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Avocats en litiges et contentieux francophones

Avocats en litiges et contentieux francophones

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Robert Brian Resnick
Robert Brian Resnick
4.8
(5)
200 SE 6th St #102, Fort Lauderdale
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As a lawyer living and working in South Florida since 1982, I am proud to have helped thousands find their way through the legal system, and to have done so by charging reasonable fees. I am also proud to count most of my clients as my friends. To me this is a sign that I have served my clients interests well and have done so in a friendly manner. I have kept my office small so that I can keep in touch. Find out for yourself and call for a free consultation.
Jessica Marie Merlet
Jessica Marie Merlet
4.8
(4)
11687 Sugar Creek Ave, Mt Carmel
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Attorney specializing in ECommerce | SaaS/Software Licensing | Products Liability | Employment | Corporate Law | Data Protection
Stacey Kim Sutton
Stacey Kim Sutton
4.7
(3)
222 Lakeview Ave #1400, West Palm Beach
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Stacey Sutton has an office in West Palm Beach, FL and has been licensed for 20 years. This attorney handles cases in Employment & Labor, Business, Antitrust & Trade Law, Telecommunications, Government, Lawsuits & Disputes, Appeals and attended St. John’s University School of Law.
Christina Agans Cozzetto
Christina Agans Cozzetto
4.7
(3)
933 N Charlotte St Ste 3 B, Pottstown
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Attorney Cozzetto began her legal career practicing in Center City Philadelphia, where her work was concentrated in real estate, estate work, and general litigation.  She returned to the suburbs to begin working in Pottstown at RICK LINN, and her practice is now focused mostly in Montgomery, Chester, and Berks counties.  Attorney Cozzetto is also barred in New Jersey.
Cours d'anglais pour francophones.
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Brendan Thomas Vandor
Brendan Thomas Vandor
4.5
(2)
Two Union Square, 601 Union St #4100
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Darren Feider is a Member in the Seattle office. His practice involves general employment litigation of wrongful discharge and discrimination claims, the drafting of employment and consulting contracts, non-compete agreements and severance packages for both employees and employers, and conducting investigations for private and public employers in response to EEOC and Washington State Human Rights Commission complaints. He has represented employers in unpaid wage actions, and he also handles general commercial litigation.
Alan Ray San Miguel
Alan Ray San Miguel
4.5
(2)
25329 Budde Rd #401, The Woodlands
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As an American citizen raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Mr. San Miguel understands both Mexican and American cultures and seamlessly transitioned between them through the years. Therefore he has no difficulty in doing legal work whether it is in the US or in Mexico. As a US Marine Corps veteran, Mr. San Miguel understands the complexities of being on on the military and welcomes any veterans who may have a legal issue to talk to him. He is currently married with two boys and a girl. An avid drummer, Mr. San Miguel loves music and karaoke parties. He speaks some French and would like to learn Chinese in the near future.
William Lloyd Foreman
William Lloyd Foreman
4.5
(2)
700 N Pearl St #1600, Dallas
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I currently practice as a senior associate at Owens, Campbell & Aiken, L.L.P., a small, A/V rated law firm in Dallas, Texas, that specializes in civil litigation and commercial real estate transactions.  In my capacity as an attorney at OCA, I've represented commercial lending institutions, multi-state nursing home companies, high net-worth individuals, and an international petroleum company in creditors’ rights, civil litigation, and bankruptcy proceedings before state and federal trial and appellate courts, and in commercial business transactions.   I pride myself in being very concientious to my clients' needs and concerns.  While I have primarily represented landlords and other creditors in civil litigation, I am adaptable to most any legal practice area in which my clients have a need.  I am currently licensed to practice law in Texas, but I expect my Oklahoma bar application, which was submitted in September, to be approved within the next couple of months.  In terms of my personal background, I grew up in Tulsa and Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, spent four years in the United States Navy serving aboard submarines, graduated from Oklahoma State University with honors, and graduated from the University of Oklahoma, College of Law with distinction, where I served as Assistant Articles’ Editor for the Oklahoma Law Review.  I am an avid runner, and (when I have the chance) I enjoy traveling, particularly in the American West and to Europe.  My wife is a special education language arts teacher and special education coordinator, also serving as a Special Olympics coach and girls' soccer coach.  Our daughter is a freshman at Oklahoma State University, where she is a member of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and is majoring in health education and promotion.
Gilles Raphael Abitbol
Gilles Raphael Abitbol
4.5
(2)
121 Green Acres Dr, Liverpool
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In addition to the mentioned areas of practice I also do: - Appeals before the Appelate Division, - Appear in Family Court     And I am also: - An Attorney for the Child (Law Guardian) - Licensed to Appear in Federal Court - Licensed to Appear in Tax Court   Finally, I was admitted in Wisconsin in 2007 Pro Hoc Vice for a case involving the application of the Hague Convention against the abduction of children between Venezuela and the United States of America.
James Arthur Nolan
James Arthur Nolan
4.5
(2)
50 N Laura St suite 1100, Jacksonville
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I was born in Louisiana, and moved to Florida to attend law school at the University of Florida.  I earned "Dean's List" honors or better each year at UF.  I am married and have three lovely daughters.
I see law as a healing profession, on a similar level to medicine. Attorneys, at their best, are both healers and teachers. I love that the practice of law gives me a diverse set of tools for helping individuals and familiies to achieve resolution to the troubles that keep them awake in the night, and ultimately, to help them find peace. There are generally always some bumps along the path to peace.  But I am there to provide direction, advocacy, and support.
Paul G Boylan
Paul G Boylan
4.5
(2)
One International Place, 100 Oliver St #720
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Mr. Boylan is a shareholder in the Firm’s Litigation Group. He is a lawyer with twenty-five years of experience in complex civil litigation and trials. He represents private individuals and businesses involved in high-stakes litigation in Massachusetts, involving corporate officers and directors, business owners, general and limited partners, and national and local banks. Since 1998 Mr. Boylan has been “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. AV is the highest rating available and signifies preeminence in adherence to professional and ethical standards. Mr. Boylan is named in 2008 and prior years as a Massachusetts and New England “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics magazine in the practice areas of general litigation, business litigation, and intellectual property litigation. He is listed as a top business litigator for Massachusetts in Law and Politics' March 2009 Corporate Counsel edition which focuses on Business Litigation and International Law.
