H. Manuel Hernández

H. Manuel Hernández: Attorney with H. Manuel Hernández, P.A.

Biography

Attorney H. Manuel (Manny) Hernández has been an attorney since 1979. He has represented individuals and corporations in major federal and state white collar investigations, prosecutions, forfeitures and appeals. He has handled all types of criminal litigation in state and federal courts, from DUI cases to cases where clients have been charged with first degree capital murder, vehicular homicide, federal and state drug trafficking, medicare fraud, mortgage fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, telemarketing fraud, and money laundering. He has represented civil litigants in cases involving such diverse areas as civil RICO, civil fraud, quiet title matters, specific performance of real estate contracts. As a result of his many years with the U.S. Department of Justice as a federal prosecutor and his extensive litigation experience, Mr. Hernández also represents many litigants in federal and state forfeiture cases, administrative proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Commission and other federal regulatory agencies, and state administrative Agencies such as the Florida Bar and the Board of Medical licensing.

Former Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. Assistant United States Attorney: Orlando; Florida; San Juan; Puerto Rico; Denver, Colorado.


Florida Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist and Criminal Appellate Specialist.

Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates and Criminal Advocate



(Board Certified Criminal Trial and Criminal Appellate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education) (Board Certified Criminal Trial Advocacy Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy) (Also at Orlando Office)

Areas of Practice (20)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
  • Forfeitures
  • Personal Injury
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Assault and Battery
  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • Capital Offenses
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Burglary
  • Criminal Fraud
  • Criminal Antitrust
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Criminal Appellate
  • Trial
  • Government Administration and Regulation
  • Litigation/Trial Advocacy/Advocacy
  • Administrative Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
407-682-5553  Phone
407-682-5543  Fax
www.hmanuelhernandezlaw.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 620 East Club Circle, Longwood, FL 32779
University Attended:
Metropolitan State College, B.S., Criminal Justice, magna cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Denver, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1979, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 1982, U.S. Supreme Court; 1986, New York and District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals, First and Eleve; U.S. District Court, Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida; U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico; 1988, Florida; U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 1979, Colorado
Memberships:
Federal and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Sections on: Criminal Law; Appellate); National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Central Florida Criminal Defense Lawyers.
Languages:
Spanish and English
Reported Cases:
U.S. v. Lopez-Diaz, 794 F.3d 106 (1st Cir. 2015);
Vergara-Castano v. Florida, _ So. 3d __ ,2016 W.L. 1261024, (FL 5th DCA April 1, 2016)
Certifications:
(Board Certified Criminal Trial and Criminal Appellate Lawyer, Florida Bar Board Of Legal Specialization And Education)
ISLN:
906527755
Hobbies & interests:
Reading and Music
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts , , and
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.9/5.0 (5)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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      4.9/5.0
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      4.9/5.0
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      4.8/5.0
    • Communication

      4.8/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      4.9/5.0
    • H. Manuel Hernández

      5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 06/18/12 in General Practice on 06/18/12

      "Manny" Hernandez is an ethical, always-prepared, advocate for his clients. He is also a true professional in how he treats others in the course of representing his clien...

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      "Manny" Hernandez is an ethical, always-prepared, advocate for his clients. He is also a true professional in how he treats others in the course of representing his clients. I first met him over 15 years ago when he was a federal prosecutor.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        5.0/5.0
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    • H. Manuel Hernández

      5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/22/12 in Criminal Defense on 04/22/12

      Super lawyer. Excellent ethics.

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      Super lawyer. Excellent ethics.

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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    • H. Manuel Hernández

      4.8/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 09/14/12 in Criminal Law on 09/14/12

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        5.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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    • H. Manuel Hernández

      4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 05/11/12 in Criminal Law on 05/11/12

      • Legal Knowledge

        5.0/5.0
      • Analytical Capability

        5.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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    • H. Manuel Hernández

      4.0/5.0 by a Judge on 05/14/12 in Criminal Law on 05/14/12

      • Legal Knowledge

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
      • Judgment

        4.0/5.0
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        4.0/5.0
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