Tampa Bay Attorney with Real Life Business Experience
Lawrence E. Miccolis, P.A. provides comprehensive legal services to businesses based in the Tampa Bay area, from formation through development to handling disputes. Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Miccolis worked in the commercial sector for nearly a decade, and has prepared and negotiated many subcontractor and independent consultant agreements. This experience ensures he has both legal and practical knowledge of business owners' needs and concerns.
Responsive, Knowledgeable General Counsel Services
Mr. Miccolis serves as general counsel to a diverse group of businesses in the Tampa Bay area, ranging from small businesses operating at several hundred thousand in revenue to midsize businesses operating at several million in revenue. He has experience representing a variety of client interests, such as information technology (IT), construction, and landscaping businesses. In the role of general counsel, Mr. Miccolis assists in the annual audit of service agreements and other contracts, debt collection, franchising, lease review, and other regular legal concerns.
As general counsel, Mr. Miccolis can work on a reasonable fixed fee retainer, and is on call to provide whatever legal services his clients need, whether contract drafting or review, debt collection, or assistance with a dispute. Clients appreciate such easy access to an attorney as well as ongoing advice from a lawyer who is already familiar with their organization. They also benefit from Mr. Miccolis' legal resources, as he routinely works with an established and extended network of other attorneys who specialize in various practice areas.
Mr. Miccolis helps many entrepreneurs incorporate businesses in Florida, including LLCs and corporations. He assists clients in selecting the corporate structure that best suits the business' needs and goals, looking at factors such as size, ease of operability, tax implications, and future objectives, and customizes the business structure accordingly. Once a business entity is chosen, he guides clients through formation, preparing and filing necessary documents with the state on the business' behalf.
As a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator, Mr. Miccolis is able to offer his clients a range of dispute resolution options, including mediation and arbitration. Employing these processes often saves clients time, money, and business relationships, and Mr. Miccolis recognizes the importance of resolving disputes efficiently and economically. If litigation is necessary to protect his clients' rights and interests, Mr. Miccolis will aggressively advocate in court on their behalf. Please see the litigation, mediation, and arbitration page for more information about handling disputes.
Legal Services for Veterans entering the Business Arena
Mr. Miccolis is the ideal attorney to help retired veterans join the business world, either by pursuing a new business venture or by highlighting their military skills to gain meaningful employment. He, himself, successfully transitioned into the corporate arena after serving more than 20 years in the Marine Corps. For more information about the services Mr. Miccolis provides to veterans, please see the veterans and military benefits page.
Contact a Tampa Business Lawyer Who Understands Business
If you or your organization has a business-related legal concern, if you plan to start a business, or if you need an attorney to be readily available to assist in day-to-day matters, please contact Lawrence E. Miccolis, P.A. by email or call (813) 504-7136 for a free initial consultation. When you call you will speak directly to Mr. Miccolis, and you may schedule future appointments at locations convenient for you.