Dedicated. Passionate. Experienced.

Helping clients through good times and bad by wielding the law to obtain the results to which our clients are entitled. When it matters, turn to Pugh Law Office P.A.

Assisting businesses and individuals with their legal needs throughout Florida.

Pugh Law is tremendously proud of the impact that we have made in helping our clients by providing high-quality advice, diligent representation and professional and experienced litigation services.

With years of experience fighting for clients, our team can assist you, too, with your legal matters.

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3101 Maguire Blvd
Suite 270
Orlando, FL 32803

Nationally: (888) 512-0868
Orlando: (407) 890-5818
Fax: (407) 890-5819

Our Litigation Services for Businesses and Investors

Real Estate Investment Disputes

Disputes regarding promises made during the purchase of real estate often arise in Florida. We can help.

Construction Defects and Delays

The construction of a building involves numerous variables and participants; things routinely do not go as planned or as promised. We can help.

Business Licensure Defense

Business laws and regulations are numerous and complex; regulatory agencies may seek to impose sanctions or terminate licenses because of an actual or perceived violation. We can help.

Landlord/Tenant Disputes

Landlords and tenants often find themselves in disagreement over money, maintenance or services at one time or another. We can help.

EB-5/L-1 Investment Disputes

When investment and immigration intersects, numerous conflicts and disputes can arise. We can help.

Fraud and Misrepresentation

No matter how well you think you know someone, people lie and deceive each other on a daily basis. When those lies injure you or your business, we can help.

Contract Disputes

Promises are made and contracts get broken. We can help.

Insurance Claims

Insurers routinely deny claims; however, it is their responsibility to pay valid demands. When they refuse to pay, we can help.

Partner/Shareholder Disputes

Working with people you know and trust can be very positive; however, when money is involved, the opportunities for conflict and misunderstanding abound. We can help.

Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights

Bankruptcy allows debtors to avoid some or all of their financial obligations, and the poorly-advised creditor may be left without a remedy; bankruptcy is often the option of last resort for many businesses and individuals. We can help.

ADA Disputes

The Americans with Disabilities Act is a law with a noble purpose but it can be used to target unsuspecting businesses for pure financial gain. We can help.

Our Services for Individuals and Families

Divorce and Child Custody

There are many issues to be resolved when two people are contemplating dissolution of marriage or grappling with child-custody issues; whether contested or uncontested, we can help.

Immigration

On average, more than 1 million people immigrate to the US each year; whether you are seeking to immigrate or hoping to assist a friend or relative, we can help.

Marital Agreements

Premarital and post-marital agreements, sometimes also called prenups and postnups, allow the parties to specify what will happen if they divorce or one spouse dies during the marriage. We can help.

Powers of Attorney

Sometimes it is necessary to authorize others to act on your behalf, or to act on behalf of others; many third parties accept powers of attorney to accomplish such activities. We can help.

Catastrophic Injuries and Wrongful Death

Unfortunately, life-changing injuries occur every day; when it comes time to seek compensation from those responsible, we can help.

Contract/Lease Review, Negotiation and Litigation

Contract law is a robust mechanism for arranging risks and benefits for almost every type of issue that can and does arise. Whether you are contemplating entering into a contract or lease, or one has already been breached, we can help.

Insurance Claims

Insurers routinely deny claims; however, it is their responsibility to pay valid demands. When they refuse to pay, we can help.

Real Estate Transfers

Numerous instances arise in which parties seek to exchange real estate between one another. We can help.

Probate

When a loved one passes away, it is necessary to open a probate case to distribute their estate as they would have wanted. We can help.

Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy allows debtors to avoid some or all of their financial obligations; it is often the option of last resort for many individuals and families. We can help.

Wills and Trusts

Using a will or trust to plan for the inevitable reduces the toll on loved ones after you have passed and allows you to determine how your assets will be distributed after death. We can help.

Business Formation

Starting a business can provide the opportunity to earn significant income and to pursue one’s passions; but starting off on the wrong foot can doom a new enterprise from the outset. We can help.

Our Non-Litigation Services for Businesses and Investors

Contract/Lease Drafting, Review and Negotiation

Contract law is a robust mechanism for arranging risks and benefits for almost every type of issue that can and does arise. We can help.

Powers of Attorney

Sometimes it is necessary to authorize others to act on your behalf, or to act on behalf of others; many third parties accept powers of attorney to accomplish such activities. We can help.

Business Formation

Starting a business can provide the opportunity to earn significant income and to pursue one’s passions; but starting off on the wrong foot can doom a new enterprise from the outset. We can help.