Manuel Avila
Manuel Avila
4.5
(2)
11120 N Kendall Dr Suite 200, Miami
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Attorney Manny Avila graduated with top honors from Univeristy of Miami School of Law in 1989 and since then has represented Fortune Five Hundred companies, small businesses and individuals from every walk of life with their important legal matters.  With more than 26 years of experience, Manny Avila's legal experience is very broad and he has successfully represented Clients in all manner of litigated cases, business transactions, real estate transactions, Family Law matters, Guardianship and Probate matters and Immigration representation for obtaiing the right to work and live in the United States.
Peter Anthony Jabaly
Peter Anthony Jabaly
4.5
(2)
218 North Lee Street Third Floor, Alexandria
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Working in both the public and private sector, Mr. Jabaly has accumulated invaluable experience and knowledge in a variety of practice fields. In his own private practice, he focuses on business law and litigation.    Mr. Jabaly is regularly published in the Oxford Journal of Intellectual Property & Practice and is spotlighted by the editor-in-chief of the venerable journal.
Jouya Rastegar
Jouya Rastegar
4.5
(2)
6105G Arlington Blvd, Falls Church
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I am an experienced litigator practicing in the areas of family law, probate and estates, personal injury, civil rights and tort claims, general civil litigation, and criminal defense (misdemeanor). I am also a seasoned transactional and regulatory attorney. I look forward to assisting you.
Skylar Anne Sherwood
Skylar Anne Sherwood
4.5
(2)
Safeco Plaza, 1001 4th Ave
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I help businesses avoid and solve HR and employment problems and disputes. My practice regularly includes counseling, mediation, and litigation with regard to a wide range of employment issues, including discrimination, harassment, accommodations, leaves of absence, wage/hour compliance, employee handbooks, and drafting and enforcement of employment agreements. I also advise and represent businesses regarding employment of military service-members and employer obligations under USERRA and state law. At all stages, I strive to identify practical solutions to meet clients' business needs.
Manuel Perez-Leiva
Manuel Perez-Leiva
4.5
(2)
8233 Harding Ave #402, Miami Beach
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AS AN ATTORNEY... Persuasive Advocacy & Litigation Skills: General Civil/Torts, Breach of Contract, Probate, Wrongful Termination/Whistleblower, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, and Foreclosure Litigation, including appeals (presented oral argument to U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals on a case of first impression in Immigration Law; not a specialty area of practice). Some transactional work in Labor & Employment Law, Contracts, and Estate Planning, including Wills and Trusts. Excellent written and oral communication skills are brought to bear on persuasive argument and zealously advocating my client's rights and claims.   Effective Depositions, Motions, and Litigation & Trial Strategies: Extremely adept at preparing and conducting aggressive and effective depositions of opposing parties, often eliciting incriminatory or contradictory responses, or revealing weaknesses in the opponent’s case. Evidentiary advantages thus gained result in a quicker resolution of the dispute. Prepare and argue persuasive motions that successfully advance the case. Result-driven, outside-the-box litigation and trial strategies.   Cost-Effective Time & Case Management: High level of proficiency in organizing and preparing for trial and conducting discovery. Providing innovative and cost-effective solutions to legal and business problems, including efficient case management.   Certified International Business Acumen & Award-Winning Business Development Experience: Extensive International Business Development experience prior to becoming an Attorney and Mediator. Persuasive written, verbal, and presentation skills that create quality legal and business results. Strong multicultural human relations, management, and negotiation skills are dynamically applied to successful advocacy, litigation, and dispute resolution, whether domestic or international.   Dual Law Degrees & International Law: I am a Common Law and Civil Law Attorney. I have a Juris Doctor with an International Law Concentration and Civil Law Certification, as well as a Licentiate of Laws, a Spanish Law Degree, specializing in European Union Law. I am thus capable of practice in Spain, as well as pro hac vice in the E.U. and Latin American countries where Civil Law is the norm. A multi-disciplinary/-jurisdictional approach, for example, saved a Spanish client thousands of dollars by defeating a breach of contract case brought by a major U.S. bank.   AS A MEDIATOR... Successful Mediation & Negotiation Skills: I have mediated a multitude of successful mediation conferences and facilitated settlement negotiations for clients with win-win results. Effective negotiations that produce major time and monetary savings for clients, avoiding protracted litigation or excessive settlement amounts.   Effective Mediation of Civil Disputes: Impartial, professional mediation of civil litigation in Florida Circuit and County Courts, bringing over 15 years of corporate business experience, as well as my litigation experience, to bear on resolving the dispute with win-win solutions and cost-effective settlements. Extremely experienced with Breach of Contract and Residential Mortgage Foreclosure cases.   Certified International Business Acumen & Award-Winning Business Development: Certified by the Michigan State University Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, the business skills and experience outlined above are brought to bear in my mediations as well. Strong multicultural human relations and negotiation skills are dynamically and impartially applied to successful dispute resolution.
William Michael Snyder
William Michael Snyder
4.5
(2)
4855 Rolandale Ave, Toledo
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An international business law specialist based in Ohio, and former Avocat at the Paris bar, I find solutions for businesses and individuals in the complex world of cross-border transactions, disputes and family issues. My expertise includes:• International transactions (North America - France); Joint ventures, distribution expansion/ contraction, acquisition.• Commercial litigation/  Dispute resolution.• Corporate restructuring / Cross-border regulatory.• Real estate and individual wealth management. • Banking and financial.  • Intellectual property.• Setting up and managing Businesses/ Entrepreneurial legal support.• Property/ successions/ trusts and estates.
