Englewood, Florida Business Lawyers

Venice, FL Business Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(941) 485-3391 304 W Venice Ave
Venice, FL 34285
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Venice, FL Business Law Lawyer with 59 years experience
(941) 488-8887 209 Nassau St S
Venice, FL 34285
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Nokomis, FL Business Law Lawyer
305 Albee Rd W
Nokomis, FL 34275
Business and Securities
Jeremy Belanger
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(248) 644-6326 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 2 years experience
Business, Administrative and Health Care
Michigan State University and Eastern Michigan University
Jeremy Belanger is an attorney in our Health Care Practice and his practice focuses on business arrangements, employment contracts, and regulatory compliance for physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others. Jeremy is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association and Certified in Healthcare Compliance, a rigorous training and review process requiring 20 credits in compliance and a minimum of 1,500 hours in direct compliance practice. He has worked on Federal qui tam cases involved the Anti-kickback, 42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7b, and the Stark Law, 42 U.S.C. § 1395nn. Jeremy successfully argued a case before the Michigan Court...
Mark Siegel
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(941) 373-0066 240 N Washington Blvd
Suite 450
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center
Graduate of Georgetown Univ. Law Center, both J.D. and Taxation Masters, Vanderbilt University and Sarasota High School, Mark practices primarily in the areas of commercial law and litigation, estate planning and probate, probate litigation and real estate and real estate litigation. If interested, please contact our office for a consultation.
Marc J. Soss
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(941) 928-0310 Sarasota, FL 34237
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Miami School of Law and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
For the past three (3) decades I have been providing legal services to individuals in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Asset Protection, Probate & Trust Administration and Litigation, Probate Avoidance, and Guardianship Administration and Litigation proceedings. I have also represented Florida corporate entities, shareholders, LLC members and partners in business transactions, contract drafting, succession planning, mergers & acquisitions, and business disputes. My clients include opposite-sex and same-sex couples, business owners, individuals looking to protect their assets from creditor claims, retirees, family members needing guidance in the administration of a Florida probate estate or an inheritance dispute, and relatives...
Jason Knott
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Lakewood Ranch, FL Business Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(941) 405-3496 P.O. Box 110345
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211
Business, Cannabis Law, Securities and Tax
Washburn University School of Law
Jason devotes his legal career to helping individuals and businesses navigate the complexities of U.S. and international tax laws and regulations. His commitment is to provide the most sophisticated and highest quality tax services which has enabled him to build meaningful and lasting relationships with clients.

Jason has over 8 years of tax experience advising individuals and global organizations on tax issues related to domestic reporting and compliance, and international tax issues involving tax treaties, transfer pricing, and cross-border investments and business operations. He also represents individuals and businesses faced with IRS notices and audits, and can assist with...
Charles PT Phoenix
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(239) 461-0101 12800 University Dr Ste 530
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
University of Alabama School of Law and Wayne State University Law School
Michael L. Morgan
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(941) 953-4555 2364 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Southwestern University School of Law
Kevin F. Jursinski
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(239) 337-1147 15701 S. Tamiami Trail
Fort Myers, FL 33908
Business, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Ohio Northern University
Kevin F. Jursinski is recognized as one of Southwest Florida's premier attorneys. He has concentrated more than 30 years of practice in the area of real estate, business and construction law in Naples and Fort Myers. As a testament to his dedication to his legal practice, Kevin is Florida Bar Board Certificated in three areas of practice: Real Estate Law, Construction Law and Business Litigation. He is the only attorney (out of more than 96,000 attorneys) in the entire state of Florida who has ever received certification in these three practice areas simultaneously. Certification is The Florida Bar's highest level...
Adam B. Portnow
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(941) 373-1797 2071 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34237
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
St. Thomas University School of Law
The Law Office of Adam B. Portnow, P.L. is an Intellectual Property & General Law practice providing competent, cost-effective representation for clients throughout the State of Florida. Adam Portnow is a graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida. Prior to completing law school, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Arts and Sciences from the University of Florida College of Computer Information Sciences and Engineering.
David P. Johnson
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(941) 365-0118 2201 Ringling Boulevard
First Floor
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Securities and Tax
Wayne State University Law School
DAVID P. JOHNSON received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan School of Business Administration and his law degree from Wayne State University. He has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Tax Law since 1995 and Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates since 1996. He is one of thirty eight (38) of Florida's 100,000 attorneys to be Board Certified in both Tax Law and Wills, Trusts and Estates. Certification is the highest level of evaluation of an attorney's competency and experience in the areas approved by the Florida Supreme...
M. Michelle Robles
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney
(941) 315-2114 8586 Potter Park Drive
Suite 124
Sarasota, FL 34238
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Stetson University College of Law and Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Michelle is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law with an L.LM in Elder Law, Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law with a Juris Doctor, State College of Florida with a Paralegal Certificate, University of South Florida - Sarasota/Manatee with a Bachelor's Degree in History, University of Phoenix with a Master in Accountancy, and Florida Metropolitan University with a Bachelor's in Accounting.

