Legal Elite Awards 2017

38 NORTH AMERICA NEWS / Legal Elite Awards 2017 , “Prior to becoming an attorney, I was the CEO and Founder of Healthcare Recruitment On Line. It was a national job board for healthcare professionals. I ran it for eight years until I sold it in 2004. My experience as a business owner has helped me significantly to relate to my clients’ legal issues and provide them the legal assistance that they need.” There are many law firms in South Florida and it is a highly competitive industry. Richard believes that the non-lawyer services that provide legal services like Legal Zoom and Rocket Lawyer have added a new layer of competition to an already saturated marketplace. As such, client service is a key focus for his firm and something Rich is passionate about, as he is eager to emphasise. “Our approach is to be responsive to client communication and continue to advance the cases to obtain a timely resolution to the legal dispute. The clients receive electronic copies of anything happening with their case and we harness the power and speed of technology to improve client communication and run an efficient operation. We have implemented internal systems and policies that allows us to provide the highest quality customer service. Florida Small Business Legal Center provides legal services to business owners and individuals with business legal matters in the State of Florida. Rich Sierra talks us through the firmand the secrets behind its success. Best Commercial Litigation & Business Law Firm - South East Florida Established in 2004, Florida Small Business Legal Center represents clients in state and Federal courts in business litigation including contract disputes, franchise matters, unfair trade practices, partnership disputes and intellectual property. Additionally, the firm also provide contract-related legal services such as representing clients in the purchase or sale of a business, drafting and reviewing agreements including commercial leases and franchise agreements. Rich discusses the firm’s service offering in more detail and outlines how far the firm has come since it began. “Since inception Florida Small Business Legal Center, have served over 1000 clients.Our main office in Coconut Creek, Florida as well as our satellite locations in Coral Springs, Weston, West Palm Beach, Miami, and Orlando, Florida. We are exclusively a business law practice. We represent clients in matters relating to Breach of Contract, Franchise Law, Business Litigation, Mediations, Arbitrations, Buying/Selling a Business, Partnership Disputes, Shareholder disputes, Intellectual Property, Commercial Leases, and offer corporate counsel services to businesses. “Fundamentally, in legal services, there are many "right paths" to take when approaching a legal problem. What we do is to focus on the most efficient path to solve the matter quickly and efficiently. Our flexibility with our pricing and payment structure allows us to offer more services to our clients. Our slogan is "Our Goal is to Help You Succeed" and it is our commitment to our clients. I am passionate about small business and we strive daily to assist our clients solve their legal problems so they can go on an be successful at their businesses.” Moving forward, Rich is optimistic for the ongoing success of Florida Small Business Legal Center, as he proudly concludes. “Looking ahead, our goal is to have offices throughout the State of Florida and provide legal services to business owners through a centralized and efficient law firm model. I believe that there is a need for a state-wide law firm that caters exclusively to the small business owner.” Contact: Richard Sierra, Esq. Contact Email: [email protected] Address: Florida Small Business Legal Center, 6810 N. State Road 7, Coconut Creek, Florida, 33073, USA Phone: 1-866-842-5202 Website: