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As an experienced litigator, Deborah Mitchell’s primary focus is achieving superior results for her clients. Deborah has prosecuted and defended claims at the trial and appellate level. Deborah’s primary practice areas are commercial litigation, intellectual property, civil rights, and insurance defense. Deborah has experience in a number of related practice areas, which allows her to serve her clients’ individual needs.

After obtaining her law degree, Deborah continued her legal education and received an advanced law degree (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Commerce and Technology Law from one of top 10 programs in the world for intellectual property law. While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Deborah studied in Calcutta, India with the Asiatic Society, a center for Asian studies.

Deborah is a former Assistant State Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit where she prosecuted criminal cases and served as lead trial counsel in over fifty jury trials. Deborah also served her country in the United States Army as a Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Non-Commissioned Officer. Deborah is an active member of her community and the proud parent of one daughter, Tracy R. Mitchell.

Bar Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Rights
  • Insurance Defense
  • Intellectual Property
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • The Florida Association of Women Lawyer’s, Member
  • Central Florida Association of Women Lawyer’s, Member


University of New Hampshire – Franklin Pierce Law Center

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Intellectual Property Commerce and Technology – 2005

University of New Hampshire School of Law

  • Juris Doctor, cum laude – 2004

Fayetteville State University

  • Bachelor of Arts – 2000

Awards & Recognition

  • Super Lawyer 2020
  • Orlando Business Journal Veterans of Influence Honoree
  • Recognized by the Florida Supreme Court for Pro Bono Service to indigent clients
  • Graduate, Leadership Winter Park
  • Two Army Commendation Medals
  • Four Army Achievement Medals
  • National Defense Service Medal
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