About Panella Law Firm


About Our Firm

Panella Law Firm is a tough and aggressive criminal defense firm that believes in justice and a defendant’s right to a fair trial. Our Orlando firm is committed to preserving your freedom by asserting your rights under the law. Attorney and founder Michael Panella is a top Orlando criminal defense lawyer who is UNDEFEATED AT TRIAL. He has a strong commitment to fairness in the legal system.

Attorney Michael PanellaWe have represented hundreds of clients whose lives have collided with the criminal justice system, and we fight hard on each client’s behalf. We are smart, skilled, and aggressive lawyers who are not afraid to go toe-to-toe with prosecutors in a courtroom. Our dedication to defending the accused extends to criminal appeals and challenging all forms of prison abuse.

In addition to criminal defense, we also handle family law cases. Whether your issue is divorce, child support or custody, we are here to help. We always work toward the best possible outcomes for every client.

Attorney Michael Panella has always been a high achiever, graduating with honors from the University of Florida College of Law and at the top of his class from University of Central Florida. Attorney Huda Saleh earned her B.A. from Rollins College and went on to earn her law degree from Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law.

If you’re looking for a skilled criminal defense team who can use the law to defend your freedom, then Panella Law Firm is your best choice. Call us at 407-233-1822 for a free initial consultation about your case.

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Attorney Mike Panella

Attorney Michael Panella

For Mike Panella, the concept of zealous advocacy developed at an early age – fueled by what he perceived to be an unjust resolution in a personal family legal matter. Mr. Panella would later attribute his passion to defend the rights of those who stand accused to those inequities in the legal system he observed, and considered unjust.

Mr. Panella went on to graduate at the top of his class at UCF and spent several years working for the United States Senate, where he assisted Senators in rectifying constituent concerns involving state and federal agencies.

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Attorney Huda Saleh


Huda is an associate attorney at Panella Law Firm, concentrating her practice in criminal defense, criminal appeals, and family law matters in the greater Central Florida area. Huda graduated from Rollins College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Philosophy and went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. While in law school Huda was instrumental in reviving the on-campus organization, National Association of Counsel for Children, where she served on the board of executive directors. During her final year in law school, Huda was accepted into the Juvenile Defense Clinic as a Certified Legal Intern, where she represented at-risk youth in various criminal matters ranging from misdemeanor drug possession cases to felony burglary and firearm cases.

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