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Steven S.

Steven Stark

521 reviews
For over 30 years, Steven Stark has offered counsel to non-profit organizations and private companies. He has a passion for helping small businesses in particular since he himself started several businesses of his own in New York and Florida. He understands the importance of small businesses having a reliable attorney to advise them about legal matters from their inception.
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Joshua Garber

283 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Sue D.

Sue Dunbar

263 reviews
Go with Sue Dunbar if you want a big law firm experience with a small law firm cost. Sue's experience working at Robins Kaplan LLP and serving as special counsel to Senator Joseph Dunn has landed her big-name clients like BestBuy, Time Warner Cable, and Yahoo!. Currently, Ms. Dunbar specializes in knowledge about confidentiality and privacy laws regarding sensitive trade secrets.
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Tara S.

Tara Swartz

20 reviews
Tara strives to work with her clients, not just for them. She specializes in employment law and her goal is to provide exceptional one-on-one service to all of her clients. She understands that cases are more quickly and cost-effectively resolved through negotiation and remediation. Tara focuses her practice on employment law on everything from discrimination claims to wage claims to medical leave.
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Frank M.

Frank Maniscalco

2 reviews
Attorney Frank Maniscalco has an industrial engineering background which helps fuel his desire to help corporations and businesses solve all of their problems. He works to help companies with encryption technology, IP transport industries, medical devices, and information technology. With over 18 years of experience, Attorney Maniscalco has represented top clients including CRF Health, Frictionless Commerce, and BBN Technologies.
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William S.

William Smith

2 reviews
William Smith is an attorney at law that specializes in criminal defense, real estate and various other types of legal cases. He is currently the owner of his own legal office and has been working as a private attorney for the past 18 years. William graduated from Massachusetts School of Law in 1997 and is also registered with the Worcester County Bar Association. He is also the author of an award-winning manual that is used for legal reference.
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Brian F.

Brian Fitzgerald

2 reviews
Brian Fitzgerald has been a corporate attorney for 20 years. He focuses on the representation of clients associated with: wholesale and distribution, manufacturing, retail, banking, finance and check cashing, beer, wine, and liquor distributors and retailers, industrial, commercial, and residential real estate development. He is licensed to provide legal services in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and State of Connecticut.
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Delania B.

Delania Barbee

2 reviews
Delania Barbee, Esq. uses legal strategy to help protect and grow the businesses with which she works. She protects businesses through, for example, advising businesses on ... read more
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Dave B.

Dave Brown

Founder of Boston MicroLaw, Dave Brown believes that his small and growing business clients shouldn’t have to watch the clock whenever they need an attorney. Brown charges flat fees and guarantees them before work ever starts. He helps his clients to start and grow thriving businesses with a focus on business formation, contracts, trademarks, and corporate governance.
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Jeffrey H.

Jeffrey Head

Jeffrey Head offers corporate clients legal assistance with business formation and operations, as well as real estate matters, commercial contracts and general lawsuits. He is registered at the Real Estate Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association. Jeffrey has also worked on legal cases at CATIC Title Insurance. He is currently the owner and the main attorney at RE/MAX Advantage I. Jeffrey also ran his own law firm between 2004 and 2006.
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