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Steven S.

Steven Stark

304 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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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

213 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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Richard G.

Richard Gora

160 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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Mark P.

Mark Pearson

10 reviews
Mark Pearson, Partner at ARC Law Group, believes in vibrant, creative work atmospheres – and attorneys who aren’t stuffy. Representing creatives, techs, startups, and sports clients, Mark has an insider’s view to what his clients face. In his previous role as a TV journalist and producer, he covered the Iditarod and appeared in a client’s indie horror movie. He podcasts too!
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Eric H.

Eric Hinojosa

Eric Hinojosa is a registered attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He offers legal counsel in areas such as patent, trademark, and copyright law. One of Eric’s primary goals is to offer affordable legal services to people who really need it - particularly business owners and startups. He keeps these services affordable by operating mostly online and therefore reducing overhead costs.
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Fielden F.

Fielden Fleming

Fielden Fleming is an Attorney, Consultant and a Regulatory Specialist with five years of experience in the legal world. He works for Marvesta and before that he worked for PowerPlan, Inc. His experience extends to analyzing and drafting contracts, complying with regulation, monitoring and managing risk, as well as streamlining their business processes. He attended the John Marshall Law School and added his J.D. to his other qualifications - BA in Economics and Management, History and Finance.
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George B.

George Blackmore

2 reviews
George Blackmore is an Attorney at Blackmore Law PLC, and works with both small businesses and individuals. Previously, he was a Corporate Counsel Intern at SYNCREON, as well as a Student Attorney at Michigan Unemployment Insurance Project for a period of time. His focus is on Civil Litigation - real estate, labor and employment, and partnership disputes. He graduated Cum Laude from Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School with his J.D.
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Drew W.

Drew Whiting

5 reviews
Entrepreneurs face many unique challenges, and Drew Whiting understands that first hand because he is an entrepreneur himself. He loves sharing his legal knowledge and experience with up and coming businesses. He has experience working with mobile businesses, those who offer financial services, packaged good manufacturers, restaurants, bars, and taverns, and several technology-related enterprises.
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Chandler T.

Chandler Torbett

2 reviews
Chandler Torbett is a corporate attorney who specializes in numerous business-related legal practice areas, including debt and bankruptcy, immigration law, real estate law and tax law. He often assists startup companies with the legal issues they face. Chandler is licensed to practice law in Oklahoma. He received his J.D. in law from the University of Oklahoma. Chandler founded his own legal firm, Torbett Law, in June 2017.
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Stephanie G.

Stephanie Gordon

Stephanie Gordon is a corporate attorney that has recently been licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. She obtained her J.D. in law from the St. Thomas University School of Law. Stephanie specializes in providing legal assistance to entrepreneurs and startup businesses. She is also exceptionally skilled in dealing with real estate cases, as well as cases related to trademark and copyright law. Stephanie founded her own law firm in 2017.
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