A firm believer in education, she continues to encourage others by being an Adjunct Professor at State College of Florida's Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, and Venice Campuses since 2016. She teaches the Legal Research and...
Benjamin Lusk
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Cape Coral, FL Business Law Lawyer
(800) 283-7442 202 Del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Benjamin Lusk is an associate with Lusk, Drasites & Tolisano, P.A. and practices in the areas of civil litigation and civil trial.
Michael Benjamin Germain
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(941) 316-0333 6151 Lake Osprey Dr #300
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer and Personal Injury
Stetson University
Tampa Insurance Law Attorney

As the founder and managing partner of Germain Law Group, Michael Germain continues to represent insurance policyholders, personal injury victims, consumers, and businesses across Florida.

He is a dedicated advocate for his clients' causes, even if their case takes them against large insurance corporations. His resolve stems from nearly a decade of legal experience, which allows him to confidently fight for his clients' futures inside and outside of the courtroom.

Michael Germain founded Germain Law Group on the foundation of open-communication and a drive to help people gain the justice that they deserve.

With insurance-related matters, individuals, families,...
John Edward Brown
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Bradenton, FL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(941) 782-1239 6150 53rd Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34203
Business, Municipal and Real Estate
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
G. Robert McLain Jr.
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(941) 365-4174 107 S Osprey Ave
Ste. 210
Sarasota, FL 34236
Business, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
George Mason University School of Law
I practice civil litigation and criminal defense. I began my legal career in the Washington, D.C. office of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, a New York-based international law firm, where I was a member of the business fraud litigation group. In 2010, I returned to Sarasota, where I was born a raised, to practice law with my father, a board certified civil trial lawyer with over 40 years of experience, and his law partner, Elliott Metcalfe, an AV rated former public defender with over 30 years and thousands of trials worth of experience. I have experience representing commercial...
Vana Renejuste
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(239) 656-1414 3436 Marinatown Lane
Unit U1
Fort Myers, FL 33903
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Consumer
Michigan State University
My name is Vana Renejuste. Thank you for taking some time to learn a little about me. My Education: I hold a jurist doctorate from Michigan State University. I have deep roots in the local community of Lee and Collier County. I received a bachelors degree from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). Since obtaining my bar license, I have been a practicing attorney in the Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades County areas. I am very familiar will all the judges in all of these counties and they are familiar with me. I have handled both criminal and civil cases. My Work...
Robert Burkett
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(239) 275-2145 5237 Summerlin Commons Boulevard
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Free ConsultationBusiness, Arbitration & Mediation, Insurance Claims and Legal Malpractice
Indiana University - Indiana University-Bloomington
The Burkett Law Office is dedicated to offering the highest caliber legal representation, focusing on insurance, legal malpractice and healthcare law. Mr. Burkett is former General Counsel of Nightingale Home Healthcare Inc. He is also a former Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, and was Deputy General Counsel and head of Litigation at Conseco Inc. for over 23 years, Mr. Burkett has the experience you need to be successful in your litigated matter. Our practice areas include arbitration, healthcare law, insurance disputes, civil litigation, employment law, legal malpractice, corporate law and general legal services.
Jess Levins
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(239) 344-9471 6843 Porto Fino Circle
Fort Myers, FL 33912
Free ConsultationBusiness, Bankruptcy, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Florida International University, College of Law
Dr. Levins is a member of the Florida Bar and Lee County Bar Association. He is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and is Certified in Financial Management (CFM). He has taught a variety of courses at Florida universities including Investments, International Finance, Managerial Accounting, Managerial Finance, Statistics, and Advanced Economics. Dr. Levins is licensed as a Professional Engineering (PE) in Ohio and Florida. Res Gestae The Official Publication of The Lee County Bar ASSOCIATION. February 2013 Page 29
Gregory Alan May
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(239) 334-1800 2121 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Business, Elder, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Florida State University College of Law
Mr. May is a native of central Florida with strong ties to the gulf coast. He attended undergraduate studies at the University of Florida where he earned his Bachelor's of Science in Business Adminstration, double majoring in finance and risk and insurance management. Thereafter he worked as a real estate appraiser for several years prior to returning to school to obtain his juris doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law. After graduation, Mr. May worked his way up to partnership status in a mid-sized law firm in Tallahassee, Florida, and in early 2012 he moved his...
John Everette Evans III
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(239) 848-7050 PO BOX 1653
Fort Myers, FL 33902
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Ohio Northern University - Claude W. Pettit College of Law
Thomas Dryden
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(239) 337-2001 1705 Colonial Blvd. Suite B3
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Business, Collections, Probate and Real Estate
Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law
I have been practicing law in the Fort Myers area for over 30 years (licensed since 1982). My practice focuses in the areas of real estate, association law, construction, business, probate and civil litigation. I have been Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Real Estate since 1996 and in August 2013 I became Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Business Litigation. In addition, in January 2014 I received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale Hubbell. I am highly experienced in both bench and jury trials, however, my preference is to settle the case whenever possible....
Mr Marc H. Feldman
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Bradenton, FL Business Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(941) 758-8888 3908 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34205
Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
University of Florida
The law firm of Feldman & Roback focuses on real estate matters (such as the purchase, sale, and mortgage financing of real estate, title insurance, and closings), including the formation of limited liability companies and Florida land trusts as entities of choice for property transactions. We provide real estate closing services, including title insurance at competitive rates. We have been title agents for Old Republic Title Insurance Company and its predecessor, Attorneys’ Title Insurance Fund, for more than thirty-five years, and are also agents for Alliant National Title Insurance Company. As real estate lawyers, we can expertly advise and help...
