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Stuart M. Address

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Landlord & Tenant, Libel & Slander, Business

About Me

Mr. Address has practiced civil and business litigation law for approximately 25 years. He is a member of the Florida Bar and all Federal district courts within Florida, as well as the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is also a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.


 


Mr. Address graduated from Rutgers University in 1982 with a bachelor of arts degree in political science with departmental distinction. Mr. Address proceeded to attend The George Washington University Law School, in Washington, D.C., where he graduated with honors in 1985.


 


Mr. Address will work hard to provide you with the best representation possible and treat you with the respect you deserve as a client. If you want an Attorney that promptly returns calls, responds to your letters and emails, keeps you up-to-date on the status and regularly provides documents relevant to your case then you should contact Stuart M. Address, Esq.


 


Mr. Address also prides himself on the fact that his wife, an experienced paralegal and contract negotiator, serves now as his paralegal and office manager. Mrs. Pass Address assists in making the Law Offices of Stuart M. Address, P.A., a family affair where both the attorney and paralegal have a vested interest in the success and satisfaction of their clients. Indeed, clients may expect that discussion about their situations expand beyond business hours to whenever either Mr. Address or Mrs. Pass Address happen to come up with ideas which may be of benefit to their clients. Evenings, weekends, and holidays are no barrier to the ability of Mr. Address and Mrs. Pass Address to communicate with each other for the benefit of the firm's clients.


 


Mr. Address prides himself on aggressively representing your legal interests. At the same time, Mr. Address seeks to provide  counseling in situations where your legal matter has other practical consequences which should be considered. Mr. Address’ goal is to advise you both about the law which relates to your legal matter and the real world practical issues which might affect the decisions you need to make before and during any litigation - even if it means that sometimes Mr. Address' recommendation is for a client to avoid or defer litigation in favor of alternate sources of dispute resolution.


 


Mr. Address has practiced law for approximately 25 years in small, medium and large law firms, including those which contain more than 200 attorneys. Several years ago, Mr. Address decided to open his own legal practice designed to provide more personalized attention to his clients while minimizing the layers of typical law firm bureacracy. With the Law Offices of Stuart M. Address, P.A., clients and potential clients get directly to either Mr. Address or Mrs. Pass Address who can immediately convey information to Mr. Address.


 


Mr. Address seeks to provide you with quality legal advice as well as the personal attention you have the right to expect during a situation of stress and uncertainty. Mr. Address strives to maximize his availability to you, his clients, by being available via email in addition to the more traditional forms of communication. Mr. Address’ goal is simply to be there for you when you need him.


 


AGGRESSIVE ADVOCACY!


CARING, COMPASSIONATE, & CONCERNED!


 



 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1985

  1. Discrimination: 25%
    22 years
  2. Civil Rights: 25%
    22 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 25%
    22 years
  4. Libel & Slander: 10%
    30 years
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-400/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Paul Richard Berg

    I have litigated against Stuart and acted as counsel for a co-defendant in a different case. Stuart was always prepared, knowledgeable and a strong advocate for his client. I endorse him as a lawyer and have refered people to him.

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    Paul Berg Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Steven Charles Simon

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have referred several cases to Mr. Address in the past and he has done an outstanding job. Mr. Address makes it a priority of keeping lines of communications open with not only his clients but also other attorneys who refer him work. He has been very successful in obtaining good results on behalf of his clients and is a true professional.

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    Steven Simon Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stuart M. Addess, P.A.

611 SW Federal Hwy Ste A
Stuart, FL, 349942925

Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199308/12/2015
PARetired198908/03/2015
NJAdministrative - Not authorized to practice198505/29/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Contributor - Employment 2013AVVO2013
Clients Choice Award - Employment 2013AVVO2013
10.0 Superb Rating 2013AVVO2013
Client Distinction AwardMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Contributor - Employment 2012AVVO2012
Clients Choice Award - Employment 2012AVVO2012
10.0 Superb Rating 2012AVVO2012
BV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
10.0 Superb Rating (2010-2011)AVVO2010
Who's Who Of Outstanding Executives & ProfessionalsPremiere Who's Who2010
MemberPremiere International Who's Who Registry of Outstanding Executives and Professionals2010
Lifetime MemberCambridge Who's Who of Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs2009
BV Distinguished ratingMartindale-Hubbell2009
Who's Who Of Executives, Professionals, and EntrepreneursCambridge Who's Who2009
BV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2003
Who's Who Of American Law StudentsWho's Who in American Law -Marquis1985

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Stuart M. Address, P.A.2006 - Present
AssociateRubin and Rubin1996 - 2006
AssociateMonaco, Smith, Hood, Perkins, Loucks & Stout1994 - 1996
AssociateArcher & Greiner, A Professional Corporation1988 - 1993
AssociateRiker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti1985 - 1988

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Martin County Chamber of CommerceMember2008 - Present
United States District Court for the Middle District of FloridaMember2003 - Present
United States District Court for the Southern District of FloridaMember1996 - Present
Martin County Bar AssociationMember1996 - Present
United States District Court for the Northern District of FloridaMember1996 - Present
Volusia County Bar AssociationMember1994 - 1996
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember1994 - Present
Florida BarMember1993 - Present
United States Supreme Court BarMember1990 - Present
Camden County Bar AssociationMember1989 - 1994
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember1989 - 1995
United States District Court for the Eastern District of PennsylvaniaMember1989 - 1995
United States District Court for the District of New JerseyMember1985 - Present
United States Court Of Appeals For The Third CircuitMember1985 - Present
New Jersey State Bar AssociationMember1985 - Present
Morris County Bar AssociationMember1985 - 1989
American Bar AssociationMember1985 - 2000

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Barkley v. DavisDefense verdict
Mathews v. CrosbySettlement
Valdes v. CrosbySettlement

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Consumer Protection Reporting Service(Associate Managing Editor)1985
George Washington Journal of International Law and Economics(Associate)1984

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterN/AJuris Doctor with honors1985
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts with departmental distinction1982
Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)Political ScienceUndergraduate Associates Certificate1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Hospice of the Treasure Coast - Leadership SeminarTitle VII Discrimination: A Primer for Protection Against Litigation2009
Hospice of the Treasure Coast - Leadership SeminarThe Fair Labor Standards Act -- A Primer For Employers2009