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Matthew F. on ContractsCounsel
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Matthew F.

Attorney
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Coral Springs, FL
21 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
UF Levin College of Law

As a business law attorney serving Coral Springs, Parkland, and Broward County, FL, Matthew has been recognized as “AV” rated, which is the highest rating an attorney can achieve through Martindale’s Peer Review system. Year after year Matthew is listed in the “Legal Leaders” publication as a top-rated attorney in South Florida in the areas of litigation, commercial litigation, and real estate. Matthew is also a graduate and instructor of the Kaufman Foundation’s FastTrac NewVenture Program, presented by the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development.

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Agnes M.

Managing Attorney
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Florida
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NJ, PA
Florida Coastal School of Law

Agnes Mombrun Geter is the Founder and Managing Attorney of Mombrun Law, PLLC. She is an experienced attorney and is a member of the Florida Bar, New Jersey Bar, and the Pennsylvania Bar. The firm's practice focuses on Estate Planning, Business Law, and Debt Settlement including IRS Debt Relief. The firm's goal is to simplify the law and provide clients with the confidence and information necessary to make their decisions. The firm also provides project-based legal services to other attorneys and law firms, along with assisting as personal counsel and local counsel on legal matters.

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Forest H.

Attorney
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Nashville, TN
26 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, TN, TX
Washington and Lee University

Forest is a general practice lawyer. He provides legal advice regarding small business law, contracts, estates and trusts, administrative law, corporate governance and compliance. Forest practiced complex commercial litigation in Florida for eight years, representing clients such as Host Marriott, Kellogg School of Business, and Toyota. Since moving to Nashville in 2005, he has provided legal advice to clients forming new businesses, planning for the future, and seeking funding through the use of equity and/or debt in their businesses. This advice has included the selection of business type, assistance in drafting and editing their business plans and offering material, reviewing proposed term sheets, and conducting due diligence. Forest is a member of the Florida, Tennessee, and Texas Bars; in addition. Forest has held a Series 7, General Securities Representative Exam, Series 24, General Securities Principal, and Series 63, Uniform Securities Agent State Law.

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Anjali S.

Counsel
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Orlando, FL
13 Yrs Experience
Licensed in CA, FL, NY
NYU School of Law

CA, NY, and FL licensed attorney with nearly a decade of experience in intellectual property, data privacy, commercial contracts, and employment. I also have both the CIPP/US and CIPP/E privacy credentials. Basically, everything your business needs!

Christopher R. on ContractsCounsel
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Lawrence S. on ContractsCounsel
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Lawrence S.

Attorney/Mediator/Arbitrator
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Miami/Coral Gables, FL
43 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
University of Miami

Lawrence A. “Larry” Saichek is an AV rated attorney and a CPA focusing on business and real estate transactions, corporate law and alternative dispute resolution. With a background including five years of public accounting and six years as “in house” counsel to a national real estate investment company, Larry brings a unique perspective to his clients – as attorney, accountant and businessman. Many clients think of Larry as their outside “in house” counsel and a valued member of their team. Larry is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator and a qualified arbitrator with over 25 years of ADR experience.

Stacey D. on ContractsCounsel
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July 16, 2020

Stacey D.

Attorney
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Grand Rapids, MI
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, MI
Stetson University College of Law

I enjoy helping businesses of all sizes succeed, from start-ups to existing small and medium sized businesses. I regularly advise corporate clients on a variety of legal issues including formation, day to day governance, reviewing and drafting business contracts and other agreements, business acquisitions and sales, as well as commercial and residential real estate issues, including sales, purchases and leases. As an attorney licensed in both Michigan and Florida, I also advise clients on real estate issues affecting businesses and individuals owning real property in either state, whether commercial, residential or vacation/investment property. I also regularly assist nonprofit organizations in obtaining and maintaining tax exempt status, and provide general legal counsel on all matters affecting public charities, private foundations and other nonprofit organizations.

Pura R. on ContractsCounsel
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July 22, 2020

Pura R.

Healthcare Law and Employment Expert
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Miami, FL
14 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
Nova Southeastern University

Pura Rodriguez, JD, MBA is the President and Managing Partner of A Physician’s Firm, based in Miami. She represents healthcare providers from different specialties in a broad range of issues, including contract review, business planning and transactions, mergers and acquisitions, vendor and contract disputes, risk management, fraud and abuse compliance (Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark), HIPAA compliance, medical staff credentialing, employment law, and federal and state regulations. She also assists providers in planning their estates, protecting their assets, and work visa requirements.

Carlos C. on ContractsCounsel
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July 11, 2020

Carlos C.

Attorney-at-law and Certified Public Accountant
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Atlanta, GA
28 Yrs Experience
Licensed in DC, FL, GA
Inter American University

Carlos Colón-Machargo is a fully bilingual (English-Spanish) attorney-at-law and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over twenty years of experience. His major areas of practice include labor and employment law; business law; corporate, contract and tax law; and estate planning. He is currently admitted to practice law in Georgia, Florida, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and currently licensed as a CPA in Florida. He received a Master of Laws from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1997, where he concentrated in Labor and Employment Law (LL. M. in Labor and Employment Law) and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the Inter American University.

David C. on ContractsCounsel
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July 15, 2020

David C.

Law Firm Principal
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Miami, FL
43 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NJ
University of Florida, Levin College of Law

David H. Charlip, the principal of Charlip Law Group, LC, is one of only 101 Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyers in Miami-Dade, with over 40 years of litigation experience. Mr. Charlip is also one of only 136 Florida Civil Law Notaries. He is also a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and a Florida Supreme Court Approved Arbitrator. He has managed and litigated cases across the country. Mr. Charlip has advised businesses, drafted business formation and purchase and sale documents and litigated business disputes for over 40 years and is very familiar with all aspects of contractual relations.

Lourdes H. on ContractsCounsel
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July 15, 2020

Lourdes H.

Attorney
Free Consultation
Miami, FL
20 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL, NJ
University of Miami, J.D.

With 19 years of experience in the area of estate planning, trademarks, copyrights and contracts, I am currently licensed in Florida and NJ. My expertise includes: counseling clients on intellectual property availability, use and registration; oversee all procedural details of registration and responses with the USPTO/US Copyright Office; negotiate, draft and review corporate contracts and licensing; counsel clients on personal protection, planning and drafting comprehensive estate plans.

Melissa T. on ContractsCounsel
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July 15, 2020

Melissa T.

Attorney and Law Firm Owner/President
Free Consultation
Maitland, FL
22 Yrs Experience
Licensed in FL
University of Florida Levin College of Law

Melissa Taylor, the President and founding partner of Maurer Taylor Law, specializes in business contract review and drafting and is a second-generation attorney with private firm, in-house counsel, governmental, entrepreneurial, and solo practitioner experience. Melissa has a strong legal background, a dedication to customer service, is friendly, warm and communicative, and is particularly skilled at explaining complex legal matters in a way that's easy to understand. Melissa personally handles all client matters from start to finish to ensure client satisfaction.

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Employment Legal Questions and Answers

Employment

Employment Agreement

Florida

Asked on Sep 2, 2021

Can an employer fire an employee while the employee out on sick leave

I am out on sick leave. can I resign my job?

Forest H.

Answered Sep 21, 2021

Good morning, Florida is an "at-will" state (with a few limited exceptions). Depending on the size of the employer, you may be subject to FMLA protections. Otherwise, unless there is an employment contract in place, an employee can quit at any time and an employer can fire an employee at any time. Unless the reason for the firing is illegal, such as a protected class or whistleblower protection, you can be fired while on sick leave.

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Employment

Employee Separation Agreement

Florida

Asked on Jul 24, 2023

How to track employee separation agreements?

I am an HR Manager at a company that is in the process of restructuring and downsizing its workforce. As part of this process, we need to ensure that all employees are given a fair and equitable separation package. I am looking for assistance in understanding how I can track and manage employee separation agreements, in order to ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable laws.

Diane D.

Answered Jul 28, 2023

I would look into a good HR software package.

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Employment

Employment Contract

Florida

Asked on Apr 19, 2023

What's probationary period in an employment contract?

I am a recent college graduate who recently accepted a job offer from a company. As part of the offer, I was asked to sign an employment contract. I understand that the contract includes a probationary period, but I'm not sure what that entails. I would like to know what the probationary period is and what it means for me as an employee.

Diane D.

Answered May 10, 2023

A period of time to evaluate you and to show that you're a good fit for the job and that you are fully qualified for it. At the end of the probationary period, they will either keep you on or terminate you.

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Employment

Employment Handbook

Florida

Asked on Aug 11, 2021

Do salary employees pay for time off if office is closed?

My daughter is currently working for a Chiropractic Office in Jacksonville. She is still within her 90 days, she was hired as a salaried employee, if she works extra the pay is the same. However, due to an upcoming holiday, she was discussing her time off with another employee and how they would have several days off to equate to a long weekend. She was told that while they are closed that Friday if she wants to get paid she will have to use her accrued PTO or her pay will be deducted and she was told not to discuss pay, hours, or any such thing with her fellow employees to go straight to HR. From HR she was then told that they do not offer sick days so they must use their PTO for sick days and that it cannot be used for days off which does not make any sense to what was said before. So for days they are not open she is going to be getting money deducted even though it is beyond her control. She is 23, working her first real job and maybe I am wrong but something does not seem right. Is there anything wrong or am I just being a worried mother.

Forest H.

Answered Aug 23, 2021

There is a lot going on here. A couple of high points: 1) It is against federal labor law to prohibit employees from discussing their salary. 2) Salaried employees can be required to use PTO but their pay cannot be reduced to cover holidays if they don't have any PTO available. 3) 90 days is irrelevant, many employers will have a "probationary" period but that does not affect what laws apply to the employee.

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Employment

Dental Associate Contract

Florida

Asked on Jun 22, 2023

Dental associate contract working hours?

I am a dental associate who is considering signing a contract with a dental practice. I am interested in understanding the working hours that are outlined in the contract, so that I can make an informed decision about the position. I want to make sure that the working hours are reasonable and that I am fully aware of my obligations before signing the contract.

Diane D.

Answered Jul 14, 2023

Without seeing the contract and without knowing exactly what you are looking for, it is impossible to answer your question.

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