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Steven S.

Steven Stark

497 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

282 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

258 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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Charlton M.

Charlton Messer

44 reviews
Currently an Attorney with his own Law Firm, Charlton Messer provides in-house and General Counsel services for startups, as well as medium-sized businesses. His experience also includes Estate Planning for Business Owners. He can form entities for all types of clients - from LLCs to S-corps to partnerships. In 2014, Charlton graduated from the University of St. Thomas School of Law with his J.D. He has also obtained his B.S.B.A. in Economics from the Oklahoma State University.
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Schuyler R.

Schuyler Reidel

12 reviews
Schuyler “Rocky” Reidel is a native Texan, born and raised near Houston, Texas. The attitude Schuyler brings to Reidel Law Firm is embodied in our values: efficiency, accessibility, and excellence. Schuyler is licensed in Texas, US District Court, US Court of International Trade, and is a licensed US customs broker. Schuyler is Mandarin conversant and has many friends, colleagues, and trusted resources in China and around the world. When not helping clients build successful businesses around the world, Schuyler enjoys hiking, fishing, chess, and amateur fencing.
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Jose P.

Jose Padilla

5 reviews
Jose Padilla is an Ivy League-educated business attorney with more than 17 years’ experience. He has worked with some of the top law firms in the United States and is licensed to practice law in Texas. Jose obtained his legal degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He specializes in providing legal assistance to startup companies, with a fundamental focus on commercial contracts. Since March 2015, Jose has been a counselor at a healthcare company.
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Ezenwanyi A.

Ezenwanyi Abii

5 reviews
Ezenwanyi's passion for law prompted the transition to legal practice after 10 years of business contracts experience with Fortune 500 companies. Her legal experience range... read more
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Ron R.

Ron Rohde

2 reviews
Ron Rohde is an immigration attorney who has been practicing law in Texas for the past six years. He has experience in real estate law, and in dealing with legal matters related to labor and employment law as well. Ron obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Miami School Of Law, and he founded his own law office in May 2012. Ron has also been working as a general counselor at CP Homes since May 2012.
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Grant H.

Grant Hamilton

2 reviews
Grant earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and then joined the workforce for several years before entering law school at ... read more
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Kristin B.

Kristin Brandt

1 review
Kristin Brandt is the founding member of Brandt Law, PLLC. Prior to forming Brandt Law, PLLC, Kristin was an attorney at two top law firms, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP and Sq... read more
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