Real Estate Transfers

Numerous instances arise in which parties seek to transfer real estate between one another. We can help.

L-1/EB-1C Immigration

Business immigration allows US businesses to find foreign talent and investment while allowing foreign investors to find new opportunities in the US to both live and grow their own businesses. We can help.

Sales and Transfers of Business Interests

The purchase and sale of a business is an exciting opportunity; however, the details necessary to protect the parties can be complex. We can help.

Michael Pugh

Senior Attorney
40+ years of experience

Education

Columbia University, College of Law, LL.M. in Foreign and Comparative Law
Jervey Fellowship from the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law; studied at University of Munich, West Germany

University of Florida, College of Law, J.D. with honors
Law Review; Florida Blue Key; Student Body Secretary for Legal Affairs; Law School Senator; Moot Court; Phi Delta Phi; Law Center Scholarship

Auburn University, B.A. with honors
Who’s Who; Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary; Phi Delta Theta History Honorary; Editor “Tiger Club” magazine; Co-editor “Greeks at Auburn” magazine; Assistant Editor, College Annual; Interfraternity Executive Cabinet; Student Body Executive Cabinet; Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity: Domain Conference Chairman, Secretary; Dean’s Lists; various scholarships

Courts

US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals, D.C.
US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
US Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
US Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit
US Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
US District Court, Northern District of Florida
US District Court, Middle District of Florida
All Florida State Courts

Experience

US Department of Justice, Appellate Section, Antitrust Division
Associate Director – Continuing Legal Education, FSU College of Law
Instructor – University of Miami College of Law
Law Clerk: Chief Judge, US District Court, Northern District of Florida

Areas of Practice

Advise, litigate, preparation and/or review of documents as to:
antitrust – restraint of trade and monopolies; appeal; business matters; commercial matters; computer and internet law; construction; contracts, such as: acquisition agreements, articles of incorporation – corporations, articles of organization – limited liability companies, asset purchase agreements, assignments, confidentiality agreements, consulting agreements, corporate policies and procedures, dispute settlement agreements, distributorship agreements, employee manuals and policies, employment and personnel agreements, intellectual property rights agreements, internet or website agreements, internet click-through agreements, lease agreements, licensing agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, litigation settlement agreements, loan agreements, merger agreements, mortgages, non-compete agreements, non-disclosure agreements, partnership agreements – general and limited liability, powers of attorney, promissory notes, purchase orders, real estate sales and purchase agreements, service agreements, shareholder agreements, software agreements, stock or limited liability company member interest purchase agreements, stock or limited liability company membership interest sales agreements, supply agreements, trade secret protection agreements, trust agreements, website access agreements and vendor agreements; corporations; dispute and litigation settlement; distributorship matters; employment matters; equal employment matters; fraud and misrepresentation; health and hospital matters; international trade; licensing matters; limited liability companies; malpractice; partnership matters; personal injury and property damage; probate and trust matters; real estate matters – simple and complex and trade secret protection matters

Activities

World Trade Council of Northwest Florida, Inc., President and Chairman (two terms)
President, Board of Directors, Volunteer Pensacola, Inc., a non-profit agency
Rotary International

Jason Pugh

Managing Attorney
Mandarin-speaker with China business experience and 10+ years of litigation experience

Languages

English, Mandarin Chinese

Education

University of Florida, College of Law, J.D.
Florida State University, B.A. & B.S.

Courts

US District Court, Northern District of Florida
US District Court, Middle District of Florida
US District Court, Southern District of Florida
All Florida State Courts
US Dept. of Justice, EOIR

Experience

Over a decade of litigation experience, including business, investor, personal and family
Five years of business experience in Mainland China

Organizations

The George C. Young American Inn of Court
The American Immigration Lawyers Association
Past member of the National Association of Realtors
Past member of the Orange County Bar Association
Past member of the Brevard County Bar Association
Past member of the American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China

Dan Greene

Of Counsel
Certified as an expert in Construction Law, with 10+ years of litigation experience

Education

University of Florida, College of Law, J.D.
Northeastern University, B.S. in Civil Engineering

Courts

US District Court, Northern District of Florida
US District Court, Middle District of Florida
All Florida State Courts

Practice Areas

Construction Law & Litigation, Business Law, Real Estate Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex Commercial Litigation, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation & Arbitration

Organizations

Past member of The Florida Bar’s Client’s Security Fund Committee 2007-2013
Past Member of The Florida Bar’s Construction Law Certification Committee 2010-2016
Orange County Bar Association