Mark Andrew Nelson
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Bradenton, FL Business Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(941) 750-8592 2424 Manatee Avenue West, Suite 102
Bradenton, FL 34205
Business, Arbitration & Mediation, Collections and Construction
Stetson University College of Law
Mark Nelson is a third generation Florida lawyer. He was born in St. Petersburg Florida and moved to Bradenton Florida in 1987. He represents individuals, small businesses and large businesses primarily in civil litigation matters. In addition to being a licensed Florida lawyer, Mark Nelson is a Florida Supreme court certified circuit court mediator.
Eric M. Borgia
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FORT MYERS, FL Business Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(239) 398-7216 P.O. Box 62278
FORT MYERS, FL 33906
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Duquesne University
Eric M. Borgia, P.A. specializes in representing clients in the areas of real estate, general business, finance and corporate law. For More than 19 years Eric M. Borgia has built his career serving businesses, real estate developers, financial institutions, investors, and individual clients. Our local reputation for professionalism, personalized and concierge service, our many years of regional experience and our significant network of contacts, as well as our ability to create practical and cost effective solutions, distinguish us from other firms and allow us to produce superior results for our clients.
Alicia Marie Phidd
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Lakewood Ranch, FL Business Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(941) 870-8099 8470 Enterprise Circle
Suite 300
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Business, Entertainment & Sports, IP and Trademarks
St. Thomas University School of Law
Ms. Phidd practices corporate law and commercial litigation.
Jeffrey Rice
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
1515 Fort Myers
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Business, Construction and Real Estate
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
J. Jeffrey Rice is from Cleveland, Ohio. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1975 after graduating from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree (cum laude) in 1972 and Case Western Reserve University with a Juris Doctor degree in 1975. He is a member of the Lee County Bar Association, the Florida Bar (Member, Grievance Committee for the 20th Judicial Circuit, 1985-1988), certified as a Civil Trial Advocate and Pre-Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial & Pre-Trial Advocacy (Trial Practice - Commercial and Corporation), certified in Civil Trial Law, Business Litigation, and Construction Law by...
Chad Gates
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(941) 366-8010 2070 Ringling Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34237
Business, Construction, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
As a partner at Band, Gates & Dramis, P.L., Chad Gates is proud to represent clients throughout the Sarasota area. He brings more than 20 years of impressive legal experience to the table, taking on a wide range of cases in that time. Attorney Gates handles matters involving estate planning, probate, personal injury, real estate law, corporate law, and various other issues. He boasts unwavering dedication to his clients, always striving to secure the best possible outcome on their behalves. From tenacious advocacy to skillful negotiations, he knows how to deliver it all. Attorney Gates is currently a member of...
Mary Clapp
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Lakewood Ranch, FL Business Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(941) 567-1607 9040 Town Center Parkway
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Business and Trademarks
Stetson University College of Law
Your legal resource for growth and expansion. Mary Clapp strives to provide her clients with the highest quality legal services throughout every business season. From the contracts necessary to begin a new business venture to trial representation through the storm of litigation, Ms. Clapp provides her clients, large and small, with solutions to their business issues, complex and simple. Mary Clapp assists her clients in successfully planning, negotiating and structuring a variety of business transactions. Her practice areas include: Franchise Law, General Business, Employment Law, Contracts, Commercial Leases, and Trademark Law. Ms. Clapp focuses on providing outside...
John C. Webb
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
P.O. Box 60832
Fort Myers, FL 33906
Business, Foreclosure Defense, Real Estate and Tax
St. Thomas University School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
Devyn Hoskisson
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Cape Coral, FL Business Law Attorney
(844) 465-4357 3701 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33904
Business, Personal Injury and Probate
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Robert B. Ramirez Jr.
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Cape Coral, FL Business Law Lawyer
(239) 687-6633 1405 SE 11th Avenue
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Business, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Tax
DePaul College of Law
I have been an attorney for over 35 years. I am a federal trial lawyer. I have tried cases in state and federal court in Illinois and Florida, I am licensed to argue before the Supreme Court of the United States. I have tried divorce and criminal cases in Illinois and Florida. I have tried cases before administrative judges and arbitrators in Florida and Illinois. I graduated De Paul Law school in Chicago and became a member of the Illinois bar in 1983. I attended the masters of Law in Taxation program from 1983-1985. I was admitted to...
Bill Yanger
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Bradenton , FL Business Law Attorney with 33 years experience
527 Manatee Ave.
Bradenton , FL 34208
Business and Entertainment & Sports
Bill Yanger was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.S. Journalism 1982) and South Texas College of Law (J.D. 1986). Bill is proud to be rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest possible rating. Representation of World Light Heavyweight Champion Antonio Tarver in Chapter 11 Bankruptcy adversary proceedings as well as multiple contractual and endorsement issues; Representation of international pop recording artist Aaron Carter in contract/royalty/fraud litigation against Lou Pearlman and Transcontinental Records; Representation of 60 year-old St. Petersburg entity Barnes Machinery Company through successful jury verdict for fraud versus real...
Daniel Nawara
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Lawyer with 3 years experience
(941) 920-5514 1801 North Lockwood Ridge Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34234
Business, Criminal, DUI and Family
Headquartered in Sarasota, Daniel D. Nawara, P.A., represents clients who have been criminally accused, injured as a result of negligence, or need business litigation and transactional services. This firm specializes in civil and criminal matters. I am dedicated to excellence in my representation of my clients. My goal is to provide cost-effective representation and high quality legal services. This firm's mission is professionalism to every case and to customize its support to your individual needs and concerns.

