Miramar, Florida Employment Lawyers

Steven Canter
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Florida Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience

Mr. Canter is a highly skilled and accomplished attorney. He practices in the in the areas of business litigation, community association law, labor and employment law, and non-competition law. Mr. Canter has a wide range... Read More »
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Peter T. Mavrick
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Florida Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

I mainly represent businesses in employment/labor, business, and non-competition covenant litigation. I am in my 25th year in the practice of law and litigation. I am AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, rated A+ by the... Read More »
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Alberto Naranjo Jr.
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Florida Employment Law Lawyer

We can help with wrongful terminations, injuries at work, unpaid wages, and more! Free Case Evaluations Video: www.SueBoss.com Read More »
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Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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Determined Labor and Florida Employment Law Attorney! Protecting Your Interests!

I am a skilled and successful labor and employment law attorney. I have been protecting the rights of clients with employment issues for over 15 years! Visit my website to see client reviews, call for a consultation. Read More »
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(954) 628-4879 2800 Executive Way
Hollywood, FL 33025
Employment
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
David Scott Tupler
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(954) 383-6577 1280 SW 26th Ave #1
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Real Estate
University of Miami
David S. Tupler, P.A. specializes in construction and commercial litigation, including mechanic's liens, lease disputes and landlord/tenant issues. With rates 30% lower than competitors, our Firm will help you get paid without bankrupting you.
Dana Gallup
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(954) 889-5125 4000 Hollywood Boulevard
Presidential Circle, Suite 265 South
Hollywood, FL 33021
Employment
University of Florida
For more than twenty years, Dana M. Gallup, the founding and principal attorney of Gallup Law, has been recognized as one of South Florida's most respected, knowledgeable and experienced employment law attorneys. He has devoted his career to assisting clients regarding every area and aspect of employment law because he is passionate about what he does and the people he helps.
Charles M.  Baron
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(954) 919-5669 2514 Hollywood Blvd.
Suite 408
Hollywood, FL 33020
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Offering top-notch legal services in South Florida for over 30 years.
Michael A. Pancier
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Pembroke Pines, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(954) 862-2217 9000 Sheridan Street
Suite 96
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
Employment, Appeals and Civil Rights
Nova Southeastern University
The Law Offices of Michael A. Pancier focuses on, but is not limited to, federal and state labor and employment representing both employees and management in private and public employment litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, ERISA, civil rights cases arising under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, as well as public and private whistleblower actions, wage and hour litigation, and other employee rights cases.
Harris Nizel
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(954) 653-8300 4700 Sheridan St., Suite J
Hollywood, FL 33021
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Real Estate
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Harris Nizel focuses his practice on litigation in the areas of employment law and business disputes. Nizel Law, P.A., utilizes technology to improve the delivery of legal services and keep clients informed every step of the way.

Mr. Nizel's skill in employment cases and commercial matters, along with his substantial trial experience, uniquely position him to effectively represent clients in a wide range of employment, business, and other civil disputes at every stage in litigation, from guiding pre-suit strategy through trial.
James Gerald Jean-Francois
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(954) 987-8832 6100 Hollywood Blvd. Ste. 211
Hollywood, FL 33024
Employment, Immigration, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Stetson University College of Law
Donna Marie Ballman
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(954) 680-6300 5001 S University Dr
#G
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Miami School of Law
Alberto Naranjo Jr.
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Miami Lakes, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(305) 942-8070 7900 Oak Lane
#400 AN Law
Miami Lakes, FL 33016
Free ConsultationEmployment
Florida International University College of Law
We can help with wrongful terminations, injuries at work, unpaid wages, and more!

