Leppard Law

Leppard Law

Joel Leppard graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.S. in political science and a business minor. He attended law school at Florida State University, where he earned a coveted position as an Editor on FSU Law Review.

Firm Overview

Joe Easton focuses his practice almost entirely on DUI defense. Before fighting for the rights of those accused of DUIs in Central Florida, Joe Easton was a prominent DUI lawyer in Wisconsin for over 13 years, where he was renowned for his fearless advocacy and unique approaches to DUI cases. Mr. Easton achieved acclaim as a drunk driving attorney by his novel DUI trial strategies, earning him success at every stage, including DMV hearings, obtaining full acquittals at trial and getting courts to grant his clients new trials on appeal. Attorney Easton’s successful defense of his DUI clients has earned him the respect of other practitioners, prosecutors, and judges and he was named a “Rising Star” by the prestigious “SuperLawyers” rating service for lawyers who have attained outstanding peer recognition and professional achievement. Joe Easton has a perfect 10.0 “Superb” rating on Avvo and was named recently a “Ten Best” Florida DUI Attorney by the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys in 2017. He is also a member of the National College of DUI Defense and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Main Office

Main Office
638 Broadway Ave
Orlando FL 32803


(407) 476-4111


Free Initial Consultation?


Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

YES, and Payment Plans

Office Information

Office Hours

8:30 a.m until 5:30pm

Office Manager

Kelly Munday

Emergency After Hours


Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Criminal Defense


Joel Leppard graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.S. in political science and a business minor. He attended law school at Florida State University, where he earned a coveted position as an Editor on the prestigious Florida State Law Review and graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Leppard was selected for the elite Order of the Coif, reserved for the top 10 percent of law graduates from the nation’s top law schools.

A skilled trial attorney, Mr. Leppard has served as counsel in over 50 trials, hundreds of contested hearings in numerous thousands of court cases. During trial, he is known for his extensive knowledge of the laws of evidence and fervent advocacy for his clients. While many lawyers try to resolve as many cases as soon as possible, Joel Leppard exhausts every possible avenue for his clients and is also well-known for his skillful use of pretrial motions to either get cases dismissed or to secure an advantageous plea deal.


This month, Orlando DUI attorney Joel Leppard was selected as the #1 Top Best DUI attorney in Orlando by Best-DWI-Attorneys.net, a national DUI attorney ranking service.

PRESS RELEASE: Joel Leppard Tops List as #1 Best DUI Attorney in Orlando, #2 DUI Lawyer in Florida by National DUI Attorney Consumer Ranking Service

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An Experienced Defender
There are many unique areas of criminal law including financial crimes, drug crimes, violent crimes, theft crimes and more. A federal crime is one that involves breaking federal legal code, whereas a state crime involves breaking state laws. As a previous public defender and someone who now owns their own firm, Joel Leppard has extensive experience in both federal crimes and state crimes.

Being charged with a crime, whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, can cause a lot of anxiety. If you are not properly represented, the stigma of being branded as a “criminal” may follow you around for many years to come.

Joel Leppard

Leppard Law

Joel Leppard is the founder of Leppard Law, an Orlando, Florida DUI criminal defense law firm that provides each client with the resources of a large firm but with the personal attention and skillful representations that only a small firm can provide. Joel Leppard has passionately defended thousands of Central Florida residents who have been accused of crimes, including hundreds of DUIs, ranging from first time DUIs, felony DUIs to DUI manslaughters. Attorney Leppard is also the author of the DUI guide entitled “The Florida Guide to DUI Defense.” Attorney Leppard has received numerous accolades, including being selected as one of Expertise’s 2016 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers in Orlando, receiving the Avvo DUI Client’s Choice Award in both 2015 and 2016. He was elected to the prestigious National College of DUI Defense in 2015 and is ranked nationally as a “Top 40 Under 40” trial lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers Association and is rated a perfect 10.0 by Avvo. In both 2016 and 2017, Leppard Law was ranked as the “Best of Yelp” Orlando DUI law firm and Mr. Leppard is ranked as the #1 Best DUI Attorney in Orlando by Best DWI Attorneys, the leading national DUI consumer rating service.


Bar Number: 86081
Florida, 2010


University of Florida
B.S, 2006

Florida State University
J.D Law Degree, 2009

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