A native of Nantes, France, Maud Poudat obtained a law degree both from France and the United States. She was admitted to practice law in the State of Florida in May 2004, and subsequent to gaining experience in the practice of immigration law in a private law firm, she founded the Law Office of Maud Poudat, P.A. in June 2010 after she became board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law with the Florida Bar. With a strong focus on business immigration, Maud Poudat frequently represents individual investors as well as multinational companies wishing to transfer employees to the U.S. She also assists foreigners with green card applications, through family and employment sponsorship, marriage and visas, naturalization and citizenship. As an Orlando immigration lawyer, Maud Poudat is further well versed in deportation defense and specifically with the Orlando immigration courts as well as federal litigation.
In November 2004, she joined the Orlando branch of the reputed law firm of Maney & Gordon, P.A. where she commenced her career in the position of associate attorney. She gained experience representing clients with their green card and immigrant process, through family petitions, employment petitions, marriage visas (fiancée and K-3), naturalization and citizenship, work visas, investment and transfer visas, and gained considerable knowledge in the field of deportation defense and federal litigation. In the year 2008, Maud Poudat became the Managing Attorney for the Orlando Branch of Maney & Gordon, P.A. and in November 2009 the managing partner of its Orlando branch.
Maud Poudat is admitted to practice law before the Supreme Court of Florida, all Florida State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, which covers the jurisdictions of Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Ocala and Fort Myers. She is also authorized to represent all individuals and companies anywhere in the 50 states of the union with their immigration processes since immigration law is governed by federal laws. Maud Poudat is a member of the Florida Bar, the Middle District Court of Florida and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). She is involved with the French community as a member of the Alliance Française, French American Chamber of Commerce and local French groups and volunteers her time in pro bono programs.
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