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Micah Longo
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Davie, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(954) 862-3608 12555 Orange Drive, Ste. 233
Davie, FL 33330
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
Nova Southeastern University
The Longo Firm is a personal injury and employment law firm. We help people seriously injured in accidents or having problems with employers. We offer a free legal consultation and work mostly on a contingency fee basis. This means there is no fee (or cost) unless we get money for you! Our practice areas include, car accidents, slip and falls, wrongful death accidents, unpaid wage and overtime, discrimination, harassments, retaliation, medical leave, and wrongful termination cases. Transportation issues? No problem, we'll come to you! We make home and hospital visits. Available 24/7.
Donna Marie Ballman
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Florida Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience

University of Miami School of LawFlorida, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida and 11th Circuit
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Tanesha W. Blye
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Florida Employment Law Attorney with 16 years experience

Tanesha W. Blye’s experience encompasses the representation of businesses in business litigation and labor and employment litigation. Ms. Blye’s business litigation practice includes claims for breach of contract,... Read More »
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Marianne Bartko
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Plantation, FL Employment Law Attorney
(800) 355-3425 2 S University Dr
#235
Plantation, FL 33324
Free ConsultationEmployment, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
St. Thomas University
Leslie Weiner Langbein
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Miami Lakes, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(305) 556-3663 8181 NW 154th Street
Suite 105
Miami Lakes, FL 33016
Employment, Administrative, Arbitration & Mediation and Civil Rights
Nova Southeastern University
Leslie W. Langbein, Esq. is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the area of Labor & Employment Law. She represents busineses and individuals in all areas of employment law. She is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Courts of the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. Additional areas of practice include housing discrimination defense, contracts and business torts. Ms. Langbein is a Florida Circuit/Civil Mediator and listed on the American Arbitration Association's national panels of Labor, Employment and Commercial arbitrators.
Benjamin Murphey
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(844) 587-7439 2211 Davie Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and Maritime
Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
Ben Murphey is an attorney with the Fort Lauderdale law firm of Lawlor Winston. Mr. Murphey was born in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971. Before entering college, he served in the U. S. Army Infantry where he earned his airborne wings, and had the honor of serving as a sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. He has been admitted to practice before all Florida Courts, the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Mr. Murphey's practice areas include general and...
Christopher D. Alas
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Miami Lakes, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(833) 829-6529 5881 NW 151st ST, Suite 103
Miami Lakes, FL 33014
Employment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and St. Thomas University School of Law
Christopher Alas is a partner in Alas Tax and Law located in Miami, Florida. He is a Georgetown Law graduate and has received a Certificate in Employee Benefits Law and an LL.M. in Taxation.
Gregory Michael Dell
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(954) 620-8300 2404 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, FL 33020
Free ConsultationEmployment and Insurance Claims
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Gregory Michael Dell is a partner and the managing attorney of the disability income division of Dell & Schaefer, Chartered. The firm’s disability income division is comprised of eight attorneys who represent claimants throughout all stages (i.e. applications, denials, appeals, litigation, & lump-sum policy buyouts) of a claim for individual or group (ERISA) long-term disability benefits. Gregory Dell received his B.S./B.A. in Accounting at Washington University in St. Louis and his J.D. from Benjamin Cardozo School of Law in New York City. Following law school, Mr. Dell spent several years developing his trial skills as an Assistant State Attorney...
Jonathan Bell
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Miami, FL Employment Law Attorney
(855) 566-2355 12550 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33181
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Brooklyn Law School
Elissa Krell
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Miami, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(855) 566-2355 12550 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33181
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Brooklyn Law School
Peter Bober
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(954) 922-2298 1930 Tyler Street
Hollywood, FL 33020
Employment and Personal Injury
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Samara Robbins Bober
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(954) 922-2298 1930 Tyler St
Hollywood, FL 33020
Employment and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Angeli Murthy
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Plantation, FL Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(954) 318-0268 600 N Pine Island Rd
Ste 400
Plantation, FL 33324
Employment
Georgetown University Law Center
Ms. Murthy’s practice focuses on wage and hour litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as other types of employment litigation, including lawsuits alleging discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, or religion, and harassment and retaliation in violation of federal and state law. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan in 2011, Ms. Murthy worked for over five years with the international law firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, representing Fortune 100 companies in single-plaintiff and class action litigation involving issues of unpaid wages and discrimination. Ms. Murthy now puts her considerable experience...
Andrew Ross Frisch
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(888) 683-7846 6824 Griffin Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Employment and Personal Injury
Mikhail Shvartsman
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Cooper City, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(866) 404-4645 12349 SW 53rd St
Suite 205
Cooper City, FL 33330
Employment, Business, IP and Trademarks
University of Miami School of Law
I'm a self-taught computer programmer licensed to practice law in Florida. I have a JD and a BA in Business administration. After joining the team at USB Memory Direct, I'm finally able to combine my knowledge and love for technology with my background in business and law.

