Providing Personalized General Representation to Small Businesses and Specializing in Litigation, through our Experience and Dedication to Excellence.
Esler & Lindie is a full-service business law, commercial litigation and civil litigation firm. Beth Lindie is AV- peer review rated in Martindale-Hubbell. We are proud to be listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Our practice involves varied representation, including in the areas of corporate and small business representation, litigation, insurance coverage disputes, community association representation, and employment disputes, including sexual harassment and discrimination, as well as contract matters. We are also independent insurance counsel for numerous insurance companies. Esler & Lindie is approved counsel for the Department of Risk Management of the State of Florida. Beth Lindie assists small businesses in dispute resolution, as well as in establishing business procedures to minimize exposure to potential litigation. She also provides full service representation to business entities, including condominium and homeowners associations, dealing with Association Governing Document issues, employment matters, contracts, insurance issues, collections and litigation. Jeremy Zubkoff practices primarily in the areas of community association litigation and arbitration, as well as commercial litigation. We take pride in the representation of our clients. Our experience has helped us earn a reputation for competency and representation of our clients in an effective and professional manner.
400 SE 6th Street
Fort Lauderdale FL 33301
The law office of Esler & Lindie, P.A. will represent your business legal matters.
Arbitration and Mediation Automobile Accidents Automobile Insurance Business Litigation -Contract Disputes -Business Dissolution - Shareholder/Partner/Member Disputes -Employer-Employee Disputes -Breach of Noncompete and Confidentiality Agreements -Tradename/ Trademark Infringement Actions -Commercial Tenancy Matters -Insurance Claim Disputes -Contractor Disputes - Mechanics' Lien Foreclosures -Equitable Liens -Actions seeking damages and injunctive relief -Mediation and Arbitration Civil Litigation Commercial Litigation Community Association Law -Draft organizational documents and amendments -Interpretation of Governing Documents and applicable laws -Fair Housing Claims : 55 and older restrictions and other discrimination claims -Governing Document enforcement -Contractor matters - negotiate, analyze and draft contracts and related dispute resolution -Employment matters -Insurance claims -Litigation including actions seeking damages and injunctive relief -Mediation, Arbitration and Declaratory Statements with DBPR Collections of assessments including lien and foreclosure proceedings Condominium Association Law Contracts Corporate Employment Law General Business Insurance General Business Law Insurance Defense Insurance Litigation Personal Injury Property Insurance and Appellate Practice Trial Practice in all State and Federal Courts Small Business Law -Draft and Analyze Organizational Documents -Negotiate, Analyze and Draft Business Agreements (including shareholder/partnership/LLC member agreements, vendor, contractor customer and other general contracts) -Draft and Analyze Commercial Leases -Draft and Analyze Employment Agreements (including General Employment, Noncompete and Nondisclosure Agreements, as well as Employee Policies) -Consultation on and Negotiation of Dispute Resolution Clients include: corporations, LLC's, shareholders, members and principals of small businesses; franchisees, distributors, manufacturers, contractors, retail sales and service entities and individuals engaged in such businesses; condominiums, homeowners associations, recreational leaseholders, cooperative associations, master associations and related types of entities.
Commercial Litigation; Civil Litigation; Employment Law; Condominium Association Law; Community Association Law; Business Law
Admitted: 1994, Florida; 1995, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Law School: University of Miami, J.D.
Member: Broward County, Federal and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar; B'nai B'rith Justice Unit; Community Associations Institute.
Biography: University of Miami Law Review, 1993-1994. Author: "Inadequate Interpreting Services in Courts and the Rules of Admissibility of Testimony on Extrajudicial Interpretations," University of Miami Law Review, November, 1993. Speaker on "Resolving Disputes Involving Community Associations" at seminar on Florida Condominium Disputes and Litigation, March, 2009.
Birthplace: Manhasset, New York
University of Miami
Real Estate Litigation; Civil Litigation; Community Association Law
Admitted: 2004, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida
Law School: Santa Clara University, J.D.
Member: The Florida Bar.
Biography: Recipient: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in International Law and Organizations, 2002; CALI Award for Excellence in International Law in Emergency Situations, 2001; Certificate of International Studies from Tulane/Cardozo Law, 2000.
Birthplace: New York, N.Y.
Cases: Caribbean Yacht Works, Ltd. v. M/V "Neenah Z", 2005 WL 3671473 (S.D.Fla., 2005); TIG Ins.Co. v. Smart School, 401 F.Supp.2d 1334, (S.D.Fla., 2005); Key Tow, Inc. v. M/V Just J'S, 2005 WL 3132454, (S.D.Fla., 2005).
Santa Clara University
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