Our mission is to be the pulse of modern technology and the law, to have monitored evolution to inform our own legal approaches—all to...
Robert Douglas Stein
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Palmetto, FL Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(941) 201-1224 4418 Emerson Point Drive
Palmetto, FL 34221
Free ConsultationBusiness, Divorce, Elder and Medical Malpractice
St. John's University School of Law
With more than 20 years of Florida & NY City experience as an attorney, I am dedicated to fight for your legal rights. My family law practice includes divorce, adoptions and custody disputes. My personal injury experience includes complex litigation including a variety of medical malpractice cases.

My business law experience includes contracts, franchise law; commercial leases; sales of business entities; and bulk asset sales. I have further expertise in residential real estate sales.

My virtual office and traveling legal practice allow me to pass savings on to my clients. This winning combination has resulted in highly satisfied clients,...
David Mammel
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(941) 893-3449 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder and Estate Planning
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
David has practiced law for 15 years and specializes in estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and defense of medical malpractice and civil rights lawsuits. He is a shareholder of Chapman Law Group and is licensed in both Michigan and Indiana. David is a Special Fiduciary at the Oakland County Probate Court. He is dedicated to educating the public on issues in estate planning including providing assets and care to loved ones, limiting taxes, and establishing healthcare protocols. David strives to serve each individual clients estate planning needs, tailoring each plan to address wealth preservation and family financial security. David holds a Certificate...
Scott E. Atwood
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(239) 898-4130 2248 First Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Business and Employment
University of Florida
Barbara M. Pizzolato P.A.
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Fort Myers, FL Business Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(239) 225-7911 12751 New Brittany Blvd.
Suite 402
Fort Myers, FL 33907
Business, Estate Planning and Probate
Barbara M. Pizzolato, P.A., is committed to offering you the kind of personalized, customized legal services you expect and deserve. With 28 years of experience in a multitude of jurisdictions and practice areas, Ms. Pizzolato has mastered the tools and strategies inherent in proper estate planning, allowing her to effectively address the legal issues affecting you, your loved ones and your business. In addition, Ms. Pizzolato is dedicated to forging strong personal relationships with her clients. She will work with you in a collaborative way to guide you through difficult and complicated personal and business matters, and work tirelessly...
Jamie N.  Pitts Esq.
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Sarasota, FL Business Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(941) 893-7751 1990 Main Street
Suite 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationBusiness, Entertainment & Sports, IP and International
University of Miami
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