About Lake Legal News

A Brief History:

Published quarterly since 2009, Lake Legal News is a high-quality, glossy magazine blending current events with both topical and historical profiles of Lake County, Florida, attorneys, judges, police officers, elected officials, and residents. (Our website also offers breaking news and web exclusives.)

Our Publisher and Executive Editor is James Hope — a Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer who has been practicing law in Tavares, Florida, since 1987. He is a former assistant state attorney, former assistant public defender, and a long-time private criminal defense attorney.

Our Editor-in-Chief, Marilyn M. Aciego, began writing for Lake Legal News in 2010. In addition, she has made more than two dozen appearances on live national television, including Nancy Grace and the Greta Van Susteren show, along with her appearance on Evil Twins. Contact her with breaking news, tips, and feedback by sending an e-mail to 352Tips@gmail.com. You can also contact us on our Facebook page — and make sure you “Like” and “Follow us” there.