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Penelope Barrett, Esq.

Penelope Barrett, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Maitland
Florida
Licensed in
FL, IL
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas
School of Law
5.0 5
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About
Penelope holds a Business and Juris Doctorate degree. Her prior experience working as a paramedic, a teacher and a Disney Trainer has helped her clients greatly. Penelope has worked in the legal field for 7 years and is licensed in Illinois and Florida.

During this time Penelope has worked in employment law, trademark infringement, patent infringement, mergers and acquisitions, and international trade, bankruptcy, creditors rights, and real estate. She is very familiar with litigation and has represented clients in trial.

Penelope is often the “go-to” for friends in the legal community due to her diverse experience. Penelope enjoys
… read more working with small businesses who need a helping hand.
8
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I used Penelope to draft a Non-Compete agreement because my practice was very busy at the moment. My client was very happy with her draft, the way she was able to incorporate his specifications, and the way she was able to anticipate any future needs for his business. He has now come back for additional work due to what Penelope has done for him. I am looking forward to expanding my business and using her again."

Non-Compete Agreement
Posted on Feb 26, 2016
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Penelope has done a great job defending my business and my reputation against a false copyright infringement claim. I am very satisfied with her work and her attention to my needs. I suggest her to many other Realtor's that I work with as well."

Copyright Infringement
Posted on Feb 26, 2016

Work History

AttorneyTemps

Owner

Jun 2015 - Present

Provides local attorneys and small firms with additional support. Services include drafting, research, hearing coverage, office coverage and advertising.

Jun 2015 - Present

Haba Law Firm

Contract Attorney

Oct 2013 - Present

Local Counsel for multiple large Florida law firms in the field of mortgage foreclosures, bankruptcy, mediations, landlord-tenant issues, negotiations and code enforcement. Noted for ability to handle complex trials, difficult meditations and ability to successfully negotiate terms with highly litigious opposing counsel. Often called in to handle more complex matters for client firms. Noted for ab

Oct 2013 - Present

Borack Law Group

Associate Attorney

Nov 2012 - Oct 2013

Foreclosure Defense-
Counsel for several ongoing litigation matters; work included: preparing for and attending multiple trials, drafting and arguing all pleadings in court, propounding discovery and representative counsel at depositions. Investigating and researching case law on upcoming litigation and foreclosure matters. Communicating with clients, opposing counsel, judiciary, and agencies.

Nov 2012 - Oct 2013

Axiom

E-Discovery Attorney

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012

E-discovery attorney on complex litigation projects involving companies, such as GM, Sony, Bay Hill, and Stryker. Utilized background skill set in medicine to assist in product liability questions, financial and corporate investigations, pharmaceutical and medical equipment patent disputes, computer software and hardware patent disputes. Consistently chosen for special review teams.

Oct 2011 - Oct 2012

Clutch Group

Project Manager

May 2011 - Oct 2011

Project Manager on hospital system merger, liaison between reviewer team and counsel on substantive issues. Point of contact on all medical issues for HIPPA and other possible conflicts. Trained reviewers, performed targeted searches, managed multiple reviewer statistics and accuracy rates. Provided quality control, management of 100+ personnel, compiled privilege log and final review on project.

May 2011 - Oct 2011

Benjamin Legal Services

Associate

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

Managed Chapter 13 & 7 bankruptcy cases in Illinois and California; including client consultation in the bankruptcy process and debt options, creditor negotiation, and trustee interaction. Represented clients in 341 meetings, adversary hearings before federal court. Managed California firm takeover from Chicago offices.

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

Greenspoon Marder

Contract Attorney

Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

Assisted Partner on several complex litigation cases. Work included: motions, EEOC statements, employment investigations, discovery. Assistant P.M. for team on e-discovery and team member training. Developed and maintained a document management system for ongoing employment litigation matters. Additional duties: representing large banks in foreclosure - hearings, mediation, trial, and discovery.

Sep 2009 - Aug 2010

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