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Craig Yaris

Craig Yaris

Attorney at Law

Lake Worth
Florida
Licensed in
NY
New England Law/Boston
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
After attending law school at New England Law – Boston, I began my career at the Queens County District Attorney’s Office, where I spent over a year in the Domestic Violence division, advocating on behalf of abused women and children.

After two years at the DA’s Office, I joined a franchised company, as a Vice President and Chief Counsel, and began to work with small business owners, helping them with things such as negotiating leases, resolving employment disputes, and increasing sales. After five years, I became the COO of the company, responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the franchisor. I built the company from
… read more 50 locations to just under 100 in five states.
22
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

"Craig is a thoughtful and strategic thinker and helps his clients to successfully navigate through the sometimes confusing world of SEO, social media and internet marketing. Craig is patient and carefully explains what he is proposing to do and even more importantly, WHY he is proposing to do it. In an era of supposed quick fixes and social media hype, Craig is the real deal."

Strategy
Posted on Dec 29, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Craig is a thoughtful and strategic thinker and helps his clients to successfully navigate through the sometimes confusing world of SEO, social media and internet marketing. Craig is patient and carefully explains what he is proposing to do and even more importantly, WHY he is proposing to do it. In an era of supposed quick fixes and social media hype, Craig is the real deal."

Strategy
Posted on Dec 29, 2017

Work History

Sunrise Advocacy

Attorney

Dec 2017 - Present

I work to save patients and their families time, money, and unnecessary aggravation by helping them navigate the complexities of the healthcare system. As a patient advocate, I offer a whole range of services from resolving billing errors and disputes to negotiating lower payments with insurance companies, from coordinating care to helping patients choose the right health plan and doctors.

Dec 2017 - Present

B2B R&D

Director of Business Affairs

Dec 2017 - Aug 2016

Develop and host educational webinars and web-based discussions to inform marketers and business owners of the ongoing, fast-paced changes happening within digital marketing. Create and deliver content-rich classes that offer on-site and online education on topics such as Customer Relationship Management for Small Business, and Demystifying Today’s Digital Marketing Trends.

Dec 2017 - Aug 2016

Lemon Tree

Chief Counsel and Chief Operating Officer

Sep 1998 - Apr 2009

Created and delivered an extensive five-day training program for new franchisees. Handled the day-to-day operations of a franchise company, with locations in five states. Managed all of the network infrastructures for the parent company including negotiations of all pertinent contracts. Developed website and implemented a digital outreach program. Filed and updated all required franchise documents.

Sep 1998 - Apr 2009

Queens County District Attorney

Assistant District Attorney

Sep 1996 - Aug 1998

Litigated criminal cases in the Domestic Violence Unit and Narcotics Trials Bureau. Handled numerous appeals before the Appellate Division in the State of New York. Wrote motions, planned trial strategies, and negotiated plea deals. Interviewed police officers, witnesses, and drafted criminal complaints. Researched case law for new cases brought into Queens District Attorney’s office.

Sep 1996 - Aug 1998

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