The Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P.A.

The Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P.A.

Tad Yates has practiced Criminal Defense law in Central Florida for 20 years.

Firm Overview

Tad Yates is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida in 1991 and from the University of Florida College of Law in 1994.

Mr. Yates is a past President of both the Orange County Bar Association and the Board of Trustees of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the First Central Florida American Inns of Court and has served as that organization's Program Chair. In 2004, Mr. Yates was awarded the Young Lawyer Professionalism Award by the Orange County Bar Association. He is a member of The Florida Bar, the National and Florida Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In 2011, Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Mr. Yates to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. He served for two years as Chair of that Commission.

Mr. Yates previously served on the Florida Bar Criminal Rules Committee and currently chairs one of the Ninth Circuit Grievance Committees for the Florida Bar.

In 2013, Mr. Yates was appointed by the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar to the Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors.

In May 2011, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer appointed Mr. Yates to the City of Orlando Nominating Committee.

In 2008 to 2014, Mr. Yates was selected by Florida Trend Magazine as one of "Florida's Legal Elite" in the area of Criminal Law. In 2009, he was selected by "Florida Super Lawyers" for inclusion on the Florida Rising Stars list, featuring outstanding young lawyers in the state. From 2011-14, he was selected for inclusion on the "Florida Super Lawyers" list. Mr. Yates is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. An AV rating signifies that the lawyer has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
Main Office
Main Office
734 Rugby Street
Orlando  FL  32804
Phone
  • 407-608-7777
Websites
Criminal Defense
Tad Yates has practiced in the area of Criminal Defense for the past 20 years.
Tad Yates is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida in 1991 and from the University of Florida College of Law in 1994.

Mr. Yates is a past President of both the Orange County Bar Association and the Board of Trustees of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the First Central Florida American Inns of Court and has served as that organization's Program Chair. In 2004, Mr. Yates was awarded the Young Lawyer Professionalism Award by the Orange County Bar Association. He is a member of The Florida Bar, the National and Florida Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In 2011, Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Mr. Yates to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. He served for two years as Chair of that Commission.

Mr. Yates previously served on the Florida Bar Criminal Rules Committee and currently chairs one of the Ninth Circuit Grievance Committees for the Florida Bar.

In 2013, Mr. Yates was appointed by the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar to the Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors.

In May 2011, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer appointed Mr. Yates to the City of Orlando Nominating Committee.

In 2008 to 2014, Mr. Yates was selected by Florida Trend Magazine as one of "Florida's Legal Elite" in the area of Criminal Law. In 2009, he was selected by "Florida Super Lawyers" for inclusion on the Florida Rising Stars list, featuring outstanding young lawyers in the state. From 2011-14, he was selected for inclusion on the "Florida Super Lawyers" list. Mr. Yates is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. An AV rating signifies that the lawyer has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
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Tad A. Yates

Tad Yates is admitted to practice law in the state courts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida in 1991 and from the University of Florida College of Law in 1994.

Mr. Yates is a past President of both the Orange County Bar Association and the Board of Trustees of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the First Central Florida American Inns of Court and has served as that organization's Program Chair. In 2004, Mr. Yates was awarded the Young Lawyer Professionalism Award by the Orange County Bar Association. He is a member of The Florida Bar, the National and Florida Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

In 2011, Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Mr. Yates to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. He served for two years as Chair of that Commission.

Mr. Yates previously served on the Florida Bar Criminal Rules Committee and currently chairs one of the Ninth Circuit Grievance Committees for the Florida Bar.

In 2013, Mr. Yates was appointed by the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar to the Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors.

In May 2011, Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer appointed Mr. Yates to the City of Orlando Nominating Committee.

In 2008 to 2014, Mr. Yates was selected by Florida Trend Magazine as one of "Florida's Legal Elite" in the area of Criminal Law. In 2009, he was selected by "Florida Super Lawyers" for inclusion on the Florida Rising Stars list, featuring outstanding young lawyers in the state. From 2011-14, he was selected for inclusion on the "Florida Super Lawyers" list. Mr. Yates is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. An AV rating signifies that the lawyer has reached the heights of professional excellence and is recognized for the highest levels of skill and integrity.
Education
  • University of Florida
    J.D.
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