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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.
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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.
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Gurney P.

Gurney Pearsall Licensed in TX

I bring strong legal research, legal writing, and legal analysis skills to the table. I was a senior law review editor on the top-rated law review in the Rocky Mountain Reg... read more
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Brandon B.

Brandon Barchus Licensed in TX

Houston-based attorney Brandon Barchus is a managing partner and cofounder at Faulk Barchus PLLC, a firm that advises clients on business and energy law as well as legal matters arising in commercial property and real estate. Bringing a decade of legal experience, Brandon is Board Certified in Oil, Gas and Mineral Law. He holds a J.D. from Baylor Law School.
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Robert F.

Robert Fitzpatrick Licensed in TX

Robert Fitzpatrick is a Social Security Attorney handling Federal Court appeals and representing his clients at Social Security Administrative hearings. He worked as an Attorney for Jim S. Adler & Associates in 2012. After graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from the Texas Wesleyan University, he attended the Oklahoma City University School of Law - graduating in the top 25 percent of his class and becoming a Doctor of Law.
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Ali A.

Ali Akhtar Licensed in TX

Attorney Ali Akhtar is an experienced lawyer with over 15 years of experience in business formation, trademark law, employment law, and commercial bankruptcy cases. Graduating from one of the top 10 law schools in the US, Attorney Akhtar has the knowledge and skills to guide you through your business ventures.
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Randy M.

Randy Marsh Licensed in OK, TX

Attorney Randy Marsh is the guy you need on your team. As a professional attorney and business owner himself, he knows just how to help clients. He uses all of his experience and knowledge to guide each client to help ensure they have a successful future. With over 20 years of experience, you would not want to turn anywhere else. Some of his experience in the legal field includes taking companies to the Middle East with an international consulting practice, winning record verdicts, and helping companies navigate through the startup phase.
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Kevin M.

Kevin Michaels Licensed in TX

After serving in the U.S. army, Kevin Michaels decided to pursue his law degree at South Texas College of Law. He practiced for several years at two other firms and then decided to open his own firm in 2000. His practice areas include commercial and civil litigation. In addition, he also serves as outside general counsel for several corporate clients.
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Brian M.

Brian Mcgiverin Licensed in TX

Geri Kahn’s experience lies in California immigration and social security disability law. As a designated certified specialist by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, she represents religious workers, political asylum applicants, and people who are in all stages of naturalization. She also advocates for the disabled in the topic of social security at hearings and in federal court.
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