Joseph E. Altschul has over 18 years of legal experience in South Florida. He has... more
Joseph E. Altschul has over 18 years of legal experience in South Florida. He has tried jury trial cases to verdict in Miami-Dade County, Broward County and Palm Beach County, as well as in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He has also successfully argued appeals before the Florida Supreme, the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal, and Floridas Thi... view profile
Starting out in the Dade County Public Defender's Office, I tried over 50 jury and... more
Starting out in the Dade County Public Defender's Office, I tried over 50 jury and bench trials. With that unique courtroom experience, I transitioned to civil litigation, working for a boutique firm in Coral Gables, where I developed expertise in construction law, handling all types of project-related claims in both judicial and arbitral forums, ranging from simple non-payment claims to comple... view profile
Contract lawyers have experience writing contracts and agreements; they know the correct contract formats and legal terms to protect and enhance your rights in case things don't go as planned. Should you need to sue someone, a written contract gives the judge a basis for determining your rights. If you want to draw up a legal agreement, if you're wondering if you can get out of a contract that's gone bad, or if you believe that someone has not lived up to the terms of a contract, you should consult a contract lawyer.