Meet Founding and Managing Attorney Lillian A. Ser, Esq.
Lillian’s passion is helping small businesses grow.
As a first generation American, minority-certified firm and small business owner of a boutique law firm, Ser & Associates, Lillian understands the business needs of other entrepreneurs, the importance of proper legal guidance at affordable rates.
With over two decades of experience practicing law in the state of Florida, combined with her business background, and an M.B.A, she applies a business approach to legal services.
Nothing Matters More to Us Than Your Business Matters.
In 2009, Lillian A. Ser, Esq. founded Ser & Associates, a minority-owned, female-owned boutique law firm, certified at the federal, state, and local level. Ser & Associates represents individuals, entrepreneurs, and small to medium sized businesses in corporate, business, and real estate matters.
Whether you are facing an employee matter, want to buy or sell a business or real estate, obtain minority certifications, or have a land use and zoning issue, Ser & Associates is here for you! We can help to mitigate your risk, get the deal done, and achieve an equitable resolution or outcome.
We know you need to move forward with the important things, like taking care of your customers, growing your company, and achieving your business goals. But, whatever legal challenges your business may face, we can offer customized solutions and guidance, helping you overcome legal challenges as they arise, prepare you for growth and protecting you from risk.
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What Our Clients Are Saying
“Thank you, Ser & Associates, for your professionalism, prompt response and HONESTY. The process was smooth and I was put at ease. In the end I felt very confident with the work and advice. I clearly made the right choice for representation.”
“Lillian A. Ser, Esq. has been our outside counsel for close to 12yrs now. She handles all of our retail leasing matters for over 217 stores around the country. Not only does she do a good job from a legal perspective, but she provides a hands-on approach and personalized service that you don't often see. Lillian always brings a rational perspective to the table and works well with opposing counsel to close the deal, while always protecting our interests. I highly recommend and endorse Lillian.”
"Ser & Associates has been instrumental in advising and guiding us with all of our corporate work. From creating legal contracts and reviewing legal agreements to even putting together a very detailed RFP for future business expansion. Well Groomed Companies thanks you for looking out for our best interest."
"As a small “Mom & Pop” operation, it’s hard to compete with the big boys in construction. But, Ser & Associates changed all that. Using their know-how and expertise with minority and small business certification, we now have every minority and small business certification possible. This has allowed us to take our business to the next level by competing for large government contracts at the local, state and, even, federal level."
"Having a team in your corner like Ser & Associates is comforting, provides peace of mind, and creates confidence that you can take your business to new heights."
"Lillian Ser helped us negotiate a new commercial lease, but she also introduced me to her community and took me under her wing, which I'm truly grateful for. I really appreciate working with an attorney with such business experience and recognition."
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