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Hegel Michel Laurent

Landlord or tenant Attorney at Plantation, FL

5.0   15 reviews
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  • Licensed for 12 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2011
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"[P]erhaps the most valuable thing a lawyer brings to the courtroom when he is an advocate is his reputation....If his reputation is bad, I don't care what he says or how he says it -- he is climbing a glass mountain in shoes covered with oil." Hon. Charles D. Breitel

About half the practice of decent lawyer consists in telling would-be Clients that they are DAMNED FOOLS and should STOP! - Judge Van Nortwick quoting Judge Posner quoting Elihu Root, ESQ.

"Imagination is more powerful than knowledge because it will define where you'll look for knowledge." -Albert Einstein


Client's Choice 2023
Client's Choice


Laurent Law Office, P.L.
930 South State Road 7
Plantation, FL, 33317


5.0 / 5.0
  15 customer reviews
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Client's Choice 2023
Client's Choice
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Posted by Cullen | December 27, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Representation!!
I had the privilege of observing the Laurent Law Office in action that involved an unlicensed plumber's lawsuit against a client who had refused payment for inadequate service. It was nothing short of impressive. In sum, I highly recommend Laurent Law Office or anyone seeking legal representation. Their professionalism, strategic thinking, and dedication to their clients' needs truly set them apart as an exemplary attorney in our field."
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Posted by anonymous | December 27, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Professional and knowledgeable lawyer
Laurent Law Office helped us reach a resolution with our landlord in an unfortunate renting situation. Mr. Laurent was very knowledgeable and helpful. I would recommend his services to others.
Posted by Guercy | December 10, 2023
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| Consulted Attorney
Awesome Laywer
Hegel Laurent has come to my aide with guidance in two situations one of which was for a multi-car wreck and another for a traffic infraction. Through those two consultations i found that he is one of the purest of professionals in any discipline one would come across and based in intregrity. Hegel is very knowledgeable in his craft and takes pride in what he does. I trust him with any legal circumstance.
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Posted by anonymous | December 1, 2023
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Great Attorney!
I recently had the pleasure of working with Mr. Laurent and am compelled to share my overwhelmingly positive experience. From start to finish, Mr. Laurent demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to professionalism, expertise, and client satisfaction!
Posted by anonymous | November 13, 2023
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| Consulted Attorney
Rental Case
Mr. Laurent has been extremely helpful and responsive towards my case where an establishment was to some sort "bullying" me into paying the rent even though I never received any signed documents from said party. He was extremely ethical and professional and dealt with it accordingly.
Posted by Adele | November 12, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Sincerely thankful!
I would like to take this opportunity to thank & praise Me. Laurent for his outstanding attention to detail in my case. He protected my interests when I could not due to overwhelming grief from the loss of my loved ones. He worked tirelessly (even on weekends) & kept me informed with every step he took. Mr Laurant thank you for going above & beyond. Real dedication is rare & you made me feel safe & protected. Thank you for your incredible work ethic & know that I will gladly speak to anyone of your abilities!
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Posted by Mario | August 23, 2023
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Attorney Laurent represented me in a Landlord-Tenant eviction action. We obtained the results that we wished for. At all times, he and his staff members were very professional. His knowledge of the law is very impressive, which contributed to obtain the victory. I highly recommend Mr. Laurent to your legal needs.
Posted by anonymous | August 9, 2023
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Landlord v. Tenant
I was facing an eviction due to a dispute with my landlord. Mr. Laurent saved me from such a nerve recking experience. He was able to settle my case and saved my daughter and I from being thrown out on the street. He is hands down the best! Understanding, respectful and very knowledgeable.
Posted by Andre | August 9, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
I had issues with my landlord and they were very disrespectful towards me after 14 yeras. I hired lawyer Laurent and He helped me and was very ethical and prefessional.
Posted by Denard | August 4, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Wedding Case
One word to describe Mr. Laurent is remarkable. He helped my wife and I, with our case for our wedding during the pandemic. The wedding venue did not want to refund us our money. Which became an uphill battle. Mr. Laurent kept reassuring us everything would workout. And everything did workout we won our case thanks to him.
Posted by Anscia | June 16, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Amazing attorney
I must say it was amazing working with Mr. Laurent and all of his staff. They were so polite and knowledgeable. Mr Laurent was on point with everything in a very professional and pleasant manner. They went above and beyond just to make sure I was happy. They kept me up to date with the entire process. I would definitely recommend this law office to everyone.
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Posted by Al | August 9, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
An amazing experience
I was completely lost and in the middle of crazy life drama. Mr Laurent was exactly what I needed! He went out of his way to make me feel comfortable and explain everything every step of the way. You really feel like someone cares about your cause and is willing to do whatever it takes to secure the best possible outcome for you. Super real and upfront. Very talented and on the ball. Definitely someone you want on your side.
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Posted by Lisa, tenant of slumlord Ms. Rodriguez (Miami FL) | May 20, 2019
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Professional, high integrity, and knowledgeable
In a place like Miami, where things can go really well or really bad, the same holds true for people that cross your path. I had the unfortunate experience with a landlord who tried to continuously get extra money from me, including lying about how I returned the house rental that she owned in order to keep my deposit (it was obvious this was not her first rodeo with intimidation and trying to get over on a tenant). I came across some not so great attorneys who simply were trying to charge high consultation fees along with creating high disclaimers to handle my case. In the end I would have lost my deposit in attorney fees and would have only proved a point to my beloved slumlord. I knew that there had to be a better option, and someone out there with high morale and great understanding for the type of case I was up against. After much research, and venting to those I knew, Mr. Laurent was finally recommended to me. From our first conversation Mr. Laurent laid down the law, and proved to be exceptionally knowledgeable in my type of case. He was poised, confident and most importantly had a morale so high with the desire to truly help, that he did not charge anything up front. On the contrary he was so determined and confident to act in a just manner that he worked based on contingency. We agreed to very minimal inevitable processing fees and he would not get paid unless it won in trial. Happy to say that the case did not go to trial, landlord realized I was serious and she did not want a piece of Mr. Laurent already having tasted his skills through negotiations, therefore I was able to get my deposit back. Mr Laurent's minimal fee for general filing of possible suit, along with his undying time and dedication to negotiations led me to be extremely thankful and more than satisfied with our outcome. Morale, integrity, honesty, and knowledge are priceless when it comes to a lawyer, but Mr. Laurent definitely prided himself with doing what was right for me at a minimal cost, so that I can come out virtually unaffected by someone else's devious attempted actions. Also, his office personnel were very professional, highly receptive to my calls, and keeping Mr. Laurent and I in constant contact.
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Posted by Kimberly | March 29, 2018
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Great Customer Service
I had a great experience with Mr. Laurent. He provided great customer service, has friendly staff & is professional.
Posted by Daniel | April 23, 2015
excellent lawyer
Mr. Hegel Laurent is very astute, knowledgeable but most importantly a true professional of the highest ethics, an extremely rare quality in the industry. He will explain things thoroughly and compassionately and show you what's in your best interest as a client. I would contract him for any legal matter.
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AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principle Shareholder
  • Laurent Law Office
  • 2012 - Present
  • Owner
  • Laurent Law Office
  • 2012 - Present
  • Judical Intern
  • Florida Supreme Court
  • 2008 - 2008