Lizabeth Lorie Burrell
Lizabeth Lorie Burrell
4.5
(2)
101 Park Ave, New York
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Listed as one of “The World’s Leading Lawyers” in 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2006, 2007, and 2008 editions of Chambers Global; described by others as “an intelligent litigator,” who can “write ‘an excellent brief’” and is “extremely smart and precise in her advice”   Listed as one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” in 2003-2004, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 editions of Chambers USA, which notes “widespread praise for her reliability and ‘impeccable writing ability’”   Listed in New York Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in New York” and New York Super Lawyers 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Papa Magaye Dieye
Papa Magaye Dieye
4.5
(2)
11200 Broadway St, Pearland
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Welcome to our Avvo page.  We are ready and willing to help you with whatever issues you may be facing.  I am Papa, the founder and principal attorney at The Dieye Firm.  The firm has been in existence since 2007 after I left Exxon Mobil's corporate law department. It was time to hang my shingle and so I did. From the very beginning of my solo career, I fell in love with family law. Although not always easy,  the practice of family law can be very rewarding. There is something both humbling and rewarding about helping families navigate what is unquestionably a very difficult time in their lives. We strive to stand with our clients throughout the process, to help them navigate the process, and most importantly to make sure they fully understand what is going on.  My primary goal with all of my clients is to handle their cases in the most expeditious way.  Although there are some things that are out of my control (judges, opposing counsel), we continuously work diligently to move the case along. Our clients are confident that we have their best interest at heart and we work very hard to maintain their trust and confidence. And that is one of the reasons why all of our clients have my personal cell phone number and are welcome to call me directly if they have any issues or concerns with their cases.  We have been handling family law cases for over ten years so we have the experience to help you no matter what you are going through. Please read our reviews and endorsements and if you have any additional questions, please contact us. We look forward to being of assistance.
Stephen George Stim
Stephen George Stim
4.5
(2)
65 Bank St, New York
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Stephen G. Stim a corporate transactional attorney in entertainment, film, sports, television, digital media, executive employment negotiations, copyright, licensing and merchandising and general corporate transactions. Mr. Stim has served as General Counsel and Vice President of Business Affairs at A&E Networks, Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs at Madison Square Garden Corp. and Senior General Attorney Legal and Business Affairs (West Coast) at ABC Entertainment and ABC International, The Shubert Organization and associate attorney at Colton, Weissberg, Hartnick, Yamin & Sheresky. Clients have previously included Lifetime Television, Outdoor Life Channel, Comedy Central, Speedvision, The Sportsman Channel, Cablevisions Systems Corp., US West Interactive, Editoria Abril (Brasil), TVA Sistema do Televisao (Brasil), Keshet Broadcasting (Israel),Khabar and NTK TV (Kazakhstan), Rizzoli Audiovisivi, Media Partners, GOL TV, Media Pro (Spain) and Media World.
Christopher Martini Battista
Christopher Martini Battista
4.5
(2)
8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Dr, Fairfax
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Business owners and contractors in the D.C. area work in a very competitive environment. While businesses in the area can maintain a steady income leveraging their expertise, few flourish the way they would like.     So what separates those who survive from those who flourish? Vision. Vision is the ability to see things from every angle. Vision can help you plan for the unanticipated as well as the anticipated. The legal strategists at the Law Offices of Christopher M. Battista have the vision to help take your business to the next level. Whether it is reviewing contracts to help you maintain a solid position or assisting you in thinking through your business risks, Chris Battista can help.
Hiro Naraindas Aragaki
Hiro Naraindas Aragaki
4.5
(2)
919 Albany St, Los Angeles
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GENERAL: 10 yrs full-time law practice experience, primarily in complex commercial litigation & arbitration but also in securities transactions and general corporate matters. Representative sectors include: • Commercial aviation • Banking, financial institutions, financial services• consumer credit & services• franchising• hotels, hospitality• law firms & practice• energy (incl. oil & gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), windpower)• technology & software• telecommunications LITIGATION: Substantial experience representing clients mainly in commercial disputes before federal and state trial/appellate courts and agencies. Participated in all major aspects of pre-trial litigation, settlement, and appeals, including pleadings, discovery, motions, oral argument, case management and judicialconferences. Subject areas included:• attorneys' fees• breach of contract/warranty• breach of fiduciary duty• business torts (incl. slander/trade libel & disparagement, injurious falsehood, negligence, strict liability, tortious interference w/ contract & prospective economic advantage)• declaratory & injunctive relief• derivative actions• employment discrimination & wrongful termination• equitable claims & defenses• fraud/misrepresentation• housing discrimination & landlord/tenant law• indemnity• intellectual property (copyright infringement, patent infringement, trade secret misappropriation)• legal malpractice/professional conduct• partnerships/JVs• punitive damages• RICO• securities• unfair competition (incl. Cal. Bus. & Prof. 17200 et seq.)Served as a judge pro tem for Contra Costa Superior Court; presided over a wide variety of small claims matters. NEUTRAL EXPERIENCE: Since 2001, served as a neutral in 250+ cases involving commercial, IP, employment & personal injury claims. Served as mediation consultant to the Hon. Daniel Weinstein, providing assistance with legalanalysis, case evaluation & post-mediation settlement efforts in complex matters. Representative matters include breach of contract, debt collection, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty & insider trading, attorney malpractice, partnership disputes. ADVOCACY EXPERIENCE: Represented clients in large, multi-million dollar complex commercial arbitrations before AAA, LCIA, ICC, & ICDR. Representative matters include a dispute involving the Algerian state-owned oil & Gas Company, and a dispute over a joint venture in a premier Lagos, Nigeria hotel. Also represented corporate clients in diverse array of mediations & settlement negotiations—from a prominent Silicon Valley technology company in thesettlement of a $500 million trade secrets & copyright infringement lawsuit to a major airline in the settlement of a federal Grand Jury investigation and parallel NTSB proceedings.TEACHING & RESEARCH: Teaches and writes in the areas of:• contract law (incl. UCC, CISG, and standards for restitution, injunctive relief, spec. performance, lost profits & other special damages)• employment discrimination (incl. Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FEHA, and 1st, 5th & 14th Amendment claims)• business law (incl. corporations, partnership/limited partnerships, LLCs, intellectual property, business torts)• international business transactions (incl. trade, foreign direct investment, agency & distributorships, sales, international arbitration & dispute resolution, technology transfer, franchising, and intellectual property) Also recognized as a national authority on arbitration law, including the NY Convention, Federal Arbitration Act, Rev'd Unif. Arbitration Act, & UNCITRAL Model Law on Int'l Comm. Arbitration. Undertaken cutting edge, award-winning research & scholarship on U.S. Supreme Ct. arbitration jurisprudence over the last 7 decades. Sophisticated understanding of a wide range of issues such as:• class arbitration• jurisdictional challenges• bifurcation & motion practice• tentative awards• unconscionability, public policy & other challenges to arbitration clauses• clause construction• interim relief• arbitrator selection, disclosures & challenge• ethics & prof. responsibility• federal preemption• vindication of rights doctrine• arbitrability• separability & delegation• vacatur, modification, confirmation, set asides & enforcement of foreign awards. Taught and coached arbitration law & practice (incl. AAA Commercial & Employment arbitration rules; Employment & Consumer Due Process Protocols, and Code of Ethics for Arbitrators) in & out of law schools since 2003. Authored several amicus briefs in high-profile cases including AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011). In 2011, invited by the Bangladeshi government to provide 35 hour ADR training for judges and lawyers in Dhaka. In 2016, retained by World Bank Group to provide ADR training and systems design advice for newly created Commercial Court in Monrovia, Liberia.
