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Lois (Nuo Jia) L.

Lois (Nuo Jia) Li

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Lois Li is a commercial attorney with extensive experience in business law. She primarily focuses on assisting startup and small businesses. Lois served as an in-house and outside counsel in the past. She has a license to practice law in two countries, including the United States and Canada. Lois is able to assist clients in Chinese and English. She completed a degree in law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Lois is currently an attorney at Alpine Law PLLC.
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Bob Schrader, Esq.

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Bob Schrader is an attorney at law who has been practicing law for over three decades. He has been licensed to practice law in Florida. Bob received his J.D. in law from the Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law Center. He primarily specializes in assisting small businesses and startups with their legal matters. Bob also specializes in immigration law. He founded his own legal firm in June 2007.
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Omar K.

Omar Khan

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Attorney Omar Khan, Partner at Khan Nayyar & Associates, LLC, is a seasoned criminal/immigration attorney with years of legal experience. Omar is also a former Assistan... read more
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Dameka D.

Dameka Davis

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Dameka Davis has more than three years of experience and is situated in Florida. She mainly focuses on dealing with legal matters related to immigration law, labor and employment law, as well as debt and bankruptcy. Dameka obtained her J.D. in law from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and also has a Bachelor’s in Economics. She recently became an associate at Coane and Associates. Prior to this position, she was an assistant state attorney.
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Sarah L.

Sarah Lachman

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Originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia, Sarah Lachman has always felt the pull to experience the world and make meaningful connections with people across borders. Beginni... read more
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Victoria S.

Victoria Suh

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Victoria Suh is a Certified Specialist in Immigration & Nationality Law - certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization. She practices exclusi... read more
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Tara H.

Tara Hutchinson

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I am an attorney who focuses my practice in family law including divorce, child custody, support and contested adoptions. My particular passion is in helping to form and cr... read more
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Promodha A.

Promodha A

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Susan graduated from UCLA law school and also has a bachelor's degree in physics. Her practice areas include business law and commercial contracts, with a particular emphas... read more
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Lindsay H.

Lindsay Hanson

Lindsay Hanson, a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, is currently an Associate Attorney at Getson & Schatz, P.C. Previously, she worked with Sachs Law Group and has experience litigating in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Her focus is mainly on immigrant and non-immigrant applications. In 2012, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law and she went on to further her studies with the City University of New York School of Law.
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