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Neal McShane Defends Clients’ Rights

A native of New York City, New York, Neal T. McShane has lived in the Central Florida area since 1978. Neal earned his bachelor’s degree from Kent State University in Ohio and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Akron School of Law. As a U.S. Army Lieutenant, he served in Vietnam and later as a Captain in the U.S. Army, Ohio National Guard. Neal was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman Badge and numerous other awards and decorations.

In 1980, he graduated from the Investigation and Prosecution of Organized Crime and Fraud Program at Cornell Institute on Organized Crime, Cornell University Law School. Neal is a former prosecuting attorney, serving as Assistant State Attorney in Orlando, and Vice Prosecutor / Assistant State Attorney for the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation in Orlando, where he handled cases involving organized crime, drug trafficking, wiretapping, racketeering, RICO (both criminal and civil), and intelligence.

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Knowledge and experience are valuable tools in the practice of law. If you or a family member is facing criminal charges, no matter how major or minor, or if you need an Orlando DUI attorney experienced in all criminal defense, contact Neal T. McShane at McShane & McShane Law Firm, P.A. in Orlando. Call us at 407-648-1500 or contact us online today to discuss your case. There is no charge for your first visit. Se habla español.

Practice areas:
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI
  • Drug Crimes
  • Criminal, Civil and Administrative Appeals
  • Criminal Writ Appeals
Bar admissions:
  • Florida Supreme Court, 1979
  • U.S. Federal Court, Middle District of Florida, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • Ohio Supreme Court, 1975 (currently inactive)
Military service:
  • Recipient of Purple Heart
  • Recipient of Combat Infantryman Badge (C.I.B.)
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam (airmobile)
  • Captain, U.S. Army, Ohio National Guard, Infantry and Armored Cavalry
Professional experience:
  • Former Staff Attorney and Law Clerk, Court of Appeals of Ohio, 11th Appellate District
  • Former Associate with Korman & Bravo, P.A., Longwood, Florida
  • Former Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor), 9th Judicial Circuit, Orlando, Florida
  • Former Assistant State Attorney (prosecutor), Metropolitan Bureau of Investigations (MBI/Organized Crime Unit), Orlando, Florida
  • Instructor, U.S. Army, Tactics, Preparation for Combat; Instructor Ohio National Guard, Officers Candidate School
    • Leadership and Tactics
  • Instructor, Orlando Police Academy, Valencia Community College and J.C. Stone Academy & Corrections Academy
    • Criminal law, Search and Seizure law
Guest lecturer:
  • University of Florida — criminal law, search and seizure law, and electronic surveillance law
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison — criminal law, search and seizure law, and electronic surveillance law
  • University of Georgia, Athens — criminal law, search and seizure law, and electronic surveillance law