Sheryl Alyce Traum
Sheryl Alyce Traum
4.5
(2)
1901 Harrison St Suite 1100, Oakland
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Professional Background   A passion for justice drives me to fight hard for my clients' rights. Over the 25 years I have been practicing law, I have developed skills for handling many types of cases, especially cases involving personal injury (auto, premises liability and products liabilitiy), real estate (contracts, neighbor disputes, nuisances, boundary issues, disabiltiy access, etc.), construction (including design, installation, soils, mold and "indoor air quality" issues) and insurance.  I have handled cases in both State and Federal courts throughout California, achieving hundreds of favorable settlements for clients, and when needed, successfully trying cases to verdict.   Justice is based on truth, and truth is found by investigation and discovery.  When serving as an advocate, I pride myself with skillfully discovering the facts and evidence that will prove up my clients' position in the case, weaken my opponents' case, and help resolve the case. I carefully research the law applicable to the dispute, and consider the effect of the law on the evidence related to the case.  I help my clients understand the range of possible outcomes under the law and facts applicale to their case, preparing them to ultimately make an informed decision about whether to resolve the case at mediation, or take a case to trial or arbitration.   When serving as a mediator, I listen carefully to the  statements and arguments made by both sides.  I find that parties often start with "extreme" positions based on an assumption that if the matter goes to trial, they will get everything they want.  When speaking with litigants, I look for the kernels of information which might help build "common ground" on which to reach a compromise agreement.  I also help people realize potential weaknesses in their position, and possible unanticipated or unfavorable results which might occur if the matter was tried to a jury or judge.  I find that litigants often have not fully considered the "downside" which could occur if a judge or jury does not fully agree with their point of view.  By giving litigants a "neutral evalution" and pointing out possible weak points in their case, I help litigants understand how a mediated resolution which they have the opportunity to craft with the other side is usually preferable to a result which will be decided by a judge or jury over whom they have no control.    As an arbitrator, I conscientiously maintain a respectful, neutral demeanor so that parties feel comfortable that I am giving due consideration to all the arguments and evidence submitted by all sides before making a decision.  I work hard to assure that the atmosphere of the arbitration remains professional, discouraging bickering between parties and counsel which can lead to unnecessary stress and agitation.  Once the evidence is in, I promptly render an award based on my findings after considering all the evidence and arguments.   Personal Information   I am as passionate about life as I am about getting great results for my clients.   In the time when I am not working hard for my clients, I enjoy being active, including biking, tennis, kayaking, hiking with my dogs and almost any outdoor activity.  I also enjoy art, spending many quiet hours drawing, painting and writing, mostly for the enjoyment of my family and friends.   I find that taking this quiet time gives me time to reflect even more about the needs of my clients and I often incorporate "inspirations" from my personal time into the strategies I use in my clients' cases.
Silvie George Alfonso
Silvie George Alfonso
4.5
(2)
5220 Spring Valley Rd Ste 200, Dallas
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Mr. Alfonso is currently serving as Chair Emeritus of the Dallas Bar Association's International Law Section.  He founded his boutique international law firm two decades ago with the concept of providing "Concierge Counsel" to his clients around the world.  Simply put our firm solves problems.   Mr. Alfonso has represented clients both across the country and around the world in substantial contract and settlement negotiations as well as litigation and arbitration.  Mr. Alfonso graduated from Southern Methodist University (S.M.U.) - class of 1989, graduating with a B.A. in Political Science.  As an undergraduate, Mr. Alfonso attended S.M.U. in France, and graduated with a language degree from L’Institute De Tourainne, in Tours, France in August of 1988. Mr. Alfonso continued his post-graduate education by attending Pepperdine School of Law from 1989 to 1992, graduating with his Juris Doctor in May of 1992. Mr. Alfonso is an avid student of military history and speaks French. Mr. Alfonso coaches both his children's soccer teams and is an avid fan of all things soccer - especially Liverpool Football Club.
Linda M Schuett
Linda M Schuett
4.5
(2)
5 Park Pl, Annapolis
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Meet me and listen to what I do: http://www.youtube.com/user/meetlocallawyers#p/u/1/g7Y5x0n-dfg
Judith E. Marsie-Hazen
Judith E. Marsie-Hazen
4.5
(2)
10000 SW 142nd Ave, Miami
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Greetings!  My name is Judy Marsie-Hazen and I'm a Managing Member of Marsie-Hazen Law Firm, LLC, located in Miami-Dade County.  After living in four corners of the world earlier on in life,  I settled in South Florida and attended University of Miami Law School, the home of the Hurricanes!  At this point, I've lived  in South Florida so long that I am now virtually Floridian.  My practice areas are Real Estate, Contracts, Arbitration and Mediation.   If you take me on as your attorney, she will do my utmost to achieve your intended goals and present you with alternative strategies to achieve them.  Once I take on a client, I try to advocate zealously for your interests to the best of my ability.  If you have any questions about my services, feel free to call my office line.  The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.  Before you decide, ask for written information about the attorney's qualifications and experience.  You should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation.
Edward Mclean Lyman III
Edward Mclean Lyman III
4.5
(2)
401 Wilshire Blvd 12th Floor, Santa Monica
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Edward M. Lyman is a litigation, trial, and appellate attorney in Santa Monica, California. His legal practice focuses on family law, civil rights, and torts. He handles complex family law matters involing high conflict child custody disputes, dissolution of marriage and registered domestic partnerships for individuals of substantial means, international child custody, Hague Convention on international child abduction, relocation requests, domestic violence, paternity, maternity, parentage, Uniform Parentage Act, UCCJEA jurisdiction, breach of fiduciary duties, division of marital estates, characterization of separate property and community property.
