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The legal team at Ayo and Iken has helped over 5000 people just like you. We have a large, experienced legal team with offices in most major Florida locations.

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Pasco / Hernando
4807 US Hwy 19 Suite 202
New Port Richey, FL 34654


Seven Oaks – Wiregrass
2253 Green Hedges Way  Suite 101
Wesley Chapel, FL 33544


Tampa – Hillsborough
703 W. Bay Street
Tampa, FL 33606


Clearwater – Pinellas
3000 W. Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33760


Lakeland – Polk
1102 South Florida Ave
Lakeland, FL 33803


Orlando – Orange
7651 Ashley Park Ct – Ste 411
Orlando, FL 32835


Heathrow – Seminole
1540 International Pkwy
Lake Mary, FL 32746


Sarasota / Manatee
6151 Lake Osprey Drive
Sarasota, FL


Fort Lauderdale – Broward
6400 N. Andrews Ave Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309


Boca – Palm Beach
2385 NW Executive Ctr Dr, Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33431


South Pinellas County
111 2nd Ave NE , Suite 905
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701


Miami – Dade
701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1550
Miami, FL 33131


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Reviews for Our Attorneys – From Past Clients

A sampling of client reviews for our legal team. Each review has a link back to the original source, so you can get a more balanced view of client reviews for each of our attorneys. Where the review contains results – prospective clients may not obtain the same or similar results.

He’s Just Who You Need!

Mr. Ellzey assisted our family in a most efficient and professional manner. He kept us informed at every step and knew exactly what to do. I would strongly recommend Mr. Ellzey for your legal needs.

December 3, 2017

Jennifer worked on my divorce and helped mediate a mutually agreeable settlement. She was patient, focused, and well informed on Florida law relative to my case. As difficult as this all was, it was managed well.

Frank – Avvo

December 26, 2017

Ms. Shulte is a very intelligent, caring attorney. She assisted me in my divorce 2 years ago and just recently assisted me with terminating my child support after my ex wife passed away. When I recently called her to assist me about this she knew exactly who I was and remembered more details about my situation than I had expected. She is very quick to respond to my emails/phone calls. She is very easy to talk to. I couldn’t be happier with both of my experiences with her! If I ever need legal care again, she is undoubtedly the one I will go to!

Richard – Avvo

March 3, 2016

Having worked as an investigator and later in my career as a counselor for divorces gave me plenty of exposure to Lawyers. Therefore, I had a lot of resistance and fears of working with any lawyer. Therefore, I did thorough research and found Howard Iken. I must say that I have nothing but appreciation for him. His knowledge, expertise, and support are priceless. First of all he does not sell you a dream, in other words he is upfront and honest at all times. He has also been extremely assertive and a big advocate for my daughter and my rights as a father in the court room. Outside of the court room he has been extremely supportive, accessible, and informative at all times. In fact many times I would send him an email with a question and would be surprised to receive a response right away. After my past experiences working in the system he has shown me that there are excellent lawyers that truly are there for their client’s best interest.

Anonymous – Lawyer Ratingz

August 12, 2014

Mr. Ponder was excellent in helping me with my case. Was very knowledgeable and understanding would recommend his service to others with similar situations. Would definitely use him again if need be.

Anonymous – Lawyer Ratingz

November 22, 2015

Mr. Iken represented me for almost 3 years, even after I relocated from the Tampa area. From our first interview, I was thoroughly impressed and I always felt confident that Howard was in control of every issue that arose. He was readily accessible, quick to respond to my calls and messages and took the time to explain each issue that came up. Mr. Iken was tenacious in the court room and firm yet fair when dealing with the opposing side. He has an extensive knowledge of Florida Law both in the family court and bankruptcy arenas, and I utilized his services for both of these concerns. I always felt like I was reasonably billed and I believe that Mr. Iken’s fees are fair and just.

Anonymous – Lawyer Ratingz

August 6, 2015

Compassionate Attorney – Crystal helped me with a very messy post-divorce trial. It was a very dark time in my life without her expertise and compassion I could not have gotten through it. I will forever be grateful for her
kindness and the ethical way she handled my case.

very important for the lines of communication to be open with both parties.

