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Laurie Morgan Lee

Business Attorney at Jacksonville, FL

5.0   7 reviews

also known as The Legal Department for Service Professionals, PA

  • Licensed for 20 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2003
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Laurie

Learn Laurie’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Business
    Business transactions; Contract drafting in all business aspects; Business negotiations; business regulatory compliance; Business entity advising, formation, and governance; Commercial leases; Licensing; Trademarks.

    21 years

  2. Contracts and agreements

    21 years

  3. Corporate and incorporation

    21 years

  4. Internet

    12 years

  5. Licensing

    16 years

Our practice is 100% dedicated to small businesses.  We help our clients with contracts, negotiations, entity formations, company restructuring, ownership issues, trademarks, technology licensing and development, commercial leases, business purchases, and many other types of business transactions.  


We focus our practice on small businesses because we like helping owners and entrepreneurs.  We understand that small business owners need a business attorney on their advisory team that they can count on from project to project.  


Our pricing structure is centered around flat fee projects.  We do no hourly billing.  We have heard from clients over the years that flat fees are the preferred way to pay for legal services.  Call for a complementary initial consultation to see how we can help.


The Legal Department for Service Professionals, PA
6622 Southpoint Drive S, Suite 180
Jacksonville, FL, 32216

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Posted by Jeff | April 12, 2018
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
5 Star Business Attorney
I hired Laurie to provide legal advice to the business aspects of my law practice. Her process to work through the issues was very thorough and her advice was extremely helpful. I appreciated that she charged a flat fee, which I felt was quite reasonable. I will use her services again and highly recommend her.
Posted by Greg | November 4, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Absolutely the BEST attorney in JAX!
Laurie Lee is the quintessential small business attorney. I was moving to JAX and she helped me every step of the way to make my life easier in purchasing a new business and lease negotiation. Her use of technology and response time are like no other I have experienced. I would recommend her with the utmost confidence.
Posted by anonymous | October 28, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Absolutely the BEST attorney in JAX!
Laurie Lee is the most efficient and responsive attorney I have ever encountered. My wife and I recently moved to JAX and bought a business. We found her on the internet and were glad we did. Her business knowledge and use of technology created a streamlined process. I have been in business over 30 years and never engaged a more professional, knowledgeable and efficient attorney as Laurie Lee. I would recommend her highly for all your business needs.
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Posted by Jim | October 27, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Great Legal Mind
Laurie has done a great job fixing my mistakes from when I "played" lawyer, and she has help protect our small company with some great legal work. She also has the patience to take us through the legal complications so we have a stronger understanding.
Posted by anonymous | December 6, 2013
Epitome of Legal Professionalism
I hired Ms. Lee to represent my law firm in a merger of professional associations. As a lawyer myself, I have high expectations regarding the service to be provided. Ms. Lee met all of them, and exceeded most. She is knowledgeable, thorough, and precise. In corporate transactions where anticipation of future problems is crucial, Ms. Lee is exceptional. Not forgotten is the level of patience she showed me as I asked constant questions. Not only will I recommend her, but I will return to her as needs arise. I won't go anywhere else.
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Posted by Michael S Davis | September 3, 2012
Laurie Lee : Better Than Bastiat, Daniel Webster, and F. Lee Bailey all in one
Laurie Lee has attended many legal matters for my corporations. She is efficacious and expedient. It has been our great pleasure in having her as a collegue. If a matterr arrises that warrants legal advice or action , Laurie Lee is the first person I call. Her adroit knowledge of the law and general demeanor make her an asset that would be valuable in any bailiwick. If i had to attend procedings in a courtroom Laurie Lee is who I would want as my council.
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Posted by Michael | August 28, 2012
An experienced attorney that I trust
Laurie has represented our company on a wide array of issues over several years, including commercial closings, zoning changes, estate (loss of partner), arbitration, general counsel, and much more. Laurie is adaptable, professional, persuasive, and results-oriented.
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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • CEO/Owner/Attorney
  • Elevate Business Law, PA
  • 2015 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Brennan, Manna & Diamond, PL
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Partner
  • Mathis & Murphy, PA
  • 2008 - 2012
  • Attorney
  • Laurie Morgan Lee, PA
  • 2004 - 2008
  • Lawyering Process Instructor
  • Florida Coastal School Of Law
  • 2004 - 2005
  • Middle and High School History Teacher
  • St. Johns County Public Schools
  • 1994 - 2000
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  • University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2003
  • Flagler College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Franks v. Bowers, 62 So.3d 16 (Fla. 1st DCA 2011)
  • Written opinion upholding arbitration agreement - Positive for client
  • Gardner v. Nioso, 31 So.3d 905 (Fla. 1st DCA 2010)
  • Per Curiam Affirmed - Positive for client


  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Transactional Section
  • Co-chair
  • 2016 - Present
  • Small Business Resource Network
  • Program Chair
  • 2016 - Present
  • Women Business Owners of North Florida
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Small Business Resource Network
  • Member, Steering Committee
  • 2015 - Present
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Business Law Section Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Small Business Resource Network
  • Member
  • 2007 - Present
  • Jacksonville Bar Association, Corporate & Business Law Committee
  • Past Chair
  • 2014 - 2015
  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2016
  • Jacksonville Community Council, Inc.
  • Member of Task Force
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Parent-Teacher Association, Duval Schools
  • Vice President
  • 2011 - 2014
  • Florida Bar Association
  • Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section Member
  • 2009 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Chair
  • Jacksonville Bar Association
  • 2014


Speaking Engagements

  • Small Business Development Center
  • Cyber Security:Tips, Traps and Trends to Protect Your Business
  • 2016
  • One Spark
  • Legal Life Jackets for Business Partners & Co-Founders
  • 2016
  • The Entrepreneur's Law School
  • Breaking Through the Red Tape
  • 2008

Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (14)
Endorse Laurie
Business Attorney | Sep 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known and worked with Laurie for many years. She is a well respected member of the Jacksonville community. Her understanding of the legal complexity and concerns of her clients are her priority. I highly recommend her."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Laurie translates her big firm skills into fluent entrepreneurial advisor. If you need legal skills to get your ideas off the ground or keep them on track, I enthusiastically endorse this lawyer."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Other
"Laurie is wonderful person and topnotch lawyer. She is engaged in the entrepreneurial community as both a resource and counselor, and I enthusiastically recommend her."
Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Friend
"I endorse this lawyer."
Contracts and agreements Attorney | Jun 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Laurie on multiple contract issues. She is responsive and knowledgeable, and very helpful. I have recommended her to others on more than one occasion. She is an excellent attorney. Cindy Lasky, Esq."
Corporate and incorporation Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Lee's comprehensive knowledge of corporations law and transactional matters qualifies her as one of Florida's leading attorneys in this field. I am pleased to endorse her on Avvo."
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Jacksonville Business Lawyer Laurie Morgan Lee
Laurie Morgan Lee
Business Attorney
Jacksonville, FL
Licensed for 20 years