I am a founding partner with Thompson, Crawford & Smiley,which the 3 of us formed in... more
I am a founding partner with Thompson, Crawford & Smiley,which the 3 of us formed in 1993. Since then, I have had the privilege and honor of representing many individuals and small businesses in a vast array of legal matters. I handle both court litigation and transactional matters. One of the things I pride myself on is the personal attention that I give to all my cases. I strive to be as ... view profile
Robert Rivas is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Though he is certified by the... more
Robert Rivas is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Though he is certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in appeals, he also has 22 years of experience in trial courts, litigating cutting-edge constitutional issues and complex commercial cases. A former newspaper reporter and editor, his writing is exceptional, and, unlike that of most lawyers, never sounds like legalese except when it must. ... view profile
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