Jesse Leland Skipper
Jesse Leland Skipper
4.5
(2)
1017 9th Ave N, St. Petersburg
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Jesse Skipper has an office in Saint Petersburg, FL and handles cases in Construction & Development, Lawsuits & Disputes, Appeals, Litigation, Business, Banking, Contracts & Agreements, Corporate & Incorporation, Debt & Lending Agreements, Civil Rights, Environmental and Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, International Law, Personal Injury. This attorney has been licensed for 31 years and attended University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law.
Kenneth L Reich
Kenneth L Reich
4.5
(2)
8 E Broadway Suite 410, Salt Lake City
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Every Utah business faces legal issues ranging from lawsuits to estate planning to choosing your successor to figuring out how to make the transition to a publicly traded corporation. Although there is no single attorney who is able to handle all legal issues that arise, I have over seventeen years' experience helping my clients navigate legal waters by assembling the right legal expertise. I have a large stable of legal partners at Snow Christensen & Martineau to help as well as legal, business, and expert contacts in numerous fields. My job is to assemble the right knowledge and expertise to handle any legal problems that arise. I have litigated various business-related claims on behalf of Utah businesses in state and federal court. I work closely with clients to help relieve them of the burden that legal issues often bring. I am committed to thoroughly understanding my clients’ issues, listening closely to their objectives and needs, and vigorously protecting their interests in litigation and transactional matters. I am passionate about helping my clients solve problems, build their business, avoid litigation, and resolve disputes when they arise. On a more personal level, my interests vary depending on the time of year and my mood. Sometimes I feel like the guy in the Bittersweet Symphony music video: "I'm a million different people from one day to the next...." On any given day you can find me obsessing about the following (in no particular order): Skateboarding. I grew up on a skateboard and still do my best to stay upright on four wheels. Ollies, nollies, and grinds-- no problem. Kickflips, heelflips, impossibles, and hardflips-- not so much. I can still hit the half-pipe and park but I don't dare do much anymore-- I value my knees, etc., too much. I also get out the longboard for sliding on the streets around my house. Modern Art. There is something about modern or contemporary art that speaks to me at a level that I do not understand. I can get lost in modern art galleries. I wander and drink deeply. It calms my soul. Years after seeing it in a museum, this one still reaches a place I can't find: "Cats in Bag | Bags in River". Same with really big Jackson Pollock paintings. As with any art, it's always best to see it in person. Entrepreneurship. I always thought this meant going out on your own and struggling in the business wilderness. It can be but not necessarily. For me it's being in control of what I do everyday and making a success of it (hopefully). It is the permanent challenge and applies to every aspect of life including every interest I have. Snowboarding. Burton Performers were the big deal when I was a young teenager. The ski resorts would not allow snowboards on the lifts (for good reason at the time) so we would hike up through the powder just out of bounds. Once snowboards ditched the powder fins and added metal edges, resorts saw the light and let us on the hardpack. I'm still trying my hand at rails (the fat ones) and the half-pipe. I still worry about getting my teeth knocked out on a thin rail but what the heck. Pies. Thanksgiving would be boring without pies, lots of pies. It's all about the crust. Anyone can peel and core an apple but the crust is where the flavor, texture, and addiction comes from. My favorite is blueberry. Quilting. I grew up with my mom having a quilt in the living room on a frame that we all took turns tying (the simple tie, not hand-quilting). These were simple affairs and not the old-school hand-quilted ones you see at the county fair. In the winter I will often spend nights at the sewing machine making intricate quilt squares. It's an art form that I can get into. I've only finished one (log cabin squares) and have another one almost there (star squares). It still needs the border, backing, machine quilting, and binding. Running. This is more of a summer sport for me. I'm not a committed runner, more like a fair-weather friend. I've run a few marathons. The most recent was the St. George Marathon with my 16 year-old daughter who nearly beat me. During the winter, it's more snowboarding, basketball, weights, and treadmill. I'll pick it up again in the spring. If I can help you with anything legal related, please feel free to contact me. If I cannot do it for you, I have partners who most likely can. If they cannot help you, I have local friends and associates who most likely can. If they cannot help you, usually because of the specialized nature of the issue or the geographic location of your issue, my firm is associated with a large worldwide network of attorneys who absolutely can. I look forward to hearing from you. Cheers!
Ana C Francolin
Ana C Francolin
4.5
(2)
301 E Pine St, Orlando
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I am originally from Brazil and therefore fluent in Portuguese.  I am also fluent in French.    Falo Portugues.  Je parle Français. My diverse practice leverages my experience in state and federal litigation and appellate matters in a multitude of areas, including but not limited to, real estate transactions, business matters, banking, consumer rights, contract disputes, complex commercial matters, local government law, and employment disputes.  I understand and value the cultural differences that exist when people from different countries, or even different regions within those countries, come together to negotiate and effectuate a business transaction. I use this understanding and knowledge to my clients’ advantage by strategizing the most efficient and cost effective solution to a specific issue.
