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Chelsea Simmons

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Experienced Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney and Orlando Homicide Attorney

Chelsea Simmons earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida (2005) and her J.D. from the University of Florida College of Law (2008). Ms. Simmons is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law, a distinction from the Florida Bar in recognition of her experience and professionalism in the courtroom. Less than 1% of all attorneys in Florida are board-certified in criminal law.

Ms. Simmons has represented thousands of clients facing a wide range of charges, from drug charges to sex crimes, robbery, and murder. She has completed over 85 jury trials, including numerous homicide trials including a death penalty trial, winning a life verdict in the State of Florida vs. Scott Nelson (2019). Prior to joining NeJame Law as a partner, Ms. Simmons specialized in homicide and manslaughter cases, having handled dozens of such cases and being recognized for her expertise in all areas of criminal defense, including complex murder cases and trials. Ms. Simmons is also a member of the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

As an experienced criminal defense lawyer, Chelsea Simmons is experienced in all aspects of criminal defense, including bond motions, pretrial motions, jury trials, violation of probation hearings, and appeals. She is admitted to practice in both State and Federal Court and is experienced in all types of charges, including but not limited to the following areas:

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  • ★★★★★

    Great Job

    “My experience at the NeJame Law Office was very pleasant and the staff was awesome. Very helpful in answering simple questions. Ms. Chelsea, great job. Blessings.”

    - T.C.
  • ★★★★★

    Great Strategy

    “We had a great experience with the Nejame team headed up by John and Chelsea. John's experience developed a great strategy that got us the outcome we were looking for.”

    - M.O.

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