INTEGRITY. SERVICE. PERSONAL ATTENTION
Business Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Veterans Benefits, Dispute Resolution, and Litigation
Accredited VA Attorney
Florida Supreme Court
Including entity formation, franchising, lease review, contract review, debt collection, annual audits, disputes, and other general corporate matters. Mr. Miccolis serves as general counsel to a diverse group of small to midsize businesses in the Tampa Bay area.
Including initial claims for benefits, appeals, homestead exemptions, community governance agreements, and other veteran and military family concerns. Mr. Miccolis is accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Including negotiations, mediation, and arbitration involving business disputes and other legal controversies. Mr. Miccolis works to resolve conflicts before they require litigation. He is a Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator.
Including the preparation of wills, revocable living trusts, durable powers of attorney, advance health directives, and wealth preservation. Mr. Miccolis relates well to seniors and also understands the concerns of young families.
Including probate administration services and matters involving property, business interests, and disputes. Mr. Miccolis always works tirelessly to ease client burdens while handling matters as efficiently as possible.
Including civil litigation, Mr. Miccolis is prepared to go to trial when necessary. He recognizes the cost and emotional stress that a lawsuit can cause a client, and he will work to resolve the action as efficiently as possible.
An Attorney with Business, Legal & Life Experience
Mr. Miccolis' commitment to service is born out of his distinguished military career. He is a retired U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel who went on to work in business as both an operations research analyst and manager. This diverse background, bringing together over 30 years of military, business, and technical experience, gives him a unique ability to empathize with clients and assist with their personal and legal issues. Clients find him easy to talk to, as he readily understands their goals.
Seek Advice & Representation from a Tampa Lawyer Dedicated to Client Service
Mr. Miccolis' professional career has always been dedicated to service, first to our country and now to his clients. For a free initial consultation to discuss your legal concern, please email email@example.com or call (813) 504-7136. When you call, you will speak directly with Mr. Miccolis. He offers flexible meeting times, including weekend or evening appointments by prior arrangement, and in locations convenient to his clients.
MEET ATTORNEY LAWRENCE E. MICCOLIS
Career Marine Corps Officer, Management Consultant
With over 20 years of honorable service, Mr. Miccolis retired as a U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel in 2004 after completing his last tour as a CH-53E helicopter squadron commander. He went on to work in defense contracting as both an operations research analyst and as a manager, assisting organizations in defining goals, creating strategic plans, and developing and refining quantitative business processes.
Still Serving His Community
Still passionate about serving as an advocate for others, Mr. Miccolis decided to study law as a second career in his chosen community of Tampa, Florida. While at Stetson University College of Law, he was selected to participate in the 2007 Phelps Dunbar First Year Appellate Oral Advocacy Competition, and was then selected as a member of the world renowned Stetson University Moot Court Board. He not only competed in several competitions, but also student coached a team to win Best Team. Mr. Miccolis went on to receive the Victor O. Wehle Award, an Excellence in Trial Advocacy award, and the William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. He continues to be active in the law school network by volunteering as an Advocacy Skills Trainer. In 2016, he received the Paul M. May Meritorious Service Award for continued support to the alumni association and the university. Mr. Miccolis continues to operate his law practice and proudly serves his fellow veterans and our community.
Stetson University College of Law, Gulfport, Florida, Juris Doctor
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, Master of Science in Operations Analysis
Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
United States Navy Flight School, Pensacola, Florida
ASSOCIATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & INTERESTS
American Bar Association - Business and Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law Sections
Florida Bar - Elder Law Committee; Professionalism and Ethics Committee, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
Hillsborough County Bar Association
Accredited Attorney by Department of Veterans Affairs
Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator
Stetson University College of Law - Veterans Law Institute Advisory Board
Licensed Commercial Pilot - Fixed Wing and Helicopter
St. Timothy Catholic Church - Parishioner, Legacy Ministry, and Finance Council
Walt Disney World and Gasparilla Marathoner