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2010
  • Florida State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2007


  • Florida Bar
  • Attorney
  • 2011 - Present

Languages Spoken

  • Creole
  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2020
  • Top young professionals 20 under 40
  • 2019

Speaking Engagements

  • Legal Clinic at FIU July 15, 2023
  • New Developments in Landlord-Tenant Law
  • 2023
  • Community Substantive Law Series
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • 2022

Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (7)
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Landlord or tenant Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Co-worker
"I am pleased to endorse Hegel Laurent for his exceptional work on a recent landlord-tenant case I referred to him. Hegel demonstrated a deep understanding of the law, navigated complexities adeptly, and delivered outstanding results for his tenant clients. His communication skills, strategic approach, and commitment to his clients' interests were exemplary. I highly recommend Hegel Laurent for his legal expertise and professionalism."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Oct 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Hegel is certainly one of the smartest lawyers out there! Any client is lucky to have him."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Aug 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Hegel Laurent is a very intelligent, hardworking, and well prepared attorney. He gives 150% at everything he does. Any client may rest assured that they have on their side a very knowledgeable legal representative."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Jun 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Hegel fights rigorously for his clients and has resolved many landlord-tenant issue for clients I have referred to him."
Probate Attorney | Jun 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have referred many people to Hegel and he has always been customer service oriented and thorough with his explanations and knowledgable about the law."
Landlord or tenant Attorney | Feb 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is thorough, efficient and knowledgable in the law. Mr. Laurent will take the time to educate his clients to make them better prepared to navigate in the legal world. He is a great attorney."
Appeals Attorney | Jan 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He's the consummate professional. I am thoroughly impressed with his diligence and work. A great lawyer!"
Appeals Attorney | Dec 19
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Laurent is very intelligent and skilfful appellate attorney. I had the privilege of working with him on a family case, where we appealed the judge's order and obtained a reversal by the Fourth District Court of Appeals. I endorse Mr. Laurent and would recommend him to anyone who needs a great appellate attorney."
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Plantation Landlord or tenant Lawyer Hegel Michel Laurent
Hegel Michel Laurent
Landlord or tenant Attorney
Plantation, FL
Licensed for 12 years
Virtual consultation available