Gisela T. Laurent

Judicial Assignment
  • 2021 Circuit Judge, Orange County Domestic Relations

  • 2021 Circuit Judge, Orange County Criminal

  • 2021 Orange County Judge, Criminal

  • 2019-2020 Orange County Judge, Civil

  • 2017-2018 Orange County Judge, Criminal

Education
  • Juris Doctor: University of Florida

  • Bachelor of Arts: University of Florida

Professional Activities
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group

  • Florida Bar Committee for Professionalism

  • Florida Law-Related Education High School Mock Trial Competition, Presiding Judge

  • Orange County Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Florida Bar Diversity and Inclusion Committee

  • Florida Bar Constitutional Judiciary Committee

  • Central Florida Collective Impact on Opioid Abuse, Board Member

  • Community Health Centers of Central Florida, Board Member

  • Teen Court Student Advisor and Presiding Judge

  • South Atlantic Regional Collegiate Moot Court Tournament Judge

  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida

Awards and Honors
  • The Florida Jurist Award - Broward County Bar Association - 2021

  • Inaugural recipient of the Women of Distinction Judicial Torchbearer Award - 2020

  • Outstanding Jurist of the Year Award - Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida 2019

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers - National Trial Lawyers

  • “Top 40 under 40” Family Lawyers in Florida - American Society of Legal Advocates

  • Elected Official of the Year - National Association of Social Workers 2017

Multimedia
Other Information
Circuit
Phone:
407.836.2028
Fax:
407.835.5140
Chambers:
Orange County Courthouse
Courtroom: 16-F
Sub division: 38
Division: 3
Assignment:
Domestic Relations
Judicial Assistant:

Chamber Addresses:

Orange County Courthouse
425 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801
Jon B. Morgan Osceola County Courthouse
2 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, Florida 34741
Thomas S. Kirk Juvenile Justice Center
2000 East Michigan Street,
Orlando, Florida 32806
Orange County Booking and Release Center
3855 South John Young Parkway
Orlando, Florida 32839
Osceola County Historical Courthouse
3 Courthouse Square
Kissimmee, Florida 34741