About Tilden Law

Beginning in 1923, attorney John Tilden, Esq. established his law practice in Downtown Orlando with a full service law firm serving Central Florida residents. Following in his grandfather’s footsteps, attorney N. Fleetwood Tilden, Esq. began his Central Florida law practice after graduating from law school in 1993. After a career as an Assistant State Attorney prosecuting Central Florida criminal cases, the Law Office of Tilden Law was established. Practicing exclusively Criminal Defense, Mr. Tilden has handled over 5,000 criminal cases.

Orlando Criminal Attorney: N. Fleetwood Tilden, Esq.

N. Fleetwood Tilden has been a criminal trial lawyer for over twenty years in Orlando. Fleet has tried more than 70 Felony and Misdemeanor criminal cases throughout his legal career. The National Trial Lawyers awarded N. Fleetwood Tilden Top 100 Trial Lawyers. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified, premier attorneys from each state, who meet stringent qualifications and who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

Knowledge and Experience

Drawing on his experiences as a former Central Florida Prosecutor and a 3rd generation Central Floridian, Mr. Tilden states, “Knowing the Judges, prosecutors, clerks and local court customs gives me a unique perspective which in turn aids me in successfully defending my clients”. By using this knowledge and experience to our client’s advantage, our firm is set apart from other criminal defense firms.

Responsive to our Clients

We recognize the importance of building a relationship with every client to best understand individual needs and desired case resolution. That is why prompt personal attention and client communication is of the utmost importance at Tilden Law. Our philosophy is simple; an informed client is a happy client. We maintain continuous open lines of communication with our clients and encourage phone calls and email for updates on your case.

Delivering Results

Our clients expect us to be effective, efficient and to deliver results. We understand that being accused of a criminal offense can have a lifelong impact on you and your family on both a personal and financial level. Uncertainty, stress and fear are common emotions most clients encounter during this time. Our job is to help you shoulder these burdens and guide you through this trying process. Our most important job is to recognize the needs and desires of every individual client and to strive to achieve these desired results in a cost-effective manner.


What Our Clients are Saying

January 2016 – “Fantastic lawyer. Had everything taken care of immediately. Always kept in the loop and informed. I appreciate everything he has done for me and on my behalf. Best decision I made when I hired him. Very helpful. Great person. Very knowledgeable!” Brian H. – Orange County Retail Theft / Shoplifting Client

January 2016 – “Mr. Tilden is extremely professional, experienced, and knowledgeable. He took the time to answer all of my questions, and addressed all of my concerns about my case. Whenever I called into the firm, he either took my call or returned my message promptly. I would not hesitate to hire Mr. Tilden again for any lawyer services that he provides.” Mike P. – Orange County DUI Client

November 2015 – “Mr. Tilden as a GREAT Attorney. I have had to use his services 2x’s and he is very CONFIDENT and EXPERIENCED. He takes time to hear what you want to have as an outcome and gets it done to the best of his ability. Always available either thru email or phone and handles your cases personally. If you need an attorney MR.TILDEN is the way to go! Don’t just take my word call and speak with him yourself and you will feel just as confident. Thank you Mr. Tilden I will ALWAYS refer you to those in need.” Miguel L. – Orange County Marijuana Possession Client

October 2015 – “I could not have had a better experience with an attorney, period. This being the first time that i had ever needed an attorney and my case being public, my mailbox was flooded with advertisements for several attorneys and so i did the only thing that has ever gotten me the best way to handle a situation, i prayed, I prayed to Heavenly Father to know which attorney He would want me to use, that would be the best for my situation, and i was strongly led to hire Fleet. In all of my experience with Mr. Tilden and his lovely assistant Mrs. Barbara, i was always made to feel at home, and for the duration of more than a year they have been at my side, doing all that i asked them for, and even going the extra mile. Tilden Law is worth every penny not only for the great legal work they do but also for the confidence provided to each individual client. I am very thankful to have had this help in one of my greatest times of need. Thank you Fleet. Thank you Tilden Law.” Jessica – Orlando DUI/Drug Possession Client

July 2015 – “Mr. Tilden took my misdemeanor case for a shopping lifting violation back in January of 2014. As a struggling college student that made a careless mistake he worked with me to not only to help clear my record but offered monthly payments to help with the financial cost. The moment I spoke to him on the phone I knew that his compassion and patience with a young women as she cried her concerns over a lengthy phone call made him the perfect lawyer for my case. He helped me complete all the necessary steps to expunge my case and get my career back on track. I would highly recommend his services to anyone. Thank You Mr. Tilden for all of your help!!!” Jennifer R. – Osceola County Shoplifting/Retail Theft Client

February 2015 – “Attorney Fleetwood Tilden should be anyone’s legal representative concerning traffic violations, wills and estate planning, and criminal matters. While helping to solve a personal problem I was greatly impressed with Mr. Tilden’s professional attitude and knowledge. He spent valuable time to personally attend to my situation. I never felt that our consultations were rushed. I always had the impression that he genuinely cared. What a peace of mind I have going forward through life, that I know who I can contact for competent experienced representation or just prayerful consultation in any legal situation.” Tom C. – Orlando Criminal Traffic Client

April 2015 – “Attorney Fleetwood Tilden did an amazing job on my case. Easy to contact, easy to talk with, easy at understanding your situation. He is quick and the right guy for getting the job done.” Randy W. – Orlando Drug Possession Client

We are dedicated to representing both clients who are facing a criminal charge for the first time and those who have a prior criminal record. Once your case is concluded, your Orlando criminal defense attorney routinely files for a Sealing/Expunging of your criminal record. With our office centrally located in downtown Winter Park, our criminal defense lawyers draw on more than 20 years criminal trial experience to achieve individual results that meet or exceed the expectation of our clients.

Please fill out the Contact Us section for a free case evaluation or call our main number 407-599-1234 to immediately and confidentially speak with an Orlando criminal defense attorney.

The criminal defense firm of Tilden Law proudly serves the greater Orlando area of Central Florida. Including: Orange County, Seminole County, Volusia County, Osceola County, Orlando, Apopka, Maitland, Winter Park, Ocoee, Winter Garden, Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Altamonte Springs, Casselberry, Lake Mary, Longwood, Oviedo, Sanford, Celebration, Winter Springs, Disney World, Orlando International Airport, Universal Studios, Deland, Daytona Beach, Deltona