USB Memory Direct is a leader in the Custom USB industry. I work on licensing deals, contracts, compliance, and general corporate counsel tasks. In addition to law, I run the Marketing department. We create awesome custom-shaped flash drives and custom printed tech to let the product sell itself.
Roger Barry Davis
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Hollywood, FL Employment Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(954) 921-0600 1955 Tyler St
Hollywood, FL 33020
Employment, Administrative, Business and Legal Malpractice
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Michael N Hanna
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Plantation, FL Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(954) 318-0268 600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 400
Plantation, FL 33324
Employment and Civil Rights
University of Miami School of Law
Mr. Peter N. Andresky
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Davie, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(954) 348-4546 9121 N. Lake Park Circle
Davie, FL 33328
Free ConsultationEmployment and Workers' Comp
University of Florida
I have been a lawyer since 2000. My practice focuses on helping people injured on the job and with other employment related concerns and issues such as unpaid wages/overtime, retaliatory termination, and on the job discrimination.
Matthew Sullivan
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Cooper City, FL Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(800) 763-3305 4611 S. University Dr., #228
Cooper City, FL 33328
Employment and Consumer
University of Miami School of Law
Richard T. Herman Esq
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Coral Gables, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 808-4013 201 Alhambra Circle
Suite 500
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, Divorce and Immigration
Case Western Reserve University
For all you immigration law needs, call Richard today at 1-800-808-4013. Richard and his team are happy to help! The Herman Legal Group is the "Law Firm for Immigrants." Founded by nationally-known immigration lawyer Richard Herman in 1995, the Herman Legal Group provides skilled and cost-effective immigration counsel to businesses, families and individuals. Along with attorneys Charmaine Rozario, Vania Stefanova, Frank Krajenke, Luis Villarroel, Erin James, Kamal Dari, and Of-Counsel lawyers Dinh Tran, Gil Manzano, Karmen Waters and Ronen Kurzfled. We speak over 12 languages. We are experienced in all aspects of immigration law, including...
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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(866) 608-5529 119 NE 39th St
Miami, FL 33137
Free ConsultationMiami, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Employment, Business, Criminal and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
Peter T. Mavrick
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(954) 564-2246 1620 W Oakland Park Blvd
#300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Employment, Business and Insurance Defense
Harvard Law School
I mainly represent businesses in employment/labor, business, and non-competition covenant litigation. I am in my 25th year in the practice of law and litigation. I am AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau, and have a rating of 10 out of 10 from AVVO. My firm consists of three lawyers, myself and two associate attorneys. We work as a team and have obtained excellent results in pretrial, trial, post-trial and appellate proceedings as well as in arbitration.
Dorothy F Easley
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Miami, FL Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(800) 216-6185 1200 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1950
Miami, FL 33131
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Family
University of Miami School of Law
Dorothy Easley is the founder of Easley Appellate Practice PLLC, a leading appellate law firm that focuses on delivering a full range of appellate and trial support services, particularly in complex and multi-jurisdictional matters. Our core substantive sectors within appellate practice are business/commercial law, health law and medical malpractice (defense), criminal law and complex statutory and constitutional issues. The firm is experienced in prosecuting and defending Florida state and federal civil, administrative and criminal law appeals. We work in an appellate capacity, from the trial court to the Supreme Court.
Bruce Coane
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Miami Beach, FL Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(305) 538-6800 407 Lincoln Road
Suite 11-B
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Employment, Family and Immigration
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Mr. Coane received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from Penn State University in 1979. He received a Juris Doctor Degree in Law from the University of Houston in 1981, and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United State Court of Appeals in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco. He is also admitted to practice by the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
Derek T. Smith
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Miami, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 24 years experience
(877) 469-5297 701 Brickell Avenue,
Suite 1310
Miami, FL 33131
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
Dickinson School of Law and University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
We are Employment Law, Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination, Workplace Discrimination, Wage & Hour, and Whistleblower Attorneys in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia & Miami. With decades of experience and over $135 Million recovered throughout this time, call now for free consultation. No fee unless we recover.
Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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Miami, FL Employment Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(866) 608-5529 119 NE 39th St
Miami, FL 33137
Employment, Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Mr. Lechner is a Florida Bar board certified labor and employment lawyer with years experience representing both employees and employers in all aspects of employment law matters.
Robert Boyers, Esq.
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Coral Gables, FL Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(800) 545-9100 2333 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Penthouse 1120
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Emory University School of Law
“Achieving substantial compensation for our seriously injured clients in a way that dramatically improves the quality of their lives is the most satisfying thing about the work that we do.” Robert B. Boyers
Robert Newton Harris
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Miami, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 625-5330 201 S. Biscayne Blvd. Suite 2650
Miami, FL 33131
Employment and Business
University of Miami School of Law
I'm an experienced trial attorney who specializes in business litigation, commercial lawsuits, and employment and labor law issues. As professional Miami attorney of 20 years, I represent both plaintiffs and defendants at the state and federal level. After graduating from the University of Miami's Law School, I founded Harris Law Firm to serve the community by meeting the needs of individuals and businesses. I strive to give the best legal advice to those seeking counsel for workplace discrimination, business transactions, breach of contract violations, business fraud, fiduciary/agency disputes, business torts, and other commercial matters. I'm proud of the successful...
Jerome Wolfson
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Miami, FL Employment Law Attorney with 56 years experience
(305) 285-1115 3399 SW 3rd Ave
Miami, FL 33145
Employment, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Jerome H. Wolfson was born in Long Branch, New Jersey. He went to Valley Forge Christian College and graduated from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. Mr. Wolfson came to South Florida in 1960 and attended University of Miami Law School, graduating with a law degree in 1963. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Florida. After law school, he served in the United States Coast Guard and received an Honorable Discharge in 1969. Mr. Wolfson has represented Plaintiffs and Defendants in various areas of the law, including, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Worker’s Compensation, and Labor Employment....
Jon Andrew Jacobson
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Ft. Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
110 East Broward Blvd.
Suite 1700
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Securities and Stockbroker Fraud
Duke University School of Law
Jon has spent his entire legal career practicing securities. He handled over 1,000 securities matters and has successfully represented some of the most demanding clients in multi-million-dollar disputes throughout Florida and United States. He has represented individual and corporate clients in civil actions in state and federal court (at the trial and appellate level); in regulatory investigations; in arbitrations; and in private mediations. Jon has handled a wide range of matters, including: (i) stockbroker misconduct and investment fraud disputes (including claims involving unsuitability, churning, unauthorized trading, failure to execute trades, failure to hedge, selling away, theft, research analyst conflicts of...
Justin Parafinczuk
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Coral Gables, FL Employment Law Lawyer
(305) 460-9007 3195 Ponce De Leon Blvd
#200
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals, Business and Workers' Comp
Nova Southeastern University
Steven Canter
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Fort Lauderdale, FL Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(954) 564-2246 1620 W Oakland Park Blvd
#300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Employment and Business
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Mr. Canter is a highly skilled and accomplished attorney. He practices in the in the areas of business litigation, community association law, labor and employment law, and non-competition law. Mr. Canter has a wide range of civil litigation skills, including trial and appellate practice in Florida state and federal courts. Mr. Canter is in his sixteenth year as an attorney, and has exercised good judgment in representing and advising clients. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, and admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida as well the United...
Joseph Anthony Mesa
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Coral Gables, FL Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(888) 897-7230 131 Madeira Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
Free ConsultationEmployment, Asbestos, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
Georgetown University Law Center
Injury accidents are serious and can occur with little to no warning. If you have been harmed in an injury accident, it is of the utmost importance that you immediately secure the representation your case requires. You may be wondering where you can find the support you need at such a pivotal time in your life. Come to Mesa Law Firm, where your case can receive the care and attention it needs from a Miami personal injury lawyer. Have you been harmed in a pedestrian accident or bike accident? Attorney Mesa can assist you. He has dealt with all kinds...
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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.