O'Mara Law Group

O'Mara Law Group is the private law practice of Mark O'Mara. We take pride in helping good people through difficult situations. As criminal defense attorneys, we help citizens accused navigate the justice system. As practitioners of family law, we help people sort through contentious family disputes. Through our trial consultancy work, we support great lawyers with our seasoned trial team. With our media management services, we help clients with high-profile legal issues affirmatively address the press to prevent media coverage from negatively affecting the case.

Mark M. O’Mara, Esquire

mark field webMark M. O’Mara has been a fixture in the Central Florida legal community since 1983. While he started his career as a prosecutor for the State Attorney’s office in Seminole County, he quickly crossed to the other side of the courtroom and has served as a defense attorney ever since. Mark is one of the very few lawyers in Florida who is Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law and Marital and Family Law, he is certified in Collaborative Law and he is a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator and Circuit Civil Mediator. He has practiced in both state and federal courts throughout the southeast and has co-counseled on matters throughout the nation. As a trial consultant, Mr. O’Mara helps other lawyers perform at their peak in trials with complicated legal issues and intense media scrutiny.

After leading the high-profile defense of George Zimmerman, Mr. O’Mara received acclaim for his even-handed management of the controversial case. His on-camera experience during the trial won him a spot as a CNN legal analyst. Since the verdict, Mr. O’Mara has decided to use his voice to contribute to the national conversation about race, guns, self-defense, the media, and the criminal justice system Ᾱ and he speaks frequently on these topics.

Moreover, he started a non-profit organization called Justice Outreach, designed to identify and fix problems with the justice system, and he is an advocate for change in state and national laws that lead to the over-prosecution of American citizens, whether it be by unbridled prosecutors or inappropriately applied minimum mandatory sentencing schemes.

Mr. O’Mara earned his J.D. from Florida State University College of Law in 1982, and received his undergraduate degree from University of Central Florida in 1979. Mr. O’Mara has taught at the University of Central Florida and Harvard Law School; has taught seminars for the Criminal Law Section of the Florida Bar, Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Court, the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar, the Florida Homicide Investigators Association, the University of Buffalo Mock Court Competition, and the Florida Family Law Practice for Paralegals program. He is Martindale-Hubbell A.V. Preeminent rated, served as President of the Seminole County Bar Association and as President of the Central Florida Family Law American Inn of Court.

Lorna M. Truett, Esquire

lorna for webLorna Truett served as a legal assistant for nearly a decade before she decided to earn her law degree. After she passed the Bar in 2011, Lorna joined O’Mara Law Group as an associate. At first she handled primarily family law cases, but the demands of the high-profile Zimmerman case gave her the opportunity to practice criminal law. Frequently seen seated next to Mr. O’Mara and co-counsel Don West, Lorna was not only instrumental to the defense during the Zimmerman trial, but she managed a full and diverse case load throughout.

Lorna Truett is a member of the Orange County Bar Association and the Central Florida Family Law Inn of Court, and she was featured in Orlando Life magazine.

"Helping good people through difficult times."

O'Mara Law Group
1416 E. Concord Street
Orlando, FL 32803

Phone: 407-898-5151

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