate about advocating for the needs of people across Central Florida.
Ms. Wurtzel has a long history of service to her community, beginning her career as an Assistant Public Defender at the Office of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange County, FL. During her time as an Assistant Public Defender, Ms. Wurtzel handled thousands of criminal cases, and developed a strong interest in sex crimes, Violations of Probation, post-conviction work, and juvenile offenses.
Lori Wurtzel is also deeply involved with the Central Florida community, as a planning committee member at United Against Poverty Orlando, and a member of both The Junior League of Orlando and The League of Women Voters Orlando. Ms. Wurtzel feels strongly about using her education and skills to serve the community, and donates her time and legal expertise as a Guardian ad Litem and to Legal Aid of Orange and Seminole Counties. In addition to her work as an attorney, Ms. Wurtzel works as an educator for Florida's young aspiring lawyers.
Ms. Wurtzel attended Vanderbilt University, where she graduated magna cum laude, and received her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, from which she graduated cum laude. Ms. Wurtzel lives in Maitland with her husband and two daughters.
UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, SCHOOL OF LAW
Juris Doctor, 2007
Bachelor of Science, 2005
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