Aaron Rene Resnick
Aaron Rene Resnick
4.5
(2)
100 Biscayne Blvd #1607, Miami
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Aaron Resnick, Esq. is a graduate of Leadership Miami and an AV Preeminent rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, which is its highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability.  Professionally, Mr. Resnick is an attorney, who honed his craft at one of Florida’s oldest and most prestigious firms, Gunster Yoakley, before starting his own boutique law firm in 2005 with offices now in Miami, Boca Raton, Gainesville, Jacksonville and New York City. Mr. Resnick received his Bachelors of Arts in Political Science with honors from Emory University and a Juris Doctor with honors from the University of Florida. Mr. Resnick is admitted to all of the state and federal courts in Florida and the United States Supreme Court. In 2019, Acquisition International Magazine named Mr. Resnick the Business and Contract Disputes Lawyer of the Year for Florida.  Mr. Resnick has been honored also as the Best "Commercial Litigator" for Florida.  His firm was name the Best Commercial Litigation Boutique by Corporate USA Today.  Mr. Resnick has been recognized by Florida Trend magazine as one of its Florida Legal Elite™ and Super Lawyers Magazine has named Mr. Resnick a Super Lawyer having previously been recognized by it as one of its Florida Rising Stars. He was also named as one of the American Registry’s “America’s Most Honored Professionals” and was selected as Corporate America’s  Legal Elite.  Corporate America also named the Law Offices of Aaron Resnick, P.A. as the “Best Sports & Entertainment Law Firm – Florida” and  Mr. Resnick  was included in Who’s Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment. Considered one of the world’s most elite legal directories, the Who’s Who Legal series recognizes top lawyers from over 100 countries across a range of practice areas. The professionals included in the sports & entertainment guide were selected through a comprehensive voting process that included feedback from clients, in-house counsel and colleagues. Aaron Resnick is on the board of directors for the Miami Beach Bar Association (he is also an officer), and is a member of the Dade County Bar Association where he serves on a number of committees as well as the American Bar Association.  He is also on the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Law Council.   He was elected three times to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Dade County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section and has served as a committee chair for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, an organization which recognized him as the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division's Star of the Quarter. Recently, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognized him as the top young professional in South Florida.   Mr. Resnick was awarded the "Shining Star" Award by the Arts & Business Council of Miami, Inc. This award each year honors the top Miami business professional supporting the arts and cultural community. Mr. Resnick co-founded the Little Lighthouse Foundation, www.littlelighthouse.org, which is a Miami based charity that seeks, identifies and provides support to children and their families with health, educational, and financial challenges, and serves on its board of directors. Mr. Resnick was the founding chairperson of the Friends of the New World Symphony, and now serves permanently on its Executive Committee. Mr. Resnick serves on the Art in Public Places Committee for the City of Miami Beach. He also sat on the Board of Directors for the Miami Design Preservation League for over 10 years. He has served on the executive committee for numerous young patron groups in South Florida including, but not limited to: Best Buddies of South Florida, Big Brothers Big Sister’s Impact Circle, Art Crowd of the Bass Museum, the Green Room Society for the Center for Performing Arts, the Tropees of the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the Jewish Legal Society of Miami, and the MOCA Shakers amongst others.  He is a Regional Board Member of the Maccabi World Union and a member of the Ben Gurion Society of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Currently, he is a member of the Silver Director’s Circle for the Bass Museum, the Maestro’s Circle for the Friends of the New World Symphony, and a Supporting Member of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts (and a member of the Green Room Society), and a Founding member and Patron of the Perez Art Museum.     Mr. Resnick's law practice concentrates on business and commercial matters, focusing on litigation, real estate and real estate litigation.   His current practice also includes the personal representation of a number of current and former professional athletes in the National Football League, the National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, as well as members of the arts, fashion and entertainment world.  Areas of Practice   ·        Business and Commercial Litigation ·        Business Law ·        Real Estate and Real Estate Litigation ·        Sports and Entertainment Law
Raymonda Chakhtoura
Raymonda Chakhtoura
4.5
(2)
111 Scott St, Melbourne
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Raymonda Chakhtoura is a Probate, Banking, Contracts & Agreements, Corporate & Incorporation, Debt & Lending Agreements, Consumer Protection, Estate Planning, Adoption, Child Support, Personal Injury, Defective and Dangerous Products, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Construction & Development, Land Use & Zoning, Lawsuits & Disputes, Litigation attorney who attended University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law. This attorney practices out of Melbourne, FL and has been licensed for 31 years.
Bradley William Newbolt
Bradley William Newbolt
4.5
(2)
10250 Foley Blvd NW #154, Coon Rapids
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Put your legal problems to rest with my firm!  Providing high quality, responsive, honest and affordable legal, mediation and arbitration services.  Your matter is important to us.  We look forward to the opportunity to help you.
Douglas E. Swanson
Douglas E. Swanson
4.5
(2)
N14W23755 Stone Ridge Dr, Waukesha
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Doug Swanson is a shareholder at the law firm and works in the Waukesha office. Doug’s practice involves handling a wide variety of personal injury claims, including motor vehicle accidents, defective products, slips and falls, contractor negligence, landowner liability, dog bite claims and nursing home accidents. He has successfully tried numerous cases in more than 10 different Wisconsin counties. Because of his trial experience, the National Board of Trial Advocacy certified him as a Civil Trial Specialist in 2001. He has also been named a Wisconsin Super Lawyer since 2012. Doug has given presentations about the law and safety in many local high schools and has participated in educational events in conjunction with Law Day on several occasions. He has also been a very active member in the Waukesha County legal community as evidenced by his involvement in the Waukesha County Bar Association, where he serves on the Board of Directors and is a Past President. He has held the offices of Treasurer, Secretary, Scholarship Committee Chairman, Legal Ethics Committee Chairman, and Bar Leaders Conference Representative and is a member of the Bench / Bar Liaison Committee of Waukesha County. Doug graduated cum laude in 1987 from Illinois Wesleyan University with a B.A. and received his J.D. in 1990 from the University of Iowa. He is an active member of the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce, the Pewaukee Chamber of Commerce and the Waukesha Rotary Club. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Bell Tower Memorial Project. Doug and his family enjoy living and participating in the Waukesha County community.
Nancy D. Pelosi
Nancy D. Pelosi
4.5
(2)
4179 SW 64th Ave, Davie
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Mrs. Pelosi was born in Swindon, the United Kingdom in 1953.  She earned her B.S. degree in 1982 from Florida International University and her Juris Doctor in 1985 from the University of Miami. In her more than 28 years of practice, Mrs. Pelosi has concentrated her practice in the areas of general civil and commercial litigation, probate, estate and trust administration with a special focus in family law, family law mediation and collaborative family law.  Mrs. Pelosi has been admitted to practice in the State of Florida, as well as the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida since 1985; received her Florida Supreme Court certification as a family law mediator in 1999, and became a founding member of The Collaborative Family Law Professionals of South Florida in 2000.  Mrs. Pelosi often appears before the Bankruptcy Court of the Southern District of Florida on behalf of creditor lenders.
Angelique N Wiegand
Angelique N Wiegand
4.5
(2)
2018 S Columbian Way, Seattle
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Angelique Wiegand handles cases in Personal Injury, Immigration, Criminal Defense, Employment & Labor, Business, Litigation, Lawsuits & Disputes, Workers Compensation, Family, Landlord & Tenant and has an office in Seattle, WA. This attorney attended Seattle University School of Law and has been licensed for 23 years.