Jacqueline – Avvo

August 27, 2019

Claudia Blackwell & the entire firm of Ayo & Ikon are top notch & I am so thankful for them all! I met with Ms. Blackwell on more than one occasion to prepare for my hearing & was impressed with her knowledge of my case in such a short time, her professionalism & understanding of the needs of my case, which has proven to be a common theme with the Ayo & Iken firm & it is appreciated. Ms. Blackwell was thorough, compassionate & well versed & made sure I was prepared, something my prior attorney never did. We attended my hearing & all I can say is WOW! Claudia did a FANTASTIC job! She was professional, unlike my ex’s attorney as well my prior attorney, & presented my case better than I could have imagined. It was clear her objective was to do her best & she did exactly that! She was aggressive, but professional during the hearing & was able to present the case exactly as I had hoped. As a result she was able to get across to the judge what I needed for my children’s safety & well being

Anonymous – Lawyer Ratingz

June 8, 2016

Ms. Claudia Blackwell is a new attorney on our case, from the same law firm of Ayo & Iken, due to our current attorney being on maternity leave. My case is a couple of years old, and Ms. Blackwell has only been on this case for a few weeks. However, the way she represented me in court yesterday, is the exact way I wanted to be represented. She showed the same passion and tenacity me and my family feel towards this case. From the day we met, to the communication in the interim, and finally her representation in the court room. The services from Ms. Blackwell are superb to say the absolute least. Thank you, Claudia!

Gerry – Avvo

December 26, 2017

My experience with Alberto Ayo was very pleasant and professional. I currently live in Georgia and I was looking for someone to represent me in Tampa, FL for a case that was filed against me. Mr. Ayo was hired based on a recommendation that was given to by an attorney in Georgia. He was extremely knowledgeable and very aware of how to defend my case. When going to court he had all the facts lined out and was completely prepared to defend me. My trail was short and sweet leaving me incident and all charges dropped. It was comforting that I had the legal representation that understood what was needed when it was needed and that I was cleared of all accusations against me. I would highly recommend Mr. Ayo and his team to anyone out there.

Travis – Avvo

August 6, 2015

Sharp, skilled attorney who is compassionate and cares about his clients.

As a lawyer myself, I am very careful about the attorneys I chose to handle my matters. From the moment I met Howard, he quickly put me at ease and was able to come up with a good idea on how to help me with my legal issue. He planned it out, quickly executed on it, and within days had resolved the matter for me.

As for his interpersonal skills, I think lawyers should make their clients feel at ease, and not intimidated by the person who will be representing them. Howard will immediately make you feel comfortable and tell you very clearly how he can or can’t resolve your matter. To me, Howard is the perfect combination of a smart and diligent attorney, while also doing a great job gently guiding you through the legal process.

I highly recommend Howard, a capable, competent and zealous advocate for his clients.

December 3, 2017

Thank you Jeana for helping bring my Boy Home 🙂 I could not begin to thank you enough. We look forward to better days for sure, thanks to you and all of your help. Thank you for being so fair and for working with our Family through these tough times. God Bless you!!

Jessica – Avvo

August 13, 2014

Compassionate Attorney – Crystal helped me with a very messy post-divorce trial. It was a very dark time in my life without her expertise and compassion I could not have gotten through it. I will forever be grateful for her
kindness and the ethical way she handled my case.

very important for the lines of communication to be open with both parties.

Jacqueline – Avvo

August 27, 2019

Awesome Representation – Hired Ms Simmonds to represent our company on a civil matter that was being looked at in a criminal light. She spoke with detectives and represented us well at a questioning. In and out in 5 mins with the end result being confirmed as a civil matter. We were extremely happy with how the case was handled and would highly recommend her firm. Fair cost, excellent representation.

Anonymous – Avvo

June 25, 2019

My experience with Alberto Ayo was very pleasant and professional. I currently live in Georgia and I was looking for someone to represent me in Tampa, FL for a case that was filed against me. Mr. Ayo was hired based on a recommendation that was given to by an attorney in Georgia. He was extremely knowledgeable and very aware of how to defend my case. When going to court he had all the facts lined out and was completely prepared to defend me. My trail was short and sweet leaving me incident and all charges dropped. It was comforting that I had the legal representation that understood what was needed when it was needed and that I was cleared of all accusations against me. I would highly recommend Mr. Ayo and his team to anyone out there.

Travis – Avvo

August 6, 2015

Honest, thorough, humble, compassionate, and best of all, inexpensive.

Divorce client – Avvo

February 7, 2016

I hired Alberto Ayo to help me with my divorce. Alberto was always very thorough, knowledgeable and reliable. I am very satisfied with the service I received from him, and I highly recommend him for anyone that is looking for a lawyer for their divorce.

Brandi – Avvo

August 12, 2014

I hired Jason to represent me in a custody situation. He was more than willing to listen to my circumstances, and offer the best legal recourse possible. He returned my phone calls, kept me informed, and guided me very well throughout the process. The judge ruled in our favor, and I’m sure it was due to Jason’s knowledge of family law and the strategy in which executed. I would recommend Jason to anyone who is looking for a quality, thorough , knowledgable attorney. I was very satisfied with his performance.

Anonymous – Avvo

December 26, 2017