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We hope you find this page informative as the selection of an attorney is an important one.
APLaw, LLC is a firm dedicated to working for its Clients. The firm offers both transactional and litigation services in the areas of Construction, Real Estate, Land Development, Land Variances, Landlord/Tenant, Condominium Association, Home Owner Association, Wills & Trust, Probate and Business matters.
APLaw has handled complicated legal matters against large box stores, municipalities, and large corporations. Our goal is to bring resolution to your matter. What makes our firm different is our candid approach with our Clients. We believe in open and honest discussions about your case and allow you to make decisions based on sound advice.
Our lead Attorney, Alterraon (Al) Phillips, is a licensed Building Contractor within the field experience on both the design and construction side of the industry. He understands the challenge of applying for a grant; then, acquiring property to develop. He understands the requirement to test the soil and dewater if necessary to place a proper foundation. From the foundation to the roof installation, Mr. Phillips understands the construction and development process. Whether representing architects, engineers, owners, contractors, material suppliers or subcontractors, Mr. Phillips can relate to your situation.
Attorney Phillips’ passion and knowledge of construction undoubtedly leads him into the real estate market. He has worked with developers to build the ideal commercial unit or multi-use building by overcoming zoning issues. Attorney Phillips has also assisted his domestic and international clients in acquiring land and determining the right purchase for their needs. The Real Estate aspect of Attorney Phillips’ practice does not only involve transactional work. He is also a litigator with experience in assisting homeowners with foreclosure defense; tenants and landlords in eviction matters; drafting, reviewing and handling disputes involving commercial and residential lease agreements; and he has handled different aspects in relation to condominium association and HOA disputes. It is important to know property disputes are not limited to the living. When you are looking to take care of loved ones after you have passed, Estate Planning is important. Attorney Phillips will be happy to discuss your options with you and your family and design a plan that will suit your needs.
As we have assisted many others, we look forward to the opportunity to assist you!
ALTERRAON PHILLIPS, ESQ., CBC
Mr. Phillips was born and raised in Orlando, FL. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the UF Rinker School of Building Construction in 1999. After working several years in the construction industry as an architects’ representative, he returned to school and attended Nova Southeastern’s Shepard Broad Law Center evening program where he obtained his Juris Doctrine in 2007. He holds a Building Contractor’s License and is also a Florida licensed attorney.
HENRY QUINN JOHNSON, ESQ.
Quinn’s practice is focused on civil litigation and trials in all of the firm’s outlined practice areas with special interests in affordable housing construction and property rights. He has litigated property cases in eminent domain, land finance and creditor’s rights. He has litigated over 100 jury trials and hundreds of non-jury trials in both criminal court and civil court to include probate and family law. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina where he also received a commission as an Officer in the U.S. Army. After serving on active duty, Quinn returned to graduate school and received a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Florida State University and his law degree from the University of Florida. All while continuing his military service in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Quinn served in the U.S. Army active and reserves forces in the Chemical Corps, Transportation Corps and the Judge Advocate General’s Corps with service in three different war zones to include Iraq, Bosnia and Afghanistan. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps after 27 years of military service. His military service awards include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and a combat patch for war time service with the 101st Airborne Division.