Randall M. Foret
Randall M. Foret
4.5
(2)
24624 I-45, Spring
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I am an entrepreneur who started my own law firm and I am also a founding member / general counsel of an oilfield service company that developed patented plasma-related technology to treat oilfield liquid and solid waste.  I have a history of delivering cost-effective legal and innovative business solutions to clients in the oil & gas, alternative energy, construction and financial services industries. I have extensive trial experience in state and federal courts and in a variety of arbitration forums (AAA, FINRA & ICDR). I have substantial experience assisting startups, designing risk management plans and assisting companies with regulatory-related issues. Finally, I worked as a drilling fluids engineer prior to law school, and I thoroughly understand the offshore and land-based drilling industry. Core Skills & Knowledge Litigation:1st chair trial experience in oil & gas related litigation (royalty / title disputes and operator disputes), securities-related litigation (class action, FINRA, SOX and SEC enforcement), IP litigation (patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets) and employment litigation (Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FLSA, FMLA and non-competition). Significant experience in state and federal courts, as well as AAA, ICDR and NASD / FINRA arbitration processes. Argued hundreds of motions and participated in nearly 100 mediations. Represented clients in over 100 administrative hearings related to oil & gas, securities, environmental, real estate, employment and workers’ compensation issues. Transactional:Drafted documents required by startups, construction and oil field service companies, including operating agreements, master service agreements, FEED and EPC agreements, JV agreements, license agreements, purchase orders, LOIs, lease agreements, NDAs and purchase / sales agreements. Drafted employment-related agreements, including handbooks, policy manuals and separation agreements. Drafted JOAs and offering documents utilized by independent operators. Managed extensive patent portfolio for startup. Obtained financing for startup and assisted with financing deals for independent operators. Regulatory / Compliance / Risk Management:  Represented clients in SEC enforcement matters, DOJ, OSHA, DOL, EPA and NASD/FINRA investigations and FCPA matters.  Appointed counsel for receiver in several SEC receiverships. Designed risk management plans for clients in energy, construction and financial services industries. Represented professionals (doctors, nurses, lawyers, teachers, police officers and registered representatives) in license-related investigations
Michael Lawrence Cochran
Michael Lawrence Cochran
4.5
(2)
1232 Elm Ridge Ave, Baltimore
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Originally from Silver Spring, Maryland, I am a Baltimore based solo practitioner whose practice centers on criminal defense, divorce/family law, accidents/personal injury, lawsuits/civil litigation, debt collection, and protective/peace orders. My undergraduate degree is from the University of Maryland, College Park, and I graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Jon Michael Zimmerman
Jon Michael Zimmerman
4.5
(2)
1511 3rd Ave, Seattle
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JON M. ZIMMERMAN is an attorney in Seattle whose primary focus is the zealous representation of people who have been cited for traffic offenses in the State of Washington. Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Zimmerman worked as an attorney in both large and small law firms. He has also practiced family law and other areas of civil litigation.
Virgil W. Yanta
Virgil W. Yanta
4.5
(2)
8000 I-10, San Antonio
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With proven tenacity, Virgil is an attorney with a backbone.  As an advocate for landowners and ranchers in eminent domain and condemnation disputes, and for injury victims suffering catastrophes involving the brain, spinal cord, burns, and wrongful death, Virgil has helped scores of people harmed by the unjust actions of wrongful parties throughout South Texas.  Let him show you how his compassionate advocacy, proven grit, determination, and patient guidance can help you navigate every step of the way through the legal process in your quest for full and fair justice under the law.  Virgil travels to you, and stands ready to fight for you and your loved ones at a moment's notice — wherever you may need him.   Y él habla español. Yanta Law: Rebuilding Shattered Lives® Yanta Law: Arreglando Vidas Destrozadas  800-313-2555
Randall E. Kehoe
Randall E. Kehoe
4.5
(2)
127 Madison Ave, Albany
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Randall Kehoe is a licensed attorney practicing law in New York state since 1990. A graduate of RIT and Albany Law School, the nation's oldest independent law school. He is a native New Yorker but has travelled abroad to many countries in Europe and South America. He is happy to offer excellent value to his clients with years of experience and some of the most affordable legal fees in the business.    When Mr. Kehoe is not representing clients, he enjoys watching NASCAR and listening to Frank Sinatra.   Please see his full resume at randallkehoelaw.com/resume.html.
Eric K Helmy
Eric K Helmy
4.5
(2)
1700 7th Ave, Seattle
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Eric is a devoted family man, recreational athlete, and conservation advocate.   He enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends, competing in triathlons, cycling, backpacking in the wilderness, windsurfing, and playing guitar.
Hershel Robert Chapin
Hershel Robert Chapin
4.5
(2)
4301 Alpha Rd, Farmers Branch
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I am a Texas state and federal lawyer who cares deeply about my clients and the strength and integrity of the legal system.   My firm can serve as a debt relief agency that helps people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.
Patrick J. Taggart II
Patrick J. Taggart II
4.5
(2)
1730 Community Dr, Sauk City
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Patrick Taggart, II grew up in Sauk City, Wisconsin. After graduating from Marquette University Law School, he returned to the Sauk City and Prairie du Sac area and joined the law office as an associate attorney. In 2001, Patrick became a partner of the law firm. He is a general practice lawyer, whose areas of expertise include: Estate Planning, Probate, Corporate and Business Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, Collections, Construction Law, Administrative Law, Banking Law, Employment Law, Municipal Law, Landlord & Tenant Law and Personal Injury. In April of 2011, Patrick Taggart II was awarded an AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell. This is the highest rating available to an attorney in the United States. He was selected as one of Wisconsin’s Top Rated Lawyers™ of 2013 for Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial and General Practice. Avvo has given him its highest rating of 10.0/Superb.  He has also appeared on Court TV. Patrick has served on the Board of Directors for many local business and non-profit organizations.  He served as President of theSauk Prairie Area Chamber of Commerce from 2008 to 2010.  He has been a member of the Sauk City Housing Authority Board since 1998 and a member of the Sauk Prairie Healthcare Foundation Board from 2008 to 2017.  In 2013, he became a founding member of the Board of Directors for Colsac Skiers, Inc., a non-profit adaptive water ski school for children and adults with disabilities, including our injured veterans.
