The Law Offices of Santiago J. Padilla, P.A. was established in Miami in 1999 to offer small-business clients high-quality legal services at small-firm rates in the following practice areas:
-Real estate law
Founder Santiago J. Padilla has been practicing law for more than two decades, much of that time spent with major U.S. law firms. He commenced practicing law in 1990 with Troutman, Sanders, Lockerman & Ashmore, one of the largest law firms in Atlanta. Mr. Padilla's practice at that time focused on labor and employment matters, including state and federal court litigation involving claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Mr. Padilla's clients included Georgia Power Company, AT&T, Mizuno Golf Company and other midsized and large U.S. employers. This experience enables Mr. Padilla to bring the proficiency and sophistication indicative of large firms to his individual and business clients.
Mr. Padilla also has extensive experience in commercial transactions, having represented several large U.S. and foreign companies in cross-border and domestic transactions, including business acquisitions, government privatizations, joint ventures and commercial financing transactions. Mr. Padilla is a legal professional who has the enormous benefit of having worked on complex commercial litigation matters and on sophisticated commercial transactions. As such, he brings a keen and sometimes wary eye to both litigation matters and commercial transactions.
Over the last 10 years, Mr. Padilla has litigated more than 120 cases in state and federal courts and has acted as closing and escrow agent for more than 200 residential and commercial real estate transactions in Miami and South Florida. He has also acted as closing agent for dozens of business acquisitions. In the last decade alone, Mr. Padilla has handled more than 300 immigration matters, including employment-based and investor visas and permanent residency applications.
Since 1999, the firm's legal professionals have concentrated on:
-Immigration and nationality law
-Real estate law
-Commercial transactions and acquisitions
-Labor and employment law
The Law Offices of Santiago J. Padilla, P.A. was established for the specific purpose of offering small businesses and individual clients exceptional legal services at small-firm rates. Our staff consists of U.S. and foreign attorneys and paralegals. Each attorney's mission is to provide high-quality legal services while keeping pace with and anticipating the needs of existing and potential business and individual clients in the Miami area, South Florida and throughout the world. The firm seeks to provide legal services:
-In accordance with the highest standards of the profession
-In a timely manner
-At fair and reasonable rates
Service to the client has always been, and will continue to be, the firm's hallmark. With your best interests in mind, each attorney and staff member seeks to efficiently assist you with your immigration matters, commercial and residential real estate transactions, employment matters and other legal concerns. Think of The Law Offices of Santiago J. Padilla, P.A. as your firm for immigration law, real estate law, employment law and commercial litigation matters.
Depending on the particular case, the firm offers flat-fee and "hybrid" fee arrangements that allow you to control the costs of the case or transaction while meeting your objectives.
Professionals committed to client service
The staff of legal professionals at The Law Offices of Santiago J. Padilla, P.A. is here to serve you. Loyal clients are satisfied clients, and satisfied clients are the foundation of a law firm's success. Each member of the staff knows that satisfaction is multifaceted and defined subjectively, as individual as the client making the judgment. To enhance client service, the firm continually looks for ways to understand and anticipate each client's specific priorities and concerns.
The firm's legal professionals include U.S. and foreign lawyers and highly trained paralegals and legal assistants. In addition, the firm has the pleasure of having Of-Counsel relationships with lawyers in a variety of disciplines, such as estate planning and taxes.