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Steven S.

Steven Stark

258 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

153 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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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

185 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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Penelope B.

Penelope Barrett, Esq.

2 reviews
Penelope Barrett specializes in a range of different legal categories and works closely with numerous businesses in Florida. She has worked with numerous law firms, including the Stewart Law Group and Axiom. Penelope attended Barry University and completed her Juris Doctor in 2008. She has made it to the National Dean’s List and is currently registered at different associations, including the Florida Bar, Orange Bar and Illinois Bar Associations.
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Rob D.

Rob Dean

Based in Virginia, Rob Dean is a criminal defense attorney who also works in employment law, business law, and contract law. He is the owner and principal of the Roanoke firm Rob Dean Law. Before starting his own firm, he worked as an assistant prosecutor in Lynchburg, Virginia, prosecuting over 300 cases. Rob holds a J.D. from Washington & Lee University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Michigan.
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Alicia J. J.

Alicia J. Journey

Attorney Alicia Journey is the founder of Journey Law and her practice areas include family law, immigration, estate planning, and criminal law. She is dedicated to helping each client that walks into or calls her office and she is focused on winning cases. At the ripe age of 6, Ms. Journey voiced her opinion in front of a local City Council meeting and since then, she has made it her focus to stand up for others. With Ms. Journey on your side, you are sure to win.
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Ernst M.

Ernst Martzen

Ernst Martzen is an attorney at law with more than a decade worth of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in Texas and obtained his legal degree after he graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Ernst primarily focuses on dealing with legal cases that involve labor and employment law. He founded his own law firm, the Martzen Law Firm PLLC, in January 2018. Prior to this position, Ernst served as a judge advocate in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
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Darren S.

Darren Schwartz

Darren Schwartz is a general practicing attorney that has been licensed for over four years. He is based in California and completed his major at the California Western School of Law. Darren specializes in a variety of legal areas, including contract law, worker’s compensation, entertainment law, trust and estate law, immigration law and family law. He also specializes in legal issues concerning international businesses.
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Nick R.

Nick Rigano

Nick Rigano has spent time working in the Corporate Bankruptcy & Restructuring Department of a well-known Manhattan Law Firm. Currently, he is an Associate for LH&M. His experience extends to complex Commercial Litigation. He has represented debtors, trustees, secured creditors, creditors committees, unsecured creditors and landlords. For four consecutive years, Nick was nominated for Super Lawyers Rising Star. In 2008, he graduated cum laude from St. John's University School of Law.
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Jocelyn K.

Jocelyn Kelly

Jocelyn Kelly is an attorney at law that offer legal services to corporate clients, as well as entrepreneurs. She has experience in business formation, contracts, employment and litigation legal areas. Jocelyn has been licensed to practice law in New York since 2013. She is currently an attorney at the Law Office of Clifford J. Stern LLC. Jocelyn received her degree in law from the New York Law School.
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