Stacey M. Felter
Prior to pursuing her legal career, Stacey served in the United States Navy, working as a Legal Yeoman for five years. She was awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for her excellence in legal work. After leaving military service, Stacey worked as a Corporate Sales Executive with FedEx for 15 years, earning numerous awards and accolades.
Stacey is a Central Florida native with deep ties to the community. Stacey graduated Cum Laude from Seminole State College with dual degrees in legal studies and general studies before following her family’s tradition of becoming a proud UCF Knight. Stacey graduated Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies.
Stacey received her Juris Doctorate from Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, graduating cum laude (top 10% of her class). While in law school, Stacey served on the Moot Court Honors Board and as a Senior Editor of Barry Law Review.
Stacey began her legal career as a Florida Registered Paralegal with the Law Office of Steven Laurence in Altamonte Springs. After admission to the Florida Bar, Stacey became a partner at the law office and focused on representing clients facing serious felony charges and capital cases, probate and estate planning, and in representing clients with complex family law matters.
Stacey went on to work as an Assistant Public Defender with the 9th Judicial Circuit in Orange County, Florida. During her tenure at the Public Defender’s Office, she worked diligently to defend her indigent clients. Stacey remains committed and passionate about promoting sentencing reform, the abolishment of Florida’s Death Penalty, and her unwavering support of civil rights.
Stacey is a member of the following organizations:
- National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
- Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers
- Florida Bar Association
- Orange County Bar Association