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Lisa Hu Barquist

Lisa Hu Barquist

Former U.S. Attorney. Experience You Need Results You Want!
  • Business Law, White Collar Crime, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • California, Florida, New York
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Biography

Lisa has practiced law for over 30 years, having (a) devoted 11 years as a federal prosecutor primarily in the Southern District of Florida (Miami) prosecuting criminal narcotics violations and civil Medicare fraud, (b) worked at national and boutique law firms -- mergers and acquisitions and a variety of corporate organizations and business litigation, (c) served for 11 years as General Counsel for a manufacturing/logistics company whose clients include Publix, a supermarket company. Three years ago, Lisa moved to Orlando to provide a home for her one (human) daughter, who now attends Stanford University in California. Lisa also provides a home for her five (4-legged) children -- all rescue and loved deeply.

To serve as excellent counsel for client mandates -- in addition to strong educational and work experiences -- life experiences, duty, compassion, integrity and work ethic. Lisa offers these.

Education
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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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
Attorney
CLPS P.A.
Current
Commercial/business disputes litigation in State and Federal Courts, including remands from federal bankruptcy court back to state court, derivative actions filed on behalf of shareholders/limited partners.
Attorney
LEASA INDUSTRIES
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Reviewed, drafted, negotiated all contracts for food manufacturer and logistics company whose clients include Publix. Provided counsel re all employment, realty, business matters.
Attorney
PAYTON & ASSOCIATES, LLC
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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.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    White Collar Crime
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
    Construction Law
    Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
CPLS,P.A.
Blog
CPLS
Contact & Map
CPLS P.A.
201 E Pine St.
Ste 445
Orlando, FL 32801-2717
Telephone: (786) 351-4810
Fax: (407) 647-5396
Monday: 8 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed (Today)
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Lisa is always available to meet with clients/work after office hours and on weekends.