Landlords and tenants should work together to reduce evictions in Tampa after moratorium lift

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Wednesday, September 29th, 2021

Everyone has been impacted by COVID-19, and renters and landlords are feeling especially vulnerable. Various state and federal safety nets have been created to help tenants remain in their rental homes or apartments if they’re having problems coming up with rent due to job losses, health costs

LSA Attorneys Prove Super Lawyers and Legal Elite Again in 2021

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Saturday, July 24th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that once again, our namesakes have been recognized as Super Lawyers and/or Legal Elite by a panel of peers and experts. Super Lawyers The Super Lawyer designation is awarded to a select few attorneys who excel in their chosen fields. Fewer than 3% of attorneys are

Florida Makes Lease Closings Easier with New Signature Witness Laws

By: Stephanie M. Martin Posted on: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

If you are a Florida tenant or landlord, executing a long-term lease is now much less complicated. Florida House Bill 469 (HB 469), which took effect on July 1, 2020, allows both residential and commercial long-term leases to be executed without witnesses, expediting the process for all involved.

Jeff Lieser Joins AM Tampa Bay to talk about Payroll Protection Program

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Monday, June 29th, 2020

On April 3, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program was established with the intent to support small U.S. businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Program funding was depleted within a few days, in part, because some of the loans were distributed to companies that were not the intended recipients. The

LSA attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers and Florida’s Legal Elite for 2020

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Friday, June 26th, 2020

We are proud to announce that Jeff Lieser and Ghada Skaff were recognized as 2020 Florida Legal Elite and Joseph Alexander was named Super Lawyer for 2020. In addition, Associate Alissa Kranz was named both a Super Lawyers Rising Star and Florida Legal Elite Up & Comer for 2020. Florida Legal

Employer responsibilities under the Florida Domestic Violence Leave Law

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Monday, June 22nd, 2020

In what the United Nations has described as a “shadow pandemic,” the reported cases of domestic abuse have risen by at least 20% since COVID-19 started and is likely much higher because of unreported cases. As employers welcome staff back to the workplace, they should be aware of potential domes

Employee mental health concerns for businesses reopening from COVID-19

By: Jeff Lieser Posted on: Saturday, June 20th, 2020

As we all cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, feelings of anxiety, sadness, and fear are commonplace. Pandemic-related factors that may add to a workers' stress, are sundry, but may include fears regarding health or job security. A proactive response to employee mental health needs is not only pr