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Steven S.

Steven Stark

429 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 G.

Joshua Garber

268 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

195 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Dax D.

Dax Dietiker

Dax Dietiker is a business lawyer with experience in numerous corporate legal practice areas, including trademark and copyright law, immigration law and commercial contracts. Dax is also experienced in legal research and writing. He is licensed to practice law in Florida and obtained his legal degree from the Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law Center. Between 2015 and 2016, Dax was an associate at Cole Scott. After leaving this position, he founded his own law firm.
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Jesse U.

Jesse Unruh

2 reviews
Jesse I. Unruh is an experienced litigation attorney who is driven to fight for your business. As a startup founder, Jesse brings his experience of starting and running a b... read more
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Cameron P.

Cameron Pariseau

Cameron is an experienced business transactions and healthcare attorney with in-house and law firm experience. She has worked with startups and institutions with corporate strategy, legal advice, contract drafting, negotiation, and regulatory compliance. Her clients work in a variety of industries including healthcare, hospitality, and professional services.
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Bretton P.

Bretton Pollack

2 reviews
Brett “Bretton” I. Pollack is a member of the Florida Bar, the New York Bar, and the Dade County Bar Association. He is experienced in business litigation, commercial trans... read more
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William  P.

William Pratt

I am an insurance defense attorney, i handle all aspects of litigation for insurance companies. I also assist companies with the investigation of potentially fraudulent cla... read more
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Oleg O.

Oleg Otten

96 reviews
Oleg Otten is a corporate attorney who has been licensed to practice law in Florida for the past five years. He is also a member of the Florida Bar. Oleg specializes in immigration law, and has exceptional experience in dealing with commercial contracts, as well as with matters related to business formation. He received his legal degree from the University of Miami School of Law. Oleg started his own law firm in January 2012, where he now acts as the managing attorney.
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Will C.

Will Cantrell

4 reviews
Will Cantrell is an employment attorney with almost a decade of experience. He is licensed to practice law in Georgia and Florida. Will obtained a Juris Doctor in law after he graduated from the Florida State University College of Law. He has represented numerous corporate clients, including Quasar Risk Advisors and several local companies in Florida. Will has been a managing partner at Cantrell Duarte, PLLC, since May 2017.
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