Lieser Skaff Alexander

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Wide Ranging Distinct Professional Business Law Backgrounds

Jeff Lieser
Jeff Lieser

Jeff Lieser is a litigator who represents clients in state and federal court.  He is also a Circuit Civil Mediator and a Reserve Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army J.A.G. Corps.

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Ghada Skaff
Ghada Skaff

Ghada Skaff is a Tampa native and business law attorney.  Ghada has served as general counsel to a Tampa-based manufacturing company and has advised countless companies on a full spectrum of legal matters.  She is also fluent in the Arabic dialect.

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Joe Alexander
Joe Alexander

Joe Alexander is a multi- generational Florida native and an AV Rated attorney with extensive trial experience.  In addition to his work as an attorney, Joe holds a Florida Real Estate license, which provides him added insight and understanding of his client’s real property issues.

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Lieser Skaff Alexander is a Tampa Bay law firm with clients throughout the United States ranging from Fortune 500 (S&P 500) companies to private individuals. We are here for all of your legal needs including property litigation, business disputes and other serious legal issues.

Our Legal Team

Should you choose to retain our firm, you can rest assured that you have hired lawyers who have worked at some of Florida's largest law firms and are committed to achieving big firm results while providing small firm client service.

Our firm also offer the advantage of attorneys with distinct professional backgrounds.

Jeff Lieser is a litigator who represents clients in state and federal court. He is also a Circuit Civil Mediator and a Reserve Judge Advocate in the U.S. Army J.A.G. Corps.

Ghada Skaff is a Tampa native and business law attorney. Ghada has served as general counsel to a Tampa-based manufacturing company and has advised countless companies on a full spectrum of legal matters. She is also fluent in the Arabic dialect.

Joe Alexander is a multi-generational Florida native and an AV Rated attorney with extensive trial experience. In addition to his work as an attorney, Joe holds a Florida Real Estate license, which provides him added insight and understanding of his client’s real property issues.

This diversity of experience sets the firm apart by allowing for the development of a well-rounded and comprehensive approach to each client's unique legal issue.

Legal Services Offered

We focus on assisting clients with business law matters, including litigation. We also regularly represent clients with, real property disputes, including landlord representation, evictions, title insurance claims, construction liens, and community associations disputes, including homeowners’ associations (HOA) and condominium associations (COA). We also handle military law matters, trust and probate administration and litigation and many other types of legal issues.

Consult with a Tampa Bay Lawyer

Whatever legal issue you may be facing as a business owner, personal injury victim, landlord, homeowner, or military veteran, it is important to seek qualified professional legal services from a knowledgeable Tampa lawyer who will be dedicated to the protection and advancement of your rights and interests.

We look forward to working with you!


Memberships & Awards

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Licensed in 2003, Joe Alexander has been awarded the prestigious AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell indicating that he has reached the height of professional excellence. The AV rating is the highest such recognition and demonstrates the highest level of skill, ethics and integrity. It is achieved through independent and anonymous peer and judicial review rating.

Florida Trend Legal Elite
Florida Trend Legal Elite

Attorney Joe Alexander was recognized in 2014 as a Legal Elite “Up-and-Comer” by Florida Trend, a respected monthly business publication. The Legal Elite list provides highly-regarded ratings of Florida attorneys. Up-and-Comers are chosen by their colleagues and the top vote-getters are subject to further review by Florida Trend.

2017 Florida Trend Legal Elite
2017 Florida Trend Legal Elite

Lieser Skaff Alexander’s attorney Jeff Lieser is honored in 2017 as part of Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite“. Votes were cast by fellow attorneys as members of the Florida Bar to choose less than 1.5% of members with this designation.

Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers

Attorneys, Ghada Skaff, Joe Alexander and Jeff Lieser, have been selected as Rising Stars by Super Lawyers® magazine, an honor based upon peer review reserved for the top 2.5% of attorneys under age 40 who have been recognized by their peers for their professional achievement.

Avvo Rated
Avvo Rated

The attorneys at Lieser Skaff Alexander (LSA) are all highly rated by Avvo, an independent online lawyer rating resource.

American Bar Association
American Bar Association

LSA attorneys are members of the American Bar Association (ABA), one of the world’s largest professional organizations, with approximately 400,000 members. Founded in 1878, the ABA improves the administration of justice and more.

Hillsborough County Bar Association
Hillsborough County Bar Association

LSA’s attorneys are all members of the Hillsborough County Bar Association (HCBA) and Jeff Lieser is a member of the HCBA’s Military & Veterans Affairs Committee.

West Tampa Chamber of Commerce
West Tampa Chamber of Commerce

Lieser Skaff Alexander is a proud member of the West Tampa Chamber of Commerce. This multi-faceted group capitalizes on the diverse resources of its members to support the businesses and neighborhoods in this historic area, promoting smart growth and success for all everyone. Through a variety of development inputs, programs and community outreach, it strives to make West Tampa a great place to live and work.

Gasparilla International Film Festival
Gasparilla International Film Festival

Joe Alexander has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Tampa Film Institute, Inc., doing business as, Gasparilla International Film Festival (“GIFF”). GIFF is a Tampa Bay area non-profit organization, which, in addition to organizing and operating the acclaimed annual film festival, has grown into an entertaining and educational year-round entity. It is the mission of GIFF to provide continuing support for film screening, production, and education.

Lake County Bar Associaition
Lake County Bar Associaition

Joe Alexander was a member and is a Former President of the Lake County Bar Association. Jeff Lieser, an Army reservist, previously spoke at Lake County’s Annual Law Day luncheon about his recent deployment to Iraq, where he prosecuted terrorist defendants in Iraqi Courts.

