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Brandon J. Rafool

Brandon J. Rafool is admitted to practice before all Courts in the State of Florida, the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida and the Supreme Court of the United States. He was born in Augusta, Georgia. Having resided in Winter Haven, Florida since 1971, he graduated from Winter Haven High School in 1985 and the University of Florida in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with his major being Finance. At the University of Florida, Mr. Rafool was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Spring of 1986-pledge class. He received his Juris Doctor from the Stetson University College of Law in 1992. While attending Stetson University College of Law, Mr. Rafool sat as a Justice on the Honor Court.

Winter Haven Florida Criminal Defense Attorney Brandon J. Rafool has practiced law since 1992. He is an experienced, reliable, and knowledgeable local criminal defense attorney who also handles divorces, family law modification actions, strategic business planning as well as civil litigation. Mr. Rafool is practicing in the Areas of Civil Litigation, Real Estate Disputes, Family Law, Strategic Business Planning, Strategic Estate Planning, Corporate Law, and Criminal Defense.


Brandon J. Rafool currently served as a committee member to the Florida Supreme Court's Professionalism Committee from 1998 to 2004. In 2001, he chaired the Master's of Professionalism Seminar Sub-Committee. He is a Life Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Polk County Criminal Defense Lawyers, American Bar Association, Polk County Family Lawyers Association, and Polk County Trial Lawyers Association. He has served on the Florida Bar's Tenth Circuit Grievance Committee from 2008 to 2011, and was the Chairman of this Committee the last year he served.

Personal Memberships/Activities:

Meals on Wheels Offshore Fishing Tournament Founder and Director, and Winter Haven Area Chamber of Commerce Member.

Patrick W. Maloney

Patrick W. Maloney is practicing in the Areas of Civil Litigation, Real Estate Disputes, Construction Disputes, Contract Formation, Corporate Law, and Criminal Defense. Mr. Maloney is an associate at the law firm of Brandon J. Rafool, LLC. He received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Operations Management from the University of Florida in 2004, and a Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Florida in 2006. Prior to attending law school, he worked as a Field Engineer and Assistant Project Manager for Stellar, Inc.; a design/build construction firm based out of Jacksonville, FL. In 2012, he received his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. After law school, he worked as an Assistant State Attorney in the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa, FL. He has tried numerous jury trials, and is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts and the Middle District of Florida.

Mr. Maloney is an intelligent and methodical attorney that stands ready to handle all your legal matters.

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