Attorney Archer focuses her practice on foreclosures, business and contract disputes, commercial litigation, condominium and homeowners association, products liability and labor law. Ms. Archer has always believed in the power of education. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Florida and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then went on to obtains her Juris Doctorate from Barry University School of Law, where once again, she graduated Magna Cum Laude. Ms. Archer has been a very active presence during her law school career. She served as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Research and Writing and a Dean’s Writing Fellow. In addition, she was an Editor of her law school’s Law Review and served as the Director of Interschool Competitions for the Moot Court Honors Board at Barry University School of Law. Ms. Archer has also had the opportunity to sharpen her legal advocacy skills as she competed nationally on several occasions for Barry University School of Law’s Moot Court Team and was voted the Best Newcomer Advocate of her class. She uses these skills every time she steps in the courtroom to effectively argue her clients’ cases. Ms. Archer is fluent in French, Haitian-Creole and Spanish.
Commitment to Legal Help
When people call an attorney, they don’t want to speak to a person who is not an attorney about their case specifics. We don’t believe in putting any barriers between your case and the lawyer that will be representing you. When you call into the firm, you will speak with or receive a call back from a licensed attorney.
Commitment to Personal Service
Choosing an attorney is a very important decision. People come to attorneys in times of need and deserve personal attention and time. No matter what the legal matter is, we work with our clients to deliver service that is not typical of a law firm. Our firm is built on our clients’ satisfaction, and we want to be a law firm you are proud to have representing you in all your times of need.
Commitment to Excellence
Legal work demands an eye for detail, an in-depth understanding of the law and how it can be appropriately applied. Whether it’s in writing or in front of a judge and jury, our firm will provide the in depth and thorough analysis and arguments that even the most demanding judges respond to.
Commitment to Communication
One of the most frustrating elements for legal clients is a lack of communication. We take tremendous pride in making sure all of our clientele are thoroughly communicated with on all relevant issues pertaining to their case. Don’t spend your time worrying about the unknown. You can rest easy knowing that you have a competent attorney working for you.
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We offer the ability to support translations and court representatives
in all major languages. On site we provide language coverage for
Spanish, French, Creole and English.
Why Choose Us?
The LMB Law Firm was formed to help do the right things for the right people. We only choose cases and clients that we believe in, and would be proud to represent in or out of a court of law. We spend the time to understand each client and each case, as both aspects are important to us. We look at each client as an integral part of the practice, and hope to represent you and those who you care about in any time of need. We strive every day to be the best we can be…to be your personal attorney.
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Our firm provides legal research and writing to law firms and attorneys. Our legal research and writing services help law firms create an “insourced” profit center while saving time. Firms are also able to avoid making costly hires during temporarily busy times. Please contact the firm directly to inquire about availability.
Our firm can assist you in starting your business. During our first consultation after we have been retained, expect us to go over in detail, the benefits and drawbacks of the various types of business entities, all the state and local requirements, your plan for finances and taxes and the risk mitigation measures we can take to better protect your business.
During our first consultation once we have been retained, expect us to go over in detail, your governing documents (these are the covenants and regulations that apply to your association), any correspondence you have received from your community association, your payment history to the association if the issue is non-payment of assessments, any pictures you have of the condition at issue on your property if it the issue is a covenant violation and any proposals you are considering as a resolution to be presented to the association on your behalf.
During our first consultation once we have been retained, expect us to go over in detail, your note and mortgage, your payment history, any communication you have had with your financial institution, any refinancing you may have started, any short sale offer your may considering, and any court papers you have received such as a Summons and Complaint. We will also go over your current situation to see what alternative solution suits your situation the best.
During our first consultation once we have been retained, expect us to go over in detail, whether your contract is written or verbal, whether you have a copy of the contract if it is written, the sequence of events that led to the dispute, any correspondence between the parties to the contract and any third party that is relevant to the dispute and any document that supports damages you may be incurring. Our firm will also prepare contracts or review any contract you have signed or are contemplating.
The LMB Law Firm specializes in Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") law. The TCPA is a federal statute that governs solicitations performed via telephone calls and text messages. Our firm can guide you through the proper ways to stay in compliance with the TCPA and avoid hefty fines. Contact us to find out more about our TCPA services.
We set an appointment and discuss your case and go through all necessary documentation (either face to face or Skype). At this point we will either: take your case, direct your case to another attorney or let you know if we do not believe you have a case.
What to bring to a consultation: any relevant documentation pertaining to your case including receipts, letters, pictures, insurance information, contracts, leases, any court documents that you may already have, just to name a few.
What to expect from an initial consultation: During your initial consultation, we will start by listening to the issue you are facing. We will then determine whether the facts as you present them to us support a case. It is possible that the facts do not suffice to initiate a cause of action. It is also possible that another attorney is better suited to address this particular issue.
Should you wish to retain our services, we work out a retainer and the contract where you officially hire the firm to represent you. Retainers and rates vary by case complexity and type.
In the event we think we can provide valuable legal service to you, the consultation will then entail us explaining the formation of the attorney-client relationship, should you choose to engage the firm: the representation agreement. In that agreement, we lay out all the terms of our representation for you. We explain what our fees are, what your rights are, how and when we bill for our time and other relevant details to the attorney-client relationship. We will explain all the clauses so you understand how the attorney-client relationship will unfold.
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