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AK Esquire is proud to be a full-service law firm in South Florida that specializes in litigation and transactional cases. AK Esquire offers a boutique law firm experience with the resources to take on big, challenging cases and provide the very best legal representation in Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, and Collier Counties.

AK Esquire is made up of two partners: Alexander Karantzalis and Matt Karim.

Alexander Karantzalis
Alex is the managing partner of AK Esquire’s Business and Civil litigation department. While he is well-versed in all areas of the law, his expertise is primarily focused on Real Estate Law and Business Contracts in South Florida.

In addition to assisting with the acquisition, financing and sale of high-net worth business and residential properties; handling matters between Landlords and Tenants; and Business Litigation, Mr. Karantzalis has written and lectured on legal topics related to Federal Reserve Law and the importance of legal counsel during business formation and growth.

Mr. Karantzalis has recently obtained his real estate license and will soon be opening his own office to further assist the citizens of Broward County.

“Our real estate practice has really come together in the last year. We close all properties and do so quickly and efficiently; we take pride in making all the parties involved happy, calm and informed.”

Mr. Karantzalis is a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law and Tort Trial and litigation Practice Sections, Broward Attorneys’ Real Estate Council, as well as the Florida Bar Business Law Section. He earned his B.S. in Legal Studies at Barry University in 2012, where he is Delta Epsilon Iota and his J.D. in 2016 from St. Thomas University School of Law.

Matthew Karim
Matt is the managing partner of AK Esquire’s Criminal and Family Law department. His expertise is centered around matters of personal injury, the family court system, and criminal litigation. Mr. Karim is committed to representing and protecting his clients vigorously in various areas of the law.

Mr. Karim has successfully negotiated many custody claims and reduced criminal sentences. Recently, he was able to negotiate 2-years of probation for a defendant who was facing multiple felonies and a 58-year prison sentence as well as several six-figure settlements for clients in car accident cases, this past year.

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. He earned his B.A. in Psychology, in 2010 from The George Washington University and his J.D. in 2017 from the University of Baltimore. He completed post-baccalaureate work in Medicine at Harvard University.

Community-Minded Attorneys
The South Florida community is incredibly important to AK Esquire. In addition to managing the law firm and representing clients, partners Alex Karantzalis and Matt Karim are happy to take on Pro Bono cases on a case-by-case basis.

Recent notable cases include:

  • A recently vision-impaired gentleman fighting for custody of his children
  • The mother of a Parkland shooting survivor fighting outlandish monetary lawsuits from a previous partner

Alex and Matt are happy to look at cases simple and complex, and answer questions thoroughly so that people can decide if they are the proper fit for their needs.

Their focus is placed on:

  • Addressing issues promptly
  • Working carefully
  • Protecting client rights

AK Esquire is flexible with scheduling options throughout the week. Clients are welcome to come in at their convenience, and Alex and Matt will do everything possible to minimize the time spent their waiting room.

“We listen closely and will keep lines of communication open at all times. We’ll be there for you during any decisions you have to make.”

Give The Law Offices of AK Esquire a call today to set up a consultation: (954) 548-3558. 2737 East Oakland Park Blvd. Suite A Fort Lauderdale 33306