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Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. 

Legal & Business Strategists
Size of Organization: 125
Year Established: 1973
Web Site: http://www.becker-poliakoff.com

Telephone: 954-987-7550
Fax: 954-985-4176

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Becker & Poliakoff is a diverse commercial law firm with more than one hundred seventy attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and Prague. The Firm is a member of Legus, a national and global network of law firms that enables our attorneys to provide assistance to clients nationally and worldwide.

Founded in 1973, the Firm provides its clients with services in eight primary areas of law including: real estate; business litigation; customs and international trade; government law and lobbying; corporate law; construction; intellectual property & emerging technologies; and condominium and homeowners' association law.

Recognized Experts

Becker & Poliakoff's attorneys have distinguished themselves in their respective fields through:

- High level leadership roles in influential organizations;

- Publishing frequently cited articles;

- Success in the courtroom, boardroom and halls of government;

- Board Certification in Construction, Business Litigation, International, Employment, Appellate, Real Estate, and Civil Trial law. In fact, our Construction team includes a record 17 Board Certified attorneys considered "experts" in their fields.

Legal and Business Strategists

Yes, it's a tagline but it truly defines who we are and how we approach our work. We strive to be more than great lawyers. We work hard to get to know our clients and understand their needs and goals. Our primary objective is to solve problems and make things happen for our clients. Simply put, our success is based on our client's success.

Client Service

Client satisfaction is our #1 priority; therefore, the Firm established the Client CARE Center to handle all client concerns, suggestions and answer any questions. All inquiries to the CARE Center are responded to within 24 hours.

Diversity Counts

Creating a team that reflects diversity of gender, race, and ethnicity helps us reach our most important goal: service to our clients, our communities, and the legal profession. Thus, we actively recruit qualified minority and women candidates through our general recruiting and interview process, and participation in programs specifically geared to the recruitment, hiring, and retention of qualified minority attorneys and staff.

Pro Bono

Our attorneys and staff contribute hundreds of hours to civic, charitable and community organizations. Our attorneys handle pro bono cases through the Volunteer Lawyers Project, and regularly serve as pro bono counsel to non-profit organizations. Our firm regularly contributes financially and in-kind services to various causes. We are committed to giving back to the communities in which we live and work.

Awards and Honors

Becker & Poliakoff is proud of its contributions to the legal, business and civic communities. We have been honored throughout the years by organizations including the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, Ft. Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce, Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood, Latin Builders Association, ArtServe, and Nova Southeastern's Shepard Broad Law Center to name a few.

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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.: 44

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Developing Lawyers' "Soft Skills"—A Challenge for the New Era in Legal Services
Marni Becker-Avin, June 10, 2014
The economy is recovering. Law firm business is back (sort of). But the world has changed, and our industry along with it. Lawyers have to be better and do more to succeed in this evolving environment. Better legal skills? That was always a goal of professional development, and continues to be....

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Jeff P.H. Cazeau, March 17, 2014
Applying for 8a certification is not easy. If you follow only the rules found on the SBA’s website you are almost guaranteed to be denied. The following are some of the most common fatal mistakes we see on SBA applications we review:

Tips On Obtaining DBE Certification When Your Business Partner Is Not Socially And Economically Disadvantaged
Jeff P.H. Cazeau, March 13, 2014
Over 90% of people who call us about being denied DBE certification have been denied because they are in business with someone who is not socially and economically disadvantaged. Most often the non-socially and economically disadvantage individual is a white male. In many cases that person is a...

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Establishes formal budgets for client engagements
Conduct end of matter reviews
Formalized new associate litigation training/mentoring program
Litigation department has a structured approach to early case assessment
Established records management team to assist clients with records retention, compliance and litigation preparedness


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