Attorney Elias Leonard Dsouza concentrates his practice on Bankruptcy [Chapter 7, 13 & 11,] Foreclosure Defense, Defense of Credit Card Lawsuits, Credit Restoration, and Debt Settlement & Credit Counseling. Our office also handles complex Civil Litigation, Business & Corporate Transactions & Litigation, Employment Law, Collections, Creditor representation, Real estate transactions, Personal Injury, Family Law, Immigration, Landlord-Tenant law, Franchise Law, Tax Law and We Sue Debt Collectors under the Fair Debt Collection Practices.
I am a member of the Solo Lawyer Netrworking Group in Broward County. Any area of law that is not my primary practice is always referred to one of my trusted colleagues in my group.
Languages spoken: Urdu, Hindi, English
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||06/19/2016|
This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.
Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.
Elias’s comment: “None of my Client's rights and remedies were jeopardized by my actions or non-actions in this matter. It was prudent for me to accept a disciplinary action and resolve the matter with the Florida Bar so that I can continue to serve my Clients and take care of my family.”
Public reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior. Details of the infraction are made part of the public record.
Elias’s comment: “None of my Client's rights and remedies were jeopardized by my actions or non-actions in this matter. It was prudent for me to accept a disciplinary action and resolve the matter with the Florida Bar so that I can continue to serve my Clients and take care of my family rather than keep this matter open for years to come. The Florida Bar sometimes takes 6 years to file a case.”
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Attorney of the Year||Legal Aid of Broward County, Florida||2007|
|Senior Attorney||Dsouza Law Group, P.A.||2003 - Present|
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|Rotary Club of Plantation||Member||2013 - Present|
|Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||N/A||1999|