Mr. Behar primarily concentrates on the defense of insurance carriers and their insureds in the areas of General Liability, Personal Injury, Labor and Employment, Workers’ Compensation, Auto, Errors & Omissions and Directors & Officers Liability.Read More
Ms. Behar’s areas of practice include all aspects of Federal and State litigation with an emphasis in complex commercial litigation and business disputes. More specifically, her practice areas include cases involving alleged unfair business practices and unfair competition, professional liability defense (attorneys, insurance brokers, title agents and accountants), D&O and E&O liability, trade secret misappropriation, contract interpretation and drafting, insurance insolvency, as well as intellectual property registration, licensing and disputes. Ms. Behar also chairs the Firm’s Appellate Practice group and has successfully argued before various District Courts of Appeal in Florida.Read More
Mr. Harper is an experienced litigator and has tried cases in state and federal courts and before the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Harper began his professional career as a claims investigator with the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), providing him with a unique perspective on the various aspects of the administrative phase of discrimination claims.Read More
Ms. Vieites practices in the areas of general liability and defends claims arising out of premises liability, negligent security, product defects and wrongful death. Her practice also includes the representation of clients in complex commercial litigation and commercial real estate.
Lawrence Popritkinof Counsel
Terolyn Baker is a paralegal with over 20 years of experience. She has worked in various areas of law which includes civil, federal and bankruptcy litigation, personal injury, family law, and insurance defense. Her duties include drafting legal documents, assisting in the preparation of hearings and trial and management of all discovery in first-party and third-party litigation matters.
Christine Spire brings over 30 years of paralegal experience to the Firm. Her background includes extensive civil litigation in the areas of insurance defense, civil rights, and employment & labor law. Christine is committed to a high level of work ethic and integrity, as influenced by her father and brother who are lawyers, and her Grandfather, a Circuit Court Judge, in Miami, Florida. Her duties include drafting legal documents, assisting in the preparation of hearings and trial and management of discovery in complex litigation matters.
Rachelle Merome is a Florida Registered Paralegal with over 10 years of experience. She has worked in various areas of law, including family law, real estate legal transactions for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, personal injury, civil litigation and insurance defense litigation. Rachelle provides a supportive role in every aspect of a file including assisting with document production, obtaining and summarizing medical and wage loss evidence, drafting pleadings and preparing lists of documents.
Joseph BeharOffice Manager
Joseph Behar brings over 40 years of business experience to our Firm. Mr. Behar manages the Firm’s financial accounts and deals directly with our valued vendors to ensure the efficient and timely coordination of services.
Rosana Morales brings over 15 years of bookkeeping experience to the firm. Rosana presently serves as the firm’s in-house bookkeeper.
Floyd TaylorDocument Management
Floyd Taylor is responsible for the firm’s document management system. Floyd has experience working at large national firms and draws from that experience in maintaining large volumes of data for complex matters in litigation.