Choice Legal Group, P.A.

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The mortgage servicing industry is now demanding that its legal counsel offer a full range of services our firm currently provides. This trend has emerged because lenders and servicers have ascertained that it is far more cost effective and efficient to have a default file handled by one firm from beginning to end rather than many. Our firm currently represents several clients in the areas of foreclosure, bankruptcy, evictions and REO closings, and we are confident that we can provide you with the full range of services necessary to assist it in accomplishing its mission of efficient default servicing.
Attorneys
Aamir H. Saeed
Aamir Saeed
Aamir Saeed received a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in December 2012. He focused his studies on litigation. He received a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of Central Florida. He became a member of the Florida Bar in April 2013 and joined Choice Legal Group in June 2013.

Ari Miller
Attorney
Ari Miller, Esq. is Managing Partner at Choice Legal Group, P.A., and has been with the Firm since 2009 specializing in the area of foreclosures. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2005 and is also a member of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Ari graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He graduated cum laude from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in December of 2004. While in law school, Ari was a member of Florida Blue Key and Vice Chancellor of the Honor Court. He has practice experience in the areas of Landlord-Tenant, Real Estate, Homeowner and Condo Association Law, Consumer Fraud, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination, Disability Law and General Civil Litigation.

Christine Hall
Attorney
Christine Hall received an undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama in December 2006 and a Juris Doctor from Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Montgomery, Alabama in May 2011. She is a member of the Alabama State Bar Association and the Florida Bar Association. Christine previously work for a firm focusing on toxic torts, primarily the BP Oil Spill. She joined Choice Legal Group in June of 2013.

Jason A. Storrings
Attorney
Jason Storrings is a Litigation Associate at Choice Legal Group. In 2003, he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in Computer Sciences from the University of Florida. In 2006, Jason Storrings received a Juris Doctor from St. Thomas University and became a member of the Florida Bar. Since 2006 he has focused his practice in civil litigation; representing clients in numerous areas of the law, including: subrogation, contracts, premises liability, construction law, and foreclosure law. In 2011, Jason Storrings joined Choice Legal Group’s Litigation Department.

Liana Hall
Attorney
Liana received her Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad School of Law in Davie, Florida. She has been a member in good standing with the Florida Bar since 2009 and is also a member of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. While in law school, Liana was a Technical Editor for the ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law and Vice-Chairperson for the Association of Business Law Students. She has practice experience in various areas of real estate law, including title work, closings and representation of lending institutions in foreclosure and landlord-tenant. Liana joined Choice Legal Group’s Title Department in August, 2015.

Luis Ugaz
Attorney
Luis Ugaz.

Marshall
Watson

Attorney
Mr. Watson is the President, Partner and Chief Executive Officer of the firm. Mr. Watson graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate and Risk Management. He received his Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 1982. Mr. Watson has been a practicing attorney in the State of Florida for the past thirty-two years. He specializes in the area of real property law with a concentration in title insurance and foreclosure litigation. Mr. Watson served as the Senior Vice President, National Lending Division, of Fidelity National Title Company, which is the fourth largest underwriter in the nation. In 1997, Mr. Watson formed The Law Offices of Marshall C. Watson, P.A. (now known as Choice Legal Group, P.A.) with the sole mission of representing mortgage lenders and servicers in the State of Florida. Mr. Watson is a member of The Florida Bar and The Georgia Bar Association.

Melanie Golden
Attorney
Melanie Golden joined the litigation department at Choice Legal Group in 2010 and leads the law firm’s attorney training program. She has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2005 focusing on trial litigation and negotiation, with equal experience as lead counsel in criminal jury trials and civil bench trials. She graduated from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law in 2004, and founded The Ethics Group while there. She also obtained certification as a county court mediator and served as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem. Ms. Golden graduated with honors from the University of Florida in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Certificate in Environmental Studies.

Pratik Patel
Attorney
Pratik R. Patel received a Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Florida State University. Pratik was born in Nairobi, Kenya and has lived in England and India just to name a few. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since September 2012. Pratik joined Choice Legal Group in March 2013.

Rebeca M. Fleischer
Attorney
Rebeca Fleischer joined Choice Legal Group, P.A. in November 2013 and became the firm’s managing attorney in April 2016. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Florida in May 1996 and her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in May 1999. She is a member of both the Florida Bar and the Illinois Bar. Rebeca’s career includes 8½ years as a prosecutor with the Miami-Dade County State Attorney’s office where she served as the assistant division chief of the child support unit, 2 years as a supervising lead prosecutor for Broward County and over 5 years in private law firms focusing on contract cases, family law cases and secured creditors rights/banking and finance litigation.

Richard Vendetti
Attorney
Richard Vendetti, a native of Ashtabula, Ohio earned his Juris Doctorate from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2013. Since passing the Ohio and Florida Bar Exams, Richard has been active in the Foreclosure industry working for Ocwen Loan Servicing, followed by an Associate Attorney position in foreclosure law firm before joining Choice Legal Group in November of 2014. Richard currently serves as an Associate Attorney prosecuting foreclosure actions on behalf of the client Select Portfolio Servicing.

Shane Fuller
Attorney
Shane Fuller received a Juris Doctor from the Florida State University in 2010. He received a Bachelors of Science in English with a Business Emphasis from the Florida State University. He is a member of the Florida Bar and admitted in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida. Shane Fuller joined Choice Legal Group, P.A. in 2013.

Steven Force
Attorney
Steven L. Force received a Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law in 2009 and his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida. He became a member of the Florida Bar in October 2009. Steven has focused his career on protecting secured creditors rights and has extensive experience in motion and trial practice. Steven joined Choice Legal Group in July 2015.

Scott Weiss
Attorney
Scott Weiss received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1987. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1987 and the New York Bar in 1988. He is admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. He has worked for Choice Legal Group for more than 11 years. He has been a speaker at seminars at the University of Miami School of Law on Bankruptcy and has provided client bankruptcy training around the country.

Tania Sayegh
Attorney
Tania Sayegh.

William David Newman
Attorney
William David Newman, Jr, (Litigation Associate); Bar Membership: admitted to the Florida Bar, January, 1989; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1993; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 2000. Education: Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (B.A. magna cum laude 1984); Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware (J.D. 1988). Semifinalist: J. Fred DiBona Moot Court Honor Society, Wilmington, Delaware (1987); Member, Harrington Inns of Court, Wilmington, Delaware (1987) Practice Areas: Lender Liability; Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Landlord Tenant Law. Florida Bar Sections Membership: Appellate Law; Real Property, Probate and Trust Law; Trial Lawyers. Pro Bono Contributor: Broward Lawyer’s Care.