John Miller
John Miller
4.5
(2)
1 Beacon St, Boston
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I represent clients in civil litigation. I'm a seasoned trial lawyer with experience in state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation. I represent and advise clients in the technology, power, manufacturing and many other industries on matters involving business contracts, business torts, employment disputes, trademark infringement, licensing, and other issues. I have obtained desirable results for clients in thorny residential and commercial real estate disputes in Land Court and Superior Court in cases involving failed purchase and sale agreements, adverse possession, easements, and title defects. I have particular experience with construction related litigation and have represented contractors, subcontractors and project owners in disputes concerning a variety of public and private construction projects. I am a past member of the American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry and co-author of a 1998 publication relating to advanced project delivery systems entitled Construction Management: An Evolving Landscape. Graduated with honors from Swarthmore College in 1988. Received my J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1994. Following law school, I served as a law clerk to the Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court.
Maureen Elizabeth Quigley
Maureen Elizabeth Quigley
4.5
(2)
1800 9th Ave, Seattle
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Maureen Quigley has been licensed for 9 years and attended Cornell Law School. This attorney works in Seattle, WA and handles cases in Litigation, Lawsuits & Disputes, Criminal Defense.
Gregory P Hansel
Gregory P Hansel
4.5
(2)
1 City Center, Portland
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Greg Hansel is recognized nationally as a trial lawyer in complex business litigation.  He has won victories for defendants and plaintiffs in some of Maine's largest cases and maintains a national and international litigation practice. He frequently advises overseas clients on U.S. legal matters. He is listed in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America, which named him 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants. He currently serves as court-appointed co-lead counsel for direct purchasers in In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation, a series of private civil actions, with more than $45 million in partial settlements to date, that stem from the largest Department of Justice criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history. In other recent cases, he won a $19 million jury verdict as lead trial counsel in Missouri federal court in an international contract dispute; recovered $32 million for a class of oil companies in federal antitrust litigation in Miami; and brought an antiterrorism case on behalf of American missionaries murdered in Colombia. He has argued five times before the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.         Greg is experienced in class actions, antitrust and trade regulation, international, securities, construction, corporate, intellectual property, products liability, mass torts, contract, fraud, healthcare, RICO, employment, real estate, land use, technology, lender liability, professional malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, fidelity and surety, insurance, arbitration and mediation.
Kelly A. Broadbent
Kelly A. Broadbent
4.5
(2)
800 Main St suite 6b, Holden
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Kelly A. Broadbent has been practicing law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 2004. She focuses in the areas of Plaintiff Personal Injury (including motor vehicle and pedestrian accidents, premises liability, and products liability), Workers Compensation, Criminal Law (including OUI, Drug Charges, Assault and Battery), Family Law (including Divorce, Custody and Child Support Matters), and General Practice Litigation.Attorney Broadbent is a lifelong resident of Grafton, Massachusetts. She attended the Grafton School System and graduated from Grafton High School in 1997. Attorney Broadbent continued her education at Boston University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Sociology. While at Boston University, Attorney Broadbent was a founding member of Theater for Engineers, an atypical theater group dedicated to bringing the performing arts to students with more rigourous class schedules. In addition, she performed regularly in Worcester, Massachusetts and Ogunquit, Maine with Booth Productions, a local theater troupe. Attorney Broadbent was employed at the Tsai Performance Center, where she worked with clients such as Julia Child, Warren Miller Films, and HBO to bring performing arts and culture to students at Boston University.Attorney Broadbent attended Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, earning her law degree in 2004. At Rutgers, Attorney Broadbent was active in the Sports and Entertainment Law Society. She served as both Vice President of Entertainment and Treasurer during her time in Law School. Attorney Broadbent was employed during law school at the Law Office of John A. Klamo, P.C. as a law clerk, where she actively participated in all aspects of pretrial preparation. Following law school, Attorney Broadbent practiced law in Cambridge, Massachusetts as a Litigation Associate. In that position, she focused on Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Family Law (including Divorce, Child Support and Child Custody), Criminal Defense, and Traffic Defense. In 2008, Attorney Broadbent started Nelson & Broadbent, where she practiced until 2012. In 2013, Attorney Broadbent formed the partnership Broadbent & Taylor, where she is currently a managing partner. Attorney Broadbent values her life experiences and uses them to her client's benefit when practicing law. Dedication, teamwork and persistence are some of the attributes she developed from her education and litigation experience.Outside of practicing law, she is actively involved in the performing arts community for Worcester County.Bar Admissions:Massachusetts (2004)Education:Rutgers School of Law, Camden JurisdoctorBoston University, Bachelor of Arts- History and Sociology
Matthew F. Davis
Matthew F. Davis
4.5
(2)
3233 56th Pl SW, Seattle
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My wife Melanie Leary and I went to law School together and have practiced together since 1994.  We represent people and small businesses in a variety of matters with an emphasis on real estate, contracts, and business disputes. We do not handle criminal, family law, personal injury or probate matters. Over the years, we have handled hundreds of cases, over 100 trials, and more than 30 appeals.    Legal fees in Seattle have become insane, and it can be difficult to find representation on terms that make sense. When we formed ourown firm in 2013, we decided to leave the rat race and find a way to find balance in our lives. Our two sons were in grade and middle school, and we were missing out on too much of their lives. We reduced our hourly rates from $350 to $250, and they have not changed. We cut our case loads to recover our evenings and weekends, and we decided to only take cases we believed in. To our amazement, we discovered that we can have pleasant lives representing people we care about and still having a life.     We believe that attorneys should be part of the solution, not part of the problem. To a degree, legal matters largely have become vicious fights where nothing less than the destruction of the opponent will suffice. As we see it, too many lawyers encourage this attitude, which just drives up the expense and unhappiness for everyone. We think that our job is to help clients identify and achieve an elegant outcome as efficiently and painlessly as possible. Sometimes that can be achieved with negotiation and agreement, and other times it requires a sustained fight through trial. We will do whatever is necessary, but we do not start fights or make unreasonable arguments.    Our approach to the practice of law was summed up very well by Ralph Waldo Emerson. "The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency,and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape."