Mr. Ladner was born and raised in Polk County, Florida. Mr. Ladner lives with his wife, Leslie and their two children, Max and Lexie, in Winter Haven, Florida. Mr. Ladner served in the United States Marine Corps after graduating from college. He received an honorable discharge after eight (8) years of distinguished service. Mr. Ladner worked as a law enforcement officer in Polk County, Florida for six (6) years. While working as a law enforcement officer, Mr. Ladner obtained his law degree. Upon graduating from law school in 2000 Mr. Ladner took a position with the State Attorney’s Office in Polk County, Florida.
Before leaving the State Attorney’s Office to go into private practice Mr. Ladner was the chief of Felony Division 1. In 2006, Mr. Ladner went into private practice and has been representing clients in family and criminal law matters throughout Central Florida.