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Lisa Hu Barquist

Lisa Hu Barquist

Former Federal Prosecutor Litigating Business/Commerical Disputes
  • Business Law, Construction Law, Arbitration & Mediation
  • California, Florida, New York
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Biography

For the past 30 years, Lisa Hu Barquist has practiced law in state and federal courts, worked in public and private sectors, at national and boutique law firms, on civil and criminal matters. For 11 years, Lisa served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida and Western District of New York prosecuting criminal narcotics violations and civil Medicare fraud. The FBI, DEA, IRS, Bureau of Prisons, and local law enforcement officers recognized her for her service.

Lisa's growing up as an immigrant to this great country, working at her family restaurant since the age of 13, having the opportunity to attend Yale and University of Southern California Law School honed Lisa to be the advocate she is today.

All matters – in life and law -- are dealt with eclectic approaches and persistence, grounded by her resolute belief system in what is right and just.

Email: Lisa@L5Law.com
Office No.: 407-730-5495
Cell Nol: 786-351-4810

Education
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Law review
Activities: Law Review
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Yale University
B.A. | English Literature
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Professional Experience
Partner
L5 Law Firm
- Current
General Counsel
LEASA INDUSTRIES, Liberty City, FL
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Reviewed, drafted, negotiated all contracts for food manufacturer and logistics company and provided counsel regarding all employment, realty, and other business matters.
Attorney
PAYTON & ASSOCIATES, LLC
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Complex commercial litigation in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Attorney
UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS OFFICES SDFL & WDNY
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Assistant U.S. Attorney: Investigated/litigated (a) civil Medicare fraud, kick-backs, corruption, filed/argued for injunctions as well as handled civil litigation defense of federal agencies and (b) criminal narcotics violations. Directed/strategized/oversaw investigations.
Speaking Engagements
Lecturer: “Motivation, Leadership, Team Management”, Miami-Dade College, Business Department
Presenter/Script Writer:, Second Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Awards
Emcee/Script Writer:, Third Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Awards
International Business Forum-Panelist, International Business Forum
Panelist: Florida Bar Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference, Clearwater, Panelist
Awards
Awarded Miami-Dade County Certificate of Appreciation for contributions to the community
Asian American Advisory Board, Commissioners Chambers, Miami,
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
The Florida Bar  # 0011488
Member
Current
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Miami-Dade County Asian American Advisory Board (AAAB)
Member
Current
Activities: Ex officio Chairwoman (2011 to 2012) Chairwoman (2010 to 2011) Vice-Chairwoman (2008 to 2010) Board member (2007 to 2012) Board member/fund raiser, Friends of AAAB (scholarship committee) (2009 to 2012)
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Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board
Member
Current
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Florida China Chamber of Commerce
Member
Current
Activities: Board member and officer
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Asia Connect Media Corporation
General Counsel
Current
Activities: Senior editor/writer/general counsel
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Florida Bar Federal Government and Public Policy Committee
Member
Current
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida
Member
Current
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Greater Orlando
Member
Current
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Tampa Bay
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
State Bar of California
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Florida
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New York
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free initial 30 minute consultation.
  • Contingent Fees
    Accepted pursuant to Rule 4-1.5(f) of the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Attorney Lisa's hourly rate: $350 to $500 per hour. Certified Paralegal Rachel's hourly rate: $165 per hour.
Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Dissolution, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Construction Law
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration
Additional Practice Area
  • Stormwater Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
L5 Law
Contact & Map
L5 Law Firm
5114 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32808
Telephone: (407) 730-5495
Cell: (786) 351-4810
Monday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Thursday: 9 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: Lisa is available to meet with clients after office hours and on weekends.