Lisa Hu Barquist

Lisa Hu Barquist

Former U.S. Attorney. Experience You Need Results You Want!
  • Business Law, White Collar Crime, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • California, Florida, New York
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Biography

Lisa Hu Barquist is a Chinese-American, immigrating to this great county as a young child. She is a native Mandarin-Chinese speaker, learning to speak/read/understand English when placed in classes where only English was spoken and written. Having worked at her parents' restaurant since the age of 13, Lisa knows honest hard work and performing anything and everything to accomplish tasks at hand. She was fortunate to matriculate to Yale University, majoring in English Literature, and to the University of Southern California Law School, where she was on Law Review. Lisa has practiced law for over 30 years, having (a) devoted 11 years as a federal prosecutor primarily in the Southern District of Florida (Miami) prosecuting criminal narcotics violations and civil Medicare fraud, (b) worked at national and boutique law firms -- mergers and acquisitions and a variety of corporate organizations and business litigation, (c) served for 11 years as General Counsel for a manufacturing/logistics company whose clients include Publix, a supermarket company. Three years ago, Lisa moved to Orlando to provide a home for her one (human) daughter, who now attends Stanford University in California. Lisa also provides a home for her five (4-legged) children i-- all rescue and loved deeply.

To serve as excellent counsel for client mandates -- in addition to strong educational and work experiences -- life experiences, duty, compassion, integrity and work ethic. Lisa offers these.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    White Collar Crime
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    Appeals & Appellate
    Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Additional Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
Video Conferencing
  • Zoom
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Florida
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New York
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Mandarin: Spoken
Professional Experience
Partner
CLPS P.A.
- Current
Commercial/business disputes litigation in State and Federal Courts, including remands from federal bankruptcy court back to state court, derivative actions filed on behalf of shareholders/limited partners.
Attorney
Bogin Munns and Munns, PA
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Litigated commercial, construction disputes in state and federal courts and drafted corporate compliance and formation documents.
Of Counsel
Bogin, Munns & Munns, P.A.
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Commercial litigation from inception through trial, represented clients in arbitration and mediation.
Attorney
LEASA INDUSTRIES
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Reviewed, drafted, negotiated all contracts for food manufacturer and logistics company whose clients include Publix. Provided counsel re all employment, realty, business matters.
Attorney
PAYTON & ASSOCIATES, LLC
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Attorney
UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS OFFICES SDFL & WDNY
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Assistant U.S. Attorney: Investigated/litigated (a) civil Medicare fraud, kick-backs, corruption, filed/argued for injunctions as well as handled civil litigation defense of federal agencies and (b) criminal narcotics violations. Directed/strategized/oversaw investigations.
Education
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
J.D. | Law
Activities: Law Review
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Yale University
B.A. | English Literature
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Awards
Awarded Miami-Dade County Certificate of Appreciation for contributions to the community
Asian American Advisory Board, Commissioners Chambers, Miami,
AV Preeminent Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board
Member
Current
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Florida Bar Federal Government and Public Policy Committee
Member
Current
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida
Member
Current
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Greater Orlando
Member
Current
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Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Tampa Bay
Member
Current
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Florida China Chamber of Commerce
Member
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Activities: Board member and officer (2006 to present)
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The Florida Bar  # 0011488
Member
- Current
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Asia Connect Media Corporation
General Counsel
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Activities: Senior editor/writer/general counsel (2011 to 2015)
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Miami-Dade County Asian American Advisory Board (AAAB)
Member
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Activities: ? Ex officio Chairwoman (2011 to 2012) ? Chairwoman (2010 to 2011) ? Vice-Chairwoman (2008 to 2010) ? Board member (2007 to 2012) ? Board member/fund raiser, Friends of AAAB (scholarship committee) (2009 to 2012)
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Cultural Tips for Doing Business in China
Asia Connect
Speaking Engagements
Lecturer: “Motivation, Leadership, Team Management”, Miami-Dade College, Business Department
Presenter/Script Writer:, Second Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Awards
Emcee/Script Writer:, Third Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Awards
International Business Forum-Panelist, International Business Forum
Panelist: Florida Bar Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference, Clearwater, Panelist
Contact & Map
CPLS P.A.
Ste 445
Ste 445
201 East Pine Street
Suite 445
Orlando, FL 32801-2717
Toll-Free: (407) 647-7887
Fax: (407) 647-5396
Monday: 8 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: Lisa is always available to meet with clients/work after office hours and on weekends.
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