American Inns of Court
American Inns of Court

Jeff Lieser is a member of the C. H. Ferguson M. E. White American Inn of Court. The Inn of court is a nation-wide organization whose purpose is to promote legal excellence, civility, professionalism, and ethics in the practice of law.

North Hyde Park Alliance
North Hyde Park Alliance

Lieser Skaff Alexander joined the North Hyde Park Alliance immediately  upon purchasing our new office building in the area on N. Howard Ave. The Alliance’s mission is to maintain and improve the quality of life for residents and business people in the area by promoting progress in the areas of transportation, beautification, crime prevention education and marketing the revitalized area.

Westshore Alliance
Westshore Alliance

The Westshore business district is now Florida’s largest office community.  Lieser Skaff Aleander is happy to participate with other companies and contribute to the continued success of the area through the Westshore Alliance.

Media

HOA Consultation for ABC Action News
HOA Consultation for ABC Action News

When homeowners clashed with their HOA over an abandoned property, ABC Action News interviewed Jeff Lieser of Lieser Skaff Alexander to explain the legal rights and challenges of the situation. The fact that the HOA is also the current owner of the home, which is in serious disrepair, is hindering neighbors’ ability to force the association to responsibly address the problem.

Tampa Bay’s WFLA
Tampa Bay’s WFLA

Chanel 8 On Your Side recently sought Lieser Skaff Alexander attorney Jeff Lieser’s experience in construction law for a news story about problems with the unfinished Tempo residential high-rise project that was to be the jewel in the Tampa Housing Authority’s crown. Jeff was interviewed about a report commissioned by the THA that detailed a myriad of construction flaws that have plagued this project and the story was featured during prime-time.

ABC Action News
ABC Action News

ABC Action News visited the new offices of Lieser Skaff Alexander seeking real estate law advice from partner Joe Alexander. After a veteran unexpectedly passed away in his apartment, his landlord would not allow his grieving sisters to enter that apartment to obtain personal property needed to settle the estate. Watch the video, get a detailed explanation of the law behind the landlord’s actions and learn strategies to avoid this problem for either party in a real estate lease agreement.

Fox 13
Fox 13

Fox 13 sought the advice of Tampa Real Estate Attorney, Joe Alexander regarding a recent noise complaint at a luxury apartment that escalated to threats of violence caught on a video that has gone viral.  Joe gives legal advice as to what details landlords can include in a lease agreement to give them leverage in resolving similar problems.  Watch the interview.

WTSP 10News
WTSP 10News

WTSP 10News tapped into Jeff Lieser’s construction law experience regarding the $2 Million lien on the newly opened Tampa Premium Outlets.  Lieser explains that construction liens are common in larger projects or developments such as this Outlet Mall project where liens against the property owner are filed after subcontractors do not pay the general contractors.  Watch the interview.

Newsradio 970 WFLA
Newsradio 970 WFLA

Jeff Lieser joined AM Tampa bay on NewsRadio WFLA as a guest to discuss property law issues regarding a Florida man whose home was taken over by squatters. Listen to the podcast of his visit With Jack Harris, Tedd Webb and Corey Dylan.

Florida Bar News
Florida Bar News

Jeff Lieser of Lieser & Skaff in Tampa and an Army reservist spoke at Lake County’s Annual Law Day luncheon about his recent deployment to Iraq, where he prosecuted terrorist defendants.

Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bay Times

Jeff Lieser was selected as one of six delegates by the America Council of Young Political leaders (ACYPL), a bipartisan organization funded in part by the Department of State, to represent the United State on a delegation to Australia. Afterwards, The Tampa Bay Times published a letter Jeff wrote regarding of Australia’s health care system.

The Tampa Tribune
The Tampa Tribune

As a veteran of Operation New Dawn, Jeff Lieser offered a letter, which was published in The Tampa Tribune regarding a few of the issues surrounding the 2011 troop withdrawal from Iraq.

The Hill
The Hill

Jeff’s article on Operation New Dawn was also published in The Hill, a Washington D.C based newspaper  written about national policy focused on business and lobbying particularly regarding Congress.  It has the largest circulation of any other Capitol Hill newspaper.

Courthouse News Service
Courthouse News Service

Jeff Lieser made “The Courthouse News Service,” a nationwide news service for lawyers and the news media, while he was representing a woman against an auto dealer engaged in fraudulent practices.

Licenses & Certifications

Real Estate License
Real Estate License

Joe Alexander is a licensed real estate agent in Florida. This perspective gives Lieser Skaff Alexander more unique and in-depth perspective when dealing with legal matters of real property.

Circuit Civil Mediation
Circuit Civil Mediation

In 2010 Jeff Lieser became a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit-Civil Mediator. Mediation is an informal dispute resolution process where the mediator helps guide parties towards resolving their lawsuit outside of court. Jeff’s extensive mediation experience enables him to better serve his litigation clients in negotiations, mediations and settlement talks.

U.S. J.A.G. Corps
U.S. J.A.G. Corps

In addition to his work at Lieser Skaff Alexander, Jeff is a Reserve Judge Advocate in the United States Army J.A.G. Corps and an Iraq War Veteran. He deployed with the First Heavy Brigade Combat Team, First Infantry Division. While deployed, Jeff served as the Brigade’s Legal Representative in Iraqi courts where he prosecuted terrorism cases involving attacks against U.S. Forces.

U.S. Middle District Court of Florida
U.S. Middle District Court of Florida

Jeff Lieser is licensed to practice in Federal Court, including in Florida’ s Middle District.

Southern District Court of Florida
Southern District Court of Florida

Jeff Lieser is licensed to practice in Florida’ s Southern District.

Florida Bar
Florida Bar

All attorneys fully licenced by the bar to practice law in Florida.