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Matthew F.

Matthew Fornaro

19 reviews
Matthew Fornaro handles business, condominium and real estate litigation, and the drafting of business law documents. He is active in volunteer work, holding the positions of vice president of Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife Hospital, commissioner of Broward County Historical Commission, volunteer attorney at Mission United Veteran’s Project, and mentor at University of Florida Levin College.
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Bryan W.

Bryan Weber

18 reviews
Bryan Weber is an attorney that specializes in business law. He has 12 years’ experience and provideslitigation, transactional and other legal services to corporate clients’ in New York and Florida. He obtained a law degree from the Quinnipiac University School of Law. Bryan recently became a corporate counsel at SBA Communications. In the past, he has worked as an in-house attorney at a multi-billion-dollar company.
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Bob S.

Bob Schrader, Esq.

13 reviews
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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Jared S.

Jared Stark

11 reviews
Jared Stark is a business attorney that focuses on trademark matters and general business law. He primarily assists startups and small business overcome legal obstacles, but have also worked with larger corporations. Jared has extensive experience with negotiating and drafting legal documents. He has a license to practice law in Florida and the District of Columbia. Jared is currently the managing attorney at Stark Business Law PLLC.
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Angelique B. T.

Angelique B. Thomas

7 reviews
Angelique B. Thomas is an intellectual property law attorney that has been practicing law for the past seven years. She has extensive experience in commercial real estate law and commercial contracts. Angelique is licensed to practice law in four states, including Florida, Georgia, the District of Columbia and New York. She has a J.D. in law, which she obtained from the University Of Georgia School Of Law.
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Joshua M. G.

Joshua M. Gold

6 reviews
Joshua M. Gold is a Corporate Counselor who has handled many legal aspects of growing a business. Currently, Joshua is the Cofounder and Principal of his own virtual legal practice. Previously, he was General Counsel for Bespoke Growth Partners, Inc. Joshua has studied many different things and in 1994 McGill University awarded him the Jean E. Launay Medal for excellence in French Literature. He also studied Law with the McGill University.
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Jeffrey B.

Jeffrey Berman

5 reviews
Jeffrey Berman is a business attorney that specializes in commercial contracts, business formation, employment issues, bankruptcy and various other cases related to business law. He has 11 years of experience as an attorney at law and is licensed to practice law in Florida. Jeffrey obtained his degree in law from the Nova Southeastern University. He was a senior associate at Kiuger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine P.L. since 2005, but left the company and started his own law firm in 2016.
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Sandra U.

Sandra Upegui

3 reviews
As a partner of Sandra M. Upegui, PA, Sandra has spent over 15 years practicing law - with six years as in-house counsel for the University of Miami and over 9 years as a litigator for Shutts & Bowen. Now she handles matters such as reviewing and negotiating many different agreements, providing legal counsel on employment matters, risk management, commercial disputes and many more. Sandra was in the top 11% when she graduated with a J.D. from Florida State University College of Law.
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Shera A.

Shera Anderson

3 reviews
Shera E. Anderson received her JD degree from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center in 2009 and during her law school tenure served on the both the Law Rev... read more
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Mari R.

Mari Ribeiro

2 reviews
Mari Ribeiro is both a corporate attorney and a business woman. She specializes in providing legal services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Mari is exceptionally experienced in dealing with commercial contracts, as well as mergers and acquisitions. She is licensed to practice law in Florida and received her legal degree from the Nova Southeastern University – Shepard Broad Law School. Since May 2016, Mari has been acting as the principal attorney at her own legal firm.
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