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Steven S.

Steven Stark Licensed in FL, NY

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.
244 reviews
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Richard G.

Richard Gora Licensed in CT, NJ

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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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber Licensed in CA

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.
178 reviews
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Nicole B.

Nicole Betters Licensed in PA, TX

Nicole Betters is the founder of Houston-based Betters Law Firm. Prior to starting her own firm where she specializes in real estate law, she worked in litigation. She brings 18 years of legal experience and specializes in document preparation, closings and settlements, and foreclosures. Nicole holds a J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. In her spare time, she volunteers her time with several organizations.
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Jeffrey L.

Jeffrey Lambert, Esq. Mpa Licensed in NM, TX

Representing many different business clients, Jeffrey Lambert has experience in both startups and expansion. He once sat second chair on a case involving $165 million sale of an oilfield services company, as well as leading a three party purchase at the value of $20 million. His experience expands to estate transactions - commercial and residential - and litigation. When it comes to service estates, Jeffrey is familiar with interpreting easements and servitudes.
4 reviews
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Jenny A.

Jenny Anderson Licensed in TX

Previously, Jenny Anderson worked as the Assistant Travis County Attorney, as well as a prosecutor in Austin, Texas and a public defender in Washington State. All in all, she has spent over 14 years practicing law and has developed skills in Litigation and Advocacy, as well as analytical skills and communication. Jenny studied Law with the University of New York School of Law, and graduated with her J.D. in 2000. From the same University, she obtained her B.A. in Women's Studies.
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Lisa T.

Lisa Thorsen Licensed in CA, TX

Licensed in California and Texas, Lisa Thorsen focuses on corporate contracts and transactions, trusts and estates, real estate, and startups. She previously worked as an associate attorney at Circuit, McKellogg, Kinney & Ross, LLP for six and a half years and spent the past 3 years in private practice as a solo practitioner. Ms. Thorsen has 8+ years of experience practicing law as a licensed attorney.
41 reviews
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Charlton M.

Charlton Messer Licensed in TX

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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Robert P.

Robert Petersen Licensed in TX

Robert Y. Peterson is an attorney at the firm of Shumway Van in San Antonio, Texas. Licensed in Texas, he specializes in civil litigation, business litigation, bankruptcy cases, and real estate disputes. Previously, he worked in mortgage litigation. While receiving his J.D. at the University of Houston Law Center Robert was an editor for the Houston Business & Tax Law Journal.
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Kristin S.

Kristin Scheel Downes Licensed in OR, TX

Kristin Scheel has over 12 years of experience in dealing with commercial agreements. She also specializes in employment, business and other commercial legal matters. Kristin is licensed to practice law in Texas. She has received numerous awards, including a Super Lawyer award and a Reverse Pitch Mentor award in 2015. She has worked with Emerson Process Management, Welsh LeBlanc and Brown Sims in the past. Kristin is currently the managing partner at Scheel Legal.
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