About Our Firm

Durham Legal Group brings an individualized approach to to individuals and families in need of legal help. You can expect to receive candid, caring and aggressive legal representation in all of your legal matters. Attorney Lori Durham and the other members of the team provide you with one-on-one attention that recognizes your diverse needs, eliminates confusion, and prioritizes your concerns. The Durham Legal Group will review the cost benefits and potential outcomes of your case allowing you to set rational and legitimate goals. When we represent you, meeting your objectives becomes the number one priority of the Durham Legal Team.


 

Our Team

Lorraine “Lori” Durham - Attorney

Lorraine M. Durham, Esquire, heads the team at Durham Legal Group. "Lori" received her B.A. in Psychology from Nazareth College of Rochester in Rochester, New York in 1992, her Masters in Public Health Administration from the State University of New York at Brockport in 1997, and her Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law in 2005. While in law school Lori earned book awards in her Health Law, Civil Procedure, and Federal Tax Law courses.

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Lori also was the winner of the 1st Year Appellate Oralist competition in 2002, and was a member of the Moot Court team in 2004. Lori graduated from Barry University cum laude in the top 5% of her class. While in law school Lori worked as a law clerk at McCumber, Daniels, Buntz, Ferrer, P.A. in their Orlando office. During this clerkship Lori worked primarily on civil litigation defense and malpractice defense cases assisting lead attorneys with litigation preparation. After graduation, Lori worked for the Patten Law Firm as an associate attorney before opening her own practice in 2007. In 2010 Lori partnered with Lisa Patten, Esq. to form Patten Durham Law Firm before venturing back out to establish Durham Legal Group. Lori has focused her practice on Family Law and Civil Litigation. Lori became a member of the Central Florida Collaborative Law Group in 2008 and is a strong advocate for utilizing the collaborative model in settling Family Law disputes but is prepared to aggressively represent you when necessary. Lori is a member of the Florida Bar and belongs to the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers, the Central Florida Collaborative Law Group, and the Central Florida Family Law Inns of Court. Additionally, Lori's interest in helping youth has led her to volunteer for the Orange County Teen Court program. Teen Court is a voluntary diversion program for first time juvenile criminal offenders. This program offers teens that have made poor decisions the opportunity to get back on the right track.

Natalie Jean Martin Weech - Attorney

Natalie Jean Martin Weech, Esquire received her B.S., cum laude, in Legal Studies from Hodges University in Fort Myers, Florida in 2006 and her Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law in 2010 with concentration on family law. While in law school, Natalie participated in the Children and Families Clinic and was awarded the Barry School of Law’s Achievement in Civic Excellence.

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Prior to law school, Natalie was a paralegal for nearly 10 years in the areas of Civil Litigation, Family Law and Personal Injury. Natalie also interned for the Children’s Home Society as well as interned for a business litigation law firm while in law school. During these internships, Natalie worked in several areas of Civil Litigation.

In 2010 upon passing the Florida Bar, Natalie worked as an associate at a business law firm where she handled civil litigation and appeals. Natalie also started a family law section of the firm. In January of 2012, Natalie started The Weech Law Firm and concentrated her practice in Family Law, Civil Litigation and Appellate Practice. Natalie is certified in Collaborative Law and is a strong advocate for utilizing the collaborative model in settling Family Law disputes but is prepared to aggressively represent you when necessary. Natalie has taken both Parenting Coordination courses as well as receiving certification in Domestic Violence Advocacy through Harbor House. Natalie volunteers with Harbor House and actively participates in pro bono work with the Orange county Legal Aid.