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The Law Offices Of AK Esquire

At The Law Offices Of AK Esquire, we believe that anyone dealing with a legal situation in Fort Lauderdale, FL could benefit from hiring a Lawyer.

We’re happy to look at cases simple and complex, and we’ll answer questions thoroughly so that people can decide if we’re the proper fit for their needs. Our focus is placed on:

Addressing issues promptly Working carefully Protecting client rights We’re flexible with our scheduling options throughout the week. You’ll be able to come in at your convenience, and we’ll minimize the time you have to spend in our waiting room. You’ll be able to get on with your day as expected. To provide personalized services, we listen closely and will keep lines of communication open at all times.

To allow you to feel comfortable while navigating the legal system, we’ll be there for you during any decisions you have to make. Reasonable prices are charged in order to minimize the legal fees our clients pay in the end. To find out more about working with a Lawyer from our firm in Fort Lauderdale, FL, give The Law Offices Of AK Esquire a call today and set up a consultation.

Alexander Karantzalis

Alexander Karantzalis is the managing partner of AK Esquire’s Business and Civil litigation department in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale Office. He practices Business litigation, Personal Injury, and Civil Litigation Department. He has worked in matters of Landlord-Tenant, Business litigation, Real Estate Law, and is General Council various local businesses’. He is available to assist in matters in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Collier County.

Alexander Karantzalis

Managing Partner & Lawyer

Matthew Karim

Matthew Karim

Matthew Z. Karim is the managing partner of AK Esquire’s Criminal and Family Law department in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale Office. He practices Criminal law and Family Law. He has worked in matters of civil commitment hearings, the juvenile court system, and criminal litigation. He is available to assist in matters in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, Lee, and Collier County. Mr. Karim has written and lectured on legal topics relating to issues in defending crimes of strict liability and the second amendment as it relates to civil commitments and psychiatric hospitalizations of patients. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice and Family Law Sections, as well as the Florida Bar Criminal Law Section.

Joseph Slawek

Joseph Slawek is a Senior Litigation Associate attorney at the firm. He concentrates his practice on Family Law, Criminal Law, and Civil Litigation matters. Mr. Slawek received his undergraduate degree from Florida State University, majoring in Economics. After graduating from Florida State, Mr. Slawek worked as an accountant for a Property Management firm in Miami. Thereafter, Mr. Slawek attended St. Thomas University College of Law, where he was awarded a Merritt scholarship, and received his Juris Doctorate. During law school, Mr. Slawek was a member of the Family Law Society and interned for a non-profit organization helping refugees apply for asylum. Mr. Slawek is a Fort Lauderdale native and attended Saint Thomas Aquinas High School where he was a two-way starter for the state champion football team.

Joseph Slawek

Senior Litigation Associate Attorney

Ali Shaw

Real Estate Paralegal

Ali Shaw

Ali is the head legal assistant for the Law Offices of AK Esquire. She focuses her work in title, real estate, and other various practices where she can assist her team. Ali has supported her team with many legal cases and title work all throughout South Florida. Ali also plans to work as a realtor for residential property owners in Broward County. She provides invaluable assistance in being the gatekeeper, liason, and ultimate team player. Ali's family background consists of real estate and mortgages for apartments and homes in Broward County. She grew up in Hollywood, Florida where she enjoys living the Floridian lifestyle with her family. Currently, Ali is studying to become a licensed realtor to help future homeowners find their dream home.

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