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LegalStandard.comSM is a law firm and not a referral service, so our clients enjoy the benefit of our attorneys’ collective abilities and experience. Our dedicated attorneys have an average of 20 years of experience and each individual attorney brings a unique set of skills to our legal team.
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Helen S. Atter
Helen received her B.A. in English from Florida State University in 1976, and her J.D. from the University of Florida in 1980. During Helen’s 30 years of legal experience, she has worked with private law firms and served as in-house counsel for large corporations,
including the PGA Tour where she served as its Associate General Counsel, Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Corporate Compliance. Helen also served as the General Counsel for the World Golf Hall of Fame and The First Tee. Helen has received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
Julian E. “Jay” Fant
Jay graduated from Washington Lee University with his Bachelors of Science degree in 1990 and his Juris Doctor degree from University of Florida College of Law in 1994.
Jay has spent a majority of his career in the banking industry where he served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of First Guaranty Bank from 2003-2009. Jay also serves two terms in the Florida legislature from 2014 to 2018.
Robert B. George
Robert received his B.S. in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Florida in 1992, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida in 1996. Robert has over 20 years of legal experience representing small and large businesses in the State of Florida and has
received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Robert has also been recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s Legal Elite. Robert has been a regular contributor to publications through The Florida Bar, including Florida Small Business Practice Manual and Business Litigation in Florida.
Chris T. Harris
Chris received his B.S. from the University of North Florida in 1992, and his J.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1996. Chris has been a member of
The Florida Bar since 1997. During his legal career, Chris has worked for private law firms and served as in-house counsel for a financial institution Chris has received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
Christina graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree from Emory University and then from Stetson University College of Law in 2011. She has been in the franchising industry for 8 years. She has extensive experience in franchise development, franchise law, and business.
Since then she has become a Certified Franchise Executive as designated by the International Franchise Association. Her experience has taken her abroad bringing brands to different corners of the globe through franchising. She is an advocate for women in franchising and has a passion for female entrepreneurship.
Pam Haddock Klavon
Pam received her B.S. in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of North Florida in 1994, and her J.D., cum laude, from Florida State University in 1996. Pam began her legal
career in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and has been a member of The Florida Bar since 1998. Pam has received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings.
Michael D. Lee
Mike received his B.A. in Economics, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University in 1995, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida in 1998. Mike has been a member of
The Florida Bar since 1998 and has received an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Mike has also been recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s Legal Elite.
Ryan J. Mittauer
Ryan received his B.S. in Biology, cum laude, from Furman University in 2007, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2011. While Ryan is the youngest member
of the law firm, he has extensive experience representing financial institutions and small businesses in lending and real estate related matters.
Neil received his B.A. in English and Political Science and his Masters in International Affairs from Florida State University. Neil then received his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and became a member of The Florida Bar in 2000. Neil’s practice is focused in the
area of immigration law and he has represented thousands of clients in removal actions throughout the state of Florida and in Atlanta, Georgia. Neil previously served as the President of Federal Bar Association, Tallahassee Chapter. Neil is originally from Kingston, Jamaica.
Elizabeth M. Ricci
Elizabeth M. Ricci received her B.S. in International Business from Barry University and worked at the United States Embassy, Mexico City. Thereafter, Elizabeth received her J.D. from Nova Southeastern University and became a member of The Florida Bar
in 2001. Elizabeth’s practice is focused in the area of employment immigration. She has been interviewed on MSNBC, CNN, Fox and CBS, and quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and Florida Trend regarding immigration issues. Elizabeth currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Capital City Chamber of Commerce.
Michael Shelley received his B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication, cum laude, from Florida International University in 1990, and his J.D. from Florida State University in 1993. Michael has been a member of The Florida bar since 1994 and has received
an AV rating through Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Ratings. Michael has also been recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as one of Florida’s Legal Elite, by the Daily Business Review and the National Law Journal as one of the Top Lawyers in South Florida, and by Lawyers of Distinction